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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of Central Macedonia Region

Central Macedonia Region Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas introduces Central Macedonia, "the land where the legends and history, the sun and the sea and the most beautiful Mediterranean coasts, all come together".

Ministry Speeds Up Works on Greece’s Amphipolis Site

Works are moving full speed ahead so that the Amphipolis site, where the largest ancient Macedonian tomb was discovered, can open to the public.

Restoration Works at Amphipolis’ Kasta Hill Advance

Restoration and support works on the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, are set to be completed by August.

Thessaloniki Tourism Pros Get the Latest on Trends Driving Digital Marketing

Thessaloniki's tourism professionals were informed on the latest trends driving digital marketing, during a workshop held in the northern port city by Marketing Greece.

MCE South Europe 2018: MICE Industry Pros Get Ready to Experience Thessaloniki

Some 200 professionals from the MICE industry are getting ready to attend the MCE South Europe 2018 B2B event, during October 21-23 in Thessaloniki.

Greece Keen on Developing Tourism Along the Silk Road

Collective action is essential for the idea of Silk Road Tourism to soon become a reality, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Grand Hotel Palace Holds Welcome Reception for UNWTO Silk Road Tourism Meeting

The Grand Hotel Palace hosted the welcome reception ahead of the high level 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in Thessaloniki.

Lucky Visitors Get Chance to Enter Amphipolis’ Kasta Tomb

Dozens of visitors had the chance to enter the largest tomb discovered in Greece, at Amphipolis, which dates back to Alexander the Great’s era.

Greece Aims to Establish Amphipolis as Archaeological Tourism Destination

The Culture Ministry has secured 276,000 euros in funding for works on the Amphipolis site to include the construction of a walking routes network. 

Central Macedonia Shows its Best in ‘3rd Greek Weekend’ in Belgrade

The Region of Central Macedonia presented the tourism offerings of its destinations, during the 3rd Greek Weekend fair held in Belgrade.

Central Macedonia to Present Innovative Tourism Products at Thessaloniki Tech Event

The Region of Central Macedonia will present innovative tourism products on sustainable transportation, “smart” tourism ecosystems and new technologies during the “thessweek” event in Thessaloniki.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

Patoulidou: Thessaloniki is Ideal for Conference, Sports Tourism

Thessaloniki has what it takes to be a host destination for international conferences and sports events, says the head of the city's tourism organization, Voula Patoulidou.

Thessaloniki Ready to Host UNWTO Silk Road Tourism Meeting in October 2018

The 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, to be held in Thessaloniki, is expected to be a "landmark event for Central Macedonia".

Thessaloniki Aiming to Become Sports Tourism Destination Through Marathon Events

Thessaloniki's marathons are gaining acclaim every year and organizers are aiming to place the city on the map of international sports tourism destinations.

Amphipolis Site Restoration Enters €1.5m EU Funding Program

Authorities have managed to secure 1.5 million euros in EU funding for the restoration, maintenance and promotion of the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site.

Thessaloniki to Host 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in 2018

Thessaloniki in 2018 will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, the biggest biennial event of the UNWTO Silk Road program.

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.

Central Macedonia Named ‘European Entrepreneurial Region’

Central Macedonia was recently honored with the "European Entrepreneurial Region" title for its strategy and commitment in boosting entrepreneurship.
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