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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.

Emirates, flydubai Partnership Offers More Travel Options to/from Thessaloniki

Travelers from Thessaloniki will soon be able to easily connect via Dubai to Emirates' flights across its global network under its codeshare partnership with flydubai.

Fraport Greece to Hold Second ‘Airport Run’ on Kefallonia

Fraport Greece will host the second "Airport Run" at the Kefallonia Airport on Sunday, March 11, following the first running event in Kavala, northern Greece.

Sani Resort to Host Football Coaching Sessions by Chelsea FC Foundation

The Chelsea FC Foundation this summer will run football coaching sessions at the sports facilities of the five-star Sani Resort in Halkidiki, northern Greece.

Porto Carras’ 4th Gastronomy Festival Celebrates Greek Cuisine

Greek cuisine took center stage during the 4th Greek Gastronomy Festival organized for the fourth consecutive year by the Porto Carras Grand Resort.

It’s Business as Usual in Sunny Halkidiki

It's business as usual in Halkidiki, despite the adverse weather conditions that recently hit northern Greece, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.

Sani Festival Celebrates 25 Years, Hosts International Jazz Artists

The Sani Festival is celebrating 25 years and from July 8 to August 19 will host some of the most renowned artists of the international jazz scene.

Makedonia Palace Welcomes Eva Saringala as New Director of Sales

The historic Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, recently appointed Eva Sariggala as its new Director of Sales.

Halkidiki Aims to Attract More Italian Visitors in 2017

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has embarked on a series of promotional activities in the Italian market, aiming to attract more visitors from Italy to Halkidiki this year.