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Prespa Deal Opens New Chapter for Greece-Skopje Trade Ties

The ratification of the Prespa deal by the Hellenic Parliament opens a new page for Greece’s trade relations with Skopje, according to Union of Hellenic Chambers President Constantine Michalos.

Greek MPs Back Tsipras with Confidence Vote, Pave Way for Macedonia Deal

A confidence vote on Wednesday, has given Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras the go-ahead to proceed with the ratification of a highly-debated name deal with FYROM.

New Destinations, Fresh Products Key to Stronger Greek Tourism Dynamic

Promoting lesser-known destinations and introducing innovative products are the next step if Greece wants to capitalize on the strong dynamic of its tourism sector.

Skopje Name Issue Still Needs Parliamentary Approval

Severna Macedonja (North Macedonia) is unofficially the name of the former Yugoslav republic, after the two countries signed an agreement on June 17.

Greek PM Agrees to Name for FYROM: Republic of North Macedonia

After 27 years of debate between Greece and FYROM on the Macedonia "name issue", Greek Prime Miniter Alexis Tsipras has reached an agreement with the country.

Where will Greeks Travel for Easter 2018?

Popular islands in Greece and cities in Europe are among the top choices of Greek travelers for the Easter 2018 holiday.

Ancient Palace of Pella to Undergo Restoration Works

The Region of Central Macedonia announced restoration works to the ancient Palace of Pella, located near the city of Pella in northern Greece.

Central Macedonia Region Launches Video on Alexander the Great and Aristotle

In efforts to promote the area’s cultural heritage, the Region of Central Macedonia recently launched a video which features Alexander the Great and philosopher Aristotle.

Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.

Greece’s New Vergina Museum in Macedonia to Open in 2017

The new Museum of Vergina in Macedonia is scheduled to open its doors to the public in 2017 with “Aigai: The first city of the Macedonians, from Hercules to Alexander the Great - In Memory of Aigai" after gaining access to EU funding.

French Media Get a Taste of Halkidiki

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization welcomed dozens of French travel writers, who came to experience the magic of Halkidiki during the annual Association des Journalistes de Tourisme (AJT) event held on October 10-13.

Halkidiki Basks in the Glory of Aristotle, Wins UNESCO Award

Halkidiki stood out at this year’s World Tourism Expo - World Heritage Cities and Sites, held in Padova last month, clinching a special award for its prominent son, philosopher Aristotle, and being recognized for its overall contribution to World Heritage.

Halkidiki Offerings on Show in Milan, Make the News in China

As part of its aggressive promotional strategy to get the word out, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization organized a familiarization event last month at the Expo 2015 in Milan.

Halkidiki Summer Promo Strategy Going Strong

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) is moving full speed ahead with the promotion of the region through a series of initiatives, inviting dozens of travel writers and bloggers from 15 countries to come experience the magic of Halkidiki for themselves.

Ancient Macedonia Culture Features on Italian TV

The ancient civilization of Central Macedonia will be featured on Italian television as part of the Halkidiki Tourism Organization’s (HTO) ongoing promotional efforts marking the Year of Aristotle 2016 - 2,400 years since his birth.

10th International Alexander the Great Marathon

The 10th International Alexander the Great Marathon will be held in 5th April 2015 and refers to the Pella - Thessaloniki route.

Regional Heads Go All Out to Put Pella’s Tourist Potential in the Spotlight

The Pella Regional Unit participated in this year’s 30th Philoxenia tourism sector show with events, workshops and activities aimed at the promotion the region’s tourism potential.

Greece Aims To Make Central Macedonia An Irresistible Attraction For Tourists

The Region of Central Macedonia can become an irresistible attraction for tourists from around the world once scheduled infrastructure projects are complete, according to Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Thessaloniki’s Marathon To Welcome Runners From All Over The World

Runners from every continent, even from distant countries like El Salvador and Mali, have registered to run in the 9th International Alexander the Great Marathon taking place on Sunday 6 April in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece.

Thessaloniki Chosen As Jewish Passover Destination

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization recently organized a special evening for 300 tourists from Israel that had chosen to spend the Jewish Passover (25 March- 2 April) in the Northern Greek city for the first time.
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