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PANOS LIVADAS General Secretary Greek National Tourism Organisation

ANDREAS ANDREADIS President of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises

GEORGIOS A. TSAKIRIS President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

OLGA KEFALOGIANNI Minister of Tourism ANDONIS V. CAMBOURAKIS President of the Rodos Hotel Association

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Olga Kefalogianni Minister of Tourism


e are confident now that this is a seminal year for

whole new world of fascinating images and experiences waiting

Greek tourism. This industry has supported the

to be discovered.

national economy in the years of downturn and will

Tourism from the United Kingdom has shown remarkable signs

greatly help get it back on its feet. Our government has acknowl-

of recovery and we have reasons to believe that there will be a

edged the potential of tourism and introduced breakthrough leg-

growing interest for Greece in 2015. New destinations are added

islation, in accommodation, leisure facilities, travel services, infra-

in the agenda and air carriers are increasing their capacity and

structure, transport and taxation, that can change the face of the

extending their schedules.

Greek tourism industry in the near future.

This year’s World Travel Market is an excellent opportunity for Greek

New products are to be introduced, supported by a growing inter-

travel and hospitality companies to establish new commercial

est for traditional and emerging Greek destinations. Travellers

relationships as well as adopt a new identity for their businesses.

are encouraged to look for the hidden secrets of our country - a

Panos Livadas General Secretary Greek National Tourism Organisation


reece is one of the world’s most popular tourism

playing a crucial role, while at the same time we have started mov-

destinations and its Brand Identity remains among

ing away from the seasonality of the Greek product, as the demand

the strongest in the world. Official estimations show

for the shoulder months is growing.

that 2014 is a new record year as approximately 22 million peo-

GNTO’s participation in WTM 2014, in collaboration with our excep-

ple from around the globe chose Greece to be their “home away

tional co-exhibitors from the Greek tourism private and public sector,

from home”. The revenues generated from tourism will reach 13

aims to reinforce our reputation to the European and global mar-

billion euros in total, increasing thus the contribution of tourism

ket and sustain the competitiveness of Greece’s Brand Name. The

at 16% of the country’s GDP. The UK market played a significant

anniversary of 100 years of Greek Tourism celebrated this year and

role to this increase,

highlighted in WTM 2014, is a landmark of immense importance.

These new all-time-records, along with the constructive legislative

As GNTO’s Secretary General, I am committed to the common

initiatives of the Ministry of Tourism, became a significant boost

cause and I am honored to be part of a dynamic effort that aims to

of confidence for Greece and gave us the power and inspiration to

achieving these goals and to upgrade both our Tourism product

work harder. GNTO’s strategic shift in the communication policy

and our Brand Identity.

towards the web, the online providers and the social media are


Georgios A. Tsakiris President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels


e were very happy with our tourism performance

ism product to not consider these past two years as the end

during 2013 as it was an exceptional year for Greek

of an effort but as the beginning of one. As professionals we

tourism and then 2014 turned out even better, with

must operate with hope and vision and try, through all levels of

initial results suggesting an excellent course and a record year

offered services, to ensure the best possible satisfaction of the

for Greek tourism. This success justifies us as professionals and

visitors in our country. It is essential to perceive that the care-

those involved in the sector and the government, which from the

ful management of a successful tourism year is the foundation

very beginning showed support by reestablishing the Tourism

and condition to have equally successful years in the future.

Ministry and at the same time providing a political continuity in

Greece is now fully reestablished as a major touristic destina-

its leadership and strategy. The results of this policy are obvi-

tion, as recently we have gained more than 111 positions at the

ous, with the most important being the absolute comeback of

international scale of touristic competitiveness, holding today

Greek tourism with a very successful national tourism perfor-

the 36th position .

mance for a second consecutive year.

Considering as a fact that we are all looking in the same direc-

As the tourist year is coming to its completion, I would like to

tion, I hope that we will have another exceptional year in 2015,

especially draw attention to the next year’s positive outlook. I

for Greek tourism as well as for the economic and social pros-

would like to request from all those who form the Greek tour-

perity of our country.

Andreas Andreadis President of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises


reece is one of the world’s leading travel destinations,

tinations. Furthermore, the stabilisation of Greece’s economy has

combining a wealth of natural beauty, sea and sun,

contributed to ensuring that the country is, once again, projecting a

cultural heritage and a diverse array of unique experi-

positive image abroad. The Greek Tourism Confederation has just

ences ranging from culinary tours to spa and wellness treatments.

revised its 2014 international arrivals target - from 18.5 million to

Over the last years and in the midst of the crisis, Greece managed

19.5 million; for a total of 21.5 million if we count cruise ship visi-

to safeguard its reputation and develop an excellent online repu-

tors. We are confident that WTM London 2014 will be the starting

tation ranking, particularly when compared with competing des-

point for another record year in the Greek Tourism Sector.


Andonis V. Cambourakis President of the Rodos Hotel Association


ear Visitor and Friend,

and the experienced people and professionals in the field, can guar-

Greek tourism has its queen and that is Rhodes.

antee that your stay is going to be truly special and unforgettable.

We have been welcoming millions of visitors from

All this is a really remarkable and economical quality-price rela-

all over the world on this unique island for many years.

tion that makes the beauty and luxury of Rhodes affordable to more

Our number one visitors are our friends from the United Kingdom

and more friends in the United Kingdom.

and they give us the opportunity to give then a warm welcome, to

It makes the trip to Rodos a real opportunity for a unique experi-

know them in person so well that they call us by our first name.

ence from every aspect.

The queen of Greek tourism and the United Kingdom have built

Dear Visitor and Friend,

a relationship of trust. Because they all know that their holidays

Visit our island for a unique holiday experience in Rhodes.

in Rodos is for us a personal bet that we wish to win every year,

It is going to win your heart.

every single day.

It is going to seduce you. It is going to fascinate you. It is going to

Every visitor is also a unique friend and we work all year round to

captivate you.

make sure we give him what he desires: the experience of enjoy-

It is certain that when the farewell moment comes, you will swear

ing the queen!

you are coming back.

The magical scenery, the crystal-blue waters of the Aegean, our

The queen is always here, for you!

rich cultural heritage, the ultramodern tourist and hotel facilities


Unique Greece


s every Greek knows in his heart, it’s the gods that count. And Zeus, the most powerful god of all, is also the god of hospitality.

Here in Greece the sun is shining, it’s 30+ degrees centigrade, the beaches, breath-taking scenery, history and hospitality all await visitors from rain-sodden Britain. But, let’s see what you will love in Greece: • sunny sandy beaches with crystal-clear waters and azure seas filling rocky coves and caves • classic ruins in romantic settings • olive, orange and lemon groves and important nature reserves • delicious kid-friendly food cooked with the most nutritional ingredients of the Mediterranean diet: virgin olive oil, fresh fish, fruit and vegetables, etc. • water parks, beaches and spectacular swimming pools open all day long, and • above all, safety and warm hospitality.

As greek hotels, restaurants and tourist businesses reduce their prices to attract more visitors, there’s great value to be found all over the country. 2014 was excellent for Greek tourism. 2015 will be more than excellent. So book your, not only, summer vacations in Greece, early!!! We are expecting you again, in 2015 for some unforgettable holidays in Greece. You are more than welcome.


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PANOS LIVADAS General Secretary Greek National Tourism Organisation

ANDREAS ANDREADIS President of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises

GEORGIOS A. TSAKIRIS President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

OLGA KEFALOGIANNI Minister of Tourism ANDONIS V. CAMBOURAKIS President of the Rodos Hotel Association


MONEY & TOURISM Annual Edition W.T.M. 2014 & CONFEX 2015 Owner: KAPA SIGMA DELTA S.A. Editor: Konstantinos Deriziotis Marketing: Nicolaos Deriziotis Art Director: Maria Papamavroudis Headquarters Athens: 8, Sitias Str. & Messologiou Str., 144 51 Metamorfosi, Tel: +30 210 211 76 76,

Olga Kefalogianni

Stavros Arnaoutakis

Minister of Tourism

Governor of the Region of Crete

Panos Livadas General Secretary

Fax: +30 210 211 76 77, http://www.money-tourism.gr,

President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Andreas Andreadis

Salonica Offices:

President of the Association of Greek Tourism

36, Al. Fleming, 546 42 Salonica,


Tel.-Fax: +30 2310 83 35 18 Director: Elen Makridou

Governor of the South Aegean Region

Greek National Tourism Organisation

Georgios A. Tsakiris

e-mail: sec@ksd.gr

George Hatzimarkos

Andonis V. Cambourakis President of the Rodos Hotel Association

Travelling Attica Crete Ionian Islands Northern Greece Peloponnisos South Aegean


Attic a

The Greek Riviera


acy shores, seas clean as a whis-

sia convened, one of the first democratic

Syntagma Square, but all visitors are

tle, scenic beaches, natural coves

corps in the world, to the Agora (Athens’s

attracted by the change of guard in the

and voes, forests and plains, holy

Ancient Market), with the impressive Tem-

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, beneath

rocks with a great historical past. These

ple of Hephaestus and the Stoa of Attalos,

the Parliament. Downtown, the histori-

and a lot more compose the image of the

to the Theatre of Herodes Atticus, which

cal triangle with the old neighbors of Pla-

Attica land.

is now used as a spectacular venue and

ka, Thisio, Psiri, the open-air market of

The landscape alternations, the modern

finally to the Cemetery Keramikos.

Monastiraki and the archaeological sites,

substructures and the potential of alterna-

The city of Athens is a hypaethral muse-

attracts hundreds of visitors each day.

tive activities are the advantages of Attica

um, given that in every place of the city

At the Syntagma Square, where the main

as a tourist destination. These important

the archaeological excavations have dis-

station of metro is situated, one can find

advantages have styled fairly Attica as the

covered finds from every period. Finds

the “heart” of the trade in life of the city,

“Greek Riviera”. Athens, capital of Attica

from the Byzantine period were found

which extends to Kolonaki, one of the

and since 1834 capital of Greece, is a city

in the city, as well as in the wider area.

most famous areas Of Athens filled with

with thousands of aspects.

More specifically, in Plaka there are some

trade life, nightlife and culture.

Athens is the birthplace of civilisation and

of the most ancient Byzantine monuments

Piraeus is half an hour away from the

it gives each visitor the opportunity to trav-

of Athens. The museums of the city are

centre of Athens, the first port of Greece.

el into time. The magic travel with desti-

full of the archaeological treasure of Ath-

Piraeus is a city that has nothing to be jeal-

nation past begins from the holy rock of

ens, such as the museum of Acropolis,

ous of Athens. It is famous for its ouzeri

Acropolis, one of the most glorious monu-

one of the best museums in the world, in

restaurants and its fish taverns next to the

ments of the world and Parthenon, with its

the National Archaeological Museum, in

sea, in the areas of Mikrolimano, Freatida

marvelous Caryatides. It continues to the

the Museum of Byzantine Art etc.

and Piraiki.

archaeological site of Pnika, where Eccle-

The Parliament is also impressive at the

The archaeological treasure of the city is

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inexhaustible. One of the most remarkable

North Attica extends to the roots of the

monuments is the mark of the ancient cir-

mountains Parnitha and Penteli, which are

cumvallation at the marina of Zeas, one of

remarkable “lungs” of oxygen. The areas

the biggest marines of the Mediterranean

of Kifisia, Ekali, Nea Erithrea and Drosia,

today and along the shores of Piraiki. Fur-

are green and some of the most benefited

thermore, the finds of an ancient theatre

areas of Attica, as Penteli and Parnitha.

of the 2nd century in Pasalimani and the

South Attica, with the beautiful beaches

Public Theatre is also impressive. It’s a

is one of the most expensive areas of the

neo-classical building in the centre of the

region Especially, Varkiza, Voula, Vouliag-

town. The region of Attica is divided in the

meni, Kavouri and Glyfada are considered

East, West, North and South. In the East

as the top suburban areas. Sounio, with

coast, the seaside areas of Vravrona and

the Temple of Poseidon, which is one of

Porto Rafti attract hundreds of visitors dur-

the most beautiful temples of antiquity,

ing the summer time, as well as Rafina,

the amazing sunset and the clean sea,

the second important port of Attica. Also,

is a famous resort area.

Oropos is a famous resort area.

The islands of Argosaronic Bay are includ-

West Attica, which extends from the

ed in the region of Attica, very close from

shores of Saronic Bay to the Corinthian


Gulf, it has beautiful villages with clean

In the cosmopolitan Spetses, Hydra, Poros,

beaches. Agioi Theodori, Kineta, Alepo-

Salamina, Aigina, Agistri, Methana one

hori, Porto Germeno are some of these

can enjoy weekend journeys and sallies


with boats.


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Grande Bret agne


The Hotel Grande Bretagne is a luxurious reflection of Greek hos-

lection brand within Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

pitality. The Grande Bretagne represents the essence of hospitality

The Grande Bretagne has reached a new era of defined excellence.

in Greece for more than 130 years. Since it reopening in 2003, the

Your stay with us shall be crowned by every conceivable amenity

promises of defined excellence have even been exceeded.

and impeccable service. Luxurious fabrics and restored antiques

The Hotel was proud to be again host to the world of sports on the

personalize our 321 rooms and suites, all newly renovated.

occasion of the Olympic Games that took place in the country of ori-

Distinctly refined residential elegance is reflected in each of the 59 well

gin in 2004.

appointed suites, while butlers and staff provide unsurpassed service.

For all guests the Hotel Grande Bretagne offers a special treat with

All rooms and suites offer the finest appointments: beds are cocoon

the impressive SPA area, designed to relax and refresh body and

of pure comfort with multiple pillows and cloud soft douvets, plush

spirit. Discerning Travelers from all over the world are invited to

bathrobes and slippers the wall-to-wall marble bathrooms are well

revitalize their energy in elegant Recreation Areas, dive into the

designed with fog resistant mirrors, quality amenities and lighted

freshness of the indoor and outdoor pool or indulge in a wide range

magnifying mirrors. All rooms are equipped with cable television,

of beauty and wellness treatments.

voice mail, high-speed internet, minibar and wood-paneled wordrobes

The Hotel Grande Bretagne offers the best location in Athens with

with in-room safes Precious fabrics, fine furnishings, and the latest

spectacular views to Acropolis and sets a spectacular example in the

high tech facilities, carefully combined to preserve a perfect harmony.

international hotel business, offering pure luxury in service and living.

Since its reopening following a radical renovation, the Grande Bretagne

This prestigious hotel, reflecting Europe’s finest history and hospi-

proved the most popular city hot spot for receptions and meetings

tality, is a perfect asset to the legendary hotels of The Luxury Col-

of every flavour.

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Sofitel A then s Airport


The hotel is located opposite Athens International Airport just 10 kilo-

as one of the best Gourmet Restaurants in Athens with unforget-

metres from museums and 27 kilometres from Athens city centre. 332

table gourmet dishes. Live Piano.

rooms and 13 suites. 3 non-smoking floors, executive floor. “Karavi”

MESOGHAIA: The Mesoghaia restaurant is located on the ground

gourmet restaurant and Mediterranean style cuisine at “Mesoghaia”

floor. Mediterranean and International specialities are offered through-

restaurant. Panoramic bar and library bar. 9 meeting rooms for up

out the day.

to 700 people. Fitness centre with indoor swimming pool.


Conference Facilities Summit meetings, full-scale user-friendly conventions, gala prod-

Room(s): 345, Non-smoking rooms: 154

uct launches and presentations...

Room fittings: Audible smoke alarms • Dead bolt in rooms • Sprin-

Because meetings should also mean meeting the criteria to guar-

kler in room • 220/240 V AC • Air conditioning • Safe deposit box in

antee success, Sofitel has fashioned a new business meeting expe-

room • Mini bar • Pay per view channel(s) • Radio in room • Satel-

rience in prestige hotel venues based on the exceptional and the

lite / Cable colour TV • Voice mail • High speed transmission line •

exemplary: luxuriously fitted spaces, first-class cuisine tailored to

Juda (view port) • RJ 11 Plug • RJ 45 Plug

your specifications, and dedicated staff.

Bathroom fittings: Bath tub • Hair dryer in bathroom • Make up

Business Services in the hotel (Extra charge may apply): • WIFI Wire-

/ Magnifying mirror • Phone in bathroom • Radio in Bathroom •

less Internet access • Business center with assistance • Computer

Shower tub (separate)

rental facilities • Copying /Print Service available • Fax machine •

Room service: Hot dishes • Cold snacks • Weekday hours: 24 hours

Internet connectivity • Mobile phone rental facility • Secretary ser-

• Weekend hours: 24 hours

vice (typing) • Self service business center • Translation/translator.

The hotel has two Restaurants

Business Services in the room (Extra charge may apply): • High

KARAVI: Located on the 9th floor, the Karavi Restaurant was voted

speed transmission line • RJ 11 Plug • RJ 45 Plug.


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Novotel A thÉ nes

Athens flat screen TV’s, mini bar, tea & coffee facility, a safe and Wi-Fi internet access. Worldwide extensive experience and expertise count: Novotel Athènes has both. The spacious and well equipped meeting rooms offer a professional point of view to your meetings, from 10 to 800 persons. From breakfast to lunch, dinner or a tasty little snack, Novotel Athènes provides a well balanced menu from the à la carte service. Enjoy a relaxing meal in a friendly, stylish atmosphere. For a family holiday or a business trip, the Novotel Athèns is designed


for natural living. This 4 star hotel in the centre of Athens is close

Meditarranean style, healthy and balanced cuisine with the creative

to Omonia Square, Larissis station and the National Museum and

touch of our Chef. Open Show Kitchen within a modern, spacious

features spacious, ergonomic rooms for your comfort and wellbe-

and comfortable environment beside our garden. Our little friends

ing. Get down to business with internet access and meeting rooms.

may discover the special Gustino menu for an enjoyable meal.

Relax in our modern, open plan bar and restaurant with well balanced Mediterranean cuisine or at the rooftop bar and restaurant

Clair de Lune

beside the pool. Free onsite parking. Spacious, contemporary in

Under the stars. share unforgetable moments on the roof top,

design, and adaptable, the Novation room is truly a place for living,

around the pool, enjoying International cuisine. Breathtaking view

perfect for all your needs.

to Acropolis and Lycabetus hill. Open Only During Summer Season.

The Novation Room

NOVagora Bar

A spacious and modern room with a double bed, sofa convertible into

Enjoy coffees, drinks and snacks in a modern open space area. “Hap-

a bed, working area, flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi internet connection,

py Hour” every day from 17:00 to 19:00. Opening hours: 09:00-01:00

hair dryer, safe and tea/coffee facility. Up to 2 adults and 2 children.

The Suite

Pool Bar Swimming, sunbed, snacks, coffee, drinks. The ideal scenario for

The Novotel suite is a large and well designed room providing two

your day in summer. At night relax and lay back into our sofas. Soft

separate spaces: one as a bedroom and one as a living room with

lights, music, cocktails and snacks under the stars, with a pan-

a sofa convertible into a bed, a bathroom with separate toilet, two

oramic view of Athens.


