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ForwardKeys: 3 Greek Destinations Resilient in Q3 Despite Covid-19

Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion were among the Top 10 cities in Europe showing resilience in Q3 in terms of international travel tickets, says ForwardKeys.

‘Thessaloniki ConfEx Park’ Design Competition Attracts International Interest

The international competition for the design of the "Thessaloniki ConfEx Park" project has attracted the interest of architects from 33 countries in five continents.

Capsis Hotel Thessaloniki: Top Services for Both Corporate and Leisure Travelers

Capsis Hotel Thessaloniki offers exclusive services to suit the needs of each guest that is visiting the northern Greek city for either business or leisure.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers in Tight Spot After Lockdown

Hotels in Thessaloniki may suspend operations following the lockdown imposed on the city as part of Covid-19 management efforts.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Covid-19 Sends Greek Hotel Revenue Tumbling, Says GBR Report

Hotels in Greece saw revenues nosedive through the end of September 2020 as a result of restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Greek Cities Thessaloniki, Serres Go Into Lockdown on Tuesday

Thessaloniki and Serres in Greece will enter a full, two-week local lockdown starting on Tuesday at 6am after a new spike in Covid-19 cases in both areas.

O όμιλος Electra Hotels & Resorts στηρίζει τον αγώνα κατά του καρκίνου του μαστού

Ο Όμιλος Electra Hotels & Resorts στηρίζει το έργο του Πανελλήνιου Συλλόγου Γυναικών με Καρκίνο Μαστού «Άλμα Ζωής».

Covid-19 Hits Younger Ages in Thessaloniki Creating Concerns

Thessaloniki authorities are alarmed over new Covid-19 cases increasing among younger age groups as well as a spike in the number of infections.

Thessaloniki Conference Organizers Want Clear Operations Framework

Conferences and events organizers in Thessaloniki are once again calling on the Greek government to clarify Covid-19 health protocols for the MICE industry.

Bettany Hughes Begins Filming of ‘Wonders of Greece’

British historian Bettany Hughes recently arrived in Thessaloniki to start filming the "Wonders of Greece", her latest TV project that will focus on the country’s culture and landscape.

Eastern Halkidiki Promoted as Wine Tourism Destination to Croatian Market

The Municipality of Aristotle in Eastern Halkidiki recently presented the area’s tourism offerings and wine routes to Croatian tourism professionals.

Covid-19 Drives Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Down by 1m in 8 Months

Covid-19 has cost Thessaloniki hotels more than 1.05 million overnight stays in the first eight months of 2020, a decline of nearly 80%.

New Celestyal Experience Ship to Debut March 2021

Celestyal Cruises, as of March 6, 2021, will set sail for the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean with its "Experience" ship, the newest addition to its fleet.

Major Projects to Boost Thessaloniki’s Reputation in Southeastern Europe

Major infrastructure works are underway in Thessaloniki, which are expected to contribute to the development of the city as a trade hub and a significant tourism destination.

CoronaPass: Ticketseller Facilitates Covid-19 Testing for Customers to Ensure Safe Travel

Τicketseller has joined forces with medical care provider CrossBorderMedCare to offer its customers special services for travel during Covid-19 times.

Ministry’s Tourist Guide Schools Attract 2,880 Applications

Greece’s five tourist guide schools this year accepted a total of 2,880 applications, which shows the increasing demand for tourism education in the country.

Thessaloniki’s MICE Industry Prepares for a Difficult 2021

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau is preparing for a difficult 2021 and is calling on its members to support its efforts to promote the city as a MICE destination.

Greece Presented to US Travel Agents at ASTA’s Virtual Event

Greece’s tourism offerings were presented to US travel agents during the ASTA Global Live online event of the American Society of Travel Advisors.

GNTO to Start 2021 Tourism Promotion for Greece End of October

The GNTO is preparing for the 2021 tourism season and plans to launch new promotional actions for Greece by the end of October.