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TCB’s New Website Shows the Way to Hold a Great Convention in Thessaloniki

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) has upgraded its website to facilitate MICE tourism professionals and provide information on the city’s available services and venues.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to German, Polish Markets

Thessaloniki was promoted as a tourism destination to German and Polish professionals during two fam trips organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Survey: Dutch Travelers Choose Greece for its Hospitality, Food, Weather

Dutch travelers mainly choose Greece for its hospitality, delicious cuisine and mild climate, according to a survey conducted by Griekenland.net.

Elivi Skiathos Hotel Opens to New Markets, Gets on CNT’s ‘Best’ List

The Elivi Skiathos hotel opened up to new markets this year, and gained a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s "10 Best Resorts in Greece" list.

Greece to Establish EuroVelo Coordination Center to Promote Bike Tourism

Greece is taking action to promote bike tourism through the establishment of a National EuroVelo Coordination Center.

Greece Aiming to Become the ‘Hollywood of Europe’

The comparative advantages and incentives that Greece offers to foreign movie and TV producers were analyzed during a recent forum.

Celestyal Announces Return to Year-round Cruising

Celestyal Cruises will return to year-round cruising to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean as of March 14, 2022.

German Travelers Choosing Crete for Autumn Holidays

All the more German travelers are choosing Crete for autumn vacations, as more airlines have extended direct flights to the Greek islands until November.

Thessaloniki’s Exhibitions will Take Place as Planned Despite Covid ‘Red’ Status

TIF-Helexpo’s upcoming exhibitions in Thessaloniki will take place as planned despite the city going ‘red’ on Greece’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map.

‘Olympic Day Run’ Greece 2021 Event Puts Thessaloniki in the Spotlight

The “Olympic Day Run” Greece 2021 event put Thessaloniki in the spotlight as a city ideal for hosting major sports events.

Curfew and Music Ban for Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa Due to Covid-19

Emergency Covid-19 restrictions will go into effect in Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa as they were declared ‘red’ areas on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

Covid-19: Greece Ready to Impose Measures in High-risk Areas

Greek health authorities have ruled out the possibility of a country-wide lockdown but are noting that local Covid-19 restrictions will be ordered should the need arise.

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.

Thessaloniki’s World Heritage Sites Highlighted in Official UNESCO Publication

Thessaloniki’s 15 World Heritage Sites are highlighted in a special advertisement published in “World Heritage”, an official UNESCO publication.

Registration Extended for 4th ‘Olympic Day Run’ Greece Event in Thessaloniki

The organizers of the 4th ‘Olympic Day Run’ Greece, the only Olympic road running race in the country, have pushed the closing date for registrations to September 22.

TIF 2021: Thessaloniki’s Covid Free Expo Attracts 87,631 Visitors

The Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) 2021 attracted 87,631 visitors and marked the restart of exhibition activity in Greece.

Thessaloniki’s Flea Market, Street Food Event Comes Back to Town

Thessaloniki’s Flea Market & Street Food event is returning to the northern Greek city this weekend during September 25-26.

Thessaloniki Looks Forward to New Metro and Other Key Development Projects

“Thessaloniki is changing,” Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently said when referring to development projects that will be key to the city’s economic growth.

Antiquities Return to Thessaloniki Metro Station Site

A number of antiquities unearthed during works for the construction of the Aghia Sofia metro station in Thessaloniki have returned to their original location.