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Thessaloniki Info Desks Welcome over 40,000 Visitors in a Year

More than 40,000 visitors to Thessaloniki had the chance to learn more about the city’s tourist attractions through the Tourist Information Centers (TIC) set up a year ago.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

Lufthansa Names Thessaloniki ‘City of the Month’

Lufthansa has named Thessaloniki “City of the Month” and is inviting travelers to visit the “crossroad of civilizations”.

Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki Welcomes Summer with its ‘Ursa Minor’ Restaurant

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki is welcoming summer with the opening of its “Ursa Minor Roof Top Bar Restaurant” on June 6.

Brits, Germans, French Driving April Tourism in Greece

Travelers from the UK, Germany and France were in the lead in terms of hotel bookings in Greece for the month of April, according to data released by INSETE.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

Travel Experiences Platform ‘Grekaddict’ Launches New Website

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has launched its new website, featuring hand-picked tours and activities around Greece.

Kavala’s ‘Elefthere Resort Project’ to Focus on Spa & Wellness Tourism Year Round

The Elefthere Seaside Luxury Thermal Spa Resort, a new innovative tourism project set to combine spa and wellness with hospitality, is currently under development in the thermal town of Eleftheres, near Kavala in northern Greece.

High-speed Train Ready to Run Athens-Thessaloniki Route Under 4 Hours

Trainose's new high-speed passenger train will soon run the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

Thessaloniki Moves Up as Conference Tourism Host City

Thessaloniki is moving up as an international MICE destination, as in 2018 it marked its best performance in over a decade, according to the latest ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association report.

OTA Insight to Hold ‘Hotel Revenue Workshop’ in Athens and Thessaloniki

OTA Insight is co-organizing the "Hotel Revenue Workshop" in Greece, which will be held in Thessaloniki on May 15, and in Athens on May 16.

Ryanair: New Thessaloniki – Amman Service for Winter 2019

Ryanair has announced a new service from Thessaloniki in northern Greece, to Amman in Jordan, for its 2019 winter schedule.

Thessaloniki Wins Points in 2018 Visitor Satisfaction

Visitors to Thessaloniki are giving the northern port city a thumbs up, awarding it a score of 8.2, with 95 percent saying they would return, a survey says.

Greece Airport Traffic Up by 9% in Q1 2019

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 9 percent in the first three months of the year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Seeking to Increase Visitor Numbers and Spending

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are expressing concern over the number of visitors and tourism-related revenue, which in 2018 came to 420 million euros.

Santo Maris’ Alios Ilios Restaurant Applauded for Modern Greek Cuisine

The Alios Ilios restaurant of the Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini was honored at the Greek Cuisine Awards 2019 for its Greek modern cuisine.

Τρεις διακρίσεις στα Tourism Awards 2019 για τον Οργανισμό Τουρισμού Θεσσαλονίκης

Δυο χρυσές διακρίσεις και μια ασημένια στα Tourism Awards 2019 απέσπασε στην πρώτη του συμμετοχή ο Οργανισμός Τουρισμού Θεσσαλονίκης.

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Palace Shines at Greek Cuisine Awards 2019

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, was honored once again at the Greek Cuisine Awards.

Β2Β Travel Event Thessaloniki: Η συμβολή του στην ανάπτυξη του εισερχόμενου τουρισμού

Με περισσότερες από 1.000 B2B επαγγελματικές συναντήσεις παραγματοποιήθηκε για 8η συνεχή χρονιά το B2B Travel Event Thessaloniki.