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Congo P ala ce


Glyfada, Athens, 1967. The Congo Palace opens its welcoming doors

tegic location just steps from the dazzling blue of the Saronic Gulf

and embarks on a magical journey along the «Greek Riviera», live-

and easy access to the busy heart of the capital, maintains the gra-

ly, contemporary, upbeat. The hotel instantly attracts personali-

ciousness of its era within its modern, tastefully renovated spaces

ties from the international political, art and sports scene, quickly

that exude warmth and professionalism in an inimitable manner.

becoming synonymous with finesse in an atmosphere of unparal-

The glamour of a 4-star hotel that continually upgrades and mod-

leled Greek hospitality.

ernizes its 92 rooms is ever apparent within the embrace of the

In the decades that followed, the Congo Palace Athens, with its stra-

Congo Palace. Surrender to the calming, one-of-a-kind atmosphere of each room and enjoy everything it has to offer. Bright, well-laid out, spacious, equipped with all the comforts one would expect of a hotel of its category, the rooms reflect the warm, welcoming, cosmopolitan air that is at the very core of this hospitable hotel. The hotel is just 15 kms from the center of Athens, 19 kms from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport and 18 kms from the port of Pireaus, which are accessible by taxi, bus or the more «ecofriendly» electric tram.


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El ectra P alac e Hot el


The Electra Palace Hotel Athens is located in Plaka, the heart of the

meeting rooms feature state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and

old town of Athens, overshadowed by the Acropolis and in close

Wi-Fi Internet access.

proximity to the city’s most symbolic landmarks, such as the Par-

Dining options at the Electra Palace Hotel Athens are designed for

thenon, the Herodion Theatre and the ancient Theatre of Dionysus.

your enjoyment. Our award-winning Electra Roof Garden Restaurant

The hotel’s location and its proximity to “Acropolis” and “Syntagma

offers a fusion of Mediterranean and Greek cuisine and a breathtaking

Square” underground stations makes sightseeing and shopping in

view of the Acropolis. Alternatively, the Motivo Restaurant situated

Athens easy to explore.

in the hotel’s beautiful garden offers quality Mediterranean cuisine

Combining stylish comfort and modern technology, the guest rooms

in a relaxing and secluded environment. On the same level the Duck

at the Electra Palace – Athens are ideal for relaxing after a hectic day.

Tail Bar is the ideal place to recharge with an aromatic cup of coffee

Comprising 135 standard rooms, of which 33 offer Acropolis view, nine

or enjoy the finest classic and original cocktails.

Junior Suites, ten Suites and our 70 square meters Presidential Suite

At the Electra Palace Hotel Athens we take personal care in your

featuring a spacious terrace and a private outdoor swimming pool.

well-being and comfort and we invite you to unwind in our Olive

Ideally situated for business or leisure, the Electra Palace Hotel

Tree Spa Centre. Dive in our indoor heated pool, relax in our sauna

Athens offers an excellent choice of meeting rooms for your event.

or enjoy a tranquilizing body treatment.

Choose amongst our three day light meeting rooms on the mezza-

Business and leisure travelers will find comfort and style in a central

nine floor, with maximum capacity of 200 people and our Ballroom

location, whilst the quality, efficiency and reliability of our services

on the basement level with maximum capacity of 300 people. All

guarantee a memorable experience.


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YES! Hot el s


YES! Hotels is a first-rate hospitality company dedicated to provid-

New Hotel, Semiramis, Twentyone, Kefalari Suites and Periscope

ing to the discerning guests with “Y”oung “E”nthusiastic “S”eductive

Hotel make up the YES! Hotels Group.

experiences. Created in Athens’s prime locations, YES!Hotels are architectural

New Hotel

interventions, in constructive dialogue with their surroundings.

Offering an entirely new approach to young interior design, ener-

internationally acclaimed modern art on display.

getic hospitality, and seductive customer-centered services, New Hotel is the first ever hotel project of award winning designer duo, Fernando and Humberto Campana. The Brazilian brothers used of contemporary practices. The result is an intriguing 79-room establishment, where every public space and every floor has been creatively re-NEW-ed to include remnants of the former Olympic Palace Hotel. The interiors are simply outstanding, the unusual custom-made furniture and handmade fixtures making guests feel that they live and breathe in a major art installation. New Hotel is located on 16, Filellinon Str., 200 meters from Con-


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stitution Square and within walking distance from the city’s main

ample space for business and leisure travelers and their families


to experience a new type of hospitality and relaxation. Each suite has been uniquely decorated along a theme, from colonial Jaipur to French chäteau, with design influences from the four corners of the globe. Each suite is given a particular name, bringing guests closer to the overall experience of living and breathing in bespoke comfort and style. A fantastic rooftop terrace with Jacuzzi, an enchanting garden for breakfast and lounging around, and views of lush Kefalari Park ensure that, in Kefalari Suites, all guests have the best seat in the house. Kefalari Suites are, also, conveniently located in Kifissia.

Semiramis Semiramis was the first YES! Hotel to say YES to bold design, superior luxury and exceptional service. Semiramis is also the visionary brainchild of art patron Dakis Joannou and famed industrial designer Karim Rashid. Given free rein to create a total experience, Karim used his signature curvaceous forms and lollipop colours to offer a young, enthusiastic and seductive alternative to more traditional conceptions of hospitality. In this exclusive 51 room hotel, where art blends with modern hotel technology, and functionality exudes style, the educated business or leisure traveler will feel “at home”. Located in the affluent and leafy suburb of Kifissia, Semiramis is at the heart of the finest shopping and entertainment venues, also enjoying quick and easy access to the city’s business districts.

Twentyone Twentyone plays with the number 21. Its address is 21 Kolokotroni Street, it has 21 guestrooms and hosts an inviting bar-restaurant named “21”. Housed in a renovated watermill, the Hotel retains, in its magnificent grey exterior, the mill’s original form and structure set off by the modernist glass façade of the elevator. Minimalism dominates the interior, producing a fluid, authentic and tranquil result.


Simplicity balances ideally with luxury and comfort in every detail,

Periscope is the YES!Hotels antidote to the ordinary city hotel. Mod-

meeting the high expectations of both business and leisure travel-

ern minimalism and award-winning architectural design create a

ers. A Twentyone must-see is the specially commissioned, seventy

Young, Energetic and Seductive urban haven, right at the heart of

square meters painting by Georgia Sagri, segmented off to the 21

Kolonaki, the oldest and most exclusive neighborhood in Athens.

rooms. Each room features a magnified segment of the painting

The original mundane building, dating from the 1950s, is now a

which can be seen in its entirety in the reception- as a miniature.

tribute to clean lines and uncluttered spaces, balancing ergonom-

Twentyone is conveniently located in Kifissia, an aristocratic suburb

ic solutions with urban aesthetics. Form, color, and texture create

of Athens, renowned for its fine shopping and entertainment venues.

a feeling of order and tranquility. Periscope’s 21 guestrooms and

Kefalari Suites

public spaces boast specially commissioned art on the theme of a periscope observing and recording the buzzing metropolis.

Kefalari Suites, housed in an elegant 19th century mansion, are all

Situated in the coveted Haritos Street, number 22, Periscope is just

about exclusivity. Eleven suites and two superior rooms provide

a 10 minutes’ walk from Syntagma square.

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Athens can Express Ltd. 1966 Mr Th. Vassilakis signs an associated contract with Hertz International, to operatel in Crete. The initial fleet of cars consists of 6 Volkswagen Beetle. The company TH. VASSILAKIS SA is established. 1972 The Company expands its presence also in Rhodes. The fleet of the company sums up to 300 cars. 1974 Mr Th. Vassilakis takes over Hertz Hellas, a subsidiary of Hertz International, renames it AUTOHELLAS S.A and assumes representation of Hertz all over Greece. 1983 AUTOHELLAS is awarded the European Highest Overall Standards Cup by Hertz Europe. 1986 AUTOHELLAS is awarded for the second time the European Highest Overall Standards Cup by Hertz Europe. 1989 Hertz introduces the concept of Fleet Management (long term hire and fleet management) in Greece to better meet corporate needs. 1998 Renewal of the franchise agreement with Hertz Corporation for a period of 26 years until 31/12/2023. 1999 AUTOHELLAS becomes a public company and its shares are AUTOHELLAS S.A. is the largest Rent a Car company in Greece,

listed on the Main Market of the Athens Stock Exchange.

according to its financial capacity and the size of the fleet of vehicles

2001 Hertz receives for fifth consecutive time the award for the

it manages. Furthermore, it is the biggest national franchisee of

world’s best car rental company.

Hertz International in Europe. AUTOHELLAS S.A (HERTZ) operates

2003 AUTOHELLAS acquires BEMAL AUTO LTD in Bulgaria, the

in Greece for more than 44 years. Since 1978 until today, it con-

local Hertz franchisee and importers/distributor of SEAT and AUDI

stantly holds first place in the car hire field. Hertz - AutoHellas was

in Bulgaria.

awarded for two consecutive years, 1998 and 1999, by the travel

2005 AUTOHELLAS takes over the Hertz franchise in Cyprus.

industry as the best rent a car company in Greece for high stan-

2007 AUTOHELLAS establishes Autotechnica Fleet Services SRL

dard services rendered (TTG Award). In 2011, Hertz fleet reached

in Romania. The new company will use the Hertz brand for Oper-

over 23,000 cars of event type, operated by 115 locations all over

ating Leasing.

Greece, 21 of which are located in airports.

2010 AUTOHELLAS establishes Autotechnica Serbia D.O.O., a Hertz

Short History

franchisee for the country of Serbia. The company is operating in both Rent a Car and Operating Leasing sectors.

The following dates are important landmarks in the history of

2011 AUTOHELLAS establishes Autotechnica Montenegro D.O.O.,


a Hertz franchisee for the country of Montenegro. The company is

1962 The Company Hertz Hellas was established by Hertz Ameri-

operating in both Rent a Car and Operating Leasing sectors.


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Aege an Airlines

Athens November 2009: 2 new Airbus aircraft, “Cleisthenes” and “Pheidias”, take the New Acropolis Museum and Greece on a journey around the world. January 2010: Launch of program “Aegean - Supporting Children”. Aegean carries more than 10,000 students to visit the new Acropolis Museum. February 2010: The main shareholders of Aegean Airlines and Olympic Airlines agreed to the merger of their respective activities. June 2010: Aegean Airlines joins Star Alliance network. Connecting Greece to the World. Improved Access to Greek Vacation Hotspots. Aegean Airlines was established in March 1999. With safety as the

April 2011: Code Share flights between Continental Airlines and Aege-

number-one priority, Aegean Airlines, has invested heavily in state-

an Airlines are announced.

of-the-art, brand-new planes, control systems, technical support and

June 2013: Aegean is awarded for the third consecutive year and for

staff training. Today the company fleet consists of 25 AIRBUS A320, 4

the fourth time in total, as the best regional airline by the international


awards SKYTRAX.

Short History

August 2013: The number of the international routes reach 160, from 28 countries in 12 Greek airports (scheduled and charter flights)

The following dates are important landmarks in the history of Aegean

October 2013: AEGEAN introduces two new ticket categories for its

Airlines the last ten years:

Economy class: GoLight and Flex. The European Commission announc-

May 2004: Aegean Airlines proceeds to fleet commonality. The fleet

es its decision to approve AEGEAN’s buyout of Olympic Air.The buyout

now consists exclusively of JET aircraft (13 Boeing 737 300/400 and 6

and transfer of 100% of Olympic Air shares to AEGEAN is completed

AVRO RJ100). New destination: Larnaca. Aegean Airlines starts sched-

after the final agreement between AEGEAN and Marfin Investment

uled flights to Cyprus.

Group SA is signed. Once this formal part of the process is completed,

November 2005: Aegean becomes partner of Lufthansa. Due to the

Olympic Air becomes an AEGEAN subsidiary.

cooperation both airlines offer their passengers code-share flights,

March 2014: Based on voting, AEGEAN is awarded as “Regional Air-

convenient transfer and many other benefits.

line of the Year” for 2014 at the Air Transport News Awards. AEGEAN

December 2005: Aegean Airlines becomes new Airbus customer,

announces its Student Support Programme “close to youth”, enabling

ordering 8 Airbus A320.

500 students to travel to and from their home and study location free

March 2007: Delivery of the three first Airbus A320’s.

of charge. AEGEAN presents its growth strategy for 2014. The plan

July 2007: Aegean is listed on the Athens Stock Exchange.

calls for 13,000,000 seats on its flights to 87 international destinations

January 2008: Aegean increases the total number of Airbus Α320/Α321

in 32 countries and 33 domestic destinations from 8 Greek bases, the

orders to 27 from 25, by exercising its option for 2 additional A321 with

addition of 5 new Airbus aircraft to its fleet and the introduction of 17

delivery in 2009 (total order of 23 A320 and 4 A321).

new international destinations.

September 2008: Aegean Airlines receives ISO 14001 certification for

May 2014: AEGEAN and Etihad Airways announce their partnership and

environmental protection.

celebrate the launch of AEGEAN’s new direct flights to the UAE capital.


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Fly to Greece with the Best Regional Airline in Europe …trust Aegean to make every journey a pleasure When you’re flying to Greece, we don’t think it’s enough to just get you there. We believe you should experience the very best that Greece has to offer from the moment you step on board. From the warmest Greek welcome to the fondest farewell – with the best food, drink and comfort in between – you’ll soon understand why we’ve been named Skytrax Best Regional Airline in Europe for five of the last six years. Because when you fly to Greece with Aegean, it’s all part of the service.

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rossway of the age-long seaways of

religion (Orthodox Christians, Catholics, Jews

next to real people.

Mediterranean, birthplace of Zeus

and Mussulmans) has left deep “scars� and

The municipality of Rethimno follows. It is

(father of the Gods of Olympus) and

made remarkable creations.

the most alp area of Crete. It is an area with

of Minoan civilisation, one of the oldest ones

It is worth noticing that in the borders of the

contradictions, with great history and legacy,

in Europe, with palace-cities in Knossos,

city with Acrotiri, there are found the graves

natural beauty and living traditions. In the

Phaistos, Malia and Zakros. The trip to the

of Eleftherios and Sofocles Venizelos. In the

centre part of the island and between the

island is unforgettable and full of surprises.

under populated mainland of Hania, there

mountain of Psiloriti and the White Moun-

Starting from the region of Hania, which is the

are villages, such as Vamos, Kastelli, Milia

tains, there were found archaeological finds,

most western part of the island, the visitor is

and Keramia that evidence the simplicity

specimens of ancient and recent civiliza-

surprised from the following pictures: end-

and the distinctiveness of Cretan life and

tions, in a land where the past changes into

less sandy beaches, rough canyons, caves,

nature, by providing an unforgettable stay,

present and inspires tomorrow. The tourist

native animals and indigenous plants, long

while at the same time in South the area of

can be guided in the nearest places from the

olive and orange groves, villages forgotten

Fragokastello, one of the most astonishing

capital of Rethymnon (Rethymnon city) with

from time, dispersed churches and mon-

beaches of Mediterranean amazes with the

the Fortezza fortress, the Catholic monastery

asteries, towers and castles.

Venetian castle and the legend of the magi-

of Agios Fragiskos and the five mosques

The old city in Hania attracts the interest of

cal shadows (Drosoulites).

(Impraim Han mosque, Neratzes, Kara Mou-

the visitors, which is situated over and around

Protected areas from hunting, parks and

sa Pasa, Megali Porta, Veli Pasa mosque).

the hill of Kastelli, built in the ruins of the

biotopes (the lake of Agias, Kourna, Gavdos

The Arkadios monastery stands out. It is the

Minoan Kidonia and surrounded by the Vene-

and Gavdopoula islands, Elafonisi), the most

most revolutionary centre during the Turk-

tian Wall and the sea. As a cultural centre, it

magnificent canyon of Europe, the Canyon

ish occupation and the Prevelis monastery

attracted important scientists, philosophers,

of Samaria and more than 1.500 sea caves

that apart from the monastery it also has

poets and artists, whereas during the Vene-

or not attract visitors, who discover hidden

a paradise sea. In Anogia, built in Psilori-

tian and Turkish occupation, the cohabitation

natural beauties, enjoy nature as they have

tis, one can visit the cave, where Olympian

of people of different nationality, culture and

never before and they experience folkways

Zeus was born, according to the Mythology


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and everyone can enjoy the cool sea in Bali

by offering magic and vitality. In Heraklio,

Zeus was born, according to mythology and

and Agia Galini.

the powers and the expressions of nature

later he carried beautiful Europe from the

Heraklio is a place where surprises succeed

gain human characteristics and change into

shores of Asia. Small and beautiful towns

one another and the land has unique beau-

mythical characters. Every spring, in the holy

filled with age-old flavors and scents, tradi-

ty and contrasts. It is rough and “naked” in

mountain of Idis, the father of Gods, Zeus,

tional elements, absolute peace and savage

some parts, but filled with forests in other

is reborned. Also, the ecosystems that are

unadulterated scenery with lots of intersper-

ones, with plenty of villages, monasteries,

growing in the alp parts of Heraklio are of

sions in vegetation and a large variety of rare

castles, churches on the mountains, ancient

great interest, because they are rich in flo-

species. However, there is a cosmopolitan

stuff and drywalls. Unadulterated from the

ra and fauna.

air and a vivid nightlife.

modern life, it combines uniquely the Cre-

Lasithi, the east side of Crete and the most

Lasithi with the endless beaches and the

tan hospitality and confirms that the most

southwestern part of Europe, has a 5.000

picturesque cities is situated next to the blue

original descendants of Xenias Zeus are still

years tradition. It extends near endless vari-

and crystal waters of Cretan and Libyan sea.

residents of this place.

form shores and it is situated near desert

Its seashores vary. Some are sandy, some

Heraklio is the biggest urban unit and the

islands with cedars (Chrisi) and historical

have white pebbles, some are deserted or

biggest economic centre and the capi-

monuments (Koufonisi). It has olive groves

filled with phoenixes (Vai) and others are

tal of Crete’s region. It is the birthplace of

and vineyards and is lost in canyons, caves

organised or cosmopolitan. One can live

Dominikos Theotokatos, but also birthplace

and crests. It provides table-lands (Lasithi,

in the cities, such as Agios Nikolaos, the

of an important man of letters concerning

Katharo) and natural creeks (Elounta) for

capital, with scenic open view to Elounta

literary Cretan tradition, Nikos Kazantzakis.

relaxation. One can pray in picturesque lit-

and Spinaloga, Sitia with a unique rhythm

In the streets, the squares of the city, the

tle churches, monasteries and in peaks of

of life and new experiences and Hierapetra,

market, the Venetian port, the museums

the mountains. Climbers and ramblers wor-

the southern city of Crete that preserves the

and in the churches, the visitor will discover

ship it. One can smell the orange trees, the

atmosphere and the “old-age neighborhood”,

a city that through the valuable experience

thyme, the sage and the wild flowers. One

combining at the same time new challenges

of the past is searching for something new,

can also visit the cave Dikeon Andron, where

for every visitor.

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Stavros Arnaoutakis Governor of the Region of Crete


ear Visitors,

Through its webpage, www.incrediblecrete.gr, the Region of Crete

Crete is a blessed land, a crossroads of Mediter-

invites you here, to the birthplace of Zeus, the God of hospitality,

ranean civilizations, which unites Europe to Africa

who was adored by the gallant Cretan navigators and voyagers,

and Asia. It is the island of unprecedented harmony, as well as of

as the patron of guests and visitors. You are welcome here, where

contrasts. It is surrounded by the infinite blue of the sea, while it

hospitality mostly constitutes a ritual; you are welcome to get to

is overwhelmed by age-old olive groves, dense vineyards, wild

know the place where the first European civilization flourished and

imposing mountains, and unique gorges, valleys verdant with

to marvel the numerous beauties of the island.

diverse vegetation, wooded hills and the fertile, cultivated land.

Moreover, you are invited to sample the delicious and healthiest

Villages, country chapels and castles lie perched on mountains or

cuisine in the world – and this is a very-well documented fact –

spread artfully along the seashore, refreshed by the waves of the

since it is based on the use of olive-oil, wine, fruits and vegetables.

