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Italian Media Puts Halkidiki in the Spotlight

Some of Italy’s largest media outlets put Halkidiki in the spotlight this summer through a number of features dedicated to the destination’s beaches, gastronomy and unique nature.

Halkidiki Applauds Restart of Billund-Thessaloniki Charter Flights for 2022

Prima Holidays and Primo Tours are launching Halkidiki travel packages that include charter flights to Thessaloniki from Billund in Denmark.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Numbers at 60% of 2019 Levels, Says Hoteliers Chief

Greece’s tourism numbers for 2021 have reached some 60 percent of 2019 levels, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Belgian Reality TV Show Picks Halkidiki as Destination for Newlyweds

Halkidiki will be promoted as the ideal destination for newlyweds through a popular reality TV show that will air on Belgium's RTL-TVi in 2022.

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Get Ready to Host ‘FVW Workshop Greece 2020‘

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki are getting ready to host the FVW Workshop Greece 2020, the annual meeting of FVW magazine that focuses on the German tourism market.

Transavia Tells Dutch Market to ‘Enjoy’ Thessaloniki

The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki is featured as a "must-see destination" in the inflight magazine of Dutch low-cost airline Transavia.

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).

Scandinavians Vote for Central Macedonia at Greek Travel Awards in Stockholm

The Region of Central Macedonia received four honors at the Greek Travel Awards event, which was recently held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Thessaloniki Aiming to Attract Dutch Holidaymakers in 2019

Thessaloniki in northern Greece is winning over all the more Dutch holidaymakers, with forecasts for 2019 indicating an upward trend.

Halkidiki Tourism Body Head Optimistic About 2019

Halkidiki in Northern Greece is seeing tourism flows rise with Germans in the lead followed by the Brits, while authorities prepare to tap into the Irish market.

Halkidiki to Welcome Ireland as New Tourism Market in 2019

Ryanair's new Dublin-Thessaloniki flight, to take off in 2019, has sparked interest for the northern Greek destination of Halkidiki from the Irish market.

Greece Aiming for More Blue Flag Awards in 2019

Greece is aiming to increase the number of beaches awarded the special Blue Flag eco-label that certifies quality, safety, environmental education and information.

Halkidiki Tourist Arrivals on Continuous Upward Trend, Says Minister

During the last three years, tourist arrivals to Halkidiki, northern Greece, have been on a continuous upward trend, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

MITT 2018 Reveals Strong Bookings for Halkidiki

Pre-bookings for Halkidiki from Russia are on the rise according to insight gathered by the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) during the MITT fair.

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.

Halkidiki Aims to Attract Traveling Russian Families 

The Halkidiki region in central Macedonia, northern Greece, is aiming to attract family tourism from Russia this year.

Halkidiki Gaining Ground in Dutch Travel Market

Halkidiki, northern Greece, is gaining ground in the Dutch travel market, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO).

Halkidiki to Promote Hiking Tourism to Attract More German Travelers

Aiming to further increase arrivals from Germany, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization will promote hiking tourism, which is very popular among the Germans.

It’s Business as Usual in Sunny Halkidiki

It's business as usual in Halkidiki, despite the adverse weather conditions that recently hit northern Greece, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.

Halkidiki’s Beaches Top the List of ‘Blue Flags’ in Greece

The Halkidiki peninsula is once again on top of the "Blue Flags" list for 2017 in Greece, with 71 of its beaches awarded.