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Greece on High Alert After Covid-19 Cases Soar

Greek authorities are urging the use of mask and adherence to hygiene rules after new Covid-19 cases in the country reached a record of 667 on Tuesday.

‘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.

Thessaloniki Conference Organizers Want Clear Operations Framework

Conferences and events organizers in Thessaloniki are once again calling on the Greek government to clarify Covid-19 health protocols for the MICE industry.

Bettany Hughes Begins Filming of ‘Wonders of Greece’

British historian Bettany Hughes recently arrived in Thessaloniki to start filming the "Wonders of Greece", her latest TV project that will focus on the country’s culture and landscape.

Eastern Halkidiki Promoted as Wine Tourism Destination to Croatian Market

The Municipality of Aristotle in Eastern Halkidiki recently presented the area’s tourism offerings and wine routes to Croatian tourism professionals.

Greece’s Philoxenia Expo May be Held as Hybrid Event

TIF-Helexpo may hold Thessaloniki's annual Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition as a hybrid event due to Covid-19.

Thessaloniki Submits Drone-based App Idea in European GSA Competition

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization is participating in MyGalileoDrone, an innovation competition held by the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA).

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%.

New Celestyal Experience Ship to Debut March 2021

Celestyal Cruises, as of March 6, 2021, will set sail for the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean with its "Experience" ship, the newest addition to its fleet.

Major Projects to Boost Thessaloniki’s Reputation in Southeastern Europe

Major infrastructure works are underway in Thessaloniki, which are expected to contribute to the development of the city as a trade hub and a significant tourism destination.

CoronaPass: Ticketseller Facilitates Covid-19 Testing for Customers to Ensure Safe Travel

Τicketseller has joined forces with medical care provider CrossBorderMedCare to offer its customers special services for travel during Covid-19 times.

Ministry’s Tourist Guide Schools Attract 2,880 Applications

Greece’s five tourist guide schools this year accepted a total of 2,880 applications, which shows the increasing demand for tourism education in the country.

Thessaloniki’s MICE Industry Prepares for a Difficult 2021

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau is preparing for a difficult 2021 and is calling on its members to support its efforts to promote the city as a MICE destination.

Greece Presented to US Travel Agents at ASTA’s Virtual Event

Greece’s tourism offerings were presented to US travel agents during the ASTA Global Live online event of the American Society of Travel Advisors.

GNTO to Start 2021 Tourism Promotion for Greece End of October

The GNTO is preparing for the 2021 tourism season and plans to launch new promotional actions for Greece by the end of October.

Greek Hoteliers President Sees 2021 as ‘Year of Survival’

“Greek tourism remains strong... but 2021 will be a year of survival,” according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

SWISS Continues to Grow its Presence in Greek Market

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) maintains its strong presence in the Greek market, conducting almost 60 weekly flights to and from Greece.

Thessaloniki‘s Grand Hotel Palace Welcomes Guests in Renovated Premises

The Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki has reopened its doors and is welcoming guests in its renovated premises.

Domotel Hotels Announces Liana Tampourea as New Sales Director

Domotel Hotels & Resorts has appointed Liana Tampourea as the group’s new sales director.

‘Thessaloniki Helexpo Forum’ to Launch September 11

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on politics, economy and society will be discussed during the Thessaloniki Helexpo Forum, scheduled to take place during September 11-20.