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Thessaloniki Aiming to Become Sports Tourism Destination Through Marathon Events

Thessaloniki's marathons are gaining acclaim every year and organizers are aiming to place the city on the map of international sports tourism destinations.

Ryanair to Launch New Service from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg

As part of its summer 2018 schedule, Ryanair will launch a new service connecting Thessaloniki to Nuremberg, which will run twice a week starting in March.

Philoxenia, Hotelia Expos Bring the Crowds to Thessaloniki

The 33rd edition of the International Tourism Exhibition "Philoxenia", held in parallel with the Hotelia show, attracted more than 20,000 visitors to Thessaloniki.

Air Serbia Introduces New Flexible Fare Categories

Air Serbia recently announced its new pricing policy, which includes new categories of fares, offering its passengers with flexibility and more options.

Fraport Greece Aiming for Direct Flights from Asian, Arab Markets

Riding the momentum of growing tourist flows, Fraport Greece aims to boost direct flights from Asian and Arab markets to Thessaloniki airport.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers See UK Interest Rising at WTM 2017

Thessaloniki is winning over British travelers as a city break destination due to its diverse offerings, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Qatar Airways to Link Doha with Thessaloniki in March 2018

Qatar Airways will launch four weekly flights connecting Doha to the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as of March 27, 2018.

Philoxenia, Hotelia Tourism Shows to Welcome the Crowds Nov. 10-12

The 33rd Philoxenia and Hotelia tourism and hospitality sector shows, will welcome hundreds of participants and visitors in Thessaloniki during November 10-12.

Thessaloniki to Host 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in 2018

Thessaloniki in 2018 will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, the biggest biennial event of the UNWTO Silk Road program.

Ryanair Launches New Route from Thessaloniki to Naples

Ryanair recently launched a new service connecting Thessaloniki's Macedonia Airport with Naples, Italy, twice a week for the winter season.

Philoxenia – Hotelia 2017 See Rise in Exhibitor Numbers

With the number of exhibitors up from last year, the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions will run together between November 10-12 in Thessaloniki.

Philoxenia 2017 Tourism Expo to Host Conference on Asian Market

Greece’s potential as a destination for the Asian market will be the focus of a conference to be held during the Philoxenia 2017 tourism expo in Thessaloniki.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Dinosaurs Theme Park Opens in Thessaloniki

Aiming to take young and adult visitors on a journey back in time, TIF-Helexpo recently inaugurated a “Dinosaurs” theme park in Thessaloniki.

TCB Hosts Fam Trip in Thessaloniki for Polish MICE Professionals

Polish MICE professionals recently visited Thessaloniki within the framework of a fam trip organized by the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB).

Mayor Boutaris Invites Foreign Students to Study in Thessaloniki

“Study in Thessaloniki, Live in Thessaloniki” is the latest motto launched by the city’s mayor Yiannis Boutaris, in efforts to attract foreign students.

More Overnight Stays in Jan-Aug 2017 for Thessaloniki Hotels

Hotels in Thessaloniki reported more overnight stays in the first eight months of the year, up by 4.26 percent, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Greek Travel Agents Meet Ellinair at Athens Event

More than 100 representatives of major tourism enterprises attended an event in Athens held by Ellinair to present its products and services.

Thessbrunch Photo Contest to Feature 52nd Dimitria Arts Festival

Thessaloniki’s "Thessbrunch" initiative invites friends to join its #koulouriofthemonth contest with photos from the 52nd Dimitria arts festival.

Thessaloniki to Host Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum in 2018

The northern city of Thessaloniki will host next year’s Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum (BBSF) at the International Exhibition Center on May 30-June 1.