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Amphipolis Tomb Works High on Culture Ministry’s Priority List

Greece is speeding up works at the Amphipolis tomb in order for the site to initially welcome specific groups of audiences by the beginning of 2022.

GNTO Introduces Belgian Tour Operators to Macedonia’s Wines

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently introduced Belgian tour operators to the wine heritage of Macedonia.

Arta and its Legendary Stone Bridge on Show at Athens Airport

The Greek city of Arta, with its legendary stone bridge, is the 10th destination of Athens Airport’s “Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me!” program.

French Travel Agents Meet the Alternative Tourism Side of Northern Greece

A group of travel agents from France's Selectour recently explored the alternative experiences offered in Northern Greece.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort Changes Hands

The ownership of the five-star Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort, located in Halkidiki, northern Greece, recently changed hands.

Mrs India Worldwide 2019 Beauty Pageant Shines Spotlight on Halkidiki

Halkidiki in northern Greece was the host destination to 150 beauty queens from India for the Haut Monde Mrs India Worldwide 2019 beauty pageant.

Cosmorama Travel Moves Thessaloniki Branch to New Office

Greek travel agency Cosmorama has moved its Thessaloniki branch to a new larger office in the center of the northern port city.

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.

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.

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.

Cosmonauts in Greece for Yuri Gagarin Park Opening on Crete

A park dedicated to Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin recently opened to the public in Heraklion on Crete, aiming to send out a message of peace and unity.

Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin ‘Forever’ on Crete with Park in his Honor

Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin will now inspire future generations through a new park created on the Greek island of Crete in his honor.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Dwindling Tourism Figures

Thessaloniki hoteliers are troubled over a slight decline in the number of Greek and international travelers to the city in 2018, as revealed by a recent study.

Northern Greece’s Finest Wines for Tasting at 15th ‘Voroina’ Event in Athens

Wine producers from Northern Greece will gather in Athens on February 3 to participate in the “Voroina” annual wine tasting event, which will be held at the Grande Bretagne Hotel.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

Open Cellars in Greece for Wine Tourism Day

Greek wine producers and their cellars will be open to the wine-loving public on Sunday, November 11, marking European Wine Tourism Day.

Russian Cosmonaut Chooses Halkidiki for Rehabilitation After Space Mission

Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov recently returned from another space mission and chose Halkidiki in northern Greece for his rehabilitation process.

Lufthansa: New Thessaloniki-Frankfurt Route in October

Lufthansa in October will launch a direct connection between Thessaloniki in Greece and Frankfurt in Germany with two flights per week.

Halkidiki Tourist Arrivals on Continuous Upward Trend, Says Minister

During the last three years, tourist arrivals to Halkidiki, northern Greece, have been on a continuous upward trend, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Sani Gourmet 2018 to Host Michelin-starred Chefs and ‘Rising Stars’

Michelin-starred chefs and young talents from all over the world will gather at the Sani Resort to participate in the Sani Gourmet culinary festival in May.