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Thessaloniki Determined to Rise as MICE Tourism Destination

Thessaloniki is promoting its image as a MICE destination, determined to let the industry know that it can successfully host corporate meetings, conferences and events.

Ellinair Connects Athens with Rhodes via Three Weekly Flights

In a bid to boost tourism, Greek airline Ellinair has announced the launch of three weekly flights connecting Athens with the island of Rhodes as of June.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

Makedonia Palace Logo Wins First Prize at Graphic Design & Illustration Awards 2018

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki has received the first prize in the Greek Graphic Design & Illustration Awards 2018 for the innovative design of its logo.

Eurowings Launches 16 New Routes in Greece for Summer 2018

Eurowings is expanding its network of destinations in Greece for the summer season by launching 16 new routes from Germany and Austria to popular Greek islands.

Makedonia Palace Sees 25% Rise in Overnights One Year after Major Revamp

Overnight stays in Thessaloniki's Makedonia Palace have risen by 25%, one year after an ambitious makeover plan took place at the hotel.

Crete ‘Big Meet’ Casts Spotlight on Greek Cuisine, Products

Greek products will take center stage during the “Crete: The Big Meet - Local Flavors of Greece” show, scheduled to run from April 28 until May 6 in Thessaloniki.

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.

GNTO: US Travel to Greece Set for New Record in 2018

The number of visitors from the United States to Greece is expected to reach a new record in 2018, according to the GNTO office in the US and Canada.

‘Athens Tourism is Booming’ – Interview with Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos

Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos speaks to GTP Headlines about the newly-established hotel and the current tourism trends in Athens.

Makedonia Palace’s ‘Salonica Restaurant’ Honored at Greek Cuisine Awards 2018

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel has been honored as the best restaurant in Thessaloniki at the Greek Cuisine Awards 2018.

Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Athens, Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

TIF 2018: US-Greece Relations Set to Strengthen

The participation of the US as the honored country at the 83rd TIF trade show is expected to be this year's most significant moment in Greek-American relations.

First Thessaloniki Port Works to Be Ready Ahead of Plan

Infrastructure works budgeted at 180 million euros may be ready ahead of schedule at the port of Thessaloniki in northern Greece.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

Greek Tourist Traffic for Orthodox Easter Down, Say Hoteliers

Greek hoteliers are betting on last-minute bookings to boost Easter season business as pre-reservations are lagging behind compared to last year.

Cobalt Air Appoints APG Hellas as GSA in Greece

Cypriot airline Cobalt Air, which flies to Athens, Thessaloniki and Crete, has appointed APG Hellas as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece.

Anatolia Hospitality Opens Athens Office

Thessaloniki-based Anatolia Hospitality has announced the opening of a new office in Athens, in efforts to further strengthen its network of associates.

‘Thessbrunch’ Honored as Innovative Concept for Thessaloniki

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association received a silver award for its culinary initiative "Thessbrunch" at the prestigious Tourism Awards 2018.

Kountoura Presents Central Macedonia Region Tourism Priorities

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently spoke of ways to boost investments in the Central Macedonia region.