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Astir Beach Open Again to Public

Astir Beach, Vouliagmeni, reopened last month after an extensive refurbishment process that began in October 2007 and cost some seven million euros.

Greek Blue Flag Beaches Announced

Greece this year was awarded blue flags for 425 beaches and eight marinas, according to a recent announcement by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Last year 430 Greek beaches were awarded blue flags.

Astir Resort Expects Five Billion From Stock Float

Greece's National Bank, owner of the Astir Hotel Company, has placed the three-hotel group on the Athens Stock Exchange. The initial public offering last month places 14.7 billion drachmas within the group's coffers. This cash will be used mostly to initiate a five-year...

Blue Flags For 421 Greek Beaches

Greece once again ranked second place on the Blue Flag quality award list among 41 countries, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Spain is in first place.

SETE: 9th Tourism & Development Conference

The challenge of adding tourism to the Greek government’s development priorities will be analyzed at the ninth annual tourism and development conference of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) scheduled for 18-19 October.

Attica Beach Properties Ready For Modern Development Projects

Most of the organized beach properties in the Athens region are soon to be leased to the private sector for development and management. So far, 10-year lease agreements have been signed for the beach properties at Alimos and Vouliagmenis between Hellenic Tourism Properties and a...
Baku Restaurant by The Margi Hotel

The Margi Takes You To “Bakù” This Friday!

The Margi hotel in Vouliagmeni will unveil its new restaurant bakù this Friday, 16 November.

Offers In For Attica Beach Properties

Hellenic Tourism Properties called on the three consortiums that had bid for 10-year concession contracts for five state-run Athens beaches to improve their offers, both in the line of the lease fees and improvement works promised.

The Malabar Coming Soon At The Margi

The Margi at Vouliagmeni promises Athenians and guests to the city unique summer nights this year at the hotel's popular restaurant Malabar.

Amarilia Hotel Honored For Excellence

The Amarilia Hotel in Vouliagmeni was recently honored for the third consecutive year with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2013.
Astir Resort

Astir Palace Tender Continues With 13 Bidders

Thirteen Greek and foreign companies and consortiums have been shortlisted for the second stage of the tender for the acquisition of a majority participation in the share capital of Astir Vouliagmenis S.A.

“bakù” Restaurant Reopens In Athens After Summer Break

After a brief break for the summer, bakù restaurant, within The Margi Hotel in the Vouliagmeni area, reopened its doors for the winter season on 25 October with a whole new set of tantalizing dishes.

Four Bidders Short-Listed For Astir Palace

TAIPED announced on 26 November that four consortiums were short-listed in the tender for the majority stake in the Astir Palace luxury resort at Vouliagmeni, southern Athens.

Best Offer For Astir Palace Luxury Resort Announced

Investment firm Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP made the best offer for the majority stake in the Astir Palace luxury resort at Vouliagmeni, southern Athens.

Malabar Promises Top Dining Experiences On The Athenian Riviera

On Thursday 22 May, the Malabar Restaurant, at The Margi in the Vouliagmeni neighborhood, will open its doors for the summer to offer flavor-tripping experiences and unforgettable evenings on the Athenian Riviera.

The Guardian Travels Along The Athenian Riviera

UK newspaper The Guardian takes a road trip in Greece: to the coastal zone of Athens from Glyfada to Sounion, known as the "Athenian Riviera."

Saudi Billionaire Arrives For Vacation On Crete, Greece

One of the world's most high-profile investors and richest men, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, arrived in Crete, Greece, on 9 August to spend a week-long vacation in Elounda.

Historic Greek Luxury Resort Asteras Open for Business

The historic coastal Asteras hotel resort in the southern Athens suburb of Vouliagmeni will remain open in 2015.

Greek State Council Halts Asteras Vouliagmenis Sale

The Greek Council of State rejected last week plans for the sale of a majority stake in the historic coastal hotel resort Astir Palace to consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP.

August 15 Holiday: Tips on What to do in Athens While Greece Celebrates

Mid-August is a great time for residents and visitors to be in Athens city center as it is less crowded, there are no traffic jams and it is more quiet than usual. This may just be the best time to go out and really explore Athens center and Attica!