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Thessaloniki Hoteliers Set Goals for 2015, Troubled Over Proposed Tourism Taxes

Thessaloniki hoteliers expressed their concern over proposed tax measures in the tourism sector as well as their optimism about the increased number of bookings in the northern port city during the recent Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) general assembly.

Thessaloniki Gains Ground as City Break Destination

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is gaining ground as an ideal city break and conference tourism destination with all the more international visitors seeking to explore its diverse offerings.

Greece @ ITB 2015 – Photo Report by GTP

The 49th edition of ITB Berlin, held in March at Messe Berlin in Germany, gave quite a promising outlook for the 2015 tourism season in Greece.

Thessaloniki is 2nd Most Popular Destination in Europe to Reach By Train

Thessaloniki came in second place among some of Europe’s most-loved cities that were competing for the "InterRail Destination of the Year Award 2015".

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.

Greece Gets Ready to Attend ITB Berlin 2015

Greece is getting ready to attend the ITB Berlin 2015, the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, with quite a few events planned. ITB Berlin 2015 will take place from March 4 to March 8.

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 Hoteliers Eye Potential of Turkey Tourists at EMITT

Set on tapping into the growing potential of incoming tourism from Turkey, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) participated in this year’s EMITT 2015, which took place last weekend at the Tuyap Exhibition Center in Istanbul.

Thessaloniki Tourism Offerings Attract Austrians

Promoting the northern port city of Thessaloniki as a leading city break through its history, entertainment, gastronomy and culture, was the aim of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s (THA) participation in Austria’s annual Ferien-Messe Wein show, which ran on January 15-18 in...

‘Thessaloniki. A Big Heart!’ – New Tourism Campaign Showcases Northern Greek City

"Thessaloniki. A Big Heart!" is the new slogan of the northern Greek city to promote tourism throughout the country and abroad.

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).

Greece @ WTM 2014 – Photo Report by GTP

The 35th World Travel Market (WTM), held 3-6 November on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London, sent out positive messages for another good year for Greek tourism.

What Nationalities Are Visiting Thessaloniki? – Top 10 List

"Thessaloniki remains one of the most popular international destinations for the second consecutive year as it managed once more to win over more visitors," the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.

Thessaloniki, Greece: Hotel Overnights Increase, But Not Room Rates

Overnight stays in Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, recorded a 15.68 percent increase during the first half of 2014 compared to last year, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said on 30 July.

Thessaloniki Promoted As Wedding Destination For British Couples

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki recently held meetings with British travel agencies that specialize in honeymoon tourism and discussed the possibility of promoting the Greek Northern city in the UK market as a wedding destination for British couples.

ITB 2014: Hoteliers Promote Thessaloniki As A Year-Round Tourism Destination

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association examined the potential for increasing visitor numbers to the Greek Northern city this year during the ITB Berlin international tourism exhibition that took place 5-9 March.

Survey: Thessaloniki Scores Big In Popularity But Low In Hotel Occupancy

Thessaloniki may have high visitor satisfaction ratings but the Greek Northern city is lagging behind in occupancy and average room rates compared with 26 other European cities.

Thessaloniki To Be Promoted By Private Marketing Company

Greece's northern and second-largest city of Thessaloniki will be promoted as an attractive tourism destination to international markets through strategic marketing, public relations, innovative thinking, ideas and expertise.

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...