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Thessaloniki Rising as Choice Tourist Destination

Thessaloniki is winning over the crowds thanks to the experiences it offers, hotel satisfaction and consistency in its services, according to a survey presented recently by the city's hotels association.

Thessaloniki Pride Announces Candidacy for EuroPride 2020 LGBT Event

Thessaloniki Pride has submitted its application to host the EuroPride 2020, a pan-European international LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) event, hosted by a different European city each year.

Trivago: Corfu, Nafplio and Monemvasia Top Easter Choices for Greeks

The number of Greeks selecting local destinations for the Easter holidays is set to rise compared to last year, according to a trivago survey.

Thessaloniki Places Citizens at the Top with Resilience Strategy Launch

Thessaloniki has launched Greece’s first citywide resilience strategy, as part of its participation in the 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) initiative pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation.

Turkish Airlines Stands Out for Excellence, Hospitality

Turkish Airlines won three distinctions in Greece for adding new destinations to its network, increasing passenger traffic and offering quality services.

Greece’s ‘Creative Renaissance’ in National Geographic Traveller

Art, innovation and fresh ideas are the focus of National Geographic Traveller’s latest feature story on Greece to be released in its April edition.
Posted On 03 Mar 2017

Domestic Tourism, Balkan Travelers Give Thessaloniki Hotels Big Boost

Overnight stays at Thessaloniki hotels increased by 5.56 percent in 2016, according to data released by the city's hotels association.

Three Greek Cities in Euromonitor’s ‘Top 100 Destinations’ Report

Three Greek cities are in the top 100 city destinations ranking in terms of international tourist arrivals, according to Euromonitor International.
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Rise in Numbers @ Greek Destinations Over Holidays

Traditional winter destinations across Greece welcomed a rise in visitors over the holidays while tourism professionals are already speaking of positive pre-bookings for the the summer ahead.

fedHATTA-TCB Alliance to Promote Thessaloniki as Conference Tourism Destination

The Federation of the Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) aiming to promote Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki as a conference tourism destination.
Posted On 18 Nov 2016

Thessaloniki Port Sale Priority for New Shipping Minister

Ensuring the sale of a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki port authority moves ahead swiftly and trouble free tops the agenda of new incoming shipping minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis.

Travel Massive Thessaloniki Chapter ‘Tours’ the Sites of Northern Greece

Travel and tourism insiders from various business areas last month attended the latest event held in Thessaloniki by the Travel Massive Thessaloniki and Northern Greece chapter that focused on the top sites found in northern Greek destinations.
Posted On 01 Nov 2016

IHU: Application Deadline for MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management on Nov. 1

Those interested in applying for the Thessaloniki-based International Hellenic University’s (IHU) MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management program for the 2016-2017 academic year must submit their applications by November 1.

Makedonia Palace Remake Moves to Next Phase

A 12.4 million euro facelift of Thessaloniki’s landmark Makedonia Palace Hotel is moving to the next phase with three fully renovated floors set to re-establish it as one of the finest luxury accommodation units in Southeastern Europe.
Posted On 04 Oct 2016

Worldchefs Congress Brings Culinary Experts to Thessaloniki

This year’s Worldchefs Congress & Expo saw 990 internationally renowned master chefs, 34 speakers, 40 competitors and 97 promising professionals from 86 countries bring the best culinary practices to Thessaloniki last month.
Posted On 04 Oct 2016

Thessaloniki’s 81st International Fair Starts with a Bang

Concerts, a car rally, hot air ballon flights, a brand new city monopoly, a pirate ship, e-games and art shows plus all the politics one can get will mark the opening of the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Saturday, September 10.
Posted On 08 Sep 2016

Thessaloniki Metro on Track, Expected to be Ready by 2020

Thessaloniki will have a metro system by 2020, said the chairman of Attiko Metro, Yiannis Mylopoulos, on Tuesday.
Posted On 06 Sep 2016

Thessaloniki Monopoly Debuts at TIF-Helexpo

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is finally getting its very own Monopoly board game set to make a debut at the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).
Posted On 31 Aug 2016

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.
Posted On 10 Aug 2016

Thessaloniki to Welcome Fewer Cruise Ships but More Passengers in 2016

Fewer cruise ships are expected to dock at the port of Thessaloniki in 2016 compared to the previous year.
Posted On 02 Aug 2016