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Thessaloniki Tourism Organization’s Website to ‘Speak’ Chinese

The website of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization will be translated in Chinese, in order to facilitate visitors traveling from China to the northern Greek city.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Up 10.3% in First Half of 2017

Passenger traffic in Greek airports during the first six months of the year was up by 10.3 percent, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 13 Jul 2017

Thessaloniki Port Authority Management Has Big Plans

Transforming Thessaloniki port into a gateway to the Balkans is the priority of a consortium of three companies, which have stepped in as the port’s new managers.

Halkidiki Gets International Exposure Through Fam Trips

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has held 10 fam trips from April to June, as part of its efforts to promote the region’s destinations to markets abroad.

IOBE: Thessaloniki Port Privatization to Bring in €1.6bn in Next Decade

The privatization of the Thessaloniki Port Authority is expected to contribute to GDP growth in Greece by up to 1.6 billion euros by 2026, IOBE think-tank says.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

TAIPED Announces ‘Preferred Investor’ for Thessaloniki Port Authority

A consortium of three companies has been announced as the preferred investor for the acquisition of the 67% of the Thessaloniki Port Authority.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

Swiss Students Focus on Thessaloniki’s Tourism Features

Students of Switzerland’s HTW Chur University visited the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, within the framework of their tourism bachelor degree studies.

Makedonia Palace Introduces New Menus, Promises Unique Dining Experience

The 5-star Makedonia Palace, located in Thessaloniki, has introduced new menus created by award winning Greek Chef Sotiris Evangelou.

Eurobank Puts Five Greek Hotels on the Market

Eurobank will be placing five hotel units in Athens, Thessaloniki, Epirus and on the island of Kos under the hammer in the coming months.

Greece Tops Polish Tourists’ Preferences

Greece ranks first in the preferences of Polish holidaymakers, as summer bookings in May recorded a 43 percent rise year on year.

Thessaloniki’s Water Buses “Karavakia” Begin Summer Routes

The water buses of Thessaloniki, known as "Karavakia" (small boats), will connect the Northern Greek city with the nearby beaches this summer.
Posted On 01 Jun 2017

Safeguarding Antiquities Priority as Thessaloniki Metro Works Proceed

A working group made up of state and Attiko Metro officials will monitor works on the Thessaloniki metro, aiming to safeguard Byzantine era findings.

Thessaloniki is a ‘Trendy’ Destination, ABTA Chairman says

Thessaloniki is a popular destination for Britons, due to its sites and multicultural features, according to ABTA Chairman Noel Josephides.

Hellenic Seaways Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Kicks Off June 1

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced the launch of five weekly routes connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands.

Tabled Bill Foresees Athens, Thessaloniki Shops Open Every Sunday

Shops in certain areas of Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus can remain open on all Sundays between May and October, according to a draft law.

Domotel Ends Cooperation with Les Lazaristes Hotel in Thessaloniki

Domotel Hotels & Resorts has announced that it is terminating its business relationship with the five-star Les Lazaristes Hotel in Thessaloniki.
Posted On 15 May 2017

Thessaloniki Significantly Rises as a Business Destination

Thessaloniki, northern Greece registered a significant rise as a conference destination, moving up 65 places, from the 163rd position to the 78th.

Greece Retail Trade Opposed to Sunday Shop Opening

Greece's major retail trade players are expressing their opposition to a recent decision by the government to keep shops open on 30 Sundays a year.

SWISS to Increase Flight Offer to Greece in Summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has announced plans to increase the frequency of routes from Switzerland to Greece for summer 2017.