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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.

Thessaloniki Chosen As Jewish Passover Destination

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization recently organized a special evening for 300 tourists from Israel that had chosen to spend the Jewish Passover (25 March- 2 April) in the Northern Greek city for the first time.
Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris
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Thessaloniki Tourism Policy In The Works

Developing a tourism policy for Thessaloniki is among the municipality’s main priorities, Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris said on Tuesday, 4 December, while unveiling initiatives to reform the Greek Northern city.
Philoxenia 2012
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Philoxenia 2012 Highlights

Parallel events on the occasion of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.

Thessaloniki To Focus On Russian Market, Balkan Countries

Despite the drop in incoming tourism to Greek destinations this year, Thessaloniki recorded small losses, vice-governor of Central Macedonia and deputy president of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Apostolis Tzitzikostas, said Friday, 2 November.

Thessaloniki Strengthens Ties With Turkey

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization traveled to Ankara, Turkey, recently to promote the Greek Northern city to the Turkish market.

Thessaloniki’s Air Route Cuts Worry Professionals

“If Thessaloniki is excluded by air travel then the city will be unable to spread its wings and attract more potential visitors, especially at a time when hopes to boost the Greek economy have turned to tourism,” the Thessaloniki Hotels Association recently said.

Efforts To Place Thessaloniki On The World Tourism Map

The need for cooperation between organizations, museums and institutions to achieve the better promotion of Thessaloniki domestically and abroad was underlined at a recent tourism conference organized by the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization and the Science Center and Technology...

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Launches New Logo

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization recently revealed its tourism identity through its new logo that graphically represents the organization’s objective, which shows that the Northern Greek city is a city with many stories to tell.

GNTO Joins Forces With Thessaloniki

Destination Thessaloniki is preparing a dynamic promotion and marketing campaign for 2012 with a new business plan and brand strategy, according to the northern city’s mayor and president of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Yiannis Boutaris.

Thessaloniki City Open To Gay Travelers

Homo Evolution’s Nikos Sofianos (marketing director), Giannis Papagiannopoulos (president) and Simon Vasiliadis (project manager) with IGLTA Ambassador to Greece, Orhideea Rosu, at the gay tourism and entrepreneurship conference held recently at the Les Lazaristes hotel in...

Thessaloniki Opens To Influential Gay Community

“Thessaloniki is a city that does not discriminate and is friendly to all who wish to visit,” Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris said at a recent conference on gay tourism and entrepreneurship held in the northern Greek city.

German Tourism Committee Visits Athens

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos last month welcomed a proposal for Greece to participate in a Greek-German tourism summit in Berlin, Germany, that would give Greece the opportunity to promote tourism investment possibilities.

Thessaloniki Mayor Hopes To Attract Israeli Tourists

“The Jewish element played an important role in the city’s trade and culture and we must not forget that the leader of the socialists in Thessaloniki was Jewish,” Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris told the Israeli press recently. Mr. Boutaris is also the president of the city’s...

Thessaloniki Included On Ryanair’s Route Map

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair will connect Thessaloniki with four European destinations within the framework of its cooperation with the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Ryanair’s Sales and Marketing Executive Director Ida Buonanno said recently in Thessaloniki.
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