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Starwood to Merge with Marriott Under Revised Agreement

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, owner of the Sheraton and Westin brands, has accepted a revised buyout bid from Marriott International.

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.

AEGEAN and Starwood Hotels Join Forces on Customer Loyalty Programmes

AEGEAN Airlines and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have announced a new partnership, which brings a selection of exclusive benefits to their award-winning loyalty programmes - Miles+Bonus and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). AEGEAN is Starwood’s first partner airline in Greece.
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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.

Hotel Brands in Greece On The Rise

Over the past years hotel brands in Greece have expanded although their share still remains low when compared with other European countries, says tourism and hospitality consultant, Dr. Dimitris Koutoulas.

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.