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New Board for Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Mandrinos Re-elected as President

Andreas Mandrinos was re-elected as the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, following a general assembly held to elect a new board of directors.

‘Dark Tourism’ on Central Macedonia Stakeholders Agenda

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders explored ways to tap into “dark tourism” by opening up sites that have in the past been marked by tragedy.

Philoxenia 2019 to Host 382 Exhibitors, New Startups and ‘Dark Tourism’ Conference

The Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition is getting ready to open its doors at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center on Friday, November 8.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Troubled about Slow Jan-Aug Performance

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are concerned about a decline in overnight stays recorded in the first eight months of the year.

Thessaloniki’s Sites to ‘Star’ Next to Mrs. India 2019 Beauties

A number of sites in Thessaloniki will "star" next to the contestants of this year's Haute Monde Mrs. India Worldwide beauty pageant in October.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Les Lazaristes Renamed ‘Lazart Hotel’, Doors Open June 22

The Thessaloniki-based "Lazart Hotel", which is the new name of the five-star hotel formerly known as Les Lazaristes, will open its doors on June 22.

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: 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: Once Isn’t Enough… Tourists Come Back for More

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is winning tourists over as well as their loyalty for its “personality”, according to a study presented on Tuesday by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Shine at Korea Travel Fair

As part of its ongoing tourism strategy to promote the northern port city of Thessaloniki and its surrounding regions, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) added South Korea to its roster with its first-time participation in the Korean World Travel Fair (KOTFA) in Seoul,...