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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.

Eastern Halkidiki’s Wine Routes Introduced to Foreign Travel Agents

The Aristotle Municipality in Eastern Halkidiki recently introduced its wine routes and cultural heritage sites to travel agents from Portugal, Spain and Sicily.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Welcomes City’s First Cruise Ship for 2022

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization (TTO) recently welcomed the Viking Sky, the first cruise ship to arrive at the city’s port, for 2022.

Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Pick Up at End of 2021

Tourism flows to Thessaloniki, Greece, picked up in 2021 with the number of overnight stays increasing by 50.63% over 2020, according to the city’s hotels association.

Anatolia Hospitality Appoints Dimitra Nikoli as New Chief Operating Officer

Greek hotel company Anatolia Hospitality has appointed Dimitra Nikoli as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Thessaloniki Local Authorities Upgrading City’s Bike Network

The Municipality of Thessaloniki is upgrading the city’s bicycle network, aiming to promote alternative ways of transport and micromobility.

Thessaloniki to Welcome First Cruise Ship of the Year with New Luggage Transport Services

Thessaloniki will welcome the first cruise ship of 2022 on February 5 with new check-in and luggage transport services.

Ryanair Seeks Incentives to Boost Passenger Numbers to Greece

Ryanair is calling on the Greek government to introduce tourism recovery incentives to airlines to boost travel to Greece outside of the peak season.

Thessaloniki to Commemorate 100 Years Since the Asia Minor Catastrophe

The Greek city of Thessaloniki this year will hold a number of events and initiatives to commemorate the 100th anniversary since the Asia Minor catastrophe.

Thessaloniki’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Google’s Arts & Culture Platform

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Greek city of Thessaloniki are now available on Google's Arts & Culture online platform.