Cretan or the Libyan sea. Archaeological sites and monuments are

Here, you can enjoy life or look for peace and quiet in secluded,

connected to history, mythology and legends. In the cities, one can

yet idyllic places.

admire the contemporary lifestyle, while the picturesque villages

Enjoy your trip and your stay on our island, Crete, where Europe

that preserve the Cretan tradition make up a charming, vivid pre-

first heard “her” name, right here, in the land of myths and dreams.

sent and tell stories about a distant mythical past.

We are sure that your body and soul will be overwhelmed with

The fact that 23% of the “blue flags” in Greece have been awarded

wonderful pictures, flavours and scents, and that you will love

to Cretan beaches and that 40% or more of the so called “Green

Crete as much as we do.

Hotels” in Greece are on Crete is also very important.

I wish you a pleasant stay.


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TUI Hellas

TUI Hellas is a subsidiary of TUI Travel PLC, one of the world’s leading international leisure travel groups, operating in approximately 180 countries worldwide. It serves more than 30 million customers in over 31 source markets. Headquartered in the UK, the Group employs approximately 54,000 people and operates a pan-European airline group consisting of 141 aircraft.

Making Travel Experiences Special

TUI Hellas has been operating in Greece for over 50 years and today is the leading tourism company in the country. It serves over 1,8 million customers from more than 20 source markets. It offers services across the entire value chain of tourism, such as transfers, excursions, services for international cruise operators, airline services, congresses & events as well as customized tailor made products, aiming at making travel experiences special. With a complete network of 18 branch offices equipped with the latest technology and with highly experienced and knowledgeable people, TUI Hellas provides upscale quality services, always with the TUI smile.


Elounda B eac h Hot el & Villas Elounda Ba y Palac e



2 royal villas with private indoor & outdoor heated pools

Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

Elounda Bay Palace

244 deluxe rooms, bungalows, suites and villas among them:

264 rooms, bungalows, suites and villas.

30 villas with private pools 9 yachting villas with private heated pools

Restaurants & Bars • Artemis & Aretousa Main Restaurant. • Dionyssos A-la-carte Restaurant: Gourmet • Argonaut Seaside Restaurant: Grills for lunch & Italian Cuisine for Dinner. • Blue Lagoon Restaurant: Polynesian tastes by the water’s edge. • Sushi Bar. • Kafenion & Ariadne: Greek traditional specialities. • Pool Bars, Lobby Bars with piano. • Sail in & Veghera Jetty Bar: All day & night music bar in the middle of the sea.


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Recreation & Leisure • Secluded white sandy beaches, umbrellas & sunbeds • 2 outdoor seawater pools, indoor heated pool • Extensive gardens with walking paths • Five floodlit Tennis Courts, three of which are clay courts while two are with artificial grass • Volley Ball court • Table tennis • Health & Fitness Center-Sauna, Aerobic, Gym Room, Hairdresser Salon, Masseuse, Beauty Parlor • Watersports Center, SCUBA diving, sailing, waterskiing, wind surfing, para-sailing • Espace Vitalite Chenot Penthouse Spa • Luxury Cars & Yacht Hire, Limo, Helicopter & Learjet Service • Open Air Amphitheater for cultural events • In the hotel’s village: Boutiques, Museum of Cretan Art, Art Gallery, Chapel • Children’s playground & supervised animation program • Valet parking • Excursions & Air Travel Desk • 24-Hour Room Service

• Auxiliary rooms of various sizes located adjacent to the confer-

• Secretarial & Business Services

ence area

Conference Facilities

• Pre-function spaces

(Elounda Executive Conference Center)

Sub-Commission Rooms

• APOLLO Conference Room for up to 120 persons


• OLOUNDION Amphitheater for up to 600 persons • ZEUS Conference Room for up to 450 persons

Conference Suites

• CRONOS Conference Room for up to 140 persons

MARS, VENUS & ILIOS www.eloundabeach.gr & www.eloundabay.gr

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ELOUNDA BEACH: 720 53, Elounda - Crete, Tel. +30 28410 63000, Fax +30 28410 41373 www.eloundabeach.gr elohotel@eloundabeach.gr


ELOUNDA BAY PALACE: 720 53, Elounda - Crete, Tel. +30 28410 67000, Fax +30 28410 41783 www.eloundabay.gr bay@eloundabay.gr


Nana Beac h


The management and personnel of the All-Inclusive ***** Resort


NANA BEACH believe that “Quality of service” is the only key to

It is located 25 kilometers in the east of Heraklion International


Airport, in the area of Hersonissos, which is well known for its

We aim at achieving this, by offering our guests the opportunity

mild climate throughout the year.

for memorable experiences which -on an individual level- could

NANA BEACH HOTEL combines uniquely the Cretan architecture

be summarised as follows: ”I’ve had a great time at the NANA

with the facilities of a luxury hotel. NANA BEACH HOTEL is an A’ Class Hotel with 440 rooms, 60 of which are in the main building. The rest of them are bungalows. Each room is spacious and comfortable and it is equipped with: • Private bathroom. • Hairdryer. • Digital telephone system. • T.V- music. • Air conditioning. • Central heating. • Refrigerator. • Safety deposit box. • Balcony or terrace. Most of the rooms have a spectacular view over the endless blue of the Cretan Sea. Moreover, the magnificent gardens surrounding the hotel offer a unique pleasure!!


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NANA BEACH HOTEL offers a great variety of Restaurants And

The hotel also offers: Open-art fitness-club. • Teen Club. • Sauna.

Bars for your best service and conveniece. We provide you the

• Turkish bath. • Bridge Room. • Childrens playground. • Games

opprtunity to eat and drink in each and one of our 13 Restaurants

Room. • Diving center. • Giant Chess. • A small Church. • T.V

and Bars testing traditional and international cuisine,as well as

room with SAT. • Open-air amplitheater. • Conference Lounge.

national and international alcoholic drinks.

• Internet Center. • Parking.

Restaurants And Bars: “Minos” Main Restaurant. • “Zor-

The experienced animation team of NANA BEACH HOTEL will help

bas” Greek a la Carte. • “Veranda” Main Bar. • “Can-

you and your children and guide you on all the activities during

dia” Cretan Food a la Carte. • “Snack Bar” Lunch buffet.

the day, so as to make you holidays more enjoyable & pleasant.

• “Pool Bar” in the main pool. • “Pool Snack Bar” (2) Relax-

All Inclusive Services:

ing.• “Poseidon” Fish a la Carte. • “Macedonia” Disco Bar.

Full Animation Programme: • Daily activities by the pool and

• “Midnight Snack Bar” Buffet after 11am. • “Firenze” Italian a la

the beach. • Teenagers club (12-18 years). • Children animation

Carte. • “Beach Bar” By the beach.

(4-12years). • Live shows every night.

NANA BEACH HOTEL offers numerous facilities to its guests

Health Club: • Open Air Fitness club, • Sauna-Turkish bath •

such as four beautifully arranged swimming pools: • One main

Tennis, • clay courts. • Basketball-Volleyball. • Beach Voley &

pool. • One relaxing jacuzzi. • One swimming-pool jacuzzi. • Two

French Bowls. • Table tennis,billiards,table football. • Mini Foot-

children’s pools. • One children’s waterpark. • A small heated

ball. • Water sports as per activity schedule. • Scuba diving lesson

indoor swimming-pool.

(Offered by the hotel). • Cycling (1 hour per day). • Archery. Golf.

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Aldem ar Knossos R oyal Vill age R oyal Mare Th al asso


On the infinite island of Crete, things come at a different scale. So

Given the unique flexibility of the available spaces, the Knossos

does the Conference Center of Knossos Royal Village, which by far

Royal Village Conference Center can host any event - congresses,

surpasses the usual dimensions. Everything here is large: spaces,

conferences, seminars, corporate presentations, incentives and

possibilities, experience and success of every public event hosted.

business meetings – and guarantee its absolute success thanks to

The center contains two large halls, tastefully decorated and equipped

the hotel’s beautiful public spaces; the suites and luxurious rooms;

with state-of-the-art visual, sound and simultaneous translation sys-

the rare amenities provided; the famous Cretan cuisine; and a great

tems. These halls can host over 900 people and fully cover the needs

tradition in organizing successful receptions, galas, cocktails and all

of large conferences. Moreover, with the use of special soundproof

kinds of social events.

screens, they can turn into eleven smaller, functional spaces, which, combined with the reception / enrollment area and welcoming lobby,


correspond even to the strictest meeting requirements.

Listed among the 10 best Thalasso Centres worldwide and voted as World’s Leading Thalasso & Spa Resort 2006 (World Travel Awards), the Royal Mare Thalasso/Spa Centre seduces with its size, luminosity and serenity. Treatment rooms, swimming pools, beauty and fitness centres and the «Oriental» Hammam area all share a space comprising 4.000 m2, dedicated to your well being. Our knowledgeable and multilingual staff, the exceptional quality of treatments, the meticulous cleanliness, the prestigious surroundings, the magical scenery and the omnipresent «big blue» as its backdrop… along with the attention to every detail… invite the guest to utmost relaxation.


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Presentation Sun Beach Hotel Resort



Carolina Mare

Vita Hotels S.A., a recently established dynamic growing Hotel

Zorbas Village - 4* (Anissaras)

Management Company in Greece, is owner of 3 beachfront hotel

Carolina Mare - 4* (Malia)

properties in Malia and Hersonissos – Crete with a total capacity

Sentido Sun Beach Resort - 5* (Malia). The Hotel is under construc-

exceeding 500 rooms.It is chain with a business philosophy and

tion, operational in 2015.

methodology in the management of medium sized hotels. The company focuses on high service standards and clients’ satisfaction. Zorbas Village

Zorbas Village Zorbas Village, marvelously located directly on a delightful sandy beach in the area of Anissaras –Hersonissos, on the northern shore of Crete island. Set amidst landscaped gardens, shaded by palm trees and colorful flowers, creating a sensation of absolute serenity and relaxation. The complex consists of 221 beautifully furnished bungalows, 2 elegant villas and 1 spacious suite, built in traditional architectural style and boasts an extensive range of facilities & entertainment options and a friendly environment for children of all ages. Delicious Mediterranean and International dishes are served


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Sun Beach Hotel Resort

in buffet style with show cooking corner in the “Ariadne” main restaurant, while the a la carte Mediterranean restaurant “ Olive Tree” provides a relaxing and magical atmosphere with superb views to the lush gardens and Cretan sea.

Carolina Mare The comfortable and recently renovated Carolina Mare Hotel is beautifully positioned at the quiet eastern end of Malia’s extensive golden sands. The hotel offers a good selection of facilities and activities making it a popular choice with all age groups. Relax and enjoy the summer breeze with a cocktail beside the ample pool while the children are having fun in the three pools with slides just for them and sample the exquisite Greek and International delica-

Carolina Mare

cies at the delightful restaurants. Although the hotel is set in peaceful surroundings, at the same time it’s close enough to take a leisurely walk that leads right to the heart of lively Malia resort with its numerous bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

Sun Beach The jewel of the Vita Hotels Chain, underlining the high level of hospitality services peculiar to the company. Sun Beach Hotel Resort is occupying a prime beach front location in Malia resort, on a splendid sandy beach with shallow waters, built in a minimal and exclusive modern architectural style. The exceptional Beach Hotel project that will be finalized in Spring 2015, consisting consists of 115 superior guest rooms almost all with sea view, private or sharing pool, a main restaurant and themed a la carte restaurant, reception and SPA & Wellness Center. One wing of the property is already in operation since July 2014.

Sun Beach Hotel Resort


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Del t anet T ra vel


Deltanet Travel, with head offices in Heraklion-Crete, was founded

as a one stop supplier.

by Michalis Vamiedakis in 2001 with Incoming Tourism Services

Within the company, an independent department operates Groups

as its core business.

and FIT travel for special interest such as religious tours, cultural

Throughout the years the company has been enjoying a dynamic

tours, educational trips, athletic tourism, active holidays (biking,

growth in terms of arriving passengers, revenue and market share,

hiking, ..) wine tourism, gastronomy tours, seniors groups, spa, etc.

and has positioned itself today as one of the leading Destination

Since 2007, Deltanet Travel has expanded its operations to addi-

Management Companies in Greece & Cyprus , serving annually

tional Greek destinations by opening branch offices in Rhodes, Kos,

more than 350.000 passengers.

Karpathos, Corfu and a full subsidiary in Cyprus (offices located in

Deltanet represents reputable tour operators, operating in the tra-

Paphos & Protaras) was founded in 2012. In addition affiliate offices

ditional charter business, internet or dynamic packaging as well as

in other major destinations (Athens, Thessaloniki, Lesvos, Santorini

Groups and Incentive handling. With its strong purchasing power,

& Zakynthos) enrich the network.

comprehensive product & service portfolio and extended bed bank

The company currently operates in more than 25 countries, covering

of available rooms, it’s one of the few companies that can offer all-

all Europe, and in addition it also develops charter operations from

over Greece & Cyprus a full spectrum of incoming tourism services,

new markets to various destinations within its network.


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A nissar as , Hersonissos

Zorbas Village, marvelously located directly on a delightful sandy beach in the area of Anissaras - Hersonissos, on the northern shore of Crete island. Set amidst landscaped gardens, shaded by palm trees and colorful flowers, creating a sensation of absolute serenity and relaxation. The complex consists of 221 beautifully furnished bungalows, 2 elegant villas and 1 spacious suite, built in traditional architectural style and boasts an extensive range of facilities & entertainment options and a friendly environment for children of all ages. Delicious Mediterranean and International dishes are served in buffet style with show cooking corner in the “Ariadne” main restaurant, while the a la carte Mediterranean restaurant “Olive Tree” provides a relaxing and magical atmosphere with superb views to the lush gardens and Cretan sea. www.zorbasvillage.gr


The comfortable and recently renovated Carolina Mare Hotel is beautifully positioned at the quiet eastern end of Malia’s extensive golden sands. The hotel offers a good selection of facilities and activities making it a popular choice with all age groups. Relax and enjoy the summer breeze with a cocktail beside the ample pool while the children are having fun in the three pools with slides just for them and sample the exquisite Greek and International delicacies at the delightful restaurants. Although the hotel is set in peaceful surroundings, at the same time it’s close enough to take a leisurely walk that leads right to the heart of lively Malia resort with its numerous bars, restaurants and nightclubs. www.carolinamare.gr


The jewel of the Vita Hotels Chain, underlining the high level of hospitality services peculiar to the company. Sun Beach Hotel Resort is occupying a prime beach front location in Malia resort, on a splendid sandy beach with shallow waters, built in a minimal and exclusive modern architectural style. The exceptional Beach Hotel project that will be finalized in Spring 2015, consisting consists of 115 superior guest rooms almost all with sea view, private or sharing pool, a main restaurant and themed a la carte restaurant, reception and SPA & Wellness Center. One wing of the property is already in operation since July 2014. www.vitahotels.gr

50, Giamalaki Str., Heraklion Center, GR 71202 Heraklion - Crete - Greece Tel: +30 2810 247171, Fax: +30 2810 247237, Website: www.vitahotels.gr, E-Mail: info@vitahotels.gr www.facebook.com/Vitahotels & www.twitter.com/VITAHOTELS


Daios Cove Reso rt an d Luxu ry Villas


Near the town of Agios Nikolaos, yet on the secluded beach of Vathi,

that has to be experienced and enjoyed. It’s a mood. It’s afeeling.

Daios Cove Resort and Luxury Villas enjoy an exclusive elegant and

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he unparallel natural beauty, the

and Ithaka Prefecture is Argostoli, an aphi-

are certainly numerous and outstanding.

unique culture, the tradition and of

theatrically built city with a spendit view to

To mention just a few among the prettiest

of course the special musical cul-

Koutavos lake sea. The city is island’s com-

and globally reputed, we could name the

ture are the particular characteristics that

mercial and administrational center, whereas

beaches of Mirtos, Makris and Platis Gialos,

make Ionian Sea islands to stand out from

at the same time, it is a modern city with nice

Spartia, Lourdas, Skala, Poros, Antisamos,

any other part of Greece.

old style mansions and a significant historic

Xi and Petanoi.

Kefalonia is the bigest island of Ionian com-

and cultural tradition. The most pictoresque

The island of Corfu is the administrational

plex, as far as the strech of land is con-

village of Kefalonia it may be Fiscardo, as

basis of the whole Ionian Islands Territory.

cerned. The interchange among different

it’s a little fishing village with narrow streets

Being also known as «the island of Faiaks»

types of landscape is really unique, since

and old, traditionally built and therefore pre-

according to Homer’s Odyssey, Corfu stands

the alpine scenery of Ainos, where the only

served houses. On the other hand, Lixouri

out, mostly because of its cultural identi-

type of black spruce grows and breeds of

is among these cities of the island that car-

ty. The island is situated in the «mouth» of

wild horses live , is harmoniously combined

ry a great significance. In this city, one can

Adriatic Sea, opposite to north west Greek

with warm, crystal clear seas. In the broader

find Iakovatios and Petritsios Libraries, in

coasts, from which the island’s northern part

area of Ainos, one can find the «Drogarati»

which worth mentioning collections of vest-

is separated by a 2,5 Klms width channel.

cage with its stalactites, as well as Melissani

ments and rare books are kept, as well as

In Corfu’s shores one can find pictoresque

lake. Of course, the island of Kefalonia is sur-

The Philarmonic School. Sami is a beautiful

little bays and beaches with sand or peb-

rounded by endless bays and «lace alike»

town and Poros is one of the island’s main

bles. The capital of the island is the beauti-

shores. Since 1757, the capital of Kefalonia

ports. As for the beaches of Kefalonia, those

ful city of Corfu, unanimously aknowledged as one of the prettiest cities in Greece, a city built on a narrow strip of land. In this city one can spot disparate elements, as well as the remnants of different cultures that have influenced the island. There are vast squares, such as the famous «Spianada» square, as well as narrow, cobbled little roads, the well known «kantounia», where the italian influence is more than obvious. To the west of Corfu city is Palaikastritsa, a little «heaven on earth» and Aggelokastro, a Byzintine fortress of 13th century, whereas to the north of the city there is «Kanoni», one of the most famous spots on the island. A narrow strip of land leads to Vlaxerna convent, from where one can catch a boat and visit Pontikonissi. Opposite to that, on the


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side of Gastourion hill, there is the unique

villages with their tiled streets and the lit-

Sikelianos had put it. The island is connected

Achillion, which used to be the summer

tle tavernas, where one can taste original

to the rest part of the country through a float-

residence of Austrian Empress Elisabeth,

Zante cuisine. Of cousrse, one of the most

ing bridge of continuous circulation, a fact

more known as «Sissy».

well known touristic attractions of Zante is

that ensures the benefit of an easy access. In

Being called through the centuries, even

the famous «shipwreck» in the west part of

the city of Lefkada, there is one of the larger

from the period of the Venetian rule, as «The

Zante, abandoned in the middle of the sandy

and most modern sea marinas in Europe,

Levante’s Flower», Zante is one characteris-

beach and surrounded by steep rocks. It is

whereas the island is also known for its

tic case of island where rare natural beauty

also known that on Zante’s sandy beaches

lake sea, which is an aquatic habitat for rare

meets the unique ecological significance,

there are many other touristic resorts, such

breeds of birds. Apart from the city of Lefka-

along with the history and the rich cultural

as Laganas, Argasi, Gerakas, Porto Zoro,

da, also reputed parts of the island are Ligia,

and artistic tradition. Obviously, the island of

Vassilikos, Tsilivis, Alikes and Alikanas.

a really busy village, Agios Nikitas, a tradi-

Zante presents a landscape full of contrasts.

