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‘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.

Thessaloniki-Smyrna Ferry Connection on the Agenda

Connecting Thessaloniki to Smyrna via regular ferry routes may take off in the coming months, Turkish authorities told a Greek delegation on the sidelines of the international Travel Turkey Izmir fair held in Smyrna (Izmir).

Aristotelis Thomopoulos, President Thessaloniki Hotels Association

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association pays close attention to both the public and private sectors and states its views, based on an experience counting over 100 years, aiming to walk side by side in order to accomplish its ambitious goals.

Hotel Overnight Stays In Thessaloniki Increase By 17.87%, Room Rates Remain Unchanged

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, recorded a 17.87 percent increase in overnight stays during the first eight months of 2014 compared to last year.

What Nationalities Are Visiting Thessaloniki? – Top 10 List

"Thessaloniki remains one of the most popular international destinations for the second consecutive year as it managed once more to win over more visitors," the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.

Thessaloniki, Greece: Hotel Overnights Increase, But Not Room Rates

Overnight stays in Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, recorded a 15.68 percent increase during the first half of 2014 compared to last year, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said on 30 July.

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Announces New Board Of Directors

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association recently announced its new Board of Directors following elections held on 29 May 2014.

Thessaloniki Promoted As Wedding Destination For British Couples

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki recently held meetings with British travel agencies that specialize in honeymoon tourism and discussed the possibility of promoting the Greek Northern city in the UK market as a wedding destination for British couples.

Thessaloniki & Chalkidiki To Launch Joint Tourism Packages To Scandinavians

Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki will launch joint tourism packages to increase both Greek destinations' potential to attract more tourists from the Scandinavian market.

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cuts Vasilopita For 2014

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association recently held its customary cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s Cake) at a big event held at the Makedonia Palace hotel.

Survey: Thessaloniki Scores Big In Popularity But Low In Hotel Occupancy

Thessaloniki may have high visitor satisfaction ratings but the Greek Northern city is lagging behind in occupancy and average room rates compared with 26 other European cities.

Thessaloniki To Be Promoted By Private Marketing Company

Greece's northern and second-largest city of Thessaloniki will be promoted as an attractive tourism destination to international markets through strategic marketing, public relations, innovative thinking, ideas and expertise.

Russian, German Journalists Tour Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki was recently promoted as a city break destination to the emerging markets of Russia and Germany during a recent press trip organized by Marketing Greece and the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Want City’s Convention Bureau To Reopen

Thessaloniki is losing out on hosting major international conferences and events due to the lack of a conference and exhibition center in the city, the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Aristotelis Thomopoulos, informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Upset Over CAA Decision To Block Extra Flights From Turkey

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association have expressed their disappointment with the Civil Aviation Authority's (CAA) recent decision to reject a Turkish Airlines request for a second daily flight to and from Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki: Russian Visitors Lead In Tourism Growth

Thessaloniki's hotel industry during the first eight months of 2013 hosted 567,548 guests for a growth of 5.49 percent.
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Thessaloniki Aims To Lure Indian Tourists

Thessaloniki-based hoteliers recently attended a workshop and presented their hotel services to a group of Indian tour operators visiting the Greek northern city.
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Greek Overnights On The Up In Thessaloniki

During the first half of 2013 and for the first time in four years, the number of Greek overnights in hotels of Thessaloniki recorded an increase, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.
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Thessaloniki Hoteliers Determined To Boost Arrivals

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association, during its recent annual general assembly, announced a series of actions and initiatives to boost international tourist arrivals to the Northern Greek city and wider region.
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Thessaloniki’s Hoteliers Informed On Health And Safety Best Practices

New developments relating to health and safety issues in hotels were presented recently at an informative workshop for owners and food and beverage managers of hotel units in Thessaloniki.