HOTELs in athens
The phenomenal success of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games
has led in increased investment in all aspects of the travel industry
from both government and the business sector. The Greek capital is now
considered the ideal choice for many travellers, with a high proportion
seeking luxury, comfort and quality in their choice of foreign destinations.
The city of Athens, one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide, over the past decades has witnessed the development of modern and multiform large or small-scale tourist facilities catering to the demands and accommodation requirements of every visitor. Backed by almost half a century of experience in hosting international visitors, as well as by the Greek reputation for hospitality, major hotel chains and medium-to-small size units are found in the Greek capital, most of them having undergone extensive upgrades, boasting a vast array of recreation possibilities, including Thalassotherapy centre, shopping arcades, restaurants, cinemas and other attractions.
Most tourist lodging establishments have been recently renovated and upgraded with state-of-the-art facilities, aiming to draw more tourists with eclectic tastes to the capital, and, above all, to lure the business travellers and conference organizers. Executive floors, business centres and the concept of "an office in your hotel room" have become almost standard features for Athens hotels. The capital's landmark hotels have seen a splendid renovation, complete with sumptuous new luxuries, personal butler service and state-of-the-art convention centres clearly aiming at top-end business travellers, but nevertheless doing a good job of meeting the needs of guests after some measure of fun and sun.
The capital’s travel services professionals come from diverse backgrounds related to all forms of tourism. Thanks to their specialization, know-how and considerable experience, they cover the capital’s needs with professionalism and high quality standards. The travel companies feature direct on-line reservation systems, an extensive network of worldwide associated and experienced travel consultants. Services include corporate events such as meetings, conferences, symposiums, product launches, executive team-building activities; Incentive programs such as venue selection, transportation, audio visual equipment, catering, lighting, entertainment, special effects, constant support; Inbound corporate services anywhere in mainland Greece and the Greek islands; Incoming tourism; air ticketing, business travel, corporate travel, fly and drive; honeymoon planning; hotel accommodation; medical travel and organized tours and packaged tours.