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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.

Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel Presents Pelion’s Hospitality to Int’l Travel Agents

The Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel and the Karaiskos Farm, located on Mount Pelion, recently presented their products and services to international travel professionals.

The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

British daily newspaper The Telegraph reveals some of Greece's most distinctive destinations that will surprise travelers seeking for more than just sea & sun.

Skiathos Palace Cup Sets Sail for May 10-12

The Greek island of Skiathos is once again preparing to host the Skiathos Palace Cup, an annual sailboat match racing event, which will be held during May 20-12.

‘Art Makes a Difference’ at Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki

Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki is currently hosting an exhibition of sculptures by artist Stathis Alexopoulos, titled “Art Makes a Difference”.

Tourism Ventures Get Half of 2016 Greek Development Funding

Half of all funding under Greece’s 2016 development law were directed to tourism enterprises.

India’s Top MICE Tour Operators Visit Athens and Thessaloniki

Six leading tour operators from India recently visited Athens and Thessaloniki, during a fam trip organized by ASIT-Anatolia Travel.