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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

Cyclades Chamber Urges Winter Thessaloniki-islands Air Service

The Chamber of Cyclades is calling on its members and local entrepreneurs to take the necessary measures so that the islands and particularly Syros, where it is headquartered, remain connected with Thessaloniki in upcoming winter months.

Boris Mouzenidis Appointed Honorary Consul of Belarus

Mouzenidis Group President Boris Mouzenidis has been appointed honorary consul of Belarus in Thessaloniki, northern Greece.
Posted On 18 Jul 2016

Greek Port Strikes a Set Back for Cruise Revenue

The cruise industry is feeling the brunt of ongoing strikes at ports in Thessaloniki and Piraeus, with potential losses reaching 12 million euros this month, stated Mr Theodore Kontes, the president of Union of Cruise Shipowners and Associated Members (EEKFN).

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Ring Alarm Bells over Imminent Taxes

Thessaloniki’s hoteliers are sending signals of distress over plans by the government to increase taxes or introduce new levies on areas affecting the hospitality sector, saying this will inevitably lead to unsustainable fiscal burdens.

GNTO Gets the Word Out About Greece with Fam, Press Trips

Summer in Greece has taken off at full speed and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is doing everything to bring in more visitors with a series of initiatives including fam and press trips as well as on-the-spot filming of Greek destinations.
Posted On 20 May 2016

Thessaloniki – Sporades Ferry Connection to Launch in June

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced on Wednesday that its new route connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands will launch on June 16.
Posted On 04 May 2016

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Against Construction of Refugee ‘Hotspot’ in Region

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) has expressed its resistance to a recent government proposal to set up a refugee center right next to a designated area in the Eastern Thessaloniki regional unit slated for tourist expansion.
Posted On 14 Apr 2016

Thessaloniki B2B Travel Event Connects Greek Professionals with Int’l Buyers

New collaborations were discussed between Greek tourism enterprises and travel agencies from target international markets at the B2B Travel Event held recently in Thessaloniki by Respond on Demand for the fifth year.
Posted On 31 Mar 2016

Skopelos, Kalamata Waterways Brewing, but Gov’t Foot-dragging

Plans for waterways on Skopelos and in Kalamata are moving forward but the pace is so slow that insiders say the alternative form of transportation will not be up and running this coming tourist season.
Posted On 30 Mar 2016

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Expect Rise in Russian Arrivals this Season

Tourism professionals from the Northern Greek cities of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki predict a rise in arrivals of Russian visitors to Greece this year.
Posted On 29 Mar 2016

ITB: Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cautiously Optimistic about 2016 Tourism Season

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association predicts an increase in last minute bookings to Greece this season but expresses concern regarding the impact of the refugee crisis on the destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Chambers Gear Up to Promote Northern Greece as All-year Tourist Pick

Five chambers of Northern Greece have teamed up to discuss ways to promote the region as a tourist destination during a workshop on April 1 to be held at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall.
Posted On 15 Mar 2016

Respond on Demand Announces Fifth B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki

A number of travel agents from abroad are expected in Thessaloniki this month to meet and discuss new cooperation opportunities with Greek tourism professionals at Respond on Demand's upcoming B2B Travel Event.
Posted On 07 Mar 2016

Ellinair Reinstates Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki, Heraklion

Greek carrier Ellinair will be reinstating its flights between Athens and Thessaloniki as of March 22.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

New Faces: George Papadopoulos, Executive Chef of Domotel Hotels & Resorts

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces, George Papadopoulos, the Executive Chef of Domotel Hotels & Resorts.
Posted On 29 Feb 2016

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.
Posted On 24 Feb 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