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Thessaloniki’s Landmark Modiano Market Opens as Foodie Paradise

The Modiano Market in Thessaloniki reopened its doors with some 75 shops, stalls and eateries offering food lovers the best Greek and international specialty products.

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki’s MICE Offerings at IBTM World 2022 Expo

Thessaloniki was promoted as a MICE destination by the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB), during the IBTM World 2022 recently held in Barcelona.

Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki Wins Business Excellence Award

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki was rewarded for its business management model at the EFQM Awards in Athens.

Future of Package Travel is at Stake, Says Europe’s Tour Operators

Tour operators are concerned about the lack of ambition of the European Commission to review consumer protection throughout the whole travel value chain.

European Tourism Issues Discussed in Thessaloniki

Sustainable tourism and the labor shortage/skills gap in the industry were the main issues discussed at the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ recent semi-annual meeting in Thessaloniki.

Eastern Halkidiki Travel Packages Introduced to Polish Tour Operators

Polish tour operators were introduced to the diverse travel packages for holidays in Eastern Halkidiki, Northern Greece.

Thessaloniki Promoted to Israeli Market as Ideal City Break, Gastronomy Destination

A group of Israeli journalists recently had the chance to discover all that Thessaloniki, Greece, has to offer as a city break and gastronomy destination.

Greek Culture Ministry to Breathe Life Back into Historic Buildings

Two historic 19th century buildings in Athens and Thessaloniki are to be restored to their former glory, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

European Travel Agents to Discuss Major Tourism Issues in Thessaloniki

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) has chosen Thessaloniki for its semi-annual meeting to discuss important challenges of the industry.

Greece’s Travel Agents Strengthen Ties with Palestinian Tourism Professionals

Greece’s travel agents’ association and Palestinian tourism professionals have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen tourism flows between the two countries.

‘Thessaloniki: A Thousand Views, ONE CLICK!’ – Photo Contest

A photo competition aiming to reflect Thessaloniki’s creative and original vibe and promote the city’s European Information Center has launched.

WTM: Tourist Demand for Halkidiki Robust

Early bookings of UK holidaymakers show that demand for Halkidiki in northern Greece is going strong into 2023.

London’s Famous Red Buses ‘Feature’ Thessaloniki

Londoners are getting a ‘taste’ of Thessaloniki this month thanks to a red bus promo campaign launched by the Greek city’s tourism organization.

Thessaloniki to Host ECTAA’s Semi-Annual Meeting 2022

Thessaloniki in Northern Greece will be the host destination of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) Semi-Annual Meeting 2022 during November 22-25.

Northern Greece Tops WTM’s ‘Most Underrated Destinations’ List

Northern Greece, which includes cities such as Thessaloniki and Halkidiki, is among the “most underrated destinations”, according to a poll presented during WTM London 2022.

Dutch Travel Agents Come Closer to Thessaloniki

Dutch travel agents recently got the "inside story" on all that the Greek city of Thessaloniki has to offer its visitors.

Thessaloniki’s Wines Hailed as ‘Liquid Gold’

Thessaloniki’s and Central Macedonia’s wines are hailed as “liquid gold” by Nina Caplan, a renowned influencer of the wine niche.

Greece Wins 3 Spots on 2022 World’s Best Vineyards List

Three Greek wineries are included on the World’s Best Vineyards 2022 list, solidifying Greece’s international recognition as a wine tourism destination.

Thessaloniki Metro Finds to be Displayed Near Sintrivani Station

The Thessaloniki Metro crossover building, located near the under-construction Sintrivani Station, will become a museum where finds from the metro excavations will be displayed.

Summer 2023: Elafonisos on ‘Must-Visit’ Destinations List for Italians

Elafonisos is among the top “must–visit” summer 2023 destinations for Italian travelers, says a list by popular Italian site The Wom Travel.