When we talk about Lefkada, we can not

tional fishing village, Nikiana, an ideal place

While the most part of the island is moun-

help pondering about quiet or cosmopoli-

for surfing fans, Perigiali, a village crowded

tainous, there are also visual variations with

tan beaches with «golden» sand, seashores

with tourists with astonishing beaches, as

short pine-clad mountains and fertile valleys.

under the impressive shadow of high and

well as Vassiliki, the center of the southern

However, Zante is globallly known mostly

steep rocks, serene bays, hospitable ports

part of the island, with its sandy beaches. It is

from its emerald and crystal clear seas, as

to every boat, crystal clear waters and other,

also worth mentioning that around Lefkada

well as its unique ecosystem. It is widely

equally beautiful images. Lefkada is sur-

there are little and big islands developping

known that in the south coast of Zante there

rounded by unique sandy beaches with their

continuously, whereas the most famous of

is one of the most important natural habitat

characteristic «dove egg» shaped grains of

them is the island of Skorpios, also known

of Caretta - Caretta turtle. Furthermore, in

sand, as Lefkada’s famous poet Aggelos

as «the island of Onassis».

the same island we can also find the habitat of Monachus - Monachus turtle, a species which can be found mostly in the southwest coasts of the island. The aristocratic city of Zante is the capital of the island, a city built on the southeastern side with really impressive mansions, well reputed churches and pretty squares like the famous «Rouga», or the tiled central square of St Mark, which attracts the lion part of activity. The Mpoxali area, under the castle, can easily charm everyone with its little, quiet streets and its old houses with the characteristic «bougarinia». Of course, apart from the city, Zante’s visitors are also attracted by the island’s pictoresque

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Pelo ponnese


n the place where nature and the


toric Astros, lying next to the sea. For those

blue of the sea meet, the visitor has

Continuing its tour to Argolida, the tourist

who like ancient civilizations, the ancient

come to Peloponnese, the “island of

stays speechless from the ancient theatre

areas of Tegea, Mantinia and Orchomenos

Pelopas” with the unique beauty.

of Epidaurus, where the known worldwide

will attract their interest, as well as Karit-

Peloponnese is cited in the southeast of the

festival takes place, as well as from the

aina with the famous Venetician castle, the

Balkan Peninsula and it is connected with

cosmopolitan summer resorts that are

nautical city of Leonidio, but also the tourist

main Greece through a lane of land, Isthmos

extended from Tolo and Drepano to Porto

resorts of Vitina and Stemnitsa.

of Corinth, of 5 km. width. Geographically

Heli, Costa and Ermioni. Argolida, which is

In the subregion of Lakonia, it is situated

and administratively Peloponnese is sepa-

inhabited since the 8th millennium A.D., is

Sparti, where Doriis were located since

rated to the subregions of Corinth, Argolida,

known as the centre of Mycenaean civili-

11th century A.D., by creating there their

Arkadia, Lakonia, Mesinis, Ilia and Achaia.

sation. Mycenae attracts the interest of

centre which was developed in a most

Especially Corinth, which is next to the

the visitors with the amazing Pili of Lions

powerful centre that dominated in Greece

Corinthian and the Saronic Gulf, it is dif-

and Nauplia, the first Greek capital from

after the Peloponnesian war. One can also

ferentiated for its archaeological places

1828 to 1834.

watch carefully the signs from the Byz-

and its unique combination of nature and

In the centre of Peloponnese, it is located

antine period and the French occupation.

sea. Next to the downtown of Corinth, it is

Arkadia, the best choice for those who want

The “dead city” of Mistra looks powerful

situated Loutraki, the city with the interna-

to visit picturesque sceneries and tradi-

through the years and her fame is beyond

tional fame and the Casino. Moreover, the

tional villages, large landscapes and clean

the local borders. The same things happen

visitor has the chance to taste the wines of

shores. The capital of this region is Tripoli,

with Monemvasia and the legendary Mani,

Nemea, to visit the Loutra of Oraia Eleni,

located in the centre of the fertile land of

with its traditional rock towers. The cave

the famous from antiquity Stymfalia Lake,

Arkadia and Parnonas around it, with the

of Diros and the mountain of Taigetos are

the north Trikala and the nearest snow

rich monasteries, the scenic Dimitsana,

the gifts of nature for the land of Lakonia,

centre, as well as the National Drimo in

the industrialized Megalopoli and the his-

while polls of attraction are Neapoli and


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sive waterfalls and Zacharo the seaside city

Continuing to the historic Mesinia, the tour-

filled with pines and olive trees is found.

ist will meet a region with strong presence

The spa of Kaiafa, the river Alfios known

through the years, not only from the ancient

from antiquity, the mediaeval Katakolo and

ones, but also from the recent years, espe-

the Loutra of Kilini are the most spectacu-

cially in the Revolution of ‘21, where it was

lar sights of the region.

the centre of the Greek fighters. Kalamata

Finally, Achaia with Patras as a capital city is

is the glorious capital, famous for its long

regarded as an important travel connection,

shores and luxuriant vegetation, while

as it is connects our country with Italy and

Methoni and Koroni located in the two sides

Peloponnese with Ionian Islands. The clean

of Mesinia are discriminated thanks to their

and filled with green seashores of Pelo-

Cycladic characteristics. Pilos has also an

ponnese steal tourist’s heart at first sight.

island figure, and one of the most seaside

The beautiful and traditional village of Akra-

and tourist cities is Kiparisia.

ta, the verdant Diakofto, where the train that

Westside of Peloponnese, it is located the

begins for Kalavrita, but also Aigio with the

subregion of Ilia, with Olympia the birth-

great platan that Pausanias reported in his

place of the Olympic games. The tourist

travels, are main features of the region.

will be dazzled from the strong archaeo-

Another advantage of the area is Rio, the

logical air of the region, as well as from

connection with Peloponnese and Sterea

the temple of the Epicurus Apollo in the

Greece and Ipirus, the glorious Kalavrita,

sheer Vasses and from Andritsaina, situ-

the Grand Cave and the legendary Agia

ated in a green hill.

Lavra, as well as the famous snow cen-

The river Neda stands out with its impres-

tre of Helmos.

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Aldem ar Ol ympian Vill age

West Peloponnese

Αt the Olympian Village, three distinct factors guarantee the suc-

combined with the reception/enrollment area and welcoming

cess of any conference: Aldemar’s solid experience and know-

lobby, fully correspond to the strictest requirements of any public

how; the fabulous spaces and flawless installations; and, above all,

event, including conferences, seminars, corporate presentations

the prestige attained when a public event is hosted next to Ancient

and business meetings. The fascinating grounds of the Olympian

Olympia – a site of unsurpassed symbolic value to the entire world.

Village, which compose a small seaside county; the hospitable

The hotel’s modern Conference Center is equipped with state-of-

suites and luxury rooms; the unique amenities it offers; its world-

the-art visual, sound and simultaneous translation systems.

class creative cuisine; and its long tradition in organizing events of

The beautiful central hall, with a capacity of 450 people, is ideal for

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eing a «melting - pot» of disparate

green mountains and the well known Vergina

a standing point in order to enjoy a unique

cultures as early as the ancient years,

Archeological Site lure each visitor. Veria is

view on Thermaikos Gulf. While in Thes-

appearing as a realy «endowed» land

the capital of Imathia Perfecture, a city spread

saloniki, one can visit St. Dimitrios church,

in every way and possessing a really deep-

out in the foot of Vermion mountain. Among

lots of interesting museums and of course

rooted history and a unique natural wealth,

other worth visiting cities, one could point

«Rotonda», a monument dated around 300

Northern Greece charms every visitor, as

out Naoussa, an overwhelmingly green city

p.d., as well as Galerios Arch. The towns

it provides them generously with plenty of

with its famous waterfalls, Kastania, a lovely

of Perea, Agia Triada, Nea Mixaniona and

opportunities to wonder in the real depths

mountain village on Vermion hill sides and

Stavros have become area’s major tourism

of history and tradition.

«Kato Vermio», a worth mentioning winter

resorts, while the town of Nea Apollonia is

The journey to Northern Greece begins in

resort of the broader area. One of the most

famous for its hot springs. Really close to

Macedonia and it is completed in the border-

well known Perfectures of Greece is Thes-

Thessaloniki, one could find Chalkidiki, one

ing Thrace. From an administrational point

saloniki Perfecture. The city of Thessaloniki,

of the most beautiful places in the whole

of view, Macedonia is divided to three parts,

also known as «The bride of Thermaikos

greek territory, an «endowed» land in any

Central, Western and Eastern Macedonia.

Gulf», is Perfecture’s Capital, it is consid-

way. Chalkidiki area is formed by three thin,

In Central Macedonia, the first area in every

ered as «The Co-Capital» of Greece and, at

pine-clad peninsulas with 550.000 metres

visitor’s itinerary is Imathia Perfecture, in

the same time, it is aknowledged as one of

of sea shores. In this area, one can visit

which «Seli» and «Pigadia of Naoussa» Ski

most important ports in Greece. The famous

ancient cities, prehistoric cages, Byzintine

Centers can be found. Apart from these two

«White Tower» is considered as the city’s

convents, modern seaside towns, elements

Centers, Aliakmona’s Valley, some bushy

«trademark», while its rooftop can be used

of the greater «puzzle picture» of Chalkidiki land. The city of Poligyros is the capital of Chalkidiki Perfecture, a city spread out in an amphitheatrical shape, on the foot of Cholomontas mountain. Nearby, one could find Arnaia, an area characterized as «historic land» by Ministry of Culture, whereas at a close distance, there is Olynthos with its well known archeological site. Also known tourism resorts in the same area cities such as Kassandra, Kallithea, Nea Moudania, Nea Kallikratia, Ouranoupolis and Ammouliani. Of course, well known at a global basis is «Mount Athos» or the «Garden of Virgin Mary» as it is often called in Greece, a well respected monastic state, in which entrance is denied to women. Doirani lake, Axios river and the whole bushy


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green landscape are some of the advantages

Perfecture is Katerini, a city built between

of Elimaia. The «Perivoli» location, a place

of Kilkis Perfecture. Capital of trhis Perfecture

Olympus Mount and Pieria Mountains. The

nearly 50 Klms away from Grevena, attracts

is the city of Kilkis, a beautiful city built on

aquatic habitats of Delta, Aliakmonas and

lots of visitors thanks to «Valia Kalnta» area,

the foot of St George’s hill. The surounding

Pinios rivers, the sea shores of Litochoro,

to Ski Center of Vasilitsa, to Samarina area,

environment is excellent, whereas there are

Leptokaria, Platamonas, Gritsa, Skotina and

as well as to Valia Kirna spot. The Perfec-

lots of places of interest. Also, a visitor can

Makrigyalos, the ancient monuments og Pyd-

ture of Kastoria with its high mountains

be attracted by places such as «Metalliko»

na, as well as the traditional settlements of

and its famous lake, provides a sense of an

village, which was named after its famous

Pieria Mountains provide a «package» that

unprecedented beauty. Perfecture’s capital

mineral water source, «Pikrolimni», where

offers to each visitor a lot of opportunities

is the city of Kastoria, a city spread out along

is situated the first «clay therapy» Center in

to act in many ways.

the banks of the homonym lake, which has

the whole Balkan area, «Axioupolis» with

When it comes to Western Macedonia part,

already been declared as a «monument of

its fertile valley of Axios river and the pic-

the first Perfecture to came across is that of

natural beauty». In the city, as well as in the

turesque town of «Goumenissa». As for the

Grevena. The rich flora, the unspoiled forests,

whole Perfecture, there are factories pro-

neighbouring Perfecture of Pella, the whole

the National Preserve of Pindos Mountains

cessing fur coats and woven items. A village

area is characterized by its inexhaustible

with its well known «Valia Kalnta», as well

named «Nostimo» whith its unique petrified

natural and cultural wealth. Edessa is the

as the water sources and waterfalls create a

palm trees and Nestorio, which is situated

capital of this Perfecture, a city which over-

unique nutural ensemble. The city of Grevena

on the banks of Aliakmonas river, are con-

looks the whole macedonian valley. The city

is the capital of the Perfecture, a cirty situ-

sidered as the main attractions for the visi-

of Edessa is also known for its famous water-

ated at tha same spot with the ancient city

tors of the area. Kozani Perfecture is also

falls. Almost 50 Klm away from Edessa, one can find Pella with its famous archeological site. Besides that, visitors find also appealing the area of «Black Forest» with its amazing trekking passages in «Voras» hillsides, its Ski Center in «Kaimaktsalan» location and «Vegoritida» lake. Passing to Pierias Perfecture, the «scenary» is formed by Kilometres of sandy coastlines, Olympus Mount which is the higher mountain of Grecce and, according to Greek mythology, it was also the formal residence of 12 Gods. Besides that, the same Perfecture is the land of Pieria Mountains, residence of the Muses according the same mythology, as well as the land where archeological site of Dion is situated. The capital of this

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considered as one of the most «endowed»

Paranesti village with its hot springs and

a crossing point between East and West,

lands of Macedonia. The whole «picture»

Prossotsani with its Maara cage, are some

as well as a «bridge» of communication

is composed by a complex of mountains

of Perfecture’s well known places. Kavala

between Europe and the Balkan area. The

and lake shore areas. The city of Kozani is

Perfecture combines brillianlty mountain with

first Perfecture to meet during one’s course

the capital of this Perfecture, a city with old

sea related delights. The city of Kavala is the

to Thrace is Xanthi. The unique beauty of the

styled mansions and narrow paths on one

capital of this Perfecture and is a modern city

nature in spots like the Nestos river, the

hand and modern building surrounded by

with interesting night life, amphitheatrically

beech forest in Arkoudorema, the aquatic

busy streets on the other hand. It is worth

built on the foot of «Simvolo» hill. It is worth

habitat of Vistonida lake and the little fish-

mentoning that besides all that, the city is

visiting the ancient castle, on the top of the

ing village in Porto Lagos cause nothing but

aslo known for its famous carnival. In the

hill, in order to admire the splendit view.

excitment. The city of Xanthi is the capital of

nearby area, one can find the beautiful towns

The cities Eleftheroupolis, Keramoti, Nea

this Perfecture, a city with a clock tower as a

of Velvendo, Siatista with its many mansions

Peramos with their beautiful beaches are

«trademark». The location of ancient Avdira,

and Vlasti, a mountain village «flooded» in

some of the most reputed tourstic resorts

built in 545 a.d., the pictoresque Stauroup-

greenery. In Florina Perfecture, the land-

in the area, whereas the cities of Philippoi,

olis and the Pomak villages, spread out to

scape is often said «magic». Little and Big

a very important city from an archeological

the right and left of Exinos valley, complete

Prespa, the twin lake area wich is considered

point of view and Chrysoupolis, attract hun-

the very interesting «picture». Passing on

one of the most important aquatic habitat in

dreds of visitors every year. Close to thbe city

Rodopi Perfecture, every visitor is amazed

Greece, the traditional village of Nymphaion,

of Kavala, one can find the pretty island of

by this peaceful co-existance of Orthodox

as well as the picturesque island St Achil-

Thasos, which is really overwhelmed every

Christians, Pomaks and Muslims of turk-

lios, create a unique «scenary». The city of

summer by the hundreds of its visitors. The

ish origin.

Florina is the capital of the Perfecture, a city

town of Limenas is the capital of Thasos.

Komotini is the capital of Perfecture, a city

situated on the foot of Varnountas Mount.

The Perfecture of Serres is really famous for

that is considered as the «heart» of Greek

Apart from these areas, the picturesque

its aquatic habitat in Kerkini lake, the Lailia

Thrace. The cities of Ergani, Maronia, Strimi,

«scenary» is completed by the brown bear

forest, the hot springs in Nigrita, as well as

Anastasioupolis are also places of interest

shelter, 1 Klm away from Nymphaion vil-

the ancient city of Amphipolis. The city of

for every visitor. Going further to the east,

lage, as well as the picturesque shore vil-

Serres is the capital of the Perfecture, a city

we come across Evros river area.

lages around Prespes lakes.

that stands also an important commercial

The capital of the homonym Perfecture is

Going far east, we reach Drama Perfec-

and industrial hub, presenting at the same

Alexandroupolis, a citry with an astonish-

ture. The high mountains is Perfecture’s

time a vivid folklore tradition.

ing lighthouse as a «trademark». To the east

main characteristic, with «Falakro» mount

The mosques in the turkish neighbourhood

of Alexandroupolis, a visitor can admire the

being the leading one, considering that it’s

add a very special characteristic to the city.

Trainoupolis ruins, whereas the city of Ferres

the mount where the homonym Ski Center

Worth visiting places are, among others,

is considered as the «heir city» of the Byzin-

is situated. The city of Drama is Perfecture’s

Alistrati with its famous gorge of Aggitis,

tine Vira. In Soufli, one can learn everything

capital, a modern city which, at the same

Amphipolis, Nigrita with its thermal sources

about the different stages of silk process-

time, preserves unchanged many of its tra-

and Sidirokastro, next to the fertile valley of

ing. In Evros Perfecture we can also find

ditions. Neurokopi village, also known for

Strymonas river.

the «proud» island of Samothraki, standing

its low temperature record during winter,

Thrace have always been considered as

in the northeastern corner of Aegian Sea.


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Areti C amping & Bung alows 63081 Neos Marmaras, Sithonia, Chalkidiki, Greece E-mail: info@areti-chalkidiki.gr Reservations: reservations@areti-bungalows.gr



Sani Re sort


A special place where nature and man exist in harmony. A familyowned ecological reserve stretching across 1,000 acres, with endless

where there’s always something new to enjoy.

golden beaches enchantingly framed by the crystal clear waters of the

Sani Resort at a glance

Aegean and the magnificent pine forests of the Kassandra peninsula.

• 4 Hotels (Open: March/April -October/November)

Sani Resort will exceed your expectations in every way. A serene set-


ting where you can enjoy nature and relish luxury and comfort. And

ASTERIAS SUITES • 1000-acre Private Estate • Ecological Reserve -Pine Forests -Bird Sanctuary • 7 km White Sandy Beaches • Aegean Sea with EU -Blue Flag • Private Yacht Marina with Shopping Piazza • Dine Around:16 Restaurants • Entertainment Team,15 Bars • Sports -Watersports -Diving Centre • 3 Beauty & Wellness Centres • Children ’s Mini -Clubs and Mini -Olympics • Sani Festival and Art Gallery • Suite Class and Repeaters Club • Event Resort • Corporate Events (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Private Events, Weddings, Engagements, Parties) The Sani Resort is situated on the magnificent Kassandra peninsula,


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Prepare your senses to be overwhelmed; miles of fine golden sands; the gentle lapping of the Aegean; the scent of the pine forests; the sound of children’s laughter; and a sumptuous choice of cuisines. Just a taste of Sani Resort where traditional Greek charm blends magnificently with contemporary design. Four very individual luxury hotels spread out over a magnificent 1000-acre setting. Where you can be pampered in the spa or simply relax by the pool. Where you can enjoy an evening at the vibrant marina or an intimate meal with the Aegean as your backdrop. Where the service is relaxed yet wonderfully efficient and the attention to detail is simply perfect. At Sani you’ll find everything is just right for you and your family.





the first of the three beach-fringed peninsulas of Halkidiki. Sani over-

SANI ASTERIAS SUITES: • Water Restaurant

looks Mount Olympus, is close to the glorious but unspoiled beaches

• The Entertainment Team at the Sani Beach Hotel and Sani Beach

of the Sithonia peninsula, as well as to one of the most beautiful cit-

Club delivers fun group activities during the day like Boccia, Syrtaki

ies of the European Community.

