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Olympic Airlines Administration Shuffle

Transport and Communications Minister Costis Hatzidakis recently rearranged the administration of Olympic Airlines, Olympic Airways-Services and Pantheon Airways.

Hearts in Athens Public Art Event Launched

More than 60 hearts sponsored by the business community and painted or sculptured by established or upcoming artists and eminent local personalities have been strategically displayed in specific locations around the city of Athens and will remain there until the 19th of March. ...

King George II Reopens

After almost a decade and one-half of silence, the historic King George II hotel on Syntagma Square opens its doors to the world's most demanding of hotel guests under the "Leading Hotels of the World" banner. The five-star unit, following radical renovations, is now more...

Amphitrion Opens New Office On Santorini

One of Greece's leading travel companies, the Amphitrion Group of Companies, continued its expansion activities recently with the launch of a new branch office on the island of Santorini.

ATEDCo Opens Infopoint At Syntagma Square

Greek and foreign visitors to Athens from now on will get “pointed in the right direction” thanks to the new Athens Infopoint that has opened on the ground floor of the entertainment store Public at Syntagma Square.

Incoming Tourism To Greece On Positive Pace

While the Greek capital counted losses last month in bookings and revenue due to violent protests at Syntagma Square in late June that resulted to some 20,000 cancelations in 21 central hotels in Athens, tourism traffic for the rest of Greece showed positive signs.

Protests in Athens Upset Hotel Bookings

Only a few days after the violent anti-austerity protests that took place 28-29 June at Syntagma Square, central Athens, some 8,000 booking cancelations in 20 of Athens hotels were recorded, Athens-Attica Hoteliers Association President Yiannis Retsos told journalists last month.
Aktina's headquarters are based in its own building complex in Piraeus.

Aktina Leads The Way

Just a few years after it was first founded in 1975, Piraeus-based Aktina has lead the way for other Greek travel agencies. The office became an IATA member in 1977 and in 1981 the company foresaw new market developments and was one of the few to convert the personal company into...

Cyclades Come To Athens

The Cyclades Prefecture held a five-day exhibition last month at the Syntagma Square metro station in Athens and gave commuters a mini-vacation prior to the start of the summer tourism season.

Athens’ Hotels Not Suitable For Special Olympic Athletes

The exclusion of Athens city center hotels from suggested athlete accommodation would be a tombstone for Athens tourism, the Athens-Attica Hoteliers Association stressed last month in a letter to Joanna Despotopoulou, president of the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens...

Athens Avoided During Holiday Season

Travel professionals said last month that Greeks and foreign visitors did not opt to spend their holidays in the Greek capital. According to the Athens-Attica Hotel Association, Athens recorded low bookings last December due to “the complete absence of a festive climate.”

King George Palace: Eurobank Seals The Deal With Lampsa

Eurobank recently reached an agreement with hotel group Lampsa SA for the leasing of the King George Palace on Syntagma Square. Lampsa is the owner of the adjacent Hotel Grande Bretagne.
4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions exhibition, Athens

4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo Announced

Many Greek municipalities, regions and private enterprises will be in the spotlight this Spring at this years fourth exhibition promoting Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions.

Valentines Offer By NJV Athens Plaza

The NJV Athens Plaza on Syntagma Square has announced its 2013 Valentines offers!

2nd Athens Half Marathon: Registration Open!

Registration for the 2nd Athens Half Marathon to be held on 31 March 2013 is now open! The running event will start in front of Syntagma Square and the Greek Parliament and finish at Zappeion Megaro.

Athens Carnival 2013

The City of Athens will stage a series of festive Carnival events from 7 to 18 March 2013 with an aim to spread a message of optimism and joy to locals and visitors.

Athens’ King George To Join The Luxury Collection Brand

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced today, 13 March, that the internationally-renowned King George Hotel in Athens will join The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts’ ensemble of the world’s finest hotels.

New Hotel To Host Elite Marathon Runners

Some of the world's top athletes participating in the 31st Athens Classic Marathon this November will be hosted by New Hotel located in the city center.

New Hotel Tops “Best Designer-Driven Hotel In Europe” List

New Hotel, located in Athens center, is featured first on a list of the best designer-driven hotels in Europe drawn up by The Boutique Hotel Magazine.

Christmas and New Year Events Launch In Athens

The holiday season in the Greek capital this year will focus on children and games as the Municipality of Athens has announced a rich program of events for this Christmas and New Year.