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‘The Expendables 4’ to Kick Off Filming in Thessaloniki, Greece

The Greek city of Thessaloniki will be coming into the international spotlight when filming on location kicks off for blockbuster Expendables 4.

Do Something GREAT: Central Macedonia Launches New Tourism Campaign

“Do Something GREAT” is the slogan of Central Macedonia’s new tourism campaign that aims to attract more travelers to the region and extend the season.

Greece Looking to Turn Thessaloniki into Home Port and Hub for Cruise Ships

The Greek Tourism Ministry will aim to transform the northern city of Thessaloniki into a home port and hub for cruise ships.

Thessaloniki Int’l Fair Boosts September Hotel Occupancy Levels

The country’s largest trade event, the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair scheduled to take place in September, has boosted hotel occupancy levels in the northern Greek city.

Archaeological Park of Aigai Necropolis Opens in Northern Greece

An archaeological park that has 530 ancient burial tombs has opened in Aigai, the ancient kingdom located near Vergina in northern Greece.

New Antonio Banderas Movie to Begin Filming in Thessaloniki Soon

Thessaloniki and a number of destinations in Central Macedonia, Greece, will be the film locations for the new movie “The Enforcer”, starring Antonio Banderas.

Greece to Accept Negative Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Tests for Entry

Greece is expected to soon permit entry for travelers who present negative rapid antigen tests as proof that they are not infected with Covid-19.

Northern Greece Plays a Big Part in Country’s Tourism Restart, Says Minister

Northern Greece has a leading role in this year's opening of the country's tourism, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Thessaloniki Ready to Welcome Hollywood Stars for Film Shoot

A big Hollywood production is getting ready to begin filming in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, according to the governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Central Macedonia Destinations ‘Star’ in Episode of Pekin Express Reality TV Show

Four destinations in Central Macedonia were recently promoted through an episode of popular adventure reality TV show Pekin Express.

Revamp of Amphipolis Archaeological Sites in Progress

Works are underway for the revamp of the archaeological sites discovered through excavations in the area of Amphipolis in northern Greece.

Covid-19 Hits Younger Ages in Thessaloniki Creating Concerns

Thessaloniki authorities are alarmed over new Covid-19 cases increasing among younger age groups as well as a spike in the number of infections.

Greek FinMin: Relief Measures for High-risk Covid-19-hit Areas

The Greek Finance Ministry has announced relief measures aimed at assisting areas that have been hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

Central Macedonia Region Receives Hero Award for Fight Against Covid-19

The Region of Central Macedonia has been honored for its response to the coronavirus pandemic and received the "Heroes of Covid-19" in Northern Greece award.

New Olympia Forum Looks to Boost Development of Greece’s Regions

The Olympia Forum I, a new event that aims to contribute to the economic and cultural development of the country’s 13 regions, will take place during September 18-20 in Ancient Olympia.

Central Macedonia Backs Covid-19-hit Businesses with €150m

The Central Macedonia Region will allocate 150 million euros to local businesses, tourism enterprises included, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thessaloniki Fair Cancelation Due to Covid-19 Causes Stir

The cancelation of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), due to Covid-19, has prompted the reaction of stakeholders.

Greece will Open Borders to Flights with Safety as Top Priority

Greece will open its borders to flights from June 15 in accordance to all public health safety measures, says Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias.

Minister Aiming for All Greek Destinations to Welcome Tourists

The Tourism Ministry is aiming for all destinations in Greece to welcome tourists once the Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

Thessaloniki Reopens Waterfront Area

Thessaloniki's waterfront area will reopen after remaining closed for almost a month due to measures applied to curb the spread of the coronavirus.