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Thessaloniki Shows its Best to Italy’s ΕLLE, Donna Moderna Magazines

The best that Thessaloniki and the surrounding areas of the Central Macedonia Region have to offer visitors was promoted to Italian media.

Central Macedonia Region Setting Up Tourism Observatory

Aiming to formulate a tourism strategy with targeted actions, the Region of Central Macedonia is in the process of creating a tourism observatory.

Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia Region to Feature in Two New Hollywood Films

Two new Hollywood films are scheduled to be shot in the city of Thessaloniki and other destinations in the Central Macedonia Region.

Celestyal Boosts Thessaloniki’s Reputation as a Cruise Destination

Journalists from Serbia, Romania and Poland had the chance to experience Thessaloniki as a homeport destination during a fam trip held by Celestyal Cruises.

Robert De Niro Coming to Northern Greece for Film Shoot

Robert De Niro, one of the world’s greatest actors, will be visiting Greece for the shooting of the action film “Tin Soldier” in Thessaloniki.

Greece Counts on International Film Productions for Extra Promotion

The importance of film productions for the promotion of Greece was highlighted by Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou while at the Nu Boyana Film Studios in Thessaloniki.

Concession Deal Signed for Edessa Xenia Hotel

The former Xenia Hotel in Edessa is on its way to be converted into a modern hotel unit that will contribute to the tourism development of the area and the wider region of Central Macedonia.

Thessaloniki Airport to Welcome 16 New Flights This Year

Fraport Greece has announced the plans of airlines to launch at least 16 new flights to Thessaloniki in 2022.

Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia to Take the Spotlight in Hollywood’s ‘The Bricklayer’

Filming of Hollywood action-thriller 'The Bricklayer' is set to begin in Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia next month.

‘The Expendables 4’ to Kick Off Filming in Thessaloniki, Greece

The Greek city of Thessaloniki will be coming into the international spotlight when filming on location kicks off for blockbuster Expendables 4.

‘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.