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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of Central Macedonia Region

Central Macedonia Region Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas introduces Central Macedonia, "the land where the legends and history, the sun and the sea and the most beautiful Mediterranean coasts, all come together".

Ministry Speeds Up Works on Greece’s Amphipolis Site

Works are moving full speed ahead so that the Amphipolis site, where the largest ancient Macedonian tomb was discovered, can open to the public.

Minister Announces Northern Greece Tourism Agenda

The tourism product of Northern Greece was on the meeting agenda of Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Central Macedonia Gears Up for Bollywood Production

The region of Central Macedonia has been selected for the filming of the first Bollywood production to take place in Greece.

Halkidiki in State of Emergency After Flash Storm 

The Greek government declared a state of emergency for Halkidiki, after gale-force winds stormed through on Wednesday night, leaving at least seven people dead and dozens injured.

Greece to Hold Snap Elections After EU Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a snap election following his party's defeat to the New Democracy party in the European Parliament elections.

Thessaloniki Ferry Link with Sporades, Cyclades, Crete Takes Off

Thessaloniki authorities expressed their satisfaction over Seajets' new ferry service connecting the northern city with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura Attends Greek Independence Day Parade in New York

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura attended the annual Greek parade in honor of the country's Independence, held recently on Fifth Ave in New York City.

Amphipolis Site Restoration Enters €1.5m EU Funding Program

Authorities have managed to secure 1.5 million euros in EU funding for the restoration, maintenance and promotion of the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site.

Ancient Palace of Pella to Undergo Restoration Works

The Region of Central Macedonia announced restoration works to the ancient Palace of Pella, located near the city of Pella in northern Greece.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Airport Revamp Deadlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) is voicing concerns over the need and timing of upgrade works at the city’s Macedonia Airport and of the completion dates.

Central Macedonia Named ‘European Entrepreneurial Region’

Central Macedonia was recently honored with the "European Entrepreneurial Region" title for its strategy and commitment in boosting entrepreneurship.

Culture Ministry to Re-submit Request for Amphipolis Funding

Culture ministry officials will meet next week with Central Macedonia Region and NSRF authorities to discuss funding for the Amphipolis project.

Mouzenidis Holds Grand Opening for Enigma Mall in Halkidiki

The Mouzenidis Group recently inaugurated the Enigma Mall, a shopping center located in the area of Nea Moudania in Halkidiki, northern Greece.

EU, Regional Funds to Go Towards Further Amphipolis Site Works

A total of 2.5 million euros has been allocated for excavation and restoration works at the ancient Amphipolis site in northern Greece.

C. Macedonia Region OKs Budget for Tourism Promo

Central Macedonia Region authorities have approved a 1.35 million euro budget for the promotion of local destinations and their products.

C. Macedonia Region’s ‘Path of Apostle Paul’ Project to Get EU Funding

In efforts to attract religious-pilgrimage tourism, the Central Macedonia Region will promote its “Path of Apostle Paul” project through participation in the EU’s Cultural Routes as Investment for Growth and Jobs (Cult-RInG) program.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of Central Macedonia Region

Introducing Central Macedonia, we present a piece of modern Greece, with cities full of life, ready to offer to the most demanding visitor.

Greece’s New Vergina Museum in Macedonia to Open in 2017

The new Museum of Vergina in Macedonia is scheduled to open its doors to the public in 2017 with “Aigai: The first city of the Macedonians, from Hercules to Alexander the Great - In Memory of Aigai" after gaining access to EU funding.

C. Macedonia Region Looks to Tap into Amphipolis Site as Tourism Asset

The Northern Greece archaeological site of Amphipolis, which had the world on edge two years ago as to the identity of the person buried there, has been proposed by the Central Macedonia Region to be named cultural heritage site within the European Territorial Cooperation Program...
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