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Athenian Riviera Projects Worth €10bn Pick Up Pace

Already home to some of the country’s finest hotels, recreational and cultural spaces, the Athenian Riviera is set to see impressive growth in the coming years.

Experience Japanese Cuisine at ‘Nobu Food Festival’ in Athens

Award winning chef Nobu Matsuhisa on July 16-17 will visit Athens to hold the annual "Nobu Food Festival", an event dedicated to Japanese cuisine.

Dive into Summer with Divani Group’s Pools in Athens

The Divani Group invites Athenians and visitors to enjoy the Greek summer at the pools of its "Apollon Palace & Thalasso" and "Divani".

Divani Apollon Offers ‘Mythical Flavors’ by the Sea

The newly refurbished "Mythos by Divani" restaurant of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Vouliagmeni, is inviting its guests to dine in luxury.

Greece’s Astir Palace Sale A Done Deal

The sale of the landmark coastal Astir Palace resort to Apollo Investment Holdco - a subsidiary of consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP - has been completed, with the project ready for take-off four years after the procedure began.

Greece’s Coveted Astir Palace Project Gets Green Light, Ready for Take-off

The Greek Council of State has approved amended plans for the sale of the historic coastal resort Astir Palace to consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP.

First-half Turnover Tops for Astir Palace Group

The Astir Palace Group, owners of the Astir Palace Resort located in the southern Athens suburb of Vouliagmeni along the Athenian Riviera, has posted first-half turnover to the tune of 15.2 million euros, up by 42 percent compared to 10.7 million euros a year ago.

Athens Riviera Astir Palace Resort Sale Gets Green Light

The Greek Council of State has approved amended plans for the sale of the historic coastal hotel resort Astir Palace to consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP.

Forum to Explore Potential of the Athenian Riviera

Tapping into the vast potential of the Athenian Riviera - also known as the Athens' Gold Coast - will be the focus of a forum to be held at the Astir Palace Hotel in Vouliagmeni on Friday, April 22, serving at the same time as the official launch of the three-day "Blue Money Show”.

New Agreement for Sale of Astir Palace Signed

The new agreement for the concession of the Astir Palace Resort has been signed by main stakeholder National Bank, Greek state privatization fund TAIPED and the preferred bidder, Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund.

Astir Palace Deal Expected to be Signed on Dec 30

The signing of the new agreement for the sale of the Astir Palace Resort to consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate by National Bank and Greek state privatization fund TAIPED is expected to take place on Wednesday, December 30.

Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Wins at 1st Annual World Spa Awards

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso was crowned "Greece’s Best Wellness Spa" at the first World Spa Awards on Monday, held in Vietnam.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.