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Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Ryanair to Suspend Athens – Thessaloniki Services

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it will suspend services between Greek capital Athens and Thessaloniki in northern Greece, as of April 1, 2019.

Greek Exhibitor TIF-Helexpo Promotes Family-friendly Thessaloniki 

Greece’s national exhibitor TIF-Helexpo is looking into ways to expand activities and events held on the Thessaloniki International Fair grounds to include children and families. 

Central Macedonia Seeks to Diversify Tourism Product

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders are examining ways to diversify the tourism product and extend the season through synergies and innovation.

Ryanair: New Athens – Tel Aviv Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new route connecting Greek capital Athens to Tel Aviv in Israel, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

Ryanair: Six New Routes to Greece from Bulgaria, Italy, UK

Ryanair will expand its 2019 summer schedule for Greece with the launch of six new routes and additional flights to popular Greek destinations.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

HAPCO Sees Interest for Greece as Conference Tourism Destination

Greece attracted the interest of international conference organizers during Spain's IBTM World exhibition, according to the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Ryanair Announces New Thessaloniki – Krakow Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair will launch a new route that will connect the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Krakow, Poland, in summer 2019.

Thessaloniki Goes Viral via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Digital Campaign

The city of Thessaloniki is the new addition to the “Wanderlust Greece” digital campaign, which explores Greece and reveals its "secrets" to the world.

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air Launch Codeshare Partnership

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air have entered into a codeshare partnership, aiming to offer passengers more travel options and optimized flight schedules.

Thessaloniki New ‘Happening’ City Break Destination, ABTA Says

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has included the Greek city of Thessaloniki among the destinations to watch for in 2019.

Respond on Demand Brings Together Greek and UK Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand recently held a workshop in London and brought together Greek tourism entrepreneurs with leading UK travel professionals.

Ryanair Adds Thessaloniki – Tel Aviv Service to 2019 Summer Schedule

Ryanair has announced the addition of a new direct route connecting the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Tel Aviv in Israel for summer 2019.

Greek Cuisine at ‘FoodTreX’ Food Travel 2019 Event in Thessaloniki

Greece's city of Thessaloniki in October 2019 will have the opportunity to present its food tourism offerings as the host destination to the new "FoodTreX" food travel conference.

Metropolitan College Presents Tourism Faculty at Philoxenia – Hotelia Expos

The Metropolitan College presented the educational programs of its Tourism Faculty to the visitors of the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions, held recently in Thessaloniki.

Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Philoxenia – Hotelia 2018 Expos See Increase in Visitor Numbers

The Philoxenia and Hotelia hospitality exhibitions, which took place recently in Thessaloniki, saw a significant rise in commercial visitors by 36 percent.

Philoxenia: Greece Needs Actions to Get Share of Silver Tourism Market 

Greece must take immediate actions to create the conditions that will allow senior tourism to expand, according to expert opinions.