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Thessaloniki’s Hotels See Drop in Overnight Stays

Overnight stays in hotels in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, dropped by 16,486 in the first half of 2019, according to the city's hotels association.

Shipping Chamber Chief: Strong Benefits for Thessaloniki from Homeporting

Thessaloniki tourism professionals as well as the local economy stand to gain if the northern city port can attract homeporting activity.

Thessaloniki Wins Points in 2018 Visitor Satisfaction

Visitors to Thessaloniki are giving the northern port city a thumbs up, awarding it a score of 8.2, with 95 percent saying they would return, a survey says.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Seeking to Increase Visitor Numbers and Spending

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are expressing concern over the number of visitors and tourism-related revenue, which in 2018 came to 420 million euros.

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 Hoteliers Concerned About Dwindling Tourism Figures

Thessaloniki hoteliers are troubled over a slight decline in the number of Greek and international travelers to the city in 2018, as revealed by a recent study.

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.

Northern Greece Hoteliers Say March Pre-bookings to Set Pace for 2019

Northern Greece hoteliers are cautious when making forecasts for 2019 in view of Brexit and the comeback of rival markets, and expect to have a clear indication after March.

Athens, Thessaloniki Feature in Greece’s New City Break Promo Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Aegean Airlines launched a new video campaign promoting Athens and Thessaloniki as city break destinations.

Tumbling Turkish Lira Takes Toll on Tourism to Northern Greece

The tumbling Turkish lira has taken a toll on tourism flows from the neighboring country of Turkey into Northern Greece, local tour operators say.

Incoming Tourism from Scandinavia to Greece Strong in H1

Incoming tourism to Greece from Scandinavian countries increased by 10.64 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2017.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Edge Up in Jan-Aug 2018

The number of overnight stays at Thessaloniki's hotels edged up in the first eight months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Israeli Visitors Boost Thessaloniki Overnight Stays in 1HY

The number of visitors to Thessaloniki edged higher in the first half of the year, with Israeli travelers boosting overnight stays by 113.16 percent.

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 Hotels Occupancy Rates on the Rise

Hotels in Thessaloniki achieved 70.8 percent occupancy rates in 2017, up by 3.3 percent compared to 2016, according to the city’s hotel association.

More Foreign Visitors at Thessaloniki Hotels in 2017

Foreign visitors outnumbered domestic travelers choosing to stay at hotels in the northern port city of Thessaloniki in 2017.

Thessaloniki Ready to Host UNWTO Silk Road Tourism Meeting in October 2018

The 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, to be held in Thessaloniki, is expected to be a "landmark event for Central Macedonia".

Anatolia College Meet Examines Tourism of Tomorrow

Actions, measures and investments needed to build on the momentum in tourism was the focus of an event organized by the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT).

Thessaloniki Hoteliers See UK Interest Rising at WTM 2017

Thessaloniki is winning over British travelers as a city break destination due to its diverse offerings, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.
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