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New Guide Out on Thessaloniki’s Ottoman Monuments

A 20-page pocket guide of the Ottoman Era Monuments in Thessaloniki has been released by the city's tourism organization, aiming to assist visitors in their discovery of the northern port city.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Reach 2.4 Million in 2018

Thessaloniki recorded 2.4 million overnight stays in 2018, according to data presented by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA).

Thessaloniki Aiming to Attract Dutch Holidaymakers in 2019

Thessaloniki in northern Greece is winning over all the more Dutch holidaymakers, with forecasts for 2019 indicating an upward trend.

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.

Thessaloniki New ‘Happening’ City Break Destination, ABTA Says

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has included the Greek city of Thessaloniki among the destinations to watch for in 2019.

Thessaloniki Landmarks Come to Life Via VR App

Travel lovers can now visit Thessaloniki’s landmarks ‘virtually’ with the help of two apps launched by the northern port city’s tourism organization.

Thessaloniki Welcomes First Cruise Ship for 2018

Thessaloniki welcomed 82 passengers who arrived at its port aboard the Serenissima, marking the first cruise arrival to the Greek city in 2018.

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.

TCB and Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Launch Cooperation

Aiming to promote Thessaloniki's tourism offerings, the city's convention bureau (TCB) and tourism organization signed a cooperation agreement.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Launches Website in Chinese Language

In efforts to increase the flow of Chinese tourists, the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization recently launched the Chinese version of its official website.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization’s Website to ‘Speak’ Chinese

The website of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization will be translated in Chinese, in order to facilitate visitors traveling from China to the northern Greek city.

Thessaloniki Promotes WWI Memorial Tourism

World War I memorials and sites in Greece have been identified and recorded in efforts to attract tourists, as part of a campaign by the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization. 

Swiss Students Focus on Thessaloniki’s Tourism Features

Students of Switzerland’s HTW Chur University visited the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, within the framework of their tourism bachelor degree studies.

Thessaloniki is a ‘Trendy’ Destination, ABTA Chairman says

Thessaloniki is a popular destination for Britons, due to its sites and multicultural features, according to ABTA Chairman Noel Josephides.

Greece’s Halkidiki Lures Investments for Tourism Projects

The region of Halkidiki in northern Greece, has attracted more than 300 million euros in investments in tourism in the last three years, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) said this week.

Thessaloniki To Welcome Passengers From New Destinations In Spring 2014

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization welcomed the recent announcement made by Ryanair on the creation of a hub in the Greek Northern city.

Thessaloniki To Get More Tourism Promotion Next Year

Thessaloniki will participate in over 19 international tourism exhibitions next year, according to the president of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Yiorgos Tsamaslis.
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Nikos Sapountzis Resigns From Thessaloniki Tourism Organization

Nikos Sapountzis has announced his decision to resign as general manager of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization effective 26 July 2013.
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Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Announces New Board Of Directors

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization announced its new Board of Directors on 17 June. Mr. Yiorgos Tsamaslis is the organization's new president.
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Thessaloniki Introduced To U.S. Travel Professionals

US travel agents, tour operators and trade show executives earlier this month toured Thessaloniki during a familiarization trip held by the Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism and the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization.
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