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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.

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.

Greece to Create National Film Offices Network to Attract Foreign Productions

In efforts to attract foreign film productions to Greece, EKOME is working towards the establishment of a National Film Offices Network in the country.

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.

Study: Attica, South Aegean, Crete Account for Majority of Greece’s Airbnb Listings

The regions of Attica, South Aegean and Crete account for 60 percent of all Airbnb listings in Greece, according to a study released by KEPE.

Lucky Visitors Get Chance to Enter Amphipolis’ Kasta Tomb

Dozens of visitors had the chance to enter the largest tomb discovered in Greece, at Amphipolis, which dates back to Alexander the Great’s era.

Greece Aims to Establish Amphipolis as Archaeological Tourism Destination

The Culture Ministry has secured 276,000 euros in funding for works on the Amphipolis site to include the construction of a walking routes network. 

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.

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.

Halkidiki Getting Ready to Welcome More German Tourists in 2018

The northern Greek destination of Halkidiki is expecting an increase of 8 to 10 percent in arrivals from Germany this year.

Thessaloniki in Spotlight at UNWTO Silk Road Meeting at ITB 2018

Thessaloniki, northern Greece, was in the spotlight during the 8th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers’ Meeting held on the first day of the ITB Berlin 2018 travel trade show.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Tender Launched for 3-5 Pigadia Ski Center in Central Macedonia

A tender for the 30-year concession of the 3-5 Pigadia, one of the most modern ski centers in Greece, was recently launched.

Central Macedonia Hotels to Hold Fundraiser for Those Affected by Floods

Four hotel associations of Central Macedonia will hold a fundraising Christmas Cocktail Gala to aid those affected by the floods in western Attica.

Linkwise Provides ‘Travel Insights’ to Network Affiliates

Affiliate marketing company Linkwise recently held the first “Travel Insights” event for its network affiliates and presented the current trends in the tourism industry.

Amphipolis Site Restoration Enters €1.5m EU Funding Program

Authorities have managed to secure 1.5 million euros in EU funding for the restoration, maintenance and promotion of the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site.

Turkish Travel Agencies Meet Paralia in Pieria, Central Macedonia

Turkish travel agents recently got to witness the beauty of Paralia in Pieria, Central Macedonia, during a fam trip organized by Respond on Demand.

Central Macedonia Highlights its Best in ‘Just 60 Minutes Away’ Campaign

Titled “Just 60 Minutes Away”, a new campaign launched by the Central Macedonia Region aims to promote the area’s main attractions and proximity to Thessaloniki.
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