Athens hotel occupancy rate rises

The hotel occupancy rate in Athens rose in March 2006 against the same month ayear earlier, the Union of Attica Hoteliers said on Monday.Occupancy at five-star hotels was 49.6%, up 1.8%; at four-star units 51.5%, up3.0%; three-star hotels, 57.1%, up 5.3%; and two-star facilities 42.9%, up3.4%, the union said in a monthly report.

In January-March, the occupancy rate was about 5% higher than the same periodof 2005, according to the report.