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UK Market Pre-bookings for Halkidiki on Track

Pre-booking activity for Halkidiki from the UK market is on track with limited losses, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.

GNTO Spreads the Word about Greece’s Alternative Tourism at TourNatur 2019

Greece’s year-round alternative tourism products were presented at Germany’s TourNatur 2019 expo by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Halkidiki Targets Dutch Tourism Market

Halkidiki’s tourism offerings were recently presented to Dutch tour operators in the cities of Amsterdam and Almere in The Netherlands.

Thessaloniki Aiming to Attract Dutch Holidaymakers in 2019

Thessaloniki in northern Greece is winning over all the more Dutch holidaymakers, with forecasts for 2019 indicating an upward trend.

Northern Greece Hoteliers Say March Pre-bookings to Set Pace for 2019

Northern Greece hoteliers are cautious when making forecasts for 2019 in view of Brexit and the comeback of rival markets, and expect to have a clear indication after March.

Halkidiki Tourism Body Head Optimistic About 2019

Halkidiki in Northern Greece is seeing tourism flows rise with Germans in the lead followed by the Brits, while authorities prepare to tap into the Irish market.

Greece Aiming for More Blue Flag Awards in 2019

Greece is aiming to increase the number of beaches awarded the special Blue Flag eco-label that certifies quality, safety, environmental education and information.

Halkidiki’s Trail Network Presented at Germany’s ‘TourNatur 2018’ Exhibition

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization presented the network of trails currently under development in Halkidiki, at the TourNatur 2018 exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Halkidiki Tourist Arrivals on Continuous Upward Trend, Says Minister

During the last three years, tourist arrivals to Halkidiki, northern Greece, have been on a continuous upward trend, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

MITT 2018 Reveals Strong Bookings for Halkidiki

Pre-bookings for Halkidiki from Russia are on the rise according to insight gathered by the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) during the MITT fair.

Halkidiki Aims to Attract Traveling Russian Families 

The Halkidiki region in central Macedonia, northern Greece, is aiming to attract family tourism from Russia this year.

Halkidiki Hoteliers: Sharing Economy Accounting for €30m in Losses

Hotels and rented room owners in Halkidiki are being deprived of 30 million euros in revenue from the operation of Airbnb-style properties, the Halkidiki Hotel Association said.

Halkidiki to Promote Hiking Tourism to Attract More German Travelers

Aiming to further increase arrivals from Germany, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization will promote hiking tourism, which is very popular among the Germans.

It’s Business as Usual in Sunny Halkidiki

It's business as usual in Halkidiki, despite the adverse weather conditions that recently hit northern Greece, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.

Halkidiki Gets International Exposure Through Fam Trips

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has held 10 fam trips from April to June, as part of its efforts to promote the region’s destinations to markets abroad.

Halkidiki’s Beaches Top the List of ‘Blue Flags’ in Greece

The Halkidiki peninsula is once again on top of the "Blue Flags" list for 2017 in Greece, with 71 of its beaches awarded.

Halkidiki Aims to Attract More Italian Visitors in 2017

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has embarked on a series of promotional activities in the Italian market, aiming to attract more visitors from Italy to Halkidiki this year.

Halkidiki Expects More Dutch Tourists in Summer 2017

More Dutch tourists are expected to visit Halkidiki this summer, as early bookings from the Netherlands have already posted a double-digit increase.

WTM 2016: Halkidiki Set to Attract UK, Dutch Tourists in 2017

The region of Halkidiki in northern Greece is ready to welcome visitors from the UK and Holland next year, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization said upon its return from the World Travel Market (WTM) London.

Halkidiki Tourism Body Learns from Zingst Example

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization recently visited the municipality of Zingst in Germany’s Vorpommern-Rügen district to learn more about an innovative local tourism initiative which has contributed to the extension of the tourist season there by four months.