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High-speed Athens-Thessaloniki ETR 470 Train Makes Debut

Travelers to Thessaloniki from Athens will now be able to reach the city in under four hours on board the new high-speed ETR 470 train put into service by train operator TrainOSE.

Greece Tourism Resilient to Shock, Ready for Strong Summer

Despite market shocks, including Covid-19 and the Russia-Ukraine war, Greek tourism is resilient showing signs of a strong recovery, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Cyprus Airways Introduces Services to Mykonos, Santorini, Preveza for Summer 2022

Cyprus Airways will introduce new summer 2022 services from its base in Larnaca, Cyprus, to the popular Greek destinations of Mykonos, Santorini and Preveza.

Thessaloniki Expecting Over 60 Cruise Ship Arrivals in 2022

Thessaloniki is expected to welcome over 60 cruise ships in 2022, the Region of Central Macedonia announced after participating in the Seatrade Cruise Global 2022 event.

100 Cities Participating in EU Mission for Climate-neutral, Smart cities by 2030

Six Greek cities including Athens, are among the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, according to an announcement by the Commission.

Swedish Travel Agents Get to Know Thessaloniki and Halkidiki

The Greek National Tourism Organization introduced the tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki to Swedish travel agents in Göteborg and Stockholm.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Promotes City’s Food and Wine to Int’l Audience

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization is promoting the city’s food and wine offerings through foreign media and organizations.

Athens and Thessaloniki Among Most Affordable City Break Destinations in Europe

A new study has found that the Greek cities of Athens and Thessaloniki are among the most affordable city break destinations in Europe.

Thessaloniki Ready to ‘Connect’ with European Tourism Markets in May

The CΟΝΝΕCT Tourism & Travel Event 2022, organized to promote Thessaloniki and the wider region to the international MICE market, will take place in May.

Ministry Prioritizes Development of Greece’s MICE Tourism Segment

The Greek Tourism Ministry has joined forces with MICE organizers to formulate a strategy to promote conference tourism.

GNTO Supporting Major Greek Tourism Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) supports events that promote Greece’s tourism product and highlight its growth potential.

Thessaloniki: Behind-the-scenes Photos from ‘The Bricklayer’ Film

Greece's northern port city of Thessaloniki these days is the filming location of “The Bricklayer”, a new Hollywood production starring Aaron Eckhart.

Central Macedonia Shows its Best at Leading Tourism Exhibitions

The Region of Central Macedonia in February and March presented its tourism offerings to travel professionals in the markets of Denmark, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

CNN Includes Two Hotels in Greece on ‘Best in Europe’ List for 2022

CNN Travel has included two hotels in Greece on its list with the best boutique hotels opening in Europe in 2022.

Greece Adds ‘Zeibekiko’ Dance and ‘Bouzouki’ Instrument to Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The ‘zeibekiko’ dance and the musical instruments ‘bouzouki’, ‘tzouras’ and ‘baglamas’ have found their place on Greece’s intangible cultural heritage list.

Greece-United States Hold Talks on Cooperation in Culture Field

Joint actions to strengthen cooperation between Greece and the United States in the field of culture are expected to take place this year.

Cultural Routes: €11.6 Million Secured for Northern Greece Monuments

The Greek Culture Ministry has secured funds of 11.6 million euros for the preservation of monuments that are part of the Cultural Routes program in Northern Greece.

Thessaloniki Airport to Welcome 16 New Flights This Year

Fraport Greece has announced the plans of airlines to launch at least 16 new flights to Thessaloniki in 2022.

Thessaloniki Gets its First Pocket Park

The Municipality of Thessaloniki has opened its first “pocket park” as part of a major urban regeneration program carried out in the city’s neighborhoods.

Ski Center ‘3-5 Pigadia’ Now Open for Guests

The 3-5 Pigadia Ski Center, a winter hotspot in northern Greece, has reopened its doors after two years and is welcoming guests for the ski season.