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Singapore Airlines is all set to return to the Athens on a temporary basis starting from June and they would stay there October 2014 to meet the current demand in the peak travel season. Airplanes would be operated two times in a week – Mondays and Thursdays; between 9th June, 2014 to 9th October, 2014.
Singapore Athens planes would operate as SQ382, leave Athens at 0205 hrs and would arrive at 0830 hrs. The Athens Singapore return planes would operate as SQ381, leaving at 1300 hrs and would arrive at 0455 hrs the following day.
Singapore Airlines debarred year round pane services to Greece capital in 2012’s October after what it keyed out as a prolonged time of challenging operating conditions.
United States hotel giant Marriott International I all set to pull out of Athens following a thirty year run. A representative for the hotel stated that they had a thirty year deal that runs out on 31st December. Following discussions, both parties agreed not to renew the contract.
In its website, Athens Ledra Marriott stated: “Please be advised that as of December 31, 2013 the hotel will no longer operate as a Marriott.”
The luxury hotel is located the central Syngrou, near the city center of the Greek capital. Slogging through a 6th straight year of recess and with very little progress in turning off red tape, Greece has labored to draw in investors. Recently, banks Credit Agricole and Societe Generale untangled themselves from businesses in Greece.
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide declared the start of Athens’ King George hotel. King George, which is owned by the Lampsa Hellenic Hotels, has been restyled for a brand new generation of luxury visitors.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ (Africa, Middle East and Europe) president Michael Wale told that their long term collaboration with Lampsa SA now includes 3 hotels in Greece. The addition of King George beefs up The Luxury Collection’s huge portfolio in Greece.
The hotel boasts fifty nine guest rooms as well as forty three suites, all with city views and the Acropolis. The 2 bedroom Penthouse Suite spreads the whole 9th floor of the hotel, with a swimming pool, a private terrace as well as private elevator access and an open air Jacuzzi.
Byblos Bank started ‘Fly to Athens’, which a brand new offer letting its cardholders to pay off 14.000 Card Miles just with an aplaceir ticket to Greece in this summer.
Even though its Card Loyalty Program, which is a milestone ware in retail banking in Lebanon, the bank offers this scope to its clientele, rewarding the success achieved in the Tarboosh Travel Campaign that saw a record number of customers going to Paris with only 19.000 Card Miles.
Byblos Bank Group’s Georges Fares told that it was not about redeeming points against travel tickets or gifts; the bank offers its customers the flexibility to travel to the destination of their choice all year long, even during high season.
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The old soldiers agglomerated around a red granite memorial in Athens on Wednesday as their memories triggered when someone would tell a name chipped at into the hard stone. Some of those with their identities on the memorial at the Memorial Park were present when Clarke Mayor Nancy Denson turned in a resolution exclaiming on Wednesday as Purple Heart Day in Athens.
In Georgia, this week is Purple Heart Week. To accolade the affair, Northeast Georgia Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart held an event at the park to honor all who received the medal. While some of members of the Purple Heart chapter were there for the event, some were not.
World War 2 veteran John Hancock said aloud George Langdale’s name as he looked at the names on the stone. He added that George was his classmate. Langdale was a Korean War veteran who died years ago.
As a Korean veteran William Moncus was standing next to the stone, John stated that William lay wounded in a vehicle for 3 days before he was shifted to a military hospital. Moncus told that the temperature was forty below zero. He got a head and leg injury during a cold, winter battle against the Chinese in the year 1950. He had a bad day all the way around.
Brian West praised the ceremony and told that Purple Heart chapter sees each 2nd Wednesday of the month at Hilltop Grill. The veterans of Purple Heart attend the event and that include those from World War 2, Vietnam war and Korea war.
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