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Thessaloniki’s World Heritage Sites Highlighted in Official UNESCO Publication

Thessaloniki’s 15 World Heritage Sites are highlighted in a special advertisement published in “World Heritage”, an official UNESCO publication.

TIF 2021: Thessaloniki’s Covid Free Expo Attracts 87,631 Visitors

The Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) 2021 attracted 87,631 visitors and marked the restart of exhibition activity in Greece.

Thessaloniki’s Flea Market, Street Food Event Comes Back to Town

Thessaloniki’s Flea Market & Street Food event is returning to the northern Greek city this weekend during September 25-26.

Makedonia Palace: Salonica Restaurant Gets Another Golden Chef’s Cap Award

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace Hotel, for the second consecutive year has received the Golden Chef’s Cap award.

Antiquities Return to Thessaloniki Metro Station Site

A number of antiquities unearthed during works for the construction of the Aghia Sofia metro station in Thessaloniki have returned to their original location.

Grand Hotel Palace Completes Renovation of Rooms, Conference Facilities

The Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki has completed the extensive renovation of its rooms, suites and conference facilities.

New Thessaloniki ConfEx Park to Be ‘Greenest’ Expo, Conference Center in Europe

The new Thessaloniki ConfEx Park, once completed, will be Europe’s greenest exhibition and conference center, according to Greece’s national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo.

PM Revises Upward Greece’s 2021 Economic Growth Forecast to 5.9%

Greece’s economic growth forecast for 2021 has been revised upwards from 3.6% to 5.9%, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

Streets in Athens and Thessaloniki to be Renamed After Late Mikis Theodorakis

Local authorities in Athens and Thessaloniki have put forward requests to rename streets in the two cities after late Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.

Thessaloniki’s 85th TIF Ready to Put Live Exhibitions Back in Business

After one year of absence, Greece’s Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) is returning as the first major European Covid-free event.

Thessaloniki: Former ‘Pavlos Melas’ Army Camp to Become Metropolitan Park

Greek authorities have approved an urban plan for the creation of a metropolitan park in the area of the historic ‘Pavlos Melas’ army camp in Thessaloniki.

‘Connecting Europe Express’ Train Begins Journey tο Cities in the EU

“Connecting Europe Express”, a special train put together as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, has began its five-week journey to over 100 cities including Athens.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to Bulgarian Market

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization is taking action to promote the tourism offerings of the northern port city to the Bulgarian market.

Thessaloniki Int’l Fair Boosts September Hotel Occupancy Levels

The country’s largest trade event, the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair scheduled to take place in September, has boosted hotel occupancy levels in the northern Greek city.

Ryanair: New Routes to Greece from Germany and Romania for Winter 2021

Ryanair has announced two new routes connecting Greece with Germany and Romania as part of its 2021 winter schedule.

Thessaloniki ConfEx Park Architectural Contest Winners Announced

The winning design for the revamp of the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center incorporates history, functionality and innovation.

Coca–Cola Teams Up with Marketing Greece to Promote Greek Gastronomy

Marketing Greece and Coca-Cola have joined forces to promote Greek gastronomy as an integral part of the travel experience.

Makedonia Palace’s Salonica Restaurant Once Again Wins Greek Cuisine Award

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki has once again been honored for its contemporary cuisine at the Greek Cuisine Awards.

Thessaloniki’s ONOMA Hotel: Smart, Sexy and Fun

Cool, flexible, pioneering and wallet-friendly luxury in short best describes the ONOMA Hotel, the newest member of Anatolia Hospitality in Thessaloniki.

AEGEAN Begins Operation of Seasonal Base on Mykonos

AEGEAN has started the operation of its seasonal base on Mykonos aiming to improve the connection of the popular Greek island with international destinations.