Many boutique hotels are furnished in a themed, stylish and/or aspirational manner. The popularity of the boutique concept has prompted some multi-national hotel companies to try and capture a market share. In the United States, New York City remains an important centre for boutique hotels clustered about Manhattan. Some members of the hospitality industry are following the general "no-frill chic" consumer trend, with affordable or budget boutique hotels being created all around the world. Boutique hotels are found in London, New York City, Miami, and Los Angeles. They are also found in resort destinations with exotic amenities such as electronics, spas, yoga and/or painting classes.
There aren't big signs of it yet but Frini Spanaki, director of a company that owns the boutique hotel 18 Micon Str. in the trendy hip area of Psirri in Athens, says people crazy to travel to Greece will be coming this spring and summer ... "I believe Athens is a safe destination," she said.
The historic Athens building that is home to the Stewart House restaurant/boutique hotel turns 138 this year and has undergone a series of owners and renovations in that time ... The waterside dining attraction is The River Grille, a patio restaurant on the bank of the Hudson River across the street from the hotel.
Hotels may be losing serious money, as the coronavirus pandemic is spiking again, but old investments had to be completed; hence the latest addition to Athens’ boutique hotels, which opens Friday ... Hotels.
London (CNNBusiness)Socrates Gavriel is bracing for a dramatic drop in visitors to his boutique hotel in Athens this summer. Located a short distance from the Greek capital's commercial center, Pi Athens ordinarily welcomes droves of American and Australian tourists this time of year ... "The hotel is a rented property and there are many bills to pay.
Read More ... Dr ...Socrates Gavriel is bracing for a dramatic drop in visitors to his boutique hotel in Athens this summer ... Located a short distance from the Greek capital's commercial center, Pi Athens ordinarily welcomes droves of American and Australian tourists this time of year ... "The hotel is a rented property and there are many bills to pay ... Up next ... .
The AthensGroup A rendering of an eight-story hotel being proposed in The Gateway around the west face of the historic Union Pacific Depot ... The Salt Lake CityCouncil last month approved a $7 million low-interest loan to the Arizona-based Athens Group to help finance an eight-story boutique hotel.