Athens International Airport: Passenger traffic development 2021

The airport’s passenger traffic continued during August 2021 to be substantially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and its impact on air travel, with the airport’s passenger traffic being below the respective August 2019 levels by 30.6%. This outcome points to a gradual improvement compared to the previous months, as the lifting of movement restrictions […]

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Norwegian Jade sails from Piraeus, Greece

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel, yesterday officially commemorated its highly-anticipated cruise comeback with a double debut: Norwegian Jade was not only the first of its 17-ship fleet to welcome guests after 500 days, she also made NCL history as the first vessel to homeport in Athens (Piraeus). Until November 2021, […]

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GBR: Athen’s and Thessaloniki’s Hotels lost up to 350 million euros during the 1st H2020

GBR estimates that during the 1st H2020 there were losses of value up to 350 million euros for the hotels in Athens and Thessaloniki. Current status The Greek Government responded to the first Covid-19 case with a series of drastic measures leading to a total lockdown on March 23rd. The closure of all hotels across […]

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Heritage Hill Hotel: New in Athens, Fix metro station

SWOT | Hospitality Management Company announces the initiation of operations of Heritage Hill, in Athens on February 15. Located on 61 Syggrou Avenue, at a short distance from Syggrou- Fix metro station, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Onassis Cultural Center, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and within a walking distance from the Acropolis Museum. […]

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Athens Voted Second Best Destination in Europe for 2020

Athens has been voted second Best European Destination for 2020 by travelers in the online competition of the European Best Destinations, a Brussels-based organization, that promotes culture and tourism in Europe. According to EBD, the eleventh edition of the competition broke all previous records with over 600,000 votes from 179 countries. Colmar, France, ranked first and […]

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