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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.

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).

Ministry Speeds Up Works on Greece’s Amphipolis Site

Works are moving full speed ahead so that the Amphipolis site, where the largest ancient Macedonian tomb was discovered, can open to the public.

Central Macedonia Gears Up for Bollywood Production

The region of Central Macedonia has been selected for the filming of the first Bollywood production to take place in Greece.

Greece Again Host Country for ‘Mrs. India Worldwide’ Beauty Pageant

Greece has once again been selected as the host country for the Haute Monde Mrs. India Worldwide beauty pageant, which will take place in Halkidiki in October.

Restoration Works at Amphipolis’ Kasta Hill Advance

Restoration and support works on the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, are set to be completed by August.

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.

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.