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Thessaloniki to Join Urban Vineyard’s Global Network

The Municipality of Thessaloniki will join the global Urban Vineyard Association and feature its own organic vineyard.

Virtual Industrial Museum to Open in Thessaloniki

The Municipality of Thessaloniki has announced the creation of a virtual industrial museum in the last untended building of the city’s old slaughterhouse complex.

CNN: Thessaloniki Among the Best Destinations to Visit in 2023

Thessaloniki, Northern Greece was chosen as one of the 23 best destinations to visit in 2023 by the CNN Travel editorial team.

Thessaloniki Lights its Christmas Tree at Aristotelous Square

Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, officially kicked off the 2022 Christmas season with the lighting of its Christmas tree at Aristotelous Square.

Greece Bets on Sports Tourism to Boost Revenues, Add Value

Greece is aiming to further tap into sports tourism to enhance the country’s tourist offering and boost revenues.

Philoxenia 2022 Opens in Thessaloniki for a Whole Weekend of Greek Tourism

The 37th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition in Thessaloniki, northen Greece, has opened its gates for a weekend dedicated to Greek tourism.

Greece-UAE Explore Possibility of New Dubai–Thessaloniki–New York Air Route

Greece once again has expressed interest on the possibility of Dubai-based Emirates Airline launching a new passenger service to New York via Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki Mayor and Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Talk Greek Gastronomy

Thessaloniki’s gastronomy was highlighted in talks held between the Greek city’s mayor, Konstantinos Zervas, and British celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver.

Thessaloniki Sets Goal for Year-round Tourism

Establishing Thessaloniki into a 12-month tourism destination is a top priority for its mayor, Konstantinos Zervas, who says the average length of stay of visitors has increased from 1.2 days to 2.7.

Thessaloniki to Create a Park Inclusive and Accessible for All

The Municipality of Thessaloniki will create its first "Park for All" in the area of Toumba, based on the principles of inclusiveness and accessibility.
Mayor of Thessaloniki, Konstantinos Zervas
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Op-Ed: Konstantinos Zervas on Thessaloniki tourism

Thessaloniki is transforming into a smart city, aiming to become even more friendly to residents and visitors, according to the city's mayor, Konstantinos Zervas.

Thessaloniki: Behind-the-scenes Photos from ‘The Bricklayer’ Film

Greece's northern port city of Thessaloniki these days is the filming location of “The Bricklayer”, a new Hollywood production starring Aaron Eckhart.

Thessaloniki Gets its First Pocket Park

The Municipality of Thessaloniki has opened its first “pocket park” as part of a major urban regeneration program carried out in the city’s neighborhoods.

Thessaloniki to Commemorate 100 Years Since the Asia Minor Catastrophe

The Greek city of Thessaloniki this year will hold a number of events and initiatives to commemorate the 100th anniversary since the Asia Minor catastrophe.

Thessaloniki Joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network for Gastronomy

Thessaloniki has become a member of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network for offering a creative gastronomy scene.

Mayors Want Thessaloniki-Skiathos Ferry Connection to Resume in 2022

The mayors of Thessaloniki and Skiathos are requesting for the seasonal ferry service connecting the two Greek destinations and other Sporades islands to resume next year.

Streets in Athens and Thessaloniki to be Renamed After Late Mikis Theodorakis

Local authorities in Athens and Thessaloniki have put forward requests to rename streets in the two cities after late Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.

Running for a Good Cause: ‘Olympic Day Run GREECE’ Joins Forces with ‘The Smile of the Child’

The organizers of the ‘Olympic Day Run GREECE’ event have launched a special collaboration with ‘The Smile of the Child’ organization, aiming to put more smiles on the faces of children in need.

Op-Ed: ‘The Pandemic Crisis Brought Radical Changes to the Tourism Field’ – Konstantinos Zervas

Thessaloniki Mayor Konstantinos Zervas shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Northern Greece Plays a Big Part in Country’s Tourism Restart, Says Minister

Northern Greece has a leading role in this year's opening of the country's tourism, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.
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