June 2019

Accor: New ‘ibis Styles’ in Athens Opening in July

The newly built ibis Styles Athens Routes hotel in the Greek capital is getting ready to open its doors to guests that want to live the Athenian experience. A brand of Accor, “ibis Styles” is making its Athens debut on Vouliagmenis Avenue in July. Centrally located, the new hotel is inspired by ancient history and contemporary [...]

March 2019

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Opens in Athens

The fully renovated and extended Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens opened its doors this morning to welcome its guests to the Athenian Riviera. Marking a new era for the historic Astir Palace and the global brand, the fully renovated 300-room hotel is located in Vouliagmeni, amid 74 acres (30 hectares) of lush seaside landscape on [...]

February 2019

TEMES Gets Majority Control of Hilton Athens

TEMES, a premier destination developer and operator in the high-end tourism and real estate sector, on Friday announced that it has agreed to increase its stake and acquire a controlling interest in Ionian Hotel Enterprises S.A., which owns the landmark Hilton Athens hotel in downtown Athens managed by Hilton. According to an announcement, TEMES entered [...]

January 2019

The ‘Kings Palace’ Hotel to Re-enter Athens Hospitality Market in 2020

The building that once housed the historic Kings Palace in central Athens is expected to reopen its doors as a new upscale hotel by 2020. Located on Kriezotou and Panepistimiou streets, in very close distance to Syntagma Square, the property in question was built in Athens at the end of the 1950s by architect Konstantinos Kitsikis.The building was originally [...]

November 2018

Syntagma Square to Welcome New Elia Ermou Athens Hotel

The Elia Ermou Athens, a brand new four-star hotel located near Syntagma Square in the heart of the Greek capital, will soon be ready to welcome guests in a fully reconstructed building. According to an announcement, the investment plan for the hotel’s construction and operation is expected to reach 10 million euros. “The Elia Ermou Athens [...]

August 2018

Grand Hyatt Athens Opens in Greek Capital

The Grand Hyatt Athens, the first Hyatt hotel in the Greek capital and the first Grand Hyatt branded hotel in Greece, has opened its doors, according to an announcement by Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Located on Syngrou Avenue next to the Onassis Cultural Center, the luxury property combines dramatic architecture with innovative design and is easily [...]

February 2018

More Hotels in Athens, Greece, in 2018

A number of new hotels are expected to open in the Greek capital and Attica (wider Athens region) this year, according to the latest report on Greece’s hospitality industry by GBR Consulting. Starting from the center of Athens, the former 314-room Athens Ledra hotel (and formerly the Ledra Marriott) is expected to re-open in [...]

January 2018

Greece’s New “Stayover Tax” to be Charged to Hotel Guests

The new stayover tax, which will be imposed on Greek hotels and rooms to let as of January 1, 2018, will be charged to guests and will not be subject to VAT, the Finance Ministry said on Friday. The announcement came after the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) requested details and clarifications surrounding [...]

July 2017

Dive into Summer with Divani Group’s Pools in Athens

The Divani Group invites Athenians and visitors to enjoy the Greek summer at the swimming pools of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in the coastal suburb of Vouliagmeni and of the Divani Caravel in central Athens. Located only a few minutes south of the capital’s center, overlooking the Saronic [...]