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Sporades Isles to Get New Ferry Connection from Thessaloniki

The Greek Shipping Ministry will launch a tender for a new ferry service to connect Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands three times a week.

Central Macedonia Destinations ‘Star’ in Episode of Pekin Express Reality TV Show

Four destinations in Central Macedonia were recently promoted through an episode of popular adventure reality TV show Pekin Express.

TCB Invites Tourism Professionals to ‘Connect’ at Thessaloniki Travel Event

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) in May will hold the ‘CΟΝΝΕCT Tourism & Travel Event Thessaloniki’ for tourism and travel professionals.

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Palace Hotel to Open to Guests on April 20

The five-star Makedonia Palace hotel will reopen its doors on April 20 to welcome guests to the city of Thessaloniki.

New Digital Campaign for Thessaloniki Takes Off – Videos

The tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and the experiences one can live there are being promoted through a new online video campaign.

Ryanair to Open New Bases on Corfu, Rhodes, Crete for Summer 2021

Ryanair will open three new bases on the Greek islands of Corfu, Rhodes and Crete for summer 2021.

Thessaloniki to Become First Colorblind-friendly Destination in Greece

Thessaloniki is set to become the first destination in Greece to adopt the ColorADD system for people with color blindness.

British Press Promotes a Number of Greek Destinations for Travel this Year

A number of British newspapers and travel magazines are promoting Greece as a tourism destination to visit in 2021.

TTO: Vaccinations, Bilateral Agreements Vital for Greek Tourism Recovery

The recovery of Greek tourism depends on the course of vaccinations and the bilateral agreements to be signed with other countries, according to TTO President Voula Patoulidou.

#AgapiMouGrecia Online Initiative Gets GNTO Support

#AgapiMouGrecia, an online project that connects Italian travelers with Greece, will continue its activities throughout 2021, under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Mediterranean Palace Hotel Gets Green Key Award for Sustainability Program

Thessaloniki’s Mediterranean Palace Hotel has been awarded the Greek Key eco-label for its sustainable tourism practices and eco-friendly management.

Upskilling in Tourism can Help Greece Meet post-Covid Demands

Upskilling Greece's tourism workforce to meet new demands is key to restarting tourism activity in 2021, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Central Macedonia Film Office Brings Foreign Productions to Greece

The Film Office of the Central Macedonia Region during its first months of operation managed to bring three foreign cinema productions to Greece.

Thessaloniki’s Expo Center to Host Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center in northern Greece is ready to host the state's Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics for the upcoming period.

Central Macedonia to Launch New Tourism Strategy for 2021

The Central Macedonia Region is preparing to launch a new tourism strategy to attract travelers for the 2021 tourism season.

Anatolia Group Opens Tech-Friendly 5-star ONOMA Hotel in Thessaloniki

Greek company Anatolia Hospitality has opened the doors to its newest five-star member "ONOMA", the hotel that totally adapts to its guests.

Greece Receives First High-speed Passenger Train

Trainose has welcomed Greece’s first high-speed electrified passenger train that is expected to conduct the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than 4 hours.

Thessaloniki Expo Center Revamp Master Plan Gets Support

Thessaloniki stakeholders, local bodies and chambers express their support of a master plan for the overhaul of the port city’s exhibition center.

AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

TCB Updates Meeting Planner’s Guide for MICE Tourism Professionals

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) has launched an updated digital version of its Meeting Planner’s Guide with information on Thessaloniki and its MICE industry.