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Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia Region to Feature in Two New Hollywood Films

Two new Hollywood films are scheduled to be shot in the city of Thessaloniki and other destinations in the Central Macedonia Region.

Robert De Niro Coming to Northern Greece for Film Shoot

Robert De Niro, one of the world’s greatest actors, will be visiting Greece for the shooting of the action film “Tin Soldier” in Thessaloniki.

Celestyal Puts Thessaloniki on the Cruise Destination Map

Celestyal Cruises has officially launched its 7-day voyages out of Thessaloniki for the 2022 season, recognizing the incredible potential of the Greek Northern city as a homeport.

Thessaloniki: Behind-the-scenes Photos from ‘The Bricklayer’ Film

Greece's northern port city of Thessaloniki these days is the filming location of “The Bricklayer”, a new Hollywood production starring Aaron Eckhart.

Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia to Take the Spotlight in Hollywood’s ‘The Bricklayer’

Filming of Hollywood action-thriller 'The Bricklayer' is set to begin in Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia next month.

Greece’s Regions Unite to Launch Tourism Season Next Month

Greek regional governors are prepared to welcome the first tourists in Greece next month responding to the Tourism Ministry’s call for the extension of the season.

Film Tourism: Central Macedonia Aiming to Attract Movie Productions All Year Round

Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas is focused on promoting the Central Macedonia Region as a filming destination for major international productions.

‘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.