Articles tagged “athens”

Hotels

Mohegan Says New Luxury Resort on Site of Former Athens Airport Will Be Open in 2026

A long-awaited $10 billion redevelopment of the old Athens airport is underway finally. U.S. casino operator Mohegan will be the first to push ahead at the seaside location. Στην υγειά σας !

Mohegan Says New Luxury Resort on Site of Former Athens Airport Will Be Open in 2026

Tourism

Greece to Welcome Specific Nationalities First as It Reopens to Visitors

Many countries have put selective travel bans in place, and these bans increasingly appear to be driven more by politics than science.

Greece to Welcome Specific Nationalities First as It Reopens to Visitors

Tourism

Greece Needs More Investment to Have Any Hope of Attracting More Tourists

Most of all, if Greece wants to attract more tourists, it needs to lower its 13 percent sales tax, and its 24 percent tax at restaurants to be more in line with European standards.

Greece Needs More Investment to Have Any Hope of Attracting More Tourists

Tourism

Greece Turns to Social Media and Stickers for Latest Ad Campaign

We need more than a few digital stickers to show travelers the innovation and entrepreneurship that's turning Athens into a should-go destination again.

Greece Turns to Social Media and Stickers for Latest Ad Campaign

Airlines

The Contested Plan to Turn Athens’ Abandoned Airport Into a Resort

Change hardly comes without opposition, but any project that adds jobs and attracts more visitors is good for Greece's economy right now -- and that should be the primary factor in this decision.

The Contested Plan to Turn Athens’ Abandoned Airport Into a Resort

Airlines

Athens Airport saw a 10 percent drop in passenger traffic in 2012

International passenger traffic dropped more steeply than domestic numbers as Greece’s largest industry took a hit to its sun soaked image amidst political and financial struggles.

Athens Airport saw a 10 percent drop in passenger traffic in 2012

Airlines

Small airports on Greek islands see growth this summer while Athens stumbles

Despite an overall decrease in traffic from 2011, passenger numbers grew at seven airports during the country's busiest season due to increased service on budget carriers from major European cities.

Cruises

Athens’ cruise port to get €220 facelift with Greek and EU money

With the expansion the Greek port is on track to become The Mediterranean's largest cruise ship port and get Piraeus back into the big ship game.