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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.

More Overnight Stays in Jan-Aug 2017 for Thessaloniki Hotels

Hotels in Thessaloniki reported more overnight stays in the first eight months of the year, up by 4.26 percent, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Thessaloniki and its Gastronomy Hit the Spot with French Travelers

Thessaloniki’s diverse cultural offerings and gastronomic wealth are winning over more French tourists, according to feedback from the Top Resa Int'l Tourism Fair.

Thessbrunch Photo Contest to Feature 52nd Dimitria Arts Festival

Thessaloniki’s "Thessbrunch" initiative invites friends to join its #koulouriofthemonth contest with photos from the 52nd Dimitria arts festival.

‘Thessaloniki 360ᵒ’ App Features City’s Landmark Sites

The Region of Central Macedonia has launched the “Thessaloniki 360ᵒ” application for mobile phones and tablets that includes information on the city’s sites of attraction.

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. 

Let’s Do Breakfast or Lunch at ‘Thessbrunch’ in Thessaloniki

The "Thessbrunch" initiative will be carried out by members of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, serving brunch over the weekends.

ITB Feedback Reveals German Interest in Thessaloniki

German travelers are all the more keen on visiting Thessaloniki, the city's hotel association said following the ITB Berlin travel show last week.

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.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers: Preserving Greece’s Image Key to Tourism

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association has called on Greek farmers to refrain from blocking main road networks and airports in protest to government measures.

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.