Lessons, Bird Watching, Volleyball, Water Basket, Aqua Aerobics,

The second city of Greece and the capital of Macedonia, Thessaloni-

Darts, Stretching, Quizzes, Table Tennis and many more fun games*-

ki, 45 minutes drive away from Sani Resort, is packed with theatres,

all guests throughout the resort are entitled to participate. • Tailor

clubs, an International Film Festival, two contemporary art museums,

made individual programs for guests in Porto Sani Village and the

galleries, designer shops and more coffee places than anywhere

Sani Asterias Suites, including wine tasting, excursions to Mount

else in the EU. The theatres and coffee shops are thronged with stu-

Athos, jeep safaris, visits to traditional markets and villages, open-air

dents -this being the biggest university town in the Balkans; the walk

Greek cooking lessons, visit to Thessaloniki. • Shows and musicals/

along the shore of the Thermaikos gulf is maybe the best positive

live stage performances at the Dolphins Pool Theatre and the Nautilus

vibration you will ever get and the ambience of the city and its people

Night Club in the Sani Beach Hotel, as well as the Amphitheatre of the

the most intense you have ever felt. A week mixing the crystal clear

Sani Beach Club. • Sunset cruises & beach parties at the Bousoulas

beaches of Sani in Kassandra, the nature of Sithonia and a touch of

Beach Bar*, including oriental nights. • Open-air cinema “Orpheus”

the Thessaloniki City experience gives you the Aegean ’s answer to

located along the picturesque path connecting the Sani Beach Hotel

Ibiza. And for those really in the mood for meditation and complete

and the Sani Marina, featuring the latest films in their original lan-

relaxation you could round off your stay in one of the monasteries of

guage. • 15 Bars -Beach Bars, Pool Bars, Cafes, Patisserie and Night

nearby Mount Athos.

Club, throughout the Sani Resort and the Sani Marina, each provid-

Dining and Entertainment

ing its own unique atmosphere. • Bars with breathtaking views of the private yacht marina, or the lagoon style pools or the Aegean Sea and

• A community of 16 restaurants, ranging from gourmet restaurants

Mount Olympus. • Bars offering special cocktails, premium beverages,

to traditional tavernas and ouzeris, live with colors, scents, flavors and

and a large selection of wine, beer, snacks & salads. • Bars introduc-

music from Greece and around the world. • A Dine-Around program

ing bands and talented musicians performing live Greek, Latin, Rock,

allowing half-board guests to enjoy their meals at most restaurants

Pop, Jazz, Ethnic or Classical music.

throughout the resort, some at extra charge. • A gastronomic festival, created using imagination, fresh local produce and quality wines. •

The Bars

Creations by talented chefs and impeccable service by the waiters. •

SANI BEACH HOTEL: • Zephyros Bar • Dolphins Pool Bar • Nautilus

Greek, Asian & Italian theme nights in the Poseidon Restaurant at the

Night Club • Ammos Beach Bar • Bousoulas Beach Bar

Sani Beach Hotel and in the Olympos Restaurant at the Sani Beach


Club with magnificent views of the sea. • “Pasta Fiesta” in the Arte-


mis Restaurant and Greek Barbeques in the Lagoon Brasserie, on

SANI BEACH CLUB: • Apollo Bar • Pool Snack Bar • Hercules Danc-

the “island” of the lagoon style pools, in Porto Sani Village (weather

ing Bar

permitting). • Vegetarian dishes and children ’s menus. • An oppor-

SANI MARINA: • Art Café • Mojito Bar • Creperie • Patisserie

tunity to relax in beautiful settings, designed to blend perfectly into the Mediterranean environment. • Private-dining service at the Sani

Corporate & Private

Asterias Suites: guests may request a romantic candle-light dinner

• Corporate events: meetings, incentives, conferences, product launch-

under the stars, in the privacy of their suite terrace or garden, with

es, seminars. • Private events: weddings, engagement receptions,

views of the Aegean Sea or the private yacht marina.

birthday parties, entertaining and imaginatively organized parties

The Restaurants

for children. • Only 45 minutes / 80 km from the international airport of Thessaloniki. • Organization of your clients’ transfers by bus, taxi,

SANI BEACH HOTEL: • Poseidon Main Restaurant • Dolphins Pool

limousine, yacht or even by helicopter. • Over 800 guest rooms -from


simple garden-or seaview-guest rooms to VIP suites with Jacuzzi

SANI BEACH CLUB: • Olympos Main Restaurant • Ouzerie • Bras­se­rie

or private pool or private garden with direct access to the beach. • 9

PORTO SANI VILLAGE: • Artemis Main Restauran, • Lagoon Brasse-

conference & event rooms with a capacity of 20 to 700 delegates &

rie • Byblos a la carte Restau­rant

guests. • Efficient, courteous, multilingual personnel. • State-of-the-

SANI MARINA: • Psaroyannos Ouzerie • Alexis Taverna • Bosporos

art audiovisual equipment, sound systems and lighting.• Specialized

Grill House • Macaronissimo Italian restaurant • Macaroni Italian Tra-

menus tailored to your needs, bountiful buffets or elegant plate service

toria • All day Restaurant • Tomata Restaurant

dinners, created by our executive chefs - including children’s menus.


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On the western coast of Sithonia, Halkidiki’s central peninsula, sur-

la, a luxurious Casino and two Thalassotherapy & Spa Centers. Fur-

rounded by the rising slopes of Mt. Meliton and the expansive blue of

thermore, an international-standard 18-hole Golf course, the largest

Toroneos Gulf, amidst 1,763 hectares of enchantingly verdant landscape

and best equipped Conference Hall in Northern Greece, a Horse Rid-

and along 9 km of sandy beach punctuated by 25 pristine coves, lies

ing Academy, a Tennis Club with 9 courts, a Diving Center, a Nautical

the one and only Porto Carras Grand Resort. The most complete and

Club, plus Greece’s largest organic vineyard. The resort also features

ubique resort in Greece, nine times awarded by Condé Nast Traveller,

3 helipads, 2 waterways and a 315- berth Marina.

Porto Carras features two 5 star Hotels, an imposing world-class Vil-


Thalassothterapy & Spa A magical world of rejuvenation and relaxation is awaiting you at the Thalassotherapy & Spa centers of the Porto Carras Grand Resort hotels, which are the biggest in South-eastern Europe. The Meliton Spa offers 4.700sq.m. of luxury with an indoor pool with warm sea water, a thalassotherapy pool with jet, a pool with high concentration on salt, a Jacuzzi, 6 hydro massage, a sauna, a hammam, a light rain shower, water springs, 2 fitness centres with Cybex equipment and a view to


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Porto Carras Golf The Perfect Golf Destination… 18 holes of international-standard golfing pleasure.Ideal for players of all levels. Mediterranean climate all year round. State-of-the art, fully equipped facilities. A plethora of services and activities for every desire. Live every golfer’s dream at Porto Carras Grand Resort!

the Marina, 27 rooms and a VIP spa suite that offers a wide range of therapies of Elemis, movement therapy and hydromovement therapy in heated sea water, a relaxation room, manicure, pedicure and a hair salon with a view to the sea. The Sithonia spa is also a relaxation oasis

Porto Carras Marina

in an area of 2.275 sq.m., with an indoor pool with sea water, a thalas-

Porto Carras Marina is located on the western side of the peninsula

sotherapy pool, a sauna and a steam bath. There are also 11 specially

of Sithonia, Halkidiki, and is part of the luxurious Porto Carras Grand

designed rooms of therapy, offering the best therapies of the Elemis

Resort. It is only 120 km away from the International Airport of Thes-

and face treatments of Gerovital, a gym with Cybex equipment and a

saloniki (SKG), 65 nautical miles from the port as well as from Skia-

view to the lagoons, manicure, pedicure and a hair salon.

thos and Skopelos, 32 nautical miles from the Holy Mount of Athos and

Conferences & Events

11 nautical miles from the harbour of Porto Koufo. In addition it contains a fuel station, a boatyard for boat repairs and a dry docking area.

Famous around the globe for its ideal location, conference capacities

The Porto Carras Μarina is the only private marina in Greece, with a

and impeccable service, Porto Carras Grand Resort, with18 conference

capacity of accommodating 315 vessels of up to 55m in length and it

rooms, one of which can host up to 2,500 people, with the capability of

is 5.5m deep. Every year it is awarded with the Blue Flag for its crys-

conducting large conferences for up to a total of 6,500 delegates, is one

tal clear waters and for its contribution to the protection of the envi-

of the few in Greece specializing in international conferences of large

ronment. It is also certified with the ISO 9001:2000 by the independent

expectations. Proud host of the 2003 European Union Leaders Sum-

Certification Body, EQA Hellas. Furthermore the area surrounding the

mit Meeting, Porto Carras Grand Resort provides the infrastructure

marina gives quality and entertainment a new meaning.

and high level security of an International Convention Center with the allure of a unique resort.

Casino Porto Carras

Domaine Porto Carras Domaine Porto Carras features the largest Greek vineyards with total area 4.750 acres. The history began in the late 1960s with a purpose to

If you are looking for endless entertainment and intense moments dur-

mark a turning point for the Greek wine industry. In the hilly landscape

ing your holidays, then the Casino Porto Carras is the absolute destina-

of the western side of Sithonia peninsula there are 28 selective variet-

tion. In an area that combines the New Orleans atmosphere with luxu-

ies organically growing under exceptional climate and ecological con-

ry, you may indulge yourselves in the ultimate gaming experience as

ditions. These conditions allow the Asyrtiko, Athiri, Malagouzia, Sauvi-

well as special privileges! Try your luck at our 277 Slot Machines, six

gnon Blanc and Rhoditis varieties to produce the highest quality white

American Roulettes, eight Touch bet Roulettes, seven Blackjack tables,

wines. Among the red wines, the famed Greek Limnio variety, stands

three Caribbean Stud poker two Mini Punto Banco and 14 Texas Hol-

out accompanied by the cosmopolitan varieties Cabernet Sauvignon,

dem Poker Games. Visitors wishing privacy and VIP services may play

Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah. Porto Carras wines with the PDO

in the Privé, which is an especially atmospheric area with two Ameri-

mark of originality are vinified with skill and care within the winery’s

can Roulettes, three Blackjack tables, a Poker, a Mini Punto Banco and

state-of-the-art facilities by experienced oenologists. Eighteen selective

two Texas Holdem Poker. At the Casino Porto Carras your nights will

labels, more than 80 distinctions in wine industry and a unique history

be unforgettable and if you are lucky, you will win a lot!

are the facts that underline the superiority of the Domaine Porto Carras!

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El ectra P alac e Hot el


The Electra Palace Hotel, situated in the heart of Thessaloniki on Aristotelous Square, is an integral part of the city and one of its best known features. Since its opening in 1972 the Electra Palace has been synonymous with luxury, meeting all the needs of those customers who require quality service and the aesthetic highest standards. The hotel has recently undergone through renovation, intended to combine past and future, while discreet modifications to the exterior of the building have highlighted its historic features.

Conferences and Seminars Bring distinction to your business meetings, taking advantage of the stage-of-the-art resources and fully equipped conference roomsthe ideal setting for any business activity.


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Ikos Resorts bring a new era of hospitality to the Mediterranean. Luxury resorts in stunning natural locations, where elegance is omnipresent, yet understated. Each one is spacious, elegant and thoroughly individual. It’s where your holiday experience is taken to a startling new level. Style is simple. Service is first class. Cuisine is limitless. Value is always extraordinary. These are destinations for the refined traveller in search of a unique experience. At Ikos Resorts, all inclusive has been creatively reimagined as Infinite Lifestyle. A concept that delights in challenging all conventions, to set the bar at a fabulous new height.



Ikos Reso rts


In one of the most beautiful locations on the Halkidiki peninsula in mainland Greece, lies the brand new, luxurious resorts of Ikos Olivia

Τhe resort is located 35 minutes from Thessaloniki international airport.

& Ikos Oceania.Ikos Resorts, which draws its name from the Greek

Ikos Oceania

word “Oikos” meaning home, and symbolizing authentic hospitality,

Overlooking the crystal blue Aegean, the luxurious Ikos Oceania, which

bring a new era of hospitality to the Mediterranean.

currently known as Oceania Club, is located 30 minutes from Thes-

Ikos Olivia

saloniki international airport. The highlight of this stunning setting is the 350m long natural sandy beach, fringed by pines, olive groves and

Ikos Olivia is an incredible new resort that will open on 1st May 2015.

cypress trees. Dispersed amongst the 15 acres of well groomed gar-

Set in 22 acres of evergreen landscape, this unique property is sur-

dens, the spacious, elegant guest rooms and suites offer panoramic

rounded by immaculate lawns and olive trees leading to a stunning

sea views with Mount Olympus in the background. As of 2015, Oceania

450 metre long beach. Ikos Olivia offers spacious guest rooms and

will feature four a la carte restaurants along with the Flavors interna-

junior suites overlooking the sparkling Aegean Sea, while the luxury

tional buffet restaurant. You will also find six superb bars indoors or

one and two- bedroom suites of the low-rise bungalows with their

in the lavish gardens. The Infinite Lifestyle Dine-Out program offers

groomed private gardens and exclusive deluxe area are the epitome of

guests the opportunity to enjoy the authentic menus offered by local

style and comfort. Four themed a la carte restaurants complemented

restaurants in the nearby picturesque town of Nea Moudania.

by the Flavors buffet restaurant offer a world of culinary delights while

The hotel offers for the accommodation of its customers:• 298 bed-

the exceptional Dine-Out concept takes guest to the coastal village of

rooms and suites • Four Room and Suite contemporary buildings •

Gerakini and a choice of specially selected beachfront restaurants.

One room and suite contemporary main building • One Deluxe Col-

Guests can also choose from five superb bars some of them indoors

lection building

or nestled in the lavish gardens. The hotel offers for the accommo-

Ikos Oceania currently known as Oceania Club is coming in 2015.

dation of its customers:• 136 bedrooms and suites • 159 bungalow

Ikos Resorts offer a great variety of facilities such as relaxing spa

suites • One room and suite contemporary main building • One bun-

treatment rooms, a contemporary fitness centre with tennis courts

galow suite area • One Deluxe Collection bungalow area

and sports facilities.


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Aege an



he South Aegean region is one of

tions. Santorini, Myconos, Syros, Andros,

Capital of Santorini, built with unique way in

the thirteen administrative regions

Tinos, Dilos, Paros, Antiparos, Naxos, Irak-

the rocks is Thira, where it is worth visiting

of Greece. Administration includes

lia, Sxinousa, Koufonisia, Keros, Antikeros,

the archaeological museum, the museum

the prefectures of Cyclades and Dodecanese.

Daskalio, Donousa, Amorgos, Folegandros,

of the pre-historic Thira, with plant fossils,

Sikinos, Ios, Anafi, Kea (or Jia), Kithnos,

the Belonio cultural Centre, with important

Kimolos, Milos, Serifos, Sifnos and lots of

scripts and historical books. The view of

Some dots in the Greek map, other small

other small islands, in the centre of Aegean

the volcano from Kaldera is cut breathing

and other big, but very important for the civi-

Pelagos offer a unique experience of vaca-

and the view of the island from Imerovigli

lisation and history, but also for the tourist

tions for all tastes.

is also spectacular, while seeing the tradi-

development of the country, Cyclades, are

Santorini is one of the most popular islands

tional dorps with the distinguishable houses.

located for many decades in the centre of

not only in national level, but also in Euro-

One of the islands, a symbol of the interna-

interest and they are a vacation destination

pean one. In 2001, the readers of the maga-

tional jet set is Myconos, which attracts hun-

for many Greek and foreign tourists.

zine: “Travel and Leisure”, which is circulat-

dreds of visitors every year. It is known for

The Cycladic cultural treasure, one of the

ed worldwide, asset of American Express,

its nightlife and entertainment that provides.

most ancient Mediterranean civilisation, the

elected Santorini as the most popular island

However, Myconos is not only that. There, it

rare geomorphologic site, that consists of

in Europe. As the ship closes, the visitor is

is worth visiting the church of Paraportiani

rocky hills, the ”naked” mountains, the gold-

amazed from the white houses and the sheer

and of course, the ”Little Venice”. Famous

en beaches and the amazing seashores of

rocks, as they look like they come out from

beaches are Paradise and Super Paradise,

the 56 islands (Cyclades), the gastronomy.

the frothy waves. The history of the island

where crazy parties take place and they last

The tradition in combination with the devel-

is connected with the history of the volcano,

even for 24 hours. For more quiet places, the

oped, in some of the islands, hotel and tour-

whereas its name was given from the church

beaches of Agios Stefanos and Agios Gian-

ist substructure, have discriminated Cyclad-

of Agia Irini (Saint Irene), which is located in

nis of Elia are proposed.

es as one of the top Greek tourist destina-

Thirasia, a neighbor island.

Syros is the capital and the administrative



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centre of Cyclades. It met growth, especially


One of the most popular islands is Kos, or

at the end of 18th and ion the beginning of

Quite islands, far away from tourism reality,

in other words the island of Ipokratis. It is

the 19th century. The “Lady of Cyclades� as

they still preserve traditions and folkways,

the third largest island of the Dodecanese

it named with the well-preserved mansion-

while at the same time they are cosmopol-

complex, featuring long beaches, crystal

houses, roads paved with slabs, picturesque

itan with a European air. The Dodecanese.

seawaters and luxuriant vegetation.

villages and crystal waters impress the visi-

Rhodes, Kos, Astipalea, Karpathos, Kalim-

The capital and the main port is the city of

tors at once.

nos, Kasos, Kastelorizo, Lipsi, Leros, Nisiros,

Kos, which was rebuild after the catastroph-

Capital of the island and the first trade port

Patmos, Simi, Tilos, Halki. They are simply

ic earthquake of 1933 from the Italian con-

of the country during the last century is Her-

dots in the Greek map. An island complex,


moupoli. The European essence of the city is

so same and at the same time so different,

The entire archaeological sites, which are

spared everywhere, with the neo-classical

which looks like it is between two worlds,

spread in the city fill with awe every visitor.

buildings and the renovated mansion- build-

the world of primeval nature and the other

As the ship moves closer to the port, the

ings, which however, come to a harmony

one of nightlife.

Venetian castle and the ruins of the mar-

with the white houses with the blue doors

The Dodecanese offer visitors non-stop expe-

ket along the port can amaze the visitors.

and windows. In Hermoupoli, one should

riences and it is certain that they will not be

Also, the platan of Ipokratis and the Turkish

visit the public theatre Apollo, miniature of

bored, not even for a moment. The scen-

mosques are some of the sites of the island.

the opera house in Milan and the church of

ery is rough and steep in some places, but

The city of Kos is a modern city, with vivid

Agios Nikolaos the rich with the two church

peaceful in others. Sandy beaches follow the

nightlife, which is at a peak during sum-

towers. Hermoupoli provides a lot of enter-

rocky beaches with the deserted coves and

mer time. There are a lot of magnificent

tainment and leisure facilities. Apart from

the steep mountains are the most appropri-

beaches. For example, in Kardamena the

the casino and the nightclubs, during the

ate places for hiking.

bathers will enjoy the sun and the sea, as

year theatrical and cinema shows, cultural

The most famous island of the Dodecanese

well as in Mastihari, Tigaki, Marmari and

events etc. take place

is Rhodes.

somewhere else.

