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Thessaloniki Hoteliers: Preserving Greece’s Image Key to Tourism

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association has called on Greek farmers to refrain from blocking main road networks and airports in protest to government measures.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Aristotelis Thomopoulos, President Thessaloniki Hotels Association

Within the wider context of the National Strategy for Tourism, Thessaloniki Hotels Association aims to promote Thessaloniki as a city break destination not only for groups but also for individual travelers who prefer independent travel arrangements and are willing to spend more...

Thessaloniki: Once Isn’t Enough… Tourists Come Back for More

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is winning tourists over as well as their loyalty for its “personality”, according to a study presented on Tuesday by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Ring Alarm Bells over Imminent Taxes

Thessaloniki’s hoteliers are sending signals of distress over plans by the government to increase taxes or introduce new levies on areas affecting the hospitality sector, saying this will inevitably lead to unsustainable fiscal burdens.

Greece @ ITB 2016 – Photo Report by GTP

Greece received positive and optimistic messages from the German market at the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, ITB Berlin, which marked 50 years.

ITB: Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cautiously Optimistic about 2016 Tourism Season

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association predicts an increase in last minute bookings to Greece this season but expresses concern regarding the impact of the refugee crisis on the destination.

Greece Hotel Units in the Red

Greek hotel owners seem to be unable to pay back the loans they've taken out, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) deputy governor Theodore Mitrakos. Out of a total of 7.6 billion euros in loans granted to tourist accommodations, approximately half (49.8 percent) have been recorded...

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...

Aristotelis Thomopoulos, President of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association

Thessaloniki Hotels Association is planning new initiatives and is continuing its already successful presence in leading International Tourism Exhibitions, taking part in B2B Meetings and Events and supporting every effort that views tourism development.

Visitors Give Thessaloniki Thumbs Up for Infrastructure, Services

The findings of the survey, which was carried out jointly with GBR Consulting, were presented by THA president Aristotelis Thomopoulos and GBR managing consultant Stefan Merkenhof.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Reach Out to German Market at ITB 2015

History, entertainment, gastronomy and culture are at the center of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s ongoing promotional campaign, which it had the chance to present at this year’s ITB 2015 in Berlin earlier this month.

Thessaloniki Hotels Hope for Better Year

The increase of leisure tourists, the significant rise in overnight stays and the low revenue per available rooms, summarizes Thessaloniki's tourism performance in 2014, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association informed during its customary cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s...

Thessaloniki-Smyrna Ferry Connection on the Agenda

Connecting Thessaloniki to Smyrna via regular ferry routes may take off in the coming months, Turkish authorities told a Greek delegation on the sidelines of the international Travel Turkey Izmir fair held in Smyrna (Izmir).

Aristotelis Thomopoulos, President Thessaloniki Hotels Association

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association pays close attention to both the public and private sectors and states its views, based on an experience counting over 100 years, aiming to walk side by side in order to accomplish its ambitious goals.

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Announces New Board Of Directors

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association recently announced its new Board of Directors following elections held on 29 May 2014.

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cuts Vasilopita For 2014

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association recently held its customary cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s Cake) at a big event held at the Makedonia Palace hotel.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Want City’s Convention Bureau To Reopen

Thessaloniki is losing out on hosting major international conferences and events due to the lack of a conference and exhibition center in the city, the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Aristotelis Thomopoulos, informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...

Aristotelis Thomopoulos, President Thessaloniki Hotels Association

Here, at the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, we invest in extraversion and have made our presence apparent in all major exhibitions related to travel and tourism.
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Thessaloniki Aims To Lure Indian Tourists

Thessaloniki-based hoteliers recently attended a workshop and presented their hotel services to a group of Indian tour operators visiting the Greek northern city.
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Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Announces New Board Of Directors

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization announced its new Board of Directors on 17 June. Mr. Yiorgos Tsamaslis is the organization's new president.