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Attica’s Beaches Can be a ‘Unique Selling Point’ for Athens

Tourism professionals in Athens need to "get the word out" that the Greek capital's city center is in very close distance to beaches and the sea in general, according to leading German tour operators.

Grande Bretagne, King George Hotels to Go Dark in Support of Earth Hour Movement

The Grande Bretagne and King George hotels in Athens will go dark for one hour on March 30 to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2019.

Marriott Runs for the Children and Cares for Clean Seas

Marriott International hotels in Greece and Cyprus recently organized the 7th Bike Ride event in Athens and the 5th Beach Cleaning activity in Porto Rafti.

Marriott Greece ‘Runs for Youth’ in Athens

The Marriott Greece & Cyprus Business Council recently held the first “Run for Youth” event in Athens, aiming to raise funds for the SOS Children's Villages Greece.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne and King George Participate in ‘Earth Hour 2018′

The Grande Bretagne and King George hotels in Athens will go dark for one hour on March 24, to support the Earth Hour 2018 initiative against climate change.

Marriott International’s CSR Initiatives Support SOS Children Villages Greece

Marriott International Hotels in Greece and Cyprus recently organized two events to support the SOS Children’s Villages Greece.

Hotel Grande Bretagne & King George Switch Off Lights for Earth Hour 2017

Athens’ two central hotels Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George will turn off their lights on Saturday, March 25, in observance of Earth Hour.

Athens Gaining Ground as Winter Destination

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with professionals saying this is the best December performance in a long time.

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

Athens Is Making A Comeback But More Can Be Done

Athens is bouncing back in the international tourism scene this year but there is still significant potential for further growth, Greek key tourism figures agreed recently.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Greece Hold 2011 Xmas Party

Peter Alatsas, Costa Navarino’s general manager; Christina Papathanassiou, Grande Bretagne’s director of public relations; Kalia Iliopoulou, owner of Vedema and Mystique hotels; and Tim Ananiadis, Grande Bretagne’s general manager, at the annual Christmas party of Starwood Hotels...

Athens Hoteliers Up Against Mass Cancelations

Almost two weeks after the violent anti-austerity protests in Athens center on 5 May, during which three people died in a fire set by self-styled anarchists, some 28,000 hotel room reservations were canceled in the Greek capital and the trend is steadily rising, Athens-Attica...

Cabotage Abolition Monopolizes Tourism Forum

Greece could reap in some one billion euros annually; 14,000 new job positions would open; and the local economies of tourist areas would have a huge increase in income from tourists that arrive to Greek ports by a cruise ship if the cabotage law is lifted, tourism professionals...

Students Enthused With Tourism Quality Seminar

As a part of European Quality Week, the Greek Marketing Institute held a tourism seminar recently on "Quality in the Workplace: Make it Happen!" Although few tourism professionals arrived, a good number of tourism marketing students were on hand and had the opportunity to hear...