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Thessaloniki Introduces its ‘Next Door Heroes’ to Travelers

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has released a short video introducing travelers to the city's “next door heroes”.

Thessaloniki Still Struggling to Increase Hotel Stays

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, is struggling to attract visitors, recording only 531,806 overnight stays in the first 8 months of the year, down by 0.04% over the same period in 2020.

‘Pillow urban stay’ in Thessaloniki Prepares for May Opening

The Pillow urban stay, located in the heart of Thessaloniki, just 200 metres from the White Tower, is preparing to open its doors in May.

‘Thessaloniki.Τravel’ Online Guide Now in Serbian Language

Thessaloniki.Travel, the official digital travel guide of the northern port city, is now available in the Serbian language.

Covid-19 Drives Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Down by 1m in 8 Months

Covid-19 has cost Thessaloniki hotels more than 1.05 million overnight stays in the first eight months of 2020, a decline of nearly 80%.

Greece Opens to Travelers: Useful Info

The Greek Tourism Ministry has provided useful information on travel to Greece by air, land and sea in the post-Covid-19 period.

Wizz Air: Flights to Athens and Thessaloniki from New Base in Larnaca

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced flights to Athens and Thessaloniki from its new base in Larnaca, Cyprus, starting from July.

AEGEAN Restarts Flights from Thessaloniki to 6 Int’l Destinations as of June 15

AEGEAN will be restarting direct operations to/from Thessaloniki with six European destinations as of June 15.

Israeli, US, and German Travelers to Thessaloniki Rise in 2019

Israelis, Americans, and Germans were at the top of the list of international travelers to Thessaloniki in 2019, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

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.
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