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George Hatzimarkos Governor of the South Aegean Region


n Greece, the country of light and Xenios Zeus, the word

to Cyclades and the Dodecanese, confirm this success.

tourism is equivalent to the word hospitality. Hospitality is

With our high quality facilities, the well trained personnel and the

a sacred word and that is why our guests always enjoy their

specialized services we offer, we constantly raise our own expec-

stay on our islands and when they leave, they themselves become

tations every year, while our main priority remains to serve our

our best witnesses and ambassadors for Greece to the whole world.

guests, who are always our protagonists.

Our love, meticulousness and passion for our country are the ele-

This year, we are inviting to enjoy a unique experience on the 48

ments that compose our successful course in the field of tourism.

unique islands of the South Aegean Region and to see for your-

Our experience and the trust of the visitors that repeatedly come

selves the uniqueness of Greek hospitality.


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Lindos B lu Hote l & Suites Lindos Mare Hote l


A significant number of international awards confirm the reputa-

Stunning views, impeccable service and otherworldly elegance

tion that Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites is one of the best boutique hotels

create an ideal setting for complete rejuvenation. 70 guestrooms

in Rhodes and Greece.

and villas with impressive views to the Aegean Sea, are deliber-

Perched regally on a hillside, Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites is the first

ately designed to offer a unique holiday experience.

adults-only hotel in the cosmopolitan island of Rhodes, guarantee-

Enjoy a romantic getaway in contemporary-design surroundings,

ing unimpeded relaxation.

with attentive services and high-quality facilities. Allow yourselves to enjoy an unforgettable stay in rooms that are tailor-made to meet your needs. Feel free to oversleep on the king size beds in the modern and spacious Double rooms. If you wish to enjoy the sun in an external Jacuzzi, the Double Deluxe rooms are ideal for you. Sip some Nespresso coffee in the sitting room of a Junior Suite, with beautiful views of the Aegean Sea, or choose a room with a Sharing Pool, for some late evening swimming.


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For a more exclusive stay on any special occasions, a Villa or Mai-

Lindos Blu offers the chance of working out, while enjoying pan-

sonette with a private pool and Jacuzzi would be the dream place

oramic views of the Vlicha Gulf. Sauna, steam bath and an indoors

for your holiday. Spacious areas, chic luxury, and a touch of privacy,

heated swimming pool will be absolutely relaxing you after a hard

provide the perfect scenery for a romantic getaway

workout program. The use of the gym, steam bath and sauna is


free of charge for all our guests. The Spa & Health Club

Five Senses

Try a rejuvenating experience for the body and the soul in our Spa

Inspire your senses at the 5 Senses Gourmet Restaurant, dining in

& Health Club. Choose form a refreshing menu of holistic and tra-

a divine setting under the starlight. Immerse yourself in a gastro-

ditional treatments conducted by highly skilled therapists, using

nomic journey of fusion creative cuisine with a Mediterranean touch.

cutting-edge spa technology. Hot stone massage, Reiki, Thai mas-

Smeraldo A la carte Restaurant

sage, facial treatments and many more offer spirited experiences

Start your day with a freshly-made orange juice and a choice from

to bring about lasting rejuvenation.

the lavish breakfast buffet of Smeraldo Restaurant. Order your eggs,

Services Furthermore, at Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites guests may enjoy a range of services including: One outdoor heated swimming pool, One sun jacuzzi terrace, Sun terrace, Jewelry store, Mini market/Newsstand, Laundry/Dry cleaning service, 24 hrs room service, Rent a car, Water sports (privately-run company), Twice daily maid service, 24-Hour Front Desk, 24-Hour Concierge Desk, WI-FI Internet, Multilingual Staff, Laundry/Valet Service, Smoke Detectors, Luggage Storage.

Lindos Mare Hotel Lindos Mare boutique hotel is built on many different levels on a sun-kissed hillside with panoramic views of beautiful Vliha Bay, omelets or waffles and have them prepared the way you prefer.

only 2,5 kilometers from the picturesque village of Lindos.

At the Smeraldo you can also enjoy light snacks during the day, a

The hotel located next to Lindos Blu and tour operators mentioned

fine lunch a la carte or dinner with a fine selection from the cre-

to this as a 4+ stars hotel.

ative Greek-Mediterranean buffet.

Recent renovations to all areas of Hotel Lindos Mare, together with

Luna Rossa Lounge Bar

impeccable service and excellent cuisine, create an atmosphere

The Luna Rossa Lounge Bar is a popular rendezvous point for the

of discrete luxury and tranquility in which to enjoy the perfect lei-

guests of the hotel wishing to enjoy a pre- or after-dinner drink.

surely holiday.

In a contemporary setting, choose from a fine selection of vintage

100 double rooms, 36 junior suites and 5 suites totally refurnished

wines, champagne, and refreshing cocktails, accompanied by

with large verandas and amazing views, decorated in warm col-

smooth tunes and chill out atmosphere.

ors and equipped with all modern facilities are designed to offer a

Allegro Pool Bar

comfortable and memorable stay.

For guests preferring to linger poolside, the Allegro Pool Bar offers cool and refreshing cocktails while sunbathing. For an energy boost, try a light lunch or a salad by the infinity pool. 24hrs Room Service In case you prefer relaxing in the room all day long, you can have a snack, a few drinks or even a fine dinner any time you wish, thanks to the 24hrs room service of the Lindos Blu. Enjoy the comfort and the splendid views of your room while indulging in the delicacies of our menu.

Body and Mind Gym Want to stay fit throughout your holiday? The fully equipped gym of

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Lindos Princess Beac Hote l



Lindos Princess Beach Hotel, a premier brand new 4-star resort

has in total 416 rooms of which 238 double rooms, 55 junior Family

hotel in the kingdom of the Sun God, on the island of Rhodes, opened

rooms, 105 Family rooms, 10 Suites with separate bedroom and 8

its doors on June 29, 2002.

Executive Suites. Lindos Princess Beach Hotel has an exciting and

The Hotel, which is ideal for leisure and recreation, is set within 140

varied range of dining experience at the main restaurant and at the

acres direct at the beautiful, quite sandy beach of Lardos village, 50

other 3 «a la carte». With many sports activities, entertainment and

km from the city of Rhodes and 5 km from cosmopolitan Lindos. It

much more to offer, the Lindos Princess Beach Hotel gives you an adventure and relaxation you’d rather live.

The comfort you’d rather enjoy Lindos Princess Beach Hotel has in total 416 rooms, all with private balconies or verandas with sea, garden and pools views.

Accommodation: • Double rooms 238 • Type A Family rooms 55 • Type B Family rooms 105 • Suites 10 • Executive Suites 8


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Room Facilities:

The «Aeolos» Beach Snack Bar, offers a wide range of snacks and

• Fully air conditioned with individual control / Heating • Balcony

refreshing drinks during a «hot» day, under the shadow of the

or Terrace • Rooms with Connecting Doors • Hair Dryer • Bath-

recently-constructed pergola.

room with bathtubs – shower combination • Direct dial Telephone & Radio in-house music channels

The adventure and the relaxation you’d rather live Entertainment...

The Luxury Executive Suites, are especially designed to fulfill

A team of professional entertainers organize a variety of activi-

higher standards of our customers’ needs. Private verandas with

ties including: • Morning and Aqua gym • Aerobics • Table tennis

sun decks, variable table, living room with couch, fully furnished

• Beach volleyball • Water polo • Children games • Mini disco for

office room with a separate telephone line, and Internet access.

children and evening shows. Live music by the Hotel’s band, folklore

The bedroom is equipped with a king size bed and the bathroom

dancing and professional shows presented at the Amphitheater.

with Jaccuzzi dubble bath.

Various theme nights with relevant decoration and atmosphere.

• Refrigerator - Mini Bar • Satellite TV with international channels

Sports facilities In the Hotel: • Tennis: Tarten tennis courts with floodlight. • Watersports: Pedaloes, Canoes, Water ski, Banana and Ring boat. (Canoe and windsurfing are free of diarge, according to availability and anly with a license) • Swimming Pools: 2 large outdoor pools and one indoor fresh water pool. 2 separate Children paddling pools. • Beach: Beach volleyball. • Health Club: Fully equipped Fitness room with Jacuzzi bubble bath, Massage, Sauna and the Turkish bath «Hamam». (with charge) • Others: Mini soccer (5 x 5), basketball. In the area:

Conference & Banqueting facilities

• Rhodes Golf Course 35 km from the Hotel.

1 Meeting room «EYRIDIKI» is capable of accommodating up to 150

Guest services

people and 1 Conference (multi user) room «CLIO» with natural

• Children’s Club, baby cots, highchairs, buggies, children’s menu.

lighting, full equipment and large terrace for coffee breaks, offers

(with charge) • Money exchange service • Car and motor rental

comfortable meeting and banqueting facilities for up to 400 people.

• Internet Corner (with charge) • Mini Shopping center within the

The flavours you’d rather try Restaurants and Bars...

Hotel housing, a variety of shops selling jewelry, leather and opticals. • Super Market • Parking facilities

Here is an exciting and varied range of dining experience at the Hotel’s Main restaurant and the other 3 «a la carte» restaurants. Theme restaurants by the outdoor swimming pools. The «Spondi» restaurant serves fabulous breakfast for the beginning of the day whilst for Lunch and Dinner a great food items selection in a buffet style, with show cookings is on offer. The 3 «ala carte» theme-restaurants, by the pools offer fusion of glorious Greek and Mediterranean flavours, and also vegetarian cuisine for vegetarians. At the Main-bar «Dionysos», the breathtaking panoramic view at the bar veranda with its overlook to the entire Hotel property is a «must» for relaxing moments together with the flavourable exotic cocktails. The «Aegean» Pool Bar is the ideal place for a long cool drink, situated at the pool environment.

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Princess Andri an a R esort & Spa


The Brand new 5 Star all Inclusive hotel of H Hotels Collection, Prin-

and Rhodes town 54 km away. The Hotel has a total of 380 rooms

cess Andriana Resort & Spa is situated in Kiotari, in the southern

which can satisfy every type of guest, plenty of swimming pools

part of the island of Rhodes next to the beach. With modern facili-

both public and private and modern Spa facilities.

ties and state of the art design, the hotel is ideal for both families

The rooms are divided into double rooms for single use, double

and couples who seek truly memorable holidays.

rooms, honeymoon rooms with private pool, family rooms with

The famous Lindos with its ancient Acropolis is just 15 km away

balcony, family rooms with terrace and a sharing pool, junior suites with balcony, junior suites with terrace and a private pool, superior suites and executive suites. The majority of the double rooms, the superior suites and the executive suites are located in the main building. Some of the double rooms, the honeymoon rooms, all the family rooms and the junior suites are in the bungalow-style buildings. Double Rooms feature: Bathtubs/shower, mini bar, WC, safe deposit box, hairdryer, international direct dial phone, A/C Individual, radio and satellite channels, balcony/terrace, flat screen, king size bed,


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tea and coffee facilities.Honeymoon Rooms feature all the above facilities plus private pool. Family Rooms feature all the above facilities plus sliding doors that provide optical separation between parents and children, 2 sofa beds, sharing pool (superior family rooms only), double sinks. Junior Suites feature all the above facilities plus king size bed, bathrobe and slippers, private pool (superior junior suites), pen plan living room, 2 flat screen TVs, double sinks, turndown service. Executive Suites and Superior Suites feature all the above facilities plus bathroom with bubble bath (jacuzzi), king size bed, bathrobe and sleepers, private espresso machine, bath amenities, separate living room (executive suites), open plan living room (superior suites).

Food & Beverage division All meals are served in buffet style at the main restaurant Medallion. Twice a week a theme Buffet is proposed to the guests at the dinner time: 1. A taste of Italy. 2. Traditional Greek Cuisine. A la carte restaurant Moonlight operating only at dinner time and offering Mediterranean cuisine. A Variety of light meals and snacks are served at the all day restaurant and bar which is located close to the main pool. Full buffet with plenty of gastronomic choices can be found in the beach restaurant. The hotel offers an amphitheater for up to 500 people, a conference room up to 200 pax, a wellness & beauty spa with fully equipped gymnasium and fitness center, sauna, hamam and jacuzzi.

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Boutique 5 Hotel &



The all new Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa, member of H Hotels Collection,

Jacuzzis & private pools.

is situated in Kiotari, in the southern part of Rhodes.

The State of the Art Spa facilities, the sandy beach, the magnificent

With modern facilities, offering guests a variety of luxurious servic-

view & the unique hospitality will guarantee the idyllic location for

es, our hotel is ideal for those who seek truly memorable holidays.

quiet and relaxing holidays.

Blending harmoniously with the beautiful landscape, the hotel has

The rooms are divided into deluxe rooms for single or double

a total of 44 spacious state of the art rooms many of which with

occupancy, superior deluxe rooms for single or double occupancy, junior suites with private pool & superior junior suites, mediterranean suites with private pool and executive suites with private pool. All the rooms and suites are designed to satisfy the varied individual needs of every guest that seek a five star boutique hotel experience in Rhodes. Staying in Boutique 5, you can enjoy room facilities such as high quality king size bed, morning espresso from your in-room espresso machine, private terrace, walk-in closet, 24/7 room service, private pool and twice a day maid service. Indulge in complimentary bath amenities from the French designer


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Thierry Mugler, thick bathrobes and slippers. Each room has its own minibar, plasma-screen TV, DVD player, radio, air conditioning, and high-speed Wi-Fi connection.

Food & Beverage division Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa hosts Impressions A’ La Carte restaurant and Sketch rar, where you will experience exquisite culinary options and inspired cocktails, with exceptional service set in an elegant sea view environment. As in every other aspect, this luxury hotel can promise a high standard cuisine, using excellent quality products of local Rhodian origin. The wine list has been carefully selected in order to represent the very best of the Greek and international vineries.

Bliss Spa In “Bliss” Spa at the Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa you can experience a complete range of recreational and revitalizing services. We treat body & soul and provide you with the ultimate relaxation experience you can find in a five star hotel. From the spa facilities where you can relish a spa treatment, to the fully equipped fitness center, to the beauty treatment salon, in Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa we will indulge all your senses.

Meetings & Events Boutique 5 welcomes opportunities for hosting conferences and incentives in the island of Rhodes. The multi - purpose conference room Chorus, is designed to meet the high standard criteria of any kind of professional event, such as conferences, conventions, meetings or incentive programs, giving priority to your comfort and requests.Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa, offering five star accommodation and top quality cuisine, is the prefect venue for providing an incentives program to your managing team or your highly appreciated customers.

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R odos Princess Be ach Hotel


Meals MAIN RESTAURANT «DIONYSOS»: All meals are served in a buffet style. Every night, guests have the chance to taste specialties from International cuisine. (Such as: Greek Night, Italian Cuisine and Fish specialties) CHILDREN’S RESTAURANT: A separate restaurant for children with a variety of meals such as: 3 appetizers, 3 main courses, salads, dessert, ice cream, etc. During meals a team of our staff especially trained The Rodos Princess Beach Hotel is located next to the beach in Kiotari,

for children’s entertainment supervises the children at the restaurant.

a natural and unspoiled area in the south of Rhodes island, Greece.

POOL TAVERN «VENUS»: All guests have the possibility to have

The hotel is ideal for those who seek quiet and relaxing holidays while

their lunch as well as dinner at the Pool Tavern «VENUS» instead of

it offers the facilities and services of a four-star hotel. It is located 15

the Main Restaurant.

km from Lindos with its famous Acropolis, 5 km from the traditional

BEACH SNACK RESTAURANT «DIOGENIS»: All guests have the pos-

village Asclepio and 54 km from Rhodes town. The hotel is served by

sibility to have snacks at the Beach Snack Restaurant «DIOGENIS». This

taxis and public bus transportation on a regular basis. There is also a

includes: sandwiches, club sandwiches, pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs,

rent a car and motorbike office within the hotel.

salads, fruit of the season, etc., drinks such as refreshments, juices,


beer, red and white wine, water.

Single rooms 2 • Double rooms 285 • Family rooms 32 • Junior suites


12 • Suites 15 • Executive suites 10 • Total Rooms 356

Mini bar in every room free of charge with beer, mineral water and soft

Room Facilities: • Fully air conditioned from 01 June to 30 September

drinks. The mini bar is re-filled every second day.

• Heating in the beginning of April according to weather conditions • Balcony or Terrace • Hair Dryer • Bathroom with bathtubs - shower


combination • Direct dial Telephone • Mini Bar • Satellite TV with inter-

Beach towels are provided free of charge through the reception. Please

national channels & in-house music channel The Rodos Princess is a

use the ‘towel’-card given at the reception desk. For further informa-

modern four-star hotel and operates as an Ultra All-Inclusive Hotel. It is

tion please contact the reception.

ideal for couples and families who seek a very friendly atmosphere and a relaxing holiday. Lindos with its famous Acropolis is located at 15 km,


the traditional village of Asklipion at 5 km and Rhodes town at 54 km.

24 hour room service


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Lindos Princess, 851 07 Lardos Rhodos, Tel.: +30 22440 29230, Fax: +30 2240 29231, e-mail: info@lindosprincess.com Rodos Princess, 851 09 Kiotari Rhodos, Tel.: +30 22440 47102, Fax: +30 22440 47267, e-mail: info@rodosprincess.com


Princess Sun Hotel


The Princess Sun Hotel is located in Kiotari, South Rhodes, Greece. It is built on a small hill offering excellent sea view and also a splendid pine-tree forest view. The sandy beach of our filial hotel, the Rodos Princess, is located approximately 800 meters from the Princess Sun Hotel.


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Pefki Lardos, 85109 Rhodes, Greece Tel +30 22440 29230 Fax +30 22440 29231 Email info@lindosprincess.com www.hhotels.gr

ADRIANNA PRINCESS Kiotari, 85109 Rhodes, Greece Tel +30 22440 39000 Fax +30 22440 39001 Email info@princessandriana.gr


Rodos p alace


Majestic Rodos Palace, on the historical island of Rhodes, quite

The Rodos Palace Resort and Convention Center, one of the largest

simply represents the ultimate in deluxe resort and convention

of its kind in the Mediterranean, has celebrated a quarter-century

facilities in Greece. Ideally located on a privileged site, extending

of its inception and development into a uniquely combined holiday

from a cool green hill down to an idyllic beach. The venue offers

and business complex. Having within its premises the International

a cornucopia of outstanding facilities and services, leisure time

Convention, large recognised as one of the most complete in the

activities and comforts.

Mediterranean region, Rodos Palace emerges as a meeting and incentive destination par-excellence.

The VIP World Politicians, actors, singers, artists and top sportsmen have selected the Rodos Palace for their business meetings or holiday escapes. The decisive features guiding their choice have been: the prestige of the location, the high standards of accommodation, the personalized service, the effective security, the tranquility and the discretion - wherever and whenever needed.


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Interior Design

• Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos II • Constantine Stefanopou-

Initially decorated by the famous American hotel designer Mau-

los • Chancellor Kohl • Francois Mitterand • Jacques Santer •

rice Bailey, who during his career created 50 top hotels and pri-

Lady Margaret Thatcher • Felipe Gonzalez • Rod Lubbers • Kurt

vate homes of famous personalities such as Conrad Hilton, Kirk

Waldheim • Constantinos Caramanlis • Andreas Papandreou •

Douglas and Loretta Young as well as Palaces including that of the

Rod Lubbers • Anthony Kennedy • Christian Bamard • Theodore

Emperor Shah of Iran. His colossal work is greatly appreciated and

Fyodorov • Javier X. Solana • Jose Cutilleiro • Wilfred Martens •

much admired around the world.

