Major Greek hotel groups undertook significant investment programmes in 1999, altering the country`s image in the area of tourism infrastructure…
Major Greek hotel groups undertook significant investment programmes in 1999, altering the country`s image in the area of tourism infrastructure, Greek firm
The country`s leading companies (205) reported combined assets of one trillion drachmas.
Apart from large-scale investment undertaken in Athens, other areas of the country such as Edipsos, Evrytania, Corfu, Halkidiki and Loutraki saw extensive upgrading in the hotel sector. Luxuriously-appointed rooms, conference facilities, restaurants, bars, pools and bungalows are among some of the new features.
More specifically, Corfu hotel group Melia Marbella cooperated for the first time with major European tour operators in Belgium, Germany and Italy with the aim of boosting its image in the eyes of travellers seeking high-quality vacations. At Edipsos, northern Evia, the operators of the Thermae Sylla Grand Hotel have created an ultra-modern thalassotherapy centre using German know-how.
The newly-formed Halkidiki-based
On Kos, a longtime favourite among British holidaymakers, Greece`s biggest conference centre opened, catering to 5,000.
The Cypriot-based Libra Holidays Group has indicated strong interest in Greece`s Golden Sun Cruises as well as the Columbia Hotel Resort on Rhodes. Meanwhile, the Poseidon Club hotel in the resort town of Loutraki undertook extensive renovations.
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