Mandarin Oriental is pleased to announce the development of a new hotel and accompanying residences in Athens. Mandarin Oriental, Athens will be located on the shoreline of the city and just a 15-minute drive from the centre.
The first Dusit-branded property in Europe features 36 elegant rooms in one of the most spacious upscale properties in Glyfada, an affluent Athens suburb renowned for its stunning beaches, upscale shops, and vibrant nightlife.
Ryanair has announced it will close its base in Athens for the winter, blaming a “dysfunctional” charging regime by the airport operator. In a statement, Ryanair said: “Athens Airport is a prime example of how the Greek government and German high-cost ownership is failing to deliver.