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Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Airport Revamp Deadlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) is voicing concerns over the need and timing of upgrade works at the city’s Macedonia Airport and of the completion dates.

Central Macedonia Named ‘European Entrepreneurial Region’

Central Macedonia was recently honored with the "European Entrepreneurial Region" title for its strategy and commitment in boosting entrepreneurship.

Culture Ministry to Re-submit Request for Amphipolis Funding

Culture ministry officials will meet next week with Central Macedonia Region and NSRF authorities to discuss funding for the Amphipolis project.
Posted On 28 Jul 2017

Mouzenidis Holds Grand Opening for Enigma Mall in Halkidiki

The Mouzenidis Group recently inaugurated the Enigma Mall, a shopping center located in the area of Nea Moudania in Halkidiki, northern Greece.

EU, Regional Funds to Go Towards Further Amphipolis Site Works

A total of 2.5 million euros has been allocated for excavation and restoration works at the ancient Amphipolis site in northern Greece.

C. Macedonia Region OKs Budget for Tourism Promo

Central Macedonia Region authorities have approved a 1.35 million euro budget for the promotion of local destinations and their products.
Posted On 10 Jan 2017

C. Macedonia Region’s ‘Path of Apostle Paul’ Project to Get EU Funding

In efforts to attract religious-pilgrimage tourism, the Central Macedonia Region will promote its “Path of Apostle Paul” project through participation in the EU’s Cultural Routes as Investment for Growth and Jobs (Cult-RInG) program.
Posted On 08 Dec 2016

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of Central Macedonia Region

Introducing Central Macedonia, we present a piece of modern Greece, with cities full of life, ready to offer to the most demanding visitor.

Greece’s New Vergina Museum in Macedonia to Open in 2017

The new Museum of Vergina in Macedonia is scheduled to open its doors to the public in 2017 with “Aigai: The first city of the Macedonians, from Hercules to Alexander the Great - In Memory of Aigai" after gaining access to EU funding.
Posted On 27 Jul 2016

C. Macedonia Region Looks to Tap into Amphipolis Site as Tourism Asset

The Northern Greece archaeological site of Amphipolis, which had the world on edge two years ago as to the identity of the person buried there, has been proposed by the Central Macedonia Region to be named cultural heritage site within the European Territorial Cooperation Program...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016

Greece Expects 800,000 Serbian Tourists this Year

Greece should expect some 800,000 tourist arrivals from Serbia this year, according to the Central Macedonia prefect Apostolos Tzitzikostas.
Posted On 23 Feb 2016

Travel Channel to Show the World the ‘Tourism Experience’ of Central Macedonia, Greece

Greek destinations of the Region of Central Macedonia will “travel” around the world via international broadcaster Travel Channel.
Posted On 16 Jul 2015

Central Macedonia’s Promo Campaign Hits Athens Metro Stations

Central Macedonia has taken center stage at 31 metro stations in the Greek capital in efforts to establish the region as a leading year-round destination.
Posted On 09 Jan 2015

Region of Central Macedonia Reveals Plans for a 12-month Tourism Season

Extending the season to 12 months with alternative forms of tourism is the main priority of the Region of Central Macedonia’s strategy for next year.
Posted On 24 Dec 2014

Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Regional Governor of Central Macedonia

The results for the second consecutive year are quantifiable and evident according to the number of arrivals in our main airport “Makedonia”, and the overnight stays of our visitors.

Cooperation Is Essential For Greece’s Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry wants to strengthen its cooperation with the country's regions and municipalities during the tourism season.
Posted On 18 Jul 2014
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GTP @ ΙΤΒ Berlin 2013 – Photo Report

"We expect this year’s ITB to again set the tone for a successful year in tourism by stimulating further growth in this sector… Travel destinations that are traditionally popular among Germans will benefit especially, among them Greece, which has good chances of celebrating a...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013

Efforts To Place Thessaloniki On The World Tourism Map

The need for cooperation between organizations, museums and institutions to achieve the better promotion of Thessaloniki domestically and abroad was underlined at a recent tourism conference organized by the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization and the Science Center and Technology...
Posted On 01 Aug 2012

Turkish Airlines Launches Istanbul-Thessaloniki Weekly Route

On 27 May, Turkish Airlines launched a four-times weekly route between Istanbul and Thessaloniki in an attempt to boost tourism between Turkey and Greece.
Posted On 01 Jul 2011