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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.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Against Construction of Refugee ‘Hotspot’ in Region

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) has expressed its resistance to a recent government proposal to set up a refugee center right next to a designated area in the Eastern Thessaloniki regional unit slated for tourist expansion.

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Expect Rise in Russian Arrivals this Season

Tourism professionals from the Northern Greek cities of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki predict a rise in arrivals of Russian visitors to Greece this year.

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 Expects 800,000 Serbian Tourists this Year

Greece should expect some 800,000 tourist arrivals from Serbia this year, according to the Central Macedonia prefect Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Thessaloniki Tourism Resilient, Aims tο Stimulate Overnighters

The northern port city of Thessaloniki has proven to be resilient despite the ongoing political turmoil in Greece, with incoming tourism holding ground, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.

Greece Steps Up Presence at Turkey’s EMITT 2016 Expo – GTP Photo Report

Greek destinations and enterprises once again drew in the crowds at the recent East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran at the Tuyap Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.

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...

Mt Athos Area Promo Plan Takes Center Stage at Turkey’s EMITT

The Halkidiki region, its tourism offerings and options were presented during the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT held in Istanbul, Turkey, last week.

Greece to Showcase Tourism Offerings at Turkey’s 20th EMITT Expo

A number of Greek hotels, travel agencies, associations and destinations are participating in this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT and will show their best to international industry professionals and Turkish consumers.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Zoom in on Austrian Tourists

Introducing novel tourism products that will suit the tastes of Austrian travelers is the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s (THA) latest project following the insight gained during the Ferien Μesse International Tourism Fair held in Vienna last week.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Mark ‘100 Years of Hospitality’ with Book Release

Thessaloniki hoteliers paid tribute to the sector and to their association, with the release of 100 Years of Hospitality - Thessaloniki Hotels 1914-2014 during a special book release ceremony at the city’s historic Macedonia Palace.

WTM 2015: Halkidiki Gets Ready for ‘Year of Aristotle’

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) this year promoted the region's "other face" to the UK market at the recent World Travel Market trade show in London.

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.

Greece to Roll Out its Best at WTM London 2015

Greece will attend the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, the leading global and must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. WTM 2015 will open its doors on Monday, 2 November, at ExCeL – London and run until Thursday, 5...

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Reach Out to LGBT Travelers

As part of its ongoing strategy to attract all the more visitors to the northern port city, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association is opening up to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) market through the promotion of new initiatives.

Hotelier Workshop: Thessaloniki Hotels to Get Closer to Global Gay Travel Market

Greek online platform Destsetters announced on Wednesday that it will hold a special hotel workshop for the first time in Thessaloniki for hoteliers interested in tapping into the global LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) travel market.

Thessaloniki Sees Rise in Overnights, Drop in Revenue

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is growing into destination of choice with the number of overnight stays rising by 100,000 in the first eight months of the year, but revenue still remains low.

Overnight Stays in Thessaloniki Steady, Room Prices Up

The number of overnight stays in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, for the first half of 2015 increased slightly but was smaller compared to last year's corresponding period, compared to the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Thessaloniki...