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Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki to MICE Professionals from Spain

Spanish MICE professionals recently visited Thessaloniki within the framework of a fam trip organized by the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB).

Tumbling Turkish Lira Takes Toll on Tourism to Northern Greece

The tumbling Turkish lira has taken a toll on tourism flows from the neighboring country of Turkey into Northern Greece, local tour operators say.

Ellinair Promotes South Aegean Islands to Passengers

Aiming to promote more Greek destinations to its passengers, Ellinair will feature the South Aegean islands in its inflight magazine "Anemos" until April 2019.

HAPCO to Promote Greece’s MICE Tourism Product at Philoxenia, IBTM World Expos

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will promote Greece’s potential as a destination ideal for MICE tourism at the Philoxenia and IBTM expos.

Turkish Airlines Promotes Greek Tourism at Athens Event

As part of its efforts to promote Greek destinations, Turkish Airlines held a workshop in Athens, with the participation of 60 travel agencies.

Thessaloniki’s 7th Night Half Marathon Sees Over 18,000 Runners Take Part

Thousands of runners took to Thessaloniki streets to test their limits in the 7th International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon.

Anatolia Hotel Thessaloniki Partners with ‘Thalgo La Beauté Marine’ Cosmetics

Aiming to offer the best beauty treatments, the Anatolia Hotel Thessaloniki has partnered with Thalgo La Beauté Marine, a company offering marine cosmetics.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura inaugurated Greece’s first theme park and museum in Thessaloniki, which is dedicated to Greek mythology and the 12 Labors of Hercules.

GNTO: Pre-bookings from UK to Greece Up 10% for 2019

Pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the UK to Greece are up by 10 percent, according to the GNTO UK & Ireland Office Director Emy Anagnostopoulou.

Athens, Piraeus to Welcome 25 New Trams

Twenty-five new tram cars are expected to operate in Athens and Piraeus in two years time with plans to extend the network even further, according to Attiko Metro SA.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Edge Up in Jan-Aug 2018

The number of overnight stays at Thessaloniki's hotels edged up in the first eight months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

‘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.