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Central Macedonia Bike Paths ‘on Show’ in Holland

Central Macedonia authorities presented the region’s cycling and mountain biking trails to the Dutch market during the "Fiets en Wandelbeurs" travel fair.

Central Macedonia Backs Tourism Ventures for Growth

More than 152 tourism investments are already taking shape while 32 are in the pre-approval stage in the Central Macedonia Region in northern Greece.

Scandinavians Vote for Central Macedonia at Greek Travel Awards in Stockholm

The Region of Central Macedonia received four honors at the Greek Travel Awards event, which was recently held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Greece Expecting Twice as Many US Travelers in 2019

Greece is expecting the number of travelers from the US to Greek destinations to double this year on the back of a 25 percent rise in incoming US tourism in 2018.

Central Macedonia Region Reaches Out to US Market at NY Times Travel Show

Aiming to gain a share of the US travel market, the Central Macedonia Region participated in this year’s New York Times Travel Show.

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).

Central Macedonia Region to Boost Presence in EU via New Brussels Office

Aiming to enhance its participation in EU decision-making and effectively promote its interests in funding plans, the Region of Central Macedonia has opened a new office in Brussels.

Thessaloniki Tourism Pros Get the Latest on Trends Driving Digital Marketing

Thessaloniki's tourism professionals were informed on the latest trends driving digital marketing, during a workshop held in the northern port city by Marketing Greece.

Greece Ready to Host UNWTO Int’l Meeting on Silk Road Tourism – October 10-12

Thessaloniki, Greece, in October will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, a high level event attended by over 25 Silk Road countries.

‘American Art Everywhere’ Project Takes Off in Thessaloniki

American art is currently on show in Thessaloniki as part of the "American Art Everywhere" project, launched within the framework of the 83rd TIF events.

Region Takes First Step Towards Development of Thessaloniki’s Coastal Front

Thessaloniki regional authorities are one step closer to drawing up a spatial planning scheme for the development of the northern port city’s coastal front.

Central Macedonia Shows its Best in ‘3rd Greek Weekend’ in Belgrade

The Region of Central Macedonia presented the tourism offerings of its destinations, during the 3rd Greek Weekend fair held in Belgrade.

Central Macedonia to Present Innovative Tourism Products at Thessaloniki Tech Event

The Region of Central Macedonia will present innovative tourism products on sustainable transportation, “smart” tourism ecosystems and new technologies during the “thessweek” event in Thessaloniki.

Central Macedonia Deputy Governor Calls for Sustainable Tourism Practices

Sustainable tourism practices are essential for Central Macedonia, according to the region's deputy governor Ioannis Giorgos.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

Thessaloniki Ready to Host UNWTO Silk Road Tourism Meeting in October 2018

The 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, to be held in Thessaloniki, is expected to be a "landmark event for Central Macedonia".

Thessaloniki Among Top Choices for Turkish Travelers

Thessaloniki has become a popular tourism destination for Turkish travelers, as the number of overnight stays from Turkey last year increased by 8 percent.

Thessaloniki to Host 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in 2018

Thessaloniki in 2018 will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, the biggest biennial event of the UNWTO Silk Road program.

Ancient Palace of Pella to Undergo Restoration Works

The Region of Central Macedonia announced restoration works to the ancient Palace of Pella, located near the city of Pella in northern Greece.

Central Macedonia Region Launches Video on Alexander the Great and Aristotle

In efforts to promote the area’s cultural heritage, the Region of Central Macedonia recently launched a video which features Alexander the Great and philosopher Aristotle.
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