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‘Can’t Miss Thessaloniki’ Campaign Takes Off

The ‘Can’t miss Thessaloniki’ campaign aims to set the northern Greece destination as a ‘top of mind’ choice for international travelers.

GNTO Supports Virtual Events Promoting Crete and Thessaloniki

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting two virtual events that will promote the popular destinations of Thessaloniki and Crete.

Central Macedonia to Launch New Tourism Strategy for 2021

The Central Macedonia Region is preparing to launch a new tourism strategy to attract travelers for the 2021 tourism season.

Central Macedonia Backs Covid-19-hit Businesses with €150m

The Central Macedonia Region will allocate 150 million euros to local businesses, tourism enterprises included, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Int’l MICE Industry Struggling to Cover Lost Ground, Restart Operations

The international MICE industry is struggling to mitigate the heavy losses it has suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic and gradually resume operations.

Central Macedonia Region Approves Tourism SME Funding

A total of 312 investments of SMEs in Central Macedonia, with nine in 10 active in tourism, have been granted access to EU funding.

Central Macedonia Region Winning Over Traveling Crowds Year Round

Greece’s Central Macedonia Region is winning over the crowds as it welcomed 7.9 million tourists in 2018, up by 22 percent from 2016.

Leading German Tour Operators to Gather in Northern Greece for FVW Workshop 2020

Leading German tour operators in May will gather in Thessaloniki and Halkidiki to participate in the “FVW workshop Greece 2020”.

Central Macedonia Region Allocates €10m for 17 Culture Projects

Central Macedonia Region authorities have released 10 million euros for the funding of restoration and upgrade works on 17 new culture projects.

Macedonia Region Promotes New Film Office at Philoxenia 2019

The Region of Central Macedonia presented its ambitious new film office project at Thessaloniki's Philoxenia 2019 tourism exhibition.

Central Macedonia Governor Sets High Goals for Region

"Central Macedonia is the most attractive region in the Mediterranean for investments," according to the region's governor, Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Thessaloniki Film Studio Aiming to Welcome Hollywood Productions in 2020

A film studio to operate in Thessaloniki, Greece, will be ready to welcome Hollywood productions by 2020, says Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Greek Governor Goes to Hollywood to Bring Film Productions to Macedonia

Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas visited Hollywood aiming to initiate interest in film productions in the region.

Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece in the Lead with Infrastructure Works

The regions of Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece are recording the highest infrastructure activity in Greece.

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.

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 Seeks to Diversify Tourism Product

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders are examining ways to diversify the tourism product and extend the season through synergies and innovation.
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