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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.

Halkidiki Beaches Take the Lead with Most Blue Flags in Greece

Fifty-two of Greece’s 430 beaches awarded for their quality are located in the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) said recently, demonstrating the region’s commitment to “responsible tourism”.

‘The Times’ Reveals ‘Idyllic’ Secret: Halkidiki’s Ammouliani Islet

Under the title “Empty Beaches, Sleepy Villages and Quiet Tavernas” the London Times featured this month the tiny Halkidiki island of Ammouliani for its white sand, spectacular view, warm hospitality and great food.

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.

Halkidiki at ITB 2016: ‘Travel Bookings Influenced by Refugee Crisis’

The management of the refugee crisis in the coming months will determine if Greece will see an increase in tourism arrivals, as the country must first maintain its reputation as a safe and hospitable destination, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.

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.

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: Turkish Travel Agents Show Interest in Halkidiki Luxury Holidays

Luxury hotels in Halkidiki attracted the attention of Turkish travel agents at this year’s East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran January 28-31 in Istanbul.

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.

Greece’s Halkidiki Lures Investments for Tourism Projects

The region of Halkidiki in northern Greece, has attracted more than 300 million euros in investments in tourism in the last three years, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) said this week.

Tourism Awards 2016: New Members Added to Judging Committee

Tourism and subject matter experts have been added to this year’s Judging Committee of the third edition of the Tourism Awards.

Halkidiki Promo Efforts in Milan Ahead of Aristotle Year

Paving the way ahead of “2016 - The Year of Aristotle”, the Central Macedonia Region in collaboration with the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) organized a special event in Milan spotlighting the Greek philosopher as well as Alexander the Great.