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Central Macedonia Destinations ‘Star’ in Episode of Pekin Express Reality TV Show

Four destinations in Central Macedonia were recently promoted through an episode of popular adventure reality TV show Pekin Express.

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Palace Hotel to Open to Guests on April 20

The five-star Makedonia Palace hotel will reopen its doors on April 20 to welcome guests to the city of Thessaloniki.

New Digital Campaign for Thessaloniki Takes Off – Videos

The tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and the experiences one can live there are being promoted through a new online video campaign.

TTO: Vaccinations, Bilateral Agreements Vital for Greek Tourism Recovery

The recovery of Greek tourism depends on the course of vaccinations and the bilateral agreements to be signed with other countries, according to TTO President Voula Patoulidou.

Mediterranean Palace Hotel Gets Green Key Award for Sustainability Program

Thessaloniki’s Mediterranean Palace Hotel has been awarded the Greek Key eco-label for its sustainable tourism practices and eco-friendly management.

Upskilling in Tourism can Help Greece Meet post-Covid Demands

Upskilling Greece's tourism workforce to meet new demands is key to restarting tourism activity in 2021, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Central Macedonia Film Office Brings Foreign Productions to Greece

The Film Office of the Central Macedonia Region during its first months of operation managed to bring three foreign cinema productions to Greece.

Central Macedonia to Launch New Tourism Strategy for 2021

The Central Macedonia Region is preparing to launch a new tourism strategy to attract travelers for the 2021 tourism season.

Coronavirus Slashes Thessaloniki Hotel Numbers in 2020

The number of hotel visitors in the Greek northern city of Thessaloniki was down sharply in 2020, compared to a year earlier, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Receives First High-speed Passenger Train

Trainose has welcomed Greece’s first high-speed electrified passenger train that is expected to conduct the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than 4 hours.

Landmark Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites to Get Free WiFi

Visitors at 25 landmark archaeological sites and museums across Greece will soon have the opportunity to enjoy free wireless internet service (WiFi).

Thessaloniki Expo Center Revamp Master Plan Gets Support

Thessaloniki stakeholders, local bodies and chambers express their support of a master plan for the overhaul of the port city’s exhibition center.

AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

Brown Hotels to Open 20 Properties in Greece and Cyprus

Brown Hotels is planning to expand its portfolio of properties with the opening of over 20 new properties in Greece and Cyprus.

‘Thessaloniki ConfEx Park’ Competition Enters Next Stage with 15 Qualified Applicants

TIF-Helexpo has announced the 15 applicants that will enter the second phase of an international competition for the revamp of the Thessaloniki Exhibition Center.

GNTO Promotes Greek Tourism to Italian Market Through Digital Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in December will promote Greek tourism to the Italian market through digital events.

Greek PM Briefed on Safety Steps of Thessaloniki’s Mediterranean Palace Hotel

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Mediterranean Palace Hotel during his official visit to Thessaloniki.

ForwardKeys: 3 Greek Destinations Resilient in Q3 Despite Covid-19

Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion were among the Top 10 cities in Europe showing resilience in Q3 in terms of international travel tickets, says ForwardKeys.

‘Thessaloniki ConfEx Park’ Design Competition Attracts International Interest

The international competition for the design of the "Thessaloniki ConfEx Park" project has attracted the interest of architects from 33 countries in five continents.

Capsis Hotel Thessaloniki: Top Services for Both Corporate and Leisure Travelers

Capsis Hotel Thessaloniki offers exclusive services to suit the needs of each guest that is visiting the northern Greek city for either business or leisure.