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HAPCO Sees Interest for Greece as Conference Tourism Destination

Greece attracted the interest of international conference organizers during Spain's IBTM World exhibition, according to the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Thessaloniki Tourism Pros Get the Latest on Trends Driving Digital Marketing

Thessaloniki's tourism professionals were informed on the latest trends driving digital marketing, during a workshop held in the northern port city by Marketing Greece.

Ryanair Announces New Thessaloniki – Krakow Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair will launch a new route that will connect the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Krakow, Poland, in summer 2019.

Three Greek Cities Among World’s 100 Hottest Travel Spots in 2018

Athens, Heraklion on Crete, and Rhodes are included in the world’s 100 most popular travel destinations, according to Euromonitor International.

Thessaloniki Goes Viral via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Digital Campaign

The city of Thessaloniki is the new addition to the “Wanderlust Greece” digital campaign, which explores Greece and reveals its "secrets" to the world.

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air Launch Codeshare Partnership

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air have entered into a codeshare partnership, aiming to offer passengers more travel options and optimized flight schedules.

Thessaloniki New ‘Happening’ City Break Destination, ABTA Says

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has included the Greek city of Thessaloniki among the destinations to watch for in 2019.

Respond on Demand Brings Together Greek and UK Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand recently held a workshop in London and brought together Greek tourism entrepreneurs with leading UK travel professionals.

Ryanair Adds Thessaloniki – Tel Aviv Service to 2019 Summer Schedule

Ryanair has announced the addition of a new direct route connecting the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Tel Aviv in Israel for summer 2019.

Metropolitan College Presents Tourism Faculty at Philoxenia – Hotelia Expos

The Metropolitan College presented the educational programs of its Tourism Faculty to the visitors of the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions, held recently in Thessaloniki.

Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki to MICE Professionals from Spain

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

Tumbling Turkish Lira Takes Toll on Tourism to Northern Greece

The tumbling Turkish lira has taken a toll on tourism flows from the neighboring country of Turkey into Northern Greece, local tour operators say.

Ellinair Promotes South Aegean Islands to Passengers

Aiming to promote more Greek destinations to its passengers, Ellinair will feature the South Aegean islands in its inflight magazine "Anemos" until April 2019.

HAPCO to Promote Greece’s MICE Tourism Product at Philoxenia, IBTM World Expos

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will promote Greece’s potential as a destination ideal for MICE tourism at the Philoxenia and IBTM expos.

Turkish Airlines Promotes Greek Tourism at Athens Event

As part of its efforts to promote Greek destinations, Turkish Airlines held a workshop in Athens, with the participation of 60 travel agencies.

Thessaloniki’s 7th Night Half Marathon Sees Over 18,000 Runners Take Part

Thousands of runners took to Thessaloniki streets to test their limits in the 7th International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon.

Anatolia Hotel Thessaloniki Partners with ‘Thalgo La Beauté Marine’ Cosmetics

Aiming to offer the best beauty treatments, the Anatolia Hotel Thessaloniki has partnered with Thalgo La Beauté Marine, a company offering marine cosmetics.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura inaugurated Greece’s first theme park and museum in Thessaloniki, which is dedicated to Greek mythology and the 12 Labors of Hercules.

GNTO: Pre-bookings from UK to Greece Up 10% for 2019

Pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the UK to Greece are up by 10 percent, according to the GNTO UK & Ireland Office Director Emy Anagnostopoulou.