Catherine Lalumiere • Prince Sultan El Saoud • lacovos • Dimitris Avramopoulos. The world of International Entertainment & Business

Accommmodation Guest rooms: 785 Luxurious guest rooms including: 20th Sto-

• Roger Moore • Claudia Cardinale • Neil Sedaka • Simple Minds •

rey Tower (last year of renovation: 2001), 357 Standard rooms, 24

Omar Sharif • Telly Savalas • Robert Wagner & Stephanie Powers

Junior suites, 5 Presidential suites. Executive VIP Wing: 172 Executive rooms, 7 Corner Executive suites, 1 Royal suite. Apartments, Bungalows complex: 16 Studios, 181 Apartments, 20 Bungalows, 2 Presidential villas Dining and Entertainment choices on the hotel form an eclectic mix of 6 speciality restaurants including the Gourmet Restaurant “La Rotisserie”, cafes, a delightful Piano Lounge Bar and Disco Club with daily shows, which makes our guest often spoiled for choice

Convention Center With over 500 conferences and numerous exhibitions held in its premises and attended by Heads of State, Nobel laureates, innovative businessmen, renowned artists and scientists. With a total combined capacity of 4.000 delegates in 20 ergonomically designed multi-use halls ranging in size from 20-1300 persons the Center can support events of varying size and complexity. Having been selected as the official venue for the European union Summit and • Albano & Romina Power • Demis Roussos • Liv Ullmann • Adan Kasogi • Anatoly Karpov • Robert Maxwell • Milva

The world of Entertainment (National) • Mikis Theodorakis • Aliki Vougiouklaki • Maria Farantouri • Leonidas Kavakos • Petros Gaitanos • Alkistis Protopsalti • Yiannis Parios • Lakis Lazopoulos • Antonis Vardis • Eleftheria Arvanitaki

Western European Union Council of ministers, the Rodos Palace is identified as a prominent choice for rewarding conferences and incentives. • Jupiter Ballroom: Area: 850sq.m. - Capacity: 1,300 • Athena Hall: Area: 350sq.m. - Capacity: 350 • Salon des Roses: Area: 480sq.m. - Capacity: 650 • Delphi Amphitheater: Area: 445sq.m. - Theatre Capacity: 600 • Nafsika Hall: Area: 220sq.m. - Capacity:320 • Nefeli Hall: Area: 155sq.m. - Capacity:220 • Apollo Room: Area: 250sq.m. - Capacity: 320 • Executive Syndiacate Rooms:


Area: 60sq.m. - Capacity: 60 • Lobbies & Exhibition Areas: Area:

From the heart of the complex rises an elegant 20-storey tower

1,400sq.m. (total) - Capacity: 3,000 (total)

with luxurious rooms and suites, offering spectacular views of the

Support facilities & services

gardens or the blue Aegean Sea. Adjacent to the Tower stands the

All meeting areas have their own controls for air-conditioning, light-

7 storey Executive VIP Wing, fully dedicated to the special needs

ing and sound, sufficient outlets for 220V/3-phase electricity and

of business travelers and conference delegates. On the slope of

standby generator. Advanced technological equipment through-

the hill, within well-kept gardens are 14 units with studios, apart-

out the center includes: Three independent infrared simultane-

ments and bungalows. The radical renovation of the 20th Storey

ous interpretation systems (Brahler for 8,7 and 3 languages) with

Tower and reception areas, completed by the beginning of the year

cordless translation receivers, ISDN network for teleconferencing,

2001, has been planned and undertaken by renowned Demou &

on line Internet connection with autonomous web server, in-house

Associates Interior Designers.

conference channel and PA system.

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The Kres ten R oyal Villas & Spa and Kres ten Palace Hotel


The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa

the ancient and medieval ages), for unique privacy and relaxation.

The luxurious newly builded The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa, stands

Everything composes an unforgettable picture. Aesthetically prem-

majestically on the magnificent Kallithea sloping hillside by the sea

ises, breathtaking nature, warm and kind hearted people with a

offering transpire great class, impeccable taste in seductive and

tradition of excellence in service, dedicated to your well being. Is

stunning sea views of the Aegean, lies an ancient quarry site, (from

situated 5,5 km from the famous UNESCO world heritage monu-

which stone for the fortification of the City was excavated during

ment, medieval old town of Rhodes and within walking distance from the recently restored Kallithea Mineral Springs. Kresten Royal Villas & Spa offers 191 Double rooms, 11 Junior Suites, 7 Suites, 40 Villa Junior Suites with swimming pool and 7 Royal Suites with swimming pool. In every room you can find: • Satellite TV • Telephone • Fridge • Safety deposit Box • Internet connection through Ethernet During your stay you will be surrounded by our state of the art Sport facilities, the newest machinery in our Gym and our variety of pools.


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You can take a look at our in-Hotel store or you can relax at our spa.

an hour before our dinner in our main restaurant “Athina” from 18:30.

• 1 external Pool with Sea Water • 2 external Pools with Sweet

Dinner at the Main Restaurant with warm and cold appetizers, salad

Water • 1 Children’s Pool • 1 Indoor Pool (Heated) • Tennis Courts

buffet and a large variety of cold and warm choices of main cours-

• Football Court 5x5 • Basketball / Volleyball Court • Gym • Spa

es from Greek & International cuisine, as well as Show Cooking.

(Not Included In the All Inclusive) • Super Market

19.00 - 22.00 hrs: The “Porta di Mare” theme restaurant, offers an a


la carte dinner by the sea front, in open air surroundings or

The Convention Centre, “Golden Hall” is an autonomous building

19.00 - 22.00 hrs: The “Teatro” theme restaurant, shall take you to

with its own separate entrance and lobby, seats 500 participants

a journey to Italy’s traditional grandmother’s recipes.

and it is equipped with state of the art simultaneous translation

In case you missed your dinner or enjoyed our beautiful island dur-

facilities as well as divisible smaller meeting rooms, a business

ing the afternoon, from 22:30 and for one hour light snacks will be

center, VIP lounge, press room and a bistro styled coffee shop,

present at our lounge bar “Horizon”.

makes it ideal destination, for incentive groups.

While During the day there are many choices of places where you can choose something to drink, during their operation times, our bar outlets “Horizon” & “Bella Vista” Bar are waiting to serve you drinks and cocktails.

Spa Mediterranean Spa gives you the opportunity to indulge yourself with using its exclusive natural products, and unforgettable service. A wellness center with fully equipped gymnasium and Spa with steam bath, sauna, different massage - wellness treatment

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rooms and an indoor Pool, shall be at your service.

The 4 stars Kresten Palace Hotel built in modern style combined with


traditional Rhodian architecture surrounded by 60.000 m2 exten-

There is a famous Greek phrase, “I agapi pernaei apo to stomachi”

sions. Kresten Palace offers 285 rooms in total with last renova-

which means that love is getting bigger and stronger from good

tion time the winter of 2007-09. All rooms include private facilities,

Food, and we are ready to offer you a wide variety of choices, top

balconies or terraces with magnificent view, a direct dial telephone,

quality and the spirit of the Greek service. Our Food and bever-

Satellite TV with music channels, mini fridge, safety deposit box,

age program was made with our guest’s satisfaction in mind. Get

hair dryer and air-conditioning (June - September).

your day started with our enlarged American buffet breakfast in

A variety of facilities, animation, and entertainment are at your

the main restaurant “Athina”.

disposal during your stay. Kresten Palace as being a part of The

If you are not feeling for an early wake up start or just want some-

Kresten Hotels offers you an excellent Food & Beverage Program

thing more take a look at our buffet filled with salads, sandwiches,

based on Half - Board Basis, Bed & Breakfast Basis or Full Board

a variety of ice creams and pastry at “Porta di Mare” pool restau-

Basis instead of the All - Inclusive experience that our “Sister” Hotel

rant. After 12:00 the buffet gets more interesting with the addition

The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa has to offer.

of cold and warm appetizers as well as a choice of main courses

During your stay at Kresten Palace Hotel you can taste our gas-

from Greek & International cuisine. Just half an hour later in the

tronomic proposals & cocktails at: • “Olympia” Main Restaurant •

main restaurant “Athina” will open its doors to offer you an enlarged

“Red” Main Bar • Pool Restaurant & Bar

lunch buffet as well as show cooking.

Kresten Palace can combine the leisure of your group, the facili-

From 16:00 in our pool restaurant “Porta di Mare” a buffet with vari-

ties of your meetings, the events for your company’s personnel

ety of Salads, snacks & sandwiches, as well as fruits, pastries and

pleasure and relations bonding. The conference center has to offer

various flavors of ice cream will remain for your pleasure until half

everything that you might need for a successful meeting or event.

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Amathus Be ach Hotel


On the west coast of Rhodes lies the picturesque resort of Ixia. This

views of the Turkish mountains across the straits.This luxury resort

wonderful location is home of the 5-star Amathus Beach Hotel Rhodes,

offers an exceptional standard of accommodation. One can choose

member of the Amathus group of hotels, which guarantees quality

from a variety of spacious standard rooms or split-level suites with

of service and standards.The Amathus Beach Hotel Rhodes, with its

large verandas and internal stairs for extra charm, Junior suites

spacious, airy public areas and unique medieval-style architecture,

for comfort and elegance or the Rodian suite with its unique views.

nestles in a lush green hillside right on Ixia beach offering spectacular

Secluded bungalows can also be found, set into the hillside, creating a feeling of privacy amongst nature. Some of the rooms are overlooking the sea and the mountainous coastline. Others are giving out onto the forested backdrop. Superb restaurants, each with a particular style and ambience, offer both local and international cuisine, which is expertly created by a team of dedicated chefs. Embodied in the ‘Amathusia’ Health and Recreation Centre, is every requirement for fitness and beauty. Sauna, Jacuzzi, steam-bath, indoor swimming pool, massage, mud wraps, and beauty treatments are all at


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hand. A modern Gym awaits workout enthusiasts.With an 850 square meter surface, the new freeform swimming pool on the seaside of the hotel is boasting a split-level design with an impressive waterfall and is adjacent to the Health and Recreation Centre. Additionally, another swimming pool is available on the 11th floor of the hotel, set into the hillside, offering wonderful views of the Ixia coast line. The conference facilities available at the hotel extend to a wide variety of corporate events suitable for every occasion. The Elafos and the Elafina Conference Halls and three syndicate rooms are all fully airconditioned with provision for all state of the art facilities. The conference halls can accommodate up to 400 and 230 delegates respectively seated theatre style. They are ideal for large events, conferences, meetings,

banquets, gala dinners, cocktail receptions and presentations. All the events are carefully organized and prepared by our professional team to ensure each function is a memorable one. A complete range of auxiliary facilities is available, including the latest audio-visual aids. The island’s warm climate and delightful atmosphere along with the impeccable quality in accommodation, dining, entertainment and service, the supreme attributes that are the hallmark of Amathus Hotels, make the Amathus Beach Hotel Rhodes the perfect choice for guests that value commitment to genuine hospitality and excellence at every level.

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Lindos Hote ls Group


Lindos Hotels Group is a luxurious Greek hotel chain located on the

Lindos Imperial Resort

Island of Rhodes. Three perfectly positioned beachfront hotels, with

The beautiful Lindos Imperial Resort is located a short distance

over 900 rooms, owned and run by the Minettos family.

from Glystra Beach and the old fishing village of Kiotari, next to the

The hotels combine the exclusivity of 4 and 5 star facilities with the

beautiful pebble beach of Kiotari Bay and approximately 65 kms

familiar touch of a local family. The three properties are located in

from the main airport of Rhodes (Diagoras).

Kiotari and Vlycha within close distance to historical Lindos, a top

Generous outdoor spaces to lounge and relax, epitomize open yet

tourist destination of the Island of Rhodes.

private restfulness, with mesmerizing views of the Aegean Sea.

Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa, Lindos Royal Hotels & Lindos Vil-

Landscaped gardens and alluring pools alltogether in a resort that

lage Hotel make up the Lindos Hotels Group.

emanates elegance and comfort with all the modern first class amenities you could need at your fingertips. The complex offers luxurious facilities and first class accommodation. Lindos Imperial at a glance 426 Rooms and family rooms. In rooms facilities includes air condition, direct dial phone, safe, mini fridge, radio, hair dryer, balcony or terrace, etc. 3 Outdoor and 1 indoor fresh water swimming pools 2 Children’s pools-playground Aqua park 4 Restaurants, 4 bars, night club/disco Spa-fitness centers-hydro massage


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3 Tennis courts, basketball courts, mini football, beach volley

• Theme A la Carte Restaurant

Amphitheaters (500 seats)

• Ampitheatre (450 seats)

Conference rooms

• Currency exchange

Games room

• Grassed multi playground

Mini market

• Night club

Lindos Village Hotel The stunning Lindos Village Hotel is located a short distance from Lindos and approximately 55 kms from the main airport of Rhodes

• Multilingual animation teams • Guest relations • Mini market

(Diagoras). The Village is built alongside a small cove of shallow

Lindos Royal Hotel

waters overlooking the picturesque bay of Vlycha.

Lindos Royal hotel is a fascinating picture of classic Rhodes colo-

The Lindos Village hotel is an extravagant portrait of a traditional

nial style architecture, a host of columns and spectacular arches

Greek village, bright white buildings that harmoniously soak up

make up the extravagant exterior. The property is built overlook-

the glorious Greek sun and radiate a warm Mediterranean glow.

ing the small bay of Vlicha and enjoys cascading views stretching

From every angle the Village boasts unsurpassed awe inspiring

as far as the eye can see over the emerald waters. Luxury 4 star accommodation centered around style and indulgence. The inviting rooms at the Lindos Royal accommodate your every need, preference and budget. Each room, from standard and comfort rooms to sumptuous suites are spacious, quiet and superbly appointed. Lindos Royal Hotel at a glance • Aqua Slides • 1 Childrens pool • 3 Outdoor pools • 5x5 Football • Tennis court, basketball court, Volley • Souvenir-Jewelry Shops • Mini club (6 to 12 years) • 24 Hour reception • 2 Restaurants • 2 Bars • Theme A la Carte Restaurant • Ampitheatre (450 Seats) • Currency exchange • Grassed playground

views of the deep blue waters of the Aegean sea and the small

• Night club (Village Hotel)

picturesque bay of Vlicha.

• Multilingual animation teams

Lindos Village Hotel at a glance

• Guest relations

• Aqua Slides

• Mini market

• 1 Childrens pool • 1 Outdoor pool • 5x5 Football • Tennis courts, basketball courts, Volley • Souvenir-Jewelry Shops • Mini club (6 to 12 years) • 24 Hour reception • 2 Restaurants • 2 Bars

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Aldem ar P ar adise R oyal Mare


Rodos has a long tradition in hosting international meetings, congresses and events - and Paradise Royal Mare is the ideal venue for them. The large hall of its Conference Center, with a capacity of 800 people, fully equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities and translating systems, combined with a comfortable lounge and several smaller rooms serving multiple purposes, can cover the most demanding needs for various public events, such as congresses, conferences, seminars, corporate presentations and business meetings.The hotel’s hospitable spaces; the suites and luxurious rooms; the rare amenities provided; the unique culinary suggestions; and, above all, its tradition in the organization of special events - receptions, galas, cocktails and theme nights - guarantee a comfortable, pleasant stay for all guests and the successful conduct of any business event.

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Blue Ba y Group Beac h Hotels


Blue Bay Group Beach Hotels Rhodes is situated in Ialyssos Rhodes

Miraluna Village and Spa is a brand new resort right next to Miraluna

island. The Group has five hotels, which are distinguished for their

Kiotari Bay.Fully and modernly equipped rooms, as well as newly-

high quality services they provide.

built facilities comprise a beautiful resort that caters the holidays of

Aquis Miraluna Village & Spa Hotel

your dreams.If you wish to enjoy your privacy, the five star Aquis Miraluna Village and Spa is definitely the choice of your dreams:

Built with much care in every detail, situated on the beach between

beautiful villas in maisonette style with their own private swimming

two local villages Lardos and Kiotari, on the island’s south coast, Aquis

pool, offer you exactly what you need.

Miraluna Village & Spa is ready to offer you memorable moments!

Aquis Miraluna Village and Spa has 140 rooms, which are modern decorated with new bathrooms, furniture, tiles, etc. Also the rooms have private bathrooms, air-condition, fridge, TV, music, telephone, hairdryer, dvd player, balcony or terrace. The main restaurant has two open terraces and a fabulous ocean view. Combined with an eclectic atmosphere, exclusive ambience and a changing menu every night, you will be spoilt for choice.

Αquis Miraluna Seaside Hotel Αquis Miraluna Seaside Hotel is situated on a beautiful natural private beach next to local villages, Lardos and Lindos, at the island’s south coast, with its cooling breezes and shingle beach making it

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ideal for sunbathing and swimming.

condition (central, operating July, August), fridge, TV, music, tele-

The resort consists of 9 buildings in bungalow style, built in an area

phone, and hairdryer.

of’30.000 sqm with spacious gardens and an unforgettable view

The bungalows are fully renovated (new bathrooms, furniture, tiles,

to the sea. The Aqua Kids Club makes the hotel ideal for families.

etc.) with private bathrooms, air-condition (split unit), fridge, TV,

The rooms are fully air-conditioned (in July and August) with spacious

telephone and hairdryer and terrace.

verandas, private bathrooms, TV, hairdryer, music and telephone. There are two swimming pools, one fantastic SKshaped swim-

Aquis Sunrise Hotel

ming pool with a bridge through the middle is available with sun

Aquis Sunrise Hotel is a beautiful property in the historical island

beds and parasols.

of Rhodes, located near the beautiful village of Lindos. Everything

The other one has the aqua kid’s club (pirate boat with waterslides

here is designed to create an ambience of comfort and relaxation,

and the aqua splash) perfect for children.

with the blue color dominating around the areas.

There are several shops and lounges within the hotel as well as TV

The hotel has 140 rooms, fully air-conditioned with spacious veran-

and disco. In the wonderful garden you will find a pool snack bar and

das, private bathrooms, hairdryer, music & telephone.

taverna, a beach bar and an amphitheater for night shows with a bar.

There is one swimming poll, with a bridge through the middle is

There is also a large buffet restaurant and adjoining bar, which

available with sun beds and parasols.

leads onto a terrace.

Blue Bay Beach Hotel

Sunland Hotel Located in the beautiful Ialysos beach, Sunland is the “sister” prop-

Blue Bay beach hotel is situated 10Km from the city of Rhodes and

erty of very own Blue Bay Hotel (only 300 meters away) and you can

2Km from Ialyssos town on the island’s west coast.The hotel con-

take advantage of all the services it offers. Simple, yet fresh, Sun-

sists of a main building and bungalows with private or shared pools.

land creates the perfect mood for families that want to combine a

Blue Bay hotel is a 4 stars hotel.

relaxing holiday without missing out on the “action & fun” part of it.

The Hotel haw 244 rooms in the main building, fully renovated

The hotel located only 300m away from Blue Bay Hotel. Although it

(new bathrooms, furniture, tiles, etc.) with private bathrooms, air-

belongs to the Blue Bay, it is an autonomous unit.

