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‘American Art Everywhere’ Project Takes Off in Thessaloniki

American art is currently on show in Thessaloniki as part of the "American Art Everywhere" project, launched within the framework of the 83rd TIF events.

New Athens-Thessaloniki Super Train Hits the Tracks

Train operator Trainose recently presented its new high-speed passenger train that is planned to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

Fraport Greece to Offer ‘Off Airport Check-in’ Service at 83rd TIF

Fraport Greece will offer “off airport check-in”, including luggage drop-off, in an specially designed area at TIF-Helexpo, during the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Makedonia Palace Offers Unique Experiences via ‘Grekaddict’ Platform

Thessaloniki's Makedonia Palace Hotel has partnered with the Grekaddict.com platform, offering its guests the opportunity to book unique travel experiences online.

Thessaloniki, Harokopio Universities Launch Post-grad Tourism Studies Programs

Thessaloniki's Aristotle University and Athens' Harokopio University have launched post-graduate programs in tourism, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Greek Seven-month Airport Traffic Going Strong

Greek airports welcomed over 34.4 million passengers in the first seven months of the year, marking a 10.1 percent rise against the same period last year at 31.2 million.

The New York Times Spent 36 Hours in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki’s Unesco-listed sites, as well as the Greek city's popular restaurants and shops, are highlighted in an extensive feature of The New York Times.

FS High Speed Train to Debut at Thessaloniki Fair

A new high speed passenger train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in approximately four hours, will make its debut at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair in September.

Thessaloniki 2018 Fair Figures Rising as Countdown Begins

Preparations are getting underway for the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) to run in the Greek northern port city during September 8-16.

Investment Activity in Greek Hotel Sector Going Strong

Greece is evolving into one of the most popular global destinations, with investment activity in its hospitality sector picking up pace, according to a GBR Consulting report.

Berlin Museum Pays Tribute to Thessaloniki with Photo Exhibit

Berlin’s Museum Europäischer Kulturen will pay tribute to Thessaloniki with a photo exhibition, within its summer European Cultural Days series.

Israeli Visitors Boost Thessaloniki Overnight Stays in 1HY

The number of visitors to Thessaloniki edged higher in the first half of the year, with Israeli travelers boosting overnight stays by 113.16 percent.

‘The Luxury Hotels’ Continues Major Upgrade Program to Thessaloniki Properties

The Luxury Hotels of Thessaloniki - Grand Hotel Palace and Mediterranean Palace - are undergoing extensive renovation works, under the "Rebrand–Renovate–ReLux" project.

Philoxenia to Host Western Greece as Honored Region

The Region of Western Greece will be the honored guest at the 34th Philoxenia set to run on November 9-11, in Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki Fair a Golden Opportunity for Post-bailout Greece

“Greece’s return to growth inherently creates opportunities," said US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt at a press event on the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Greek Gov’t Eyeing PPP Deals for Development of 10 Ports

Greece aims to develop 10 ports belonging to the country’s assets fund, through public-private partnerships (PPPs), according to Secretary-General for Port Policy Christos Lambridis.

Thessaloniki Ferry Link with Sporades, Cyclades, Crete Takes Off

Thessaloniki authorities expressed their satisfaction over Seajets' new ferry service connecting the northern city with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Ellinair Links Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete

Greek carrier Ellinair has announced the launch of a new flight connecting Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete, three times a week.

Seajets Ready to Start Thessaloniki-Sporades-Cyclades-Crete Ferry Service

Greek ferry company Seajets is set to begin a service that connects Thessaloniki with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.