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Thessaloniki Counting Down to the Biggest Int’l Fair in a Decade

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is counting down to the big day on September 9, for the opening of the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).

China Colors Set the Scene for 82nd Thessaloniki Int’l Fair

With a few days to go until the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), the colors of this year’s honored guest - China - are being added to the Greek city's decor.

Thessaloniki Hotels Booking Strong for 82nd Trade Fair

Hotels in Thessaloniki are almost fully booked ahead of the upcoming 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) to run on September 9-17.

Air China to Link Beijing with Athens in September

Air China will be connecting Athens with Beijing as of September 30 with two direct flights per week, the Chinese embassy said this week.

Transport, Tourism, Energy Top China’s Greece Agenda

Chinese business groups have expressed interest in the areas of transport, telecommunications, energy and tourism in Greece.

Greek PM in China to Bolster Ties, Foster Business Relationships

As part of efforts to strengthen cooperation with China, Greek PM arrived in Beijing on May 12 to participate in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

Fosun to Tap into Chinese Travel Interest in Greece with New Vacation Deals

Fosun International is aiming to tap into the estimated 1.5 million Chinese travelers expected to visit Greece, through new vacation packages.

Greek PM Visit to China Set to Pave Way for Investments

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to sign a three-year agreement with Chinese officials to attract investment to Greece, during his visit to Beijing in May.

Greek Tourism Enterprise Body GEPOET Talks Business in China

In efforts to promote the interests of its members, the General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) explored the potential of working together with Chinese sector professionals during Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ recent visit to China.

Tourism, Infrastructure Top Greece-China Team Work

Tourism and infrastructure will be at the top of the Greece-China agenda of collaborative efforts, Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism Minister Giorgos Stathakis said during a business forum on shipping held in Beijing.

Cosco to Dish Out Extra €500m for Piraeus Investment

Chinese shipping giant Cosco will dish out some 500 million euros over and above the paying price for the port of Piraeus, its managing director, Xu Lirong, said this week during talks with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who is in China on an official five-day visit to...

Greece-China Shake Hands on Culture, Science, Exports & Tourism

With the sale of a majority stake in the Port of Piraeus to Chinese shipping giant Cosco at the center of talks, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sealed on Monday a number of deals with Chinese officials during his five-day visit this week to Beijing and Shanghai, aiming to...

China Airlines Direct Flights to Athens Hinge on Politics

It seems that direct flights from Taiwan to Athens for the summer period are up in the air after Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority rejected China Airlines request for a landing license.

China’s Wuhan Boosts Ties with Heraklion Port Authority

Promoting tourism, exchanging expertise in the area of container management and cruise travel topped talks on Tuesday, between representatives from the Chinese city of Wuhan and Crete’s Heraklion Port Authority.