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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.

Alltours Set for Super Year Ahead with New Offerings in Greece

German tour operator Alltours aims to boost its sales for trips to Greece in 2019 by 10 percent and bring 340,000 visitors to the country.

Incoming Tourism from Scandinavia to Greece Strong in H1

Incoming tourism to Greece from Scandinavian countries increased by 10.64 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2017.

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.

German Operator Alltours Places Greece High on its 2018 Agenda

German tour operator Alltours has placed Greece high on its 2018 agenda, increasing the number of hotels and new destinations on offer.

Thassos Excavation Wins Archaeology Award

The French School at Athens and the Greek Culture Ministry received the grand prize in archaeology for excavation works on the island of Thassos.

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.

Mouzenidis Group Sets Sights on E. Macedonia & Thrace Region

Mouzenidis Group announced plans to promote and serve new markets starting with the East Macedonia and Thrace region and the upcoming launch of Ellinair flights from Russia to Kavala.

Greek PM Pledges Emergency Support After Thasos Fires

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has pledged to cover 80 percent of damages to homes and businesses on the island of Thasos after wild fires on four fronts destroyed large parts of land over the weekend.

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.

Germans and Austrians are Travelling to Greece this Summer

Despite the crisis and the somewhat dramatic developments in recent weeks regarding Greece's financial situation, German and Austrian travellers are choosing the country for their summer holidays this year.

Macedonia-Thrace Region Troubled With Drop in Tourism, To Refocus Promotional Strategy

In efforts to revive dwindling tourist interest, the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace has decided to place tourism at the center of its development strategy with the aim to “rebrand” the wider location as a "tourist destination of excellence”.

Fam Trip to East Macedonia-Thrace Impresses

The Region of East Macedonia-Thrace, northeastern Greece, completed a six-day fam trip for media and tour agents as part of the European Territorial Cooperation Program 2007-2013 between Greece and Bulgaria.