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Alexander Zinell Appointed CEO of Fraport Greece

Alexander Zinell has been appointed CEO of “Fraport Regional Airports of Greece Management Company S.A.” based in Athens. His tenure will start this summer.
Posted On 18 Apr 2016

Greece’s Airports See 16.9% Increase in Travel during First Quarter of 2016

A total of 5.7 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first three months of the year, up 16.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015, which had handled 4.9 million passengers, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 12 Apr 2016

Fraport to Officially Take Over Operations at Greek Regional Airports at End of 2016

German transport company Fraport expects to officially take over the operations at 14 regional airports in Greece at the end of this year, after obtaining the necessary permits and solving some technical issues, according to the company’s CEO, Dr. Stefan Schulte.
Posted On 07 Apr 2016

Lesvos – Izmir Ferry Link to be Ready in 2017

The Greek island of Lesvos and the Turkish port city of Izmir will be connected via a new ferry service to be launched next year, Izmir Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu announced this week.
Posted On 31 Mar 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

Greeks Pick Thessaloniki for March 25 Long Weekend Getaway

Greek Independence Day, the national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, is on Friday, giving all of us an automatic long weekend! According to a recent survey, Thessaloniki is the top choice of Greek travellers.
Posted On 23 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

Airlines Serving Remote Greek Islands Get 6-month Extension to Contracts

A six-month extension has been given to airline companies serving remote Greek islands whose contracts expire next month, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said this week.
Posted On 03 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

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

Ellinair Adds New Destinations to Growing International Network for 2016

Greek carrier Ellinair has added additional destinations to its international network, which will substantially boost connectivity between popular Greek destinations and renowned cities abroad.
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Greek Gov’t to Cut Some ‘Remote’ Island Air Routes

The government is considering to abolish some state-subsidized airline routes to remote Greek islands, Infrastructure and Transports Minister Christos Spirtzis said this week.
Posted On 11 Feb 2016

EMITT 2016: Thessaloniki Hoteliers Show Best to Turkish Travel Agents

Aiming to attract more Turkish tourists to Thessaloniki this year, the northern city's hotel association examined ways to expand partnerships with travel agencies in Turkey during this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran January 28-31 in...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016

Turkish Airlines: Passenger Traffic Increase of 25% to Athens and Thessaloniki Airports in 2015

Turkish Airlines last year recorded a significant annual increase of 25 percent in passenger traffic for both international airports in Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece.
Posted On 26 Jan 2016

Ryanair Celebrates Carrying 1m Customers on Athens-Thessaloniki Route

Ryanair on Tuesday celebrated carrying one million customers between Athens and Thessaloniki since its first flight in April 2014.
Posted On 19 Jan 2016

Thessaloniki Metro Works Resume, Aim for 2020

Works on the Thessaloniki metro are set to resume in the coming days, said Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister Christos Spirtzis, earlier this week.

Thessaloniki Dance Festival 2016 to Hold Six Competitions in Two Days

Dance seminars, exciting parties and six competitions will be featured at the "TDF - Thessaloniki Dance Festival", the largest festival of competitive dancing in Greece, to be held for the second consecutive year in Thessaloniki on April 9-10, 2016.
Posted On 04 Jan 2016

‘Alexander the Great’ Marathon to Soar on Ellinair Wings

Travel experts Mouzenidis Group and organizers of the International “Alexander the Great” marathon have announced that they have joined forces ahead of the major Thessaloniki running event to be held on April 3rd.
Posted On 23 Dec 2015

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Eye Netherlands Market, Visit Amsterdam

As part of its ongoing strategy to expand to new markets, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) visited Amsterdam, last week, to participate in promotional events and workshops with the aim to present the region and its offerings to local tourism professionals.

‘Asterocosmos’ Returns to Spread Christmas Cheer in Thessaloniki

TIF Helexpo is once again preparing to welcome a string of festive events this holiday season at its "Asterocosmos" (Star World) Christmas park in Thessaloniki.
Posted On 27 Nov 2015