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Athens’ Titania Hotel Announces Afroditi Arvaniti as New Managing Director

The Titania Hotel, a 385-room property located in the heart of Athens, has appointed Afroditi Arvaniti as its new managing director.

SWOT Announces New Senior Partner Sales & Marketing

Greek hospitality management company SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism) has appointed Panagiotis Constantinidis as its Senior Partner Sales & Marketing.

Investors Eye Five-star Hotels as Greek Hospitality Market Changes

All the more investors are setting their sights on Greece, as tourism flows increase and businesses with non-performing loans need a way out.

Tour Operators Dominate Int’l Brand Landscape in Greek Hotel Market

Tour operators TUI and Thomas Cook have enlarged their dominance in the Greek hotel market, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

King George Hotel Owner Set to Be Announced

The new operator of Athens’ King George hotel currently run by Greek hotels group Lampsa SA is set to be announced in the next two weeks.

Historic Athens Hotel King George Up for Grabs

The 5-star King George Hotel in Athens, dating back to the 1930s, is up for sale, Eurobank said, calling on interested parties to submit their bids until June 12.

UK Manufacturer ‘Chelsom’ Honored with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Chelsom has been honored with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the "International Trade" category, in recognition of its outstanding export achievements.

Calling All Investors: Hotels Up for Sale in Athens

Hotels or properties in central Athens suitable to become accommodation facilities are seeking investors who will take over and give them a new lease on life.

Report: Hotel Brand Landscape In Greece Analyzed

Οnly six percent of hotels in Greece are branded but, due to their comparatively larger size, they represent 21 percent of the rooms in the country, according to the recently released Hotel Brands Report of GBR Consulting.

Tourism and Development Conference Set for October

The Association for Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) is holding its fifth Tourism and Development Conference in Athens on October 16 and 17.

Permits Granted for Messinia Tourism Project

Greek ship owner Vasilis Kostantakopoulos' large tourism development project in the Messinia Prefecture of Peloponnisos finally received all the permits required to get underway. The permitting process was complex and took many years to complete because of the numerous regulatory...

Starwood Chosen to Manage Astir Palace Hotel

Astir Palace's board of directors finally chose Starwood after an intense selection process that began with 20 proposals in September 2005. Starwood was among four companies short-listed, including Marriott, InterContinental and Accor.

Plans Underway To Merge Grande Bretagne And King George Hotels

The Hyatt group of Thessaloniki, which has acquired a majority of shares in the Grande Bretagne hotel, and the Latsis-owned Eurobank are said to be close to finalizing an agreement to merge the classic Athens-center hotel and the defunct King George Hotel that sits empty next to it.