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Neptu ne Hotels Reso rt, Conve ntio n Cent re & Spa,


Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa is a 5-star hotel

units, complimented by the traditional Greek hospitality.

in the island of Kos. Neptune Hotels is located 8 km away from the

Four restaurants, seven bars, four outdoor pools, a modern con-

international airport of Kos, 18 km from the town of Kos and 5 km

ference centre, various sports facilities, professional child care,

from the picturesque village of Mastihari.

diversified evening entertainment as well as the relaxing ambi-

The complex offers luxurious facilities and first-class accommo-

ence of the Neptune Spa reflect the high level of comfort and ser-

dation in its main building as well as in the surrounding bungalow

vice at Neptune Hotels. The hotel offers 570 rooms, suites and apartments (one or two bedrooms), all individually styled to create their very own charm and ambience guarantee ultimate comfort. The magnificent views to the beautifully tended, landscaped gardens and the Aegean Sea from the balconies and terraces will convince you of the exceptional ambience of the resort.

Restaurants Dining is a memorable experience at Neptune Hotels.

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Neptune’s main restaurant, located in the main building, offers a rich American breakfast buffet and an international dinner buffet of the highest quality. Upon request special health and diet food will be provided. For children, the restaurants offer a special children’s buffet. Enjoy excellent service inside the restaurant as well as on our two spacious terraces. The a la carte restaurant Proteas is the hidden persuasion of the senses - exquisite cuisine, a wide selection of excellent wines, an intimate atmosphere and a fantastic view. The Osteria, an Italian Restaurant, is the ideal place to enjoy fine Italian cuisine close to the beach. In the Taverna we serve traditional Greek delicacies for lunch and dinner, with the authentic ambience of an elegant yet casual environment with live bouzouki music in the evening. Olympic Pool Bar. To satisfy your little cravings, snacks are also available. The Kafenio is the perfect spot to indulge in a traditional coffee, frappe and cake in the authentic setting of a Greek cafe.

Conference Centre The modern Conference Centre of Neptune Hotels provides a calm environment for efficient and focused work sessions to create a perfect balance between business and leisure. The Conference Centre’s convention and event facilities comprise three large separate convention rooms and 18 smaller break-out meeting rooms that can be combined to meet your requirements. Whatever type of event you are planning, whether you are hosting 6 or 550 participants, the Neptune Conference Centre offers the appropriate solution and is the ideal venue. Its varied facilities can host small events and meetings, as well as international conven-


tions and product launches for up to 1500 delegates. The technical equipment is state-of-the-art and guarantees an

The Palace Bar is located in the lobby offering a variety of drinks

efficient work environment you can rely on.

for all tastes throughout the day and evening.

Neptune Hotels is the perfect choice for the organisation of extraor-

At the Vienna Bar you can enjoy intimate talks, listen to some good

dinary, unforgettable and unique events!

music or just dance. The Apollon Theatre Bar is the meeting point right at the heart of

Neptune Spa

the theatre. A place to enjoy fascinating shows and theatre plays

Nestled in the heart of the resort is the Neptune Spa, a peaceful

in the evening.

sanctuary of 1.600 m², where you are given the undivided attention

Odysseus Beach Bar situated above the surf station just a few

you deserve (entrance for guests older than 16 years).

steps form the sea. This is the place to savour a cocktail, snack,

In Neptune’s Cosmetic and Massage Area, holistic and innovative

coffee or soft drink.

treatments are as much for the mind and spirit as they are to treat

The Troja Beach Bar is designed like a Trojan horse and located

your face and body. Our dedicated Spa professionals will pamper

close to the Village pool. The perfect relaxation spot to enjoy a snack

you with the quality products of Aqua Organic, Cinq Monde and

or a drink with the blue sea as a unique backdrop.

Thalgo, whether you indulge in a massage, a facial or body treat-

Enjoy a cup of coffee, a glass of wine or an exotic cocktail at the

ment or a pedicure.

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Maritina Hotel

Triton Hotel

Famous for its warm hospitality Maritina Hotel is located in the city

Triton hotel is conveniently located directly across the road from

center of Kos. Fully renovated, complete with handicapped facili-

the main beach in the centre of Kos town. Triton has magnificent

ties, it is open all year round, offering a restaurant, bar, and a fully

sea views and is located next door to a peaceful park. It is well

equiped conference room. Maritina Hotel has 81 rooms, with TV,

known for its warmth hospitality and its staff who will make you

air-conditioning, mini bar, hair dryer, parquetry flooring, balco-

feel right at home.

ny, telephone. Wireless internet is provided free of charge to the

Triton is a 3-star hotel, operating from April till October and it has 45

rooms and all the areas of the hotel. As the most commuted and

rooms including 3 suites. All rooms are complete with bathrooms,

commercialized area, everything a guest needs from the city is at

cable tv, mini bar, air conditioning, sound proof triplex glass win-

a small walking distance. After your first stay, Maritina becomes

dows, telephone, internet, parquetry flooring, hair dryer, mini safe,

YOUR OWN hotel

and balcony. In addition, Triton has reception facilities, tv room, coffee bar, small conference room, restaurant and handicapped facilities. Wireless internet is provided free of charge to the rooms and all the hotels areas.

Avanti Restaurant The Avanti restaurant situated directly across the road from the beach, is open from breakfast through to dinner. Avanti offers traditional Italian cuisine with home made pizzas straight from the wood fired oven. We offer the best coffee, along with a selection of home made savory cakes served all day.

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19, L. Vironos Street, Kos • T: +30 22420 23511-3, 25701-3, 23241-3 • F: +30 2242026124 E: info@maritina.gr • www.maritina.gr YOUR KOS CITY HOTEL

4, Vasileos Georgiou Street, Kos • T: +30 22420 20040, 22442, 22430 • F: +30 2242021927 E: info@triton-hotel.gr • www.triton-hotel.gr Winter Contact: +30 22420 23512 • F: +30 22420 26124




On the wave with 36 rooms and 6 junior suites, with the amazing

ing, sweetening the senses leaving space to look outwards misled,

Η2Ο restaurant, the gym and the meeting room for 10 people, the

because in Kos Aktis the whole game is played in the position. The

Kos Aktis - Art Hotel beyond any expectation. The wood and glass

suites follow the same decorative line, winning in the square with

are the stars in a minimalist view of rooms with views of city hotels.

big bathrooms and smart spaces which does not miss an oppor-

Fascinating detail: the horizontal piece of glass in the wooden wall

tunity to highlight their faith “in everything which rolls”.

that separates the bathroom from the bedroom while maintaining

In-room facilities include Air condition, telephone, mini bar, sat-

the dominant feeling: everything here is transparent. Colors gen-

ellite TV, 16 hours room service, hairdryer, magnifying mirror,

tly, which are high lightening the contradictions of the dark coat-

trouser press, safety box, wireless internet.The perfect position and the quality of our services are the main reason that makes us a prime choice for visitors on holidays and for business travelers. The talent of Café - Bar - Restaurant H2O Chefs, is delivering a charming marriage of Greek cuisine with international combinations making the Η2Ο only option for those who love gourmet trips. It is no coincidence, moreover, that hotel and restaurant, operate a quality management system in accordance with international standard EN ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP studied on health and safety of food and beverages EN ISO 22000:2005

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Kos Hotel Junior


Kos It operates 12 months a year being the hot spot of the island’s centre contributing towards all around cultural events of the city. The hospitality and people warmth will impress you and win your trust offering you an excellent service. At the Kos Hotel you can feel like home in spacious Junior Suites, featuring a large living room with two sofa beds, a luxurious bedroom, with two ultra comfortable beds, a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony with sea or garden view. Other facilities of the 4-star Kos Hotel include a fully equipped conference centre with capacity of 120 persons. The staff’s experience along with a fitted organization are the characterKos Hotel Junior Suites is a 4-star luxury hotel and it is situated in

istics that put together a successful meeting. Also, the hotel oper-

a privileged location in the heart of the town of Kos, 10 meters from

ates a modern spa and a contemporary and fully equipped Gym.

the beach and Kos Marina and 20 minutes drive from the airport. Kos Hotel was the first privately owned hotel on the island Kos. It


has been open since 1967 offering a pleasant stay and a feeling of

Kos Hotel provides a certain set of facilities and services for its

friendship to all of its guests.

guests based on their needs and desires. Our principle is to keep all of our guests content with what they’re provided. Hotel Facilities:• 18 Hours Room Service • 24-Hour Reception / Front Desk • Bar/Snack Bar • Convenience Store • Car & Motorbike Rental (upon request) • Lobby Lounge • Outdoor Playground • Parking Area • Restaurant • Swimming Pool • Swimming Pool for children • Wi-Fi Internet Access • Laundry & Ironing Service • Doctor (upon request) • Currency Exchange Service • Conference Banquet Meeting Facilities • Internet Corner • Manicure Pedicure • Nail styling • Coffee Machine • Microwave • Boiler • Cooking Top

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The Kres ten R oyal Villas &

S pa


6th klm Kallithea Avenue, GR 85100 Rhodes - Greece Tel: +30 22410 03650, Fax: +30 22410 03651 Email: info@thekrestenroyal.gr

6th klm Kallithea Avenue, GR 85100 Rhodes - Greece Τel.: +30 22410 62714, Fax: +30 22410 65976 Email: info@krestenpalace.gr






Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa as the Kos Aktis Arth Hotel is a mem-

Treatments, Hot Stones, Treatments for Couples, Variety of Mas-

ber of the group Divine Hotels. It is a 5-star luxury hotel located

sage Techniques, Mini Gym, Experience Shower, Rasul, Indoor

only a few steps from the sea, on the most beautiful beach of Pat-

Pool, Rejuvenation Therapies, Make-up Artist.

mos island, Grikos.

The Apocalypsis restaurant serves sophisticated Mediterranean

Patmos Aktis Suites and Spa Hotel provides a great bend of con-

flavours prepared with fresh local ingredients. The Theion sea

temporary, luxury and lavish aspects, always combined with the

bar serves drinks and cocktails in a relaxing atmosphere offering

traditional architecture of the island. Each of the 56 rooms and suites

views of the Aegean sea.

are located only a few steps from the beach offering absolutely mag-

Patmos Aktis ballroom is the perfect choice for planning and orga-

nificent facilities and a breathtaking view. In-room facilities include

nizing your business meeting. The hotel provide excellent services

complimentary Wi-Fi, a minibar and LCD TV screens in the bed-

for all kind of meetings, from a corporate incentive of 10 to a high

room and the living room. Private pools and exclusive spa services

management conference of 200. Our fully trained staff will be there

complete the unique scenery and sets free every guest’s senses.

to assist you from the very first step to the farewell of your partici-

Anasa Wellness & Spa consists of internal and external healing

pants. From the technical equipment to the finest food and bever-

venues, up to date with the latest trends of body treatments; Hair

ages we guarantee you supreme services. For further information

Salon, SPA Manicure- Pedicure, Bio-Sauna, Hamam, Luxury Body

please contact our professional event and conference planners.

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Ialyssos Ave, 851 01 Rhodes, Greece Tel.: +30 22410 92352/91131-7 Fax: +30 22410 91134 e-mail: blue-bay@rho.forthnet.gr


Kipriotis Hotels & Kos Interna tional Convention Centre


Located on the north-east coast of the island of Kos with magnifi-

Kipriotis. With business activities including 5 hotel complexes in

cent views of the Aegean Sea and breathtaking surroundings, the

Kos and 1 in Rhodes as well as Kos International Convention Cen-

6 jewels of Kipriotis Company, consisting of 5 luxury hotels and the

tre, George Kipriotis was pioneer in the development of the hos-

largest autonomous convention centre in Greece, offer a great hos-

pitality and tourism industry of the Dodecanese islands in Greece.

pitality experience that can tempt even the most demanding visitors.

Kipriotis’ properties on the island consist of two 5***** hotels and

Kipriotis Hotels is a family owned company founded in 1984 by George

three 4**** hotels with a total capacity of 4.000 beds and are found in Psalidi - Kos, all in a radius of 300m from each other. Build next to the beach front, all hotels offer modern, functional and spacious accommodation, are privileged with magnificent views of the Aegean Sea and are surrounded by beautifully tended gardens and a wide range of excellent sport and leisure facilities, including entertainment. In addition to the 5 luxury properties on the island of Kos, Kipriotis Company also owns the Kos International Convention Centre, the largest autonomous convention centre in the Mediterranean.

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Kipriotis Company focused on providing the best proposition with

your meeting, conference or convention special!

regards to both holiday and business activities and the Kos Inter-

With excellent infrastructure, designed and built with the confer-

national Convention Centre with total capacity of 5.500 persons

ence market needs in mind, Kos International Convention Centre

was built in 1999.

(KICC) offers state of the art conference facilities and is justifiably

Kos International Convention Centre

placed on the top of the list as one of the best Convention Centers in the Mediterranean.

The globally known Kos International Convention Centre is an

More specifically Kos International Convention Centre (KICC):

impressive 3 level modern building, situated directly adjacent to

• Is the only Convention Centre that can host in the same build-

Kipriotis Village - the biggest hotel of the Kipriotis group - and

ing and operate at the same time -in parallel- 20 meeting rooms.

only a breath away from the remaining 4 Kipriotis Hotels. KICC is

• Is the only Convention Centre with completely autonomous cater-

one of the most luxurious Convention Centers offering the latest

ing facilities that can cater for more than 2.000 people.

in meeting technology. High standard materials, modern ideas

• Is the only Convention Centre supported by accommodation facili-

and excellent space design were adopted and applied in order to

ties of 1.450 guestrooms next to it.

achieve maximum comfort, prestige and splendor that will make

As one of the most important Convention Centers in Greece and abroad, with state of the art infrastructure and more than a decade of experience in the organization and execution of multiple, highly important Meetings and Conferences, we don’t only promise but guarantee the success of any event that really wants to make a difference!

Kipriotis Panorama Conference Facilities In addition to KICC and within a radius of 300m, Kipriotis Hotels has one more convention centre located within Kipriotis Panorama Hotel. This is a luxurious conference venue of 10 meeting rooms/1.500 pax total capacity within a 5 star property. Panorama Conference facilities can be used independently or in cooperation with Kos International Convention Centre in case of big size events. In total, the capacity of both conference centers adds up to 40 meeting and breakout rooms that can host 7.000 delegates. Furthermore KICC provides 3000 m2 of exhibition space.

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Region of South Aegean Greece


Shera ton R hode s R esort


Set in beautifully landscaped gardens, Sheraton Rhodes Resort is only

and other larger parties to stay together at Sheraton Rhodes Resort.

a few meters from a pristine private beach and just 4 kilometers from

An excellent choice of restaurants is available at the resort, the cuisine

the Medieval City of Rhodes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, offering

ranging from traditional Greek to international tastes. From the relaxing

global travelers, families and honeymooners the best amenities.

buffet restaurant Castellania to the stunning poolside Mediterraneo

Sheraton Rhodes Resort offers 401 spacious guestrooms and suites

for modern Greek Cuisine or the signature L’Onda Restaurant offering

with a variety of sea, mountain, or garden views. 20 Junior Suites

authentic Italian cuisine with a contemporary flair and breathtaking

and 12 Suites of up to 140 m , offer expansive views over the azure

views over the Aegean Sea. The Lounge Bar on the 6th floor is the

waters of the Aegean sea. Sheraton Rhodes Resort’s renovation

perfect place to unwind on its large inviting lounge beds and enjoy a

includes a comprehensive re-design of each guest room, blending

cocktail under the seafront sunset.

modern style with custom furnishings in colors that evoke the color

The Sheraton Rhodes Resort has a selection of multi-purpose function

palette of the sea and the sand. Guests will rest and rejuvenate in the

spaces including an Imperial Ballroom and 14 meeting rooms which

most comfortable bed of the hospitality industry -the “Sheraton Sweet

vary in size, offering a total Conferencing area of 2627 square meters.

Sleeper”- that boasts a luxurious mattress, a redesigned ensemble of

The hotel is able to accommodate up to 650 delegates for a Conference

all-white, 300 thread count pillow cases and sheets, and a new duvet.

and up to 800 guests for a banquet. Its facilities offer natural daylight,

Armoires and workstation furniture complement comfortable, chairs.

wireless internet throughout the meeting spaces, a fully operational

Each of the 401 rooms and suites combine understated elegance and

business center and “the Link at Sheraton” where guests of the hotel

casual sophistication, with a decidedly modern twist.

may check their e mails in comfortable surroundings at no additional

The Hotel also has many options for connecting rooms, allowing families



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Rodos dynamically invests in customer services through technology

Rodos Tourism Promotion Organization has coordinated itself to modern time demands and has not simply created a tourist application for Rodos on the smart phones but has also invested in the way information is disposed through smart devices in combination with an innovative highlight of this service.


In this way, visitors get hold of a complete tourist guide of Rodos that marks the most important sites on the map of Rodos and gives options for culture, sports or entertainment, gastronomy etc, since users can easily navigate themselves to explore the beaches, sights, museums, restaurants, architecture, churches and monasteries as well as the customs and traditions of the island. It gives visitors the opportunity to highlight their experiences in a variety of languages. Lastly, the Rodos application is a unique virtual multilingual guide that offers a complete tour of Rodos, whether by navigating the map or touring per exhibit based on reliable sources, thanks to the cooperation with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki to this end.


Lindian Vi llage


Rhodes is one of the most beautiful Greek Islands, decked out with

International: Featuring classical tastes prepared to perfection

powdery beaches and verdant hills & Valleys. At the South part of it

combining influences from around the globe. The restaurant reflects

all lies the Lindian Village. Lindian Village is the latest arrival in the

the international flavours in simple yet refined cuisines, superbly

Mediterranean hospitality business, owned and managed by Sviriades

prepared with flair.

S.A., a successful presence in the Greek Hoteling since the early

Fish & Oyster: Our open air Fish and Oyster restaurant offers a

60’s. This deluxe resort offers high level facilities and impeccable

breathtaking view of the sea and suggests the perfect atmosphere

personalized service, satisfying today’s demanding traveler. Being

for a special occasion or a candle lit dinner

surrounded by lavished grounds, feeling like the only guests at this

All Day: Overlooking the hotel’ s beautifully landscaped pool, is the

peaceful enclave. The complex includes: 153 luxury guest rooms,

ideal place to enjoy finger food delicacies along with your favourite

most suite with their own private pools. Experience professional

refreshing juice, cocktail or spirit from dawn to sunset.

service with a personal touch, dinning at one  of our five restaurant,

A stay at the Lindian Village would not be complete with out a visit to

each offering exquisite cuisines such as:

the Lindian Village Spa. Set back  and relax in the aesthetic atmosphere

Thai: Thai and South East Asian cuisine is gaining, ground in

whilst a visit being pampered by our therapists. Treatments such

cosmopolitan centres, adding a fresh touch in contemporary lifestyle.

as: Honey massage, chocolate massage, and revitalising beauty

In a delightful vibrant red atmosphere we emphasize the importance

treatments with Greek Herbs are available. The Lindian Village also

of tastes and quality to present the flair of the Orient and the touch of

boasts its own private beach, with luxurious sun beds, where you can

Eastern Spices in dishes with an overwhelming experience.

relax and enjoy the cool sea breeze. There are a wide variety of water

Greek Gourmet: Feel Greece amidst the opulent hues of the Aegean

sports available for the more energetic!

Blue and enjoy authentic Greek Dishes. Our restaurant offers a

Last but not least, having the opportunity to combined business and

diversity of dishes and is a culinary challenge to the“connoisseurs”.

pleasure by using our Four state of the art conference halls. Take

In a luxurious atmosphere overlooking the village, white and blue

advantage of our facilities and services, by letting us tailor make

details merge with the magnificent colours of sunset!

your every wish!

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100 Iraklidon Avenue, Ixia, 85101 Rhodes, Greece +30 22410 89900, FΑΧ: +30 22410 89901, E-ΜΑΙL: rodianamathus@rodosnet.gr www.amathus-hotels.com

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