Athens hotel prices in decline

Hoteliers in Athens will be trying to recoup some of their losses this festive season and have dropped their prices by an average 9 percent this month, according to a price list issued by hotel price comparison website

The average online price for a twin room in the Greek capital stands at 81 euros, down from 89 euros in the same month of 2009.

In Thessaloniki the average decline is 5 percent.