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Thessaloniki Still Struggling to Increase Hotel Stays

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, is struggling to attract visitors, recording only 531,806 overnight stays in the first 8 months of the year, down by 0.04% over the same period in 2020.

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.

‘Can’t Miss Thessaloniki’ Campaign Takes Off

The ‘Can’t miss Thessaloniki’ campaign aims to set the northern Greece destination as a ‘top of mind’ choice for international travelers.

New Digital Campaign for Thessaloniki Takes Off – Videos

The tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and the experiences one can live there are being promoted through a new online video campaign.

Coronavirus Slashes Thessaloniki Hotel Numbers in 2020

The number of hotel visitors in the Greek northern city of Thessaloniki was down sharply in 2020, compared to a year earlier, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hotels in Thessaloniki Consider Closing Until Covid-19 Begins to Subside

Thessaloniki Hotels Association President Andreas Mandrinos has painted a gloomy picture for the city's hotels, which are facing hard times due to Covid-19.

Covid-19 Drives Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Down by 1m in 8 Months

Covid-19 has cost Thessaloniki hotels more than 1.05 million overnight stays in the first eight months of 2020, a decline of nearly 80%.

GNTO to Start 2021 Tourism Promotion for Greece End of October

The GNTO is preparing for the 2021 tourism season and plans to launch new promotional actions for Greece by the end of October.

Thessaloniki Hotels See August Occupancy Rates Reach Only 20%

Occupancy rates at hotels in Thessaloniki reached only 20% in August, according to the city's hotels association president, Andreas Mandrinos.

New Board for Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Mandrinos Re-elected as President

Andreas Mandrinos was re-elected as the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, following a general assembly held to elect a new board of directors.

Thessaloniki Hotels Continue to Serve ‘Thessbrunch’ in November

Thessbrunch, the popular culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, will continue to serve brunch in November in hotels around the city.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Troubled about Slow Jan-Aug Performance

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are concerned about a decline in overnight stays recorded in the first eight months of the year.

Sunday Times: Thessaloniki is an ‘Instant Escape’ Destination

The Sunday Times Travel Magazine promotes the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as an "instant escape" destination for British travelers.

‘Thessbrunch’ Launches New #koulouriofthemonth Photo Contest

"Thessbrunch", the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, has launched a new photo contest with the hashtag #koulouriofthemonth.

Lufthansa Names Thessaloniki ‘City of the Month’

Lufthansa has named Thessaloniki “City of the Month” and is inviting travelers to visit the “crossroad of civilizations”.

Thessaloniki Wins Points in 2018 Visitor Satisfaction

Visitors to Thessaloniki are giving the northern port city a thumbs up, awarding it a score of 8.2, with 95 percent saying they would return, a survey says.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Seeking to Increase Visitor Numbers and Spending

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are expressing concern over the number of visitors and tourism-related revenue, which in 2018 came to 420 million euros.

Record Number of Thessaloniki’s Hotels Join ‘Thessbrunch’ Spring Events

“Thessbrunch”, the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, returns this spring with innovative culinary suggestions and a record number of the city's hotels taking part.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Dwindling Tourism Figures

Thessaloniki hoteliers are troubled over a slight decline in the number of Greek and international travelers to the city in 2018, as revealed by a recent study.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Reach 2.4 Million in 2018

Thessaloniki recorded 2.4 million overnight stays in 2018, according to data presented by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA).