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Kavala and Thasos Come Together for Tourism

Marketing Greece has launched the new “Tourism Partnership for Kavala-Thasos” in efforts to further develop and promote the tourism offerings of both destinations.

Eastern Macedonia-Thrace Spatial Plan Focusing on Tourism Investment

The Eastern Macedonia-Thrace Region has presented a spatial plan, which aims to attract investments and establish a strong tourism brand.

Greece’s Paggaio Readies ‘2019 European City of Sport’ Bid

The municipality of Paggaio near Kavala in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, has set its sights on becoming a European City of Sport for 2019.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Three Greek Ports Set for Development, Says Minister

Three Greek ports are in line for immediate development following in the steps of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, according to Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

‘Thessbrunch’ Sends its ‘Koulouri’… to Space!

The popular koulouri, featured in the "Thessbrunch" initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, was recently sent to Earth’s stratosphere.

Greece Visitor Numbers Up During Holiday Season

Traditional winter destinations across Greece saw a significant rise in arrivals during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

‘HolidayCheck’ Awards 54 Hotels in Greece for 2018

Fifty-four Greek hotels received the HolidayCheck Award 2018 out of a total of 705 hotels that won the prize in 38 countries.

PM Tsipras: Greece is Going from ‘Grexit’ to ‘Grinvest’

The Greek economy is showing signs of recovery, attracting the interest of foreign investors, PM Alexis Tsipras said at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Northern Greece Ports Attracting Investor Interest

The Thessaloniki Port Authority sale is set to be completed by mid-September, paving the way for the sale of the Kavala and Alexandroupolis ports in northern Greece.

Lufthansa Group Adds New Destinations in Greece

Lufthansa Group has added five new airports to its network of destinations in Greece, in order to meet high demand during the summer tourism season.

Tourism Minister Kountoura Tours Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently visited Alexandroupolis, the island of Thassos and Kavala, where she met with local authorities and tourism professionals.

Kavala’s Oceanis Hotel Revamped & Ready for Action

The Oceanis Hotel, in the heart of Kavala, northern Greece, has opened its doors and is ready for business following extensive renovation works, its management announced.

Egyptair and Mohammed Ali Museum of Kavala Launch Joint Events

Egyptair and the Mohammed Ali Museum of Kavala are organizing a series of events for adults and children at the museum venue.

Eurowings to Launch Service to Kavala

Eurowings will launch a new flight to Kavala, Greece, from North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, as of April 30.

Grekland Panorama: Stockholm Gets Ready to Welcome Third Greek Expo

The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.

Condor Opens Up New Destinations in Greece for 2016 Summer Season

Condor, the leisure airline of Thomas Cook AG, announced that it will add four new destinations in Greece to its short/medium haul network in summer 2016.

HolidayCheck Award 2016: 48 Greek Hotels Selected as Winners

A total of 48 Greek hotels were among the 681 most popular hotels worldwide recently honored with the tourism audience prize HolidayCheck Award 2016.

Kavala Basketball Team Hits the Courts Wearing Airotel’s Logo

The logo of hotel chain Airotel Group of Companies will adorn the jerseys of the Kavala basketball team for the 2015-2016 season.

E. Macedonia & Thrace Region Welcomes Swedes with Traditional Greek Treats

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace received Swedish visitors with local delicacies, music and more during the region’s special welcoming ceremonies at Kavala’s Mega Alexandros Airport. Incoming travelers were treated to...
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