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Thessaloniki Hoteliers Set Sights on Serbia Market

In efforts to attract more incoming tourism to the region and increase stays, Thessaloniki hoteliers are reaching out to the ever-growing market of Serbia.

Domestic Tourism, Balkan Travelers Give Thessaloniki Hotels Big Boost

Overnight stays at Thessaloniki hotels increased by 5.56 percent in 2016, according to data released by the city's hotels association.

Rise in Numbers @ Greek Destinations Over Holidays

Traditional winter destinations across Greece welcomed a rise in visitors over the holidays while tourism professionals are already speaking of positive pre-bookings for the the summer ahead.

Thessaloniki Wins Over Brits at WTM London 2016

All the more British tourists are seeking to visit Thessaloniki for its “city break” offerings including cultural, nightlife and culinary options, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Thessaloniki Hotels Mark Slight Drop in Jan.-Aug. Overnight Stays

Thessaloniki reported a 0.49 percent drop in incoming tourism for the January-August period compared to a year ago with 3,500 fewer overnight stays at the city’s hotels, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Thessaloniki: Once Isn’t Enough… Tourists Come Back for More

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is winning tourists over as well as their loyalty for its “personality”, according to a study presented on Tuesday by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Against Construction of Refugee ‘Hotspot’ in Region

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) has expressed its resistance to a recent government proposal to set up a refugee center right next to a designated area in the Eastern Thessaloniki regional unit slated for tourist expansion.

ITB: Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cautiously Optimistic about 2016 Tourism Season

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association predicts an increase in last minute bookings to Greece this season but expresses concern regarding the impact of the refugee crisis on the destination.

Greece Hotel Units in the Red

Greek hotel owners seem to be unable to pay back the loans they've taken out, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) deputy governor Theodore Mitrakos. Out of a total of 7.6 billion euros in loans granted to tourist accommodations, approximately half (49.8 percent) have been recorded...

Greece Expects 800,000 Serbian Tourists this Year

Greece should expect some 800,000 tourist arrivals from Serbia this year, according to the Central Macedonia prefect Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Thessaloniki Tourism Resilient, Aims tο Stimulate Overnighters

The northern port city of Thessaloniki has proven to be resilient despite the ongoing political turmoil in Greece, with incoming tourism holding ground, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Zoom in on Austrian Tourists

Introducing novel tourism products that will suit the tastes of Austrian travelers is the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s (THA) latest project following the insight gained during the Ferien Μesse International Tourism Fair held in Vienna last week.

Hotelier Workshop: Thessaloniki Hotels to Get Closer to Global Gay Travel Market

Greek online platform Destsetters announced on Wednesday that it will hold a special hotel workshop for the first time in Thessaloniki for hoteliers interested in tapping into the global LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) travel market.

Thessaloniki Sees Rise in Overnights, Drop in Revenue

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is growing into destination of choice with the number of overnight stays rising by 100,000 in the first eight months of the year, but revenue still remains low.

Overnight Stays in Thessaloniki Steady, Room Prices Up

The number of overnight stays in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, for the first half of 2015 increased slightly but was smaller compared to last year's corresponding period, compared to the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Thessaloniki...

Thessaloniki is 2nd Most Popular Destination in Europe to Reach By Train

Thessaloniki came in second place among some of Europe’s most-loved cities that were competing for the "InterRail Destination of the Year Award 2015".

Visitors Give Thessaloniki Thumbs Up for Infrastructure, Services

The findings of the survey, which was carried out jointly with GBR Consulting, were presented by THA president Aristotelis Thomopoulos and GBR managing consultant Stefan Merkenhof.

Thessaloniki Hotels Hope for Better Year

The increase of leisure tourists, the significant rise in overnight stays and the low revenue per available rooms, summarizes Thessaloniki's tourism performance in 2014, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association informed during its customary cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s...

Tourism in Thessaloniki Enjoys Increase in Overnights but Revenue is Weak

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, saw double digit growth in overnight stays by 16.75 percent last year compared to 2013.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Eye Potential of Turkey Tourists at EMITT

Set on tapping into the growing potential of incoming tourism from Turkey, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) participated in this year’s EMITT 2015, which took place last weekend at the Tuyap Exhibition Center in Istanbul.