Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, registered a remarkable rise in the newly released ICCA (International Congresses and Conventions Association) rankings for city destinations, moving up from 209th to 108th place worldwide. The data, which refers to 2014, shows that Thessaloniki...
Spiros Pengas, Deputy Mayor for Tourism and International Relations and Council Member of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, has been appointed by Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris to take over all responsibilities concerning tourism issues.
"2015 may be the year for tourism in Thessaloniki," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said Thursday, 13 November, following a meeting she had with the city's mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, on the sidelines of the 30th Philoxenia expo.
Yiannis Boutaris, the mayor of Thessaloniki in Greece, leads a list drawn up by The Huffington Post that introduces eight mayors from around the world that are transforming their cities with flair and enthusiasm.
The final names that will form the judging committee that will decide on who will be rewarded this year at the new Tourism Awards for excellence in hospitality and travel in Greece, have been announced.
“We hope we will have the opportunity again to represent Greece’s gastronomy abroad,” the Chef's Club of Greece said following the presentation of the country’s cuisine at the European Parliament on 10 April.