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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.

‘Thessaloniki 360ᵒ’ App Features City’s Landmark Sites

The Region of Central Macedonia has launched the “Thessaloniki 360ᵒ” application for mobile phones and tablets that includes information on the city’s sites of attraction.

Philoxenia 2015: TCB Announces ‘Conference Tourism’ Agenda

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) will participate for the second time in "Philoxenia", Greece's major annual tourism exhibition, to network and develop strategic partnerships to promote Greece's northern city as a conference destination.

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.

Travel Channel to Show the World the ‘Tourism Experience’ of Central Macedonia, Greece

Greek destinations of the Region of Central Macedonia will “travel” around the world via international broadcaster Travel Channel.

Central Macedonia’s Promo Campaign Hits Athens Metro Stations

Central Macedonia has taken center stage at 31 metro stations in the Greek capital in efforts to establish the region as a leading year-round destination.

Region of Central Macedonia Reveals Plans for a 12-month Tourism Season

Extending the season to 12 months with alternative forms of tourism is the main priority of the Region of Central Macedonia’s strategy for next year.

‘Thessaloniki. A Big Heart!’ – New Tourism Campaign Showcases Northern Greek City

"Thessaloniki. A Big Heart!" is the new slogan of the northern Greek city to promote tourism throughout the country and abroad.

Educational Tourism a Priority for Central Macedonia Region, Greece

The Region of Central Macedonia invited tour operators, journalists and educators from Italy’s Lombardy region to join them “In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great” during a recent presentation in Milan of the region as a leading all-year-round destination ideal for educational...

Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Regional Governor of Central Macedonia

The results for the second consecutive year are quantifiable and evident according to the number of arrivals in our main airport “Makedonia”, and the overnight stays of our visitors.

Cooperation Is Essential For Greece’s Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry wants to strengthen its cooperation with the country's regions and municipalities during the tourism season.

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 Attracts The Interest Of 27 Airline Companies

Twenty-seven airline companies expressed interest in establishing direct links to Thessaloniki International Airport "Macedonia," during the Routes Europe 2014 event that recently took place in Marseille, France.

Philoxenia 2013 Best Exhibitor Awards

Exhibitors that showed the most flair at this year's Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki (21-24 November) were honored by organizer TIF-Helexpo.