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Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to German, Polish Markets

Thessaloniki was promoted as a tourism destination to German and Polish professionals during two fam trips organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Χρυσή διάκριση στα Greek Hospitality Awards για το Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki

Το Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki απέσπασε το χρυσό βραβείο ως το καλύτερο “θέρετρο” ξενοδοχείο πόλης στην Ελλάδα, στα Greek Hospitality Awards.

Survey: Dutch Travelers Choose Greece for its Hospitality, Food, Weather

Dutch travelers mainly choose Greece for its hospitality, delicious cuisine and mild climate, according to a survey conducted by Griekenland.net.

German Travelers Choosing Crete for Autumn Holidays

All the more German travelers are choosing Crete for autumn vacations, as more airlines have extended direct flights to the Greek islands until November.

Thessaloniki’s Exhibitions will Take Place as Planned Despite Covid ‘Red’ Status

TIF-Helexpo’s upcoming exhibitions in Thessaloniki will take place as planned despite the city going ‘red’ on Greece’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map.

‘Olympic Day Run’ Greece 2021 Event Puts Thessaloniki in the Spotlight

The “Olympic Day Run” Greece 2021 event put Thessaloniki in the spotlight as a city ideal for hosting major sports events.

Thessaloniki Introduces its ‘Next Door Heroes’ to Travelers

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has released a short video introducing travelers to the city's “next door heroes”.

Do Something GREAT: Central Macedonia Launches New Tourism Campaign

“Do Something GREAT” is the slogan of Central Macedonia’s new tourism campaign that aims to attract more travelers to the region and extend the season.

Thessaloniki Still Struggling to Increase Hotel Stays

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, is struggling to attract visitors, recording only 531,806 overnight stays in the first 8 months of the year, down by 0.04% over the same period in 2020.

Thessaloniki’s World Heritage Sites Highlighted in Official UNESCO Publication

Thessaloniki’s 15 World Heritage Sites are highlighted in a special advertisement published in “World Heritage”, an official UNESCO publication.

TIF 2021: Thessaloniki’s Covid Free Expo Attracts 87,631 Visitors

The Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) 2021 attracted 87,631 visitors and marked the restart of exhibition activity in Greece.

Thessaloniki’s Flea Market, Street Food Event Comes Back to Town

Thessaloniki’s Flea Market & Street Food event is returning to the northern Greek city this weekend during September 25-26.

Makedonia Palace: Salonica Restaurant Gets Another Golden Chef’s Cap Award

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace Hotel, for the second consecutive year has received the Golden Chef’s Cap award.

Antiquities Return to Thessaloniki Metro Station Site

A number of antiquities unearthed during works for the construction of the Aghia Sofia metro station in Thessaloniki have returned to their original location.

Grand Hotel Palace Completes Renovation of Rooms, Conference Facilities

The Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki has completed the extensive renovation of its rooms, suites and conference facilities.

New Thessaloniki ConfEx Park to Be ‘Greenest’ Expo, Conference Center in Europe

The new Thessaloniki ConfEx Park, once completed, will be Europe’s greenest exhibition and conference center, according to Greece’s national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo.

PM Revises Upward Greece’s 2021 Economic Growth Forecast to 5.9%

Greece’s economic growth forecast for 2021 has been revised upwards from 3.6% to 5.9%, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

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.

Thessaloniki’s 85th TIF Ready to Put Live Exhibitions Back in Business

After one year of absence, Greece’s Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) is returning as the first major European Covid-free event.

Thessaloniki: Former ‘Pavlos Melas’ Army Camp to Become Metropolitan Park

Greek authorities have approved an urban plan for the creation of a metropolitan park in the area of the historic ‘Pavlos Melas’ army camp in Thessaloniki.