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Thessaloniki Gearing Up for MCE South Europe 2018 Forum

Leading corporate, agency and association event planners are making their way to Thessaloniki to attend the 4th MCE South Europe 2018 forum during October 21-23.

New Athens-Thessaloniki Super Train Hits the Tracks

Train operator Trainose recently presented its new high-speed passenger train that is planned to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

Ryanair to Launch New Thessaloniki-Malta Route for Summer 2019

As part of its summer 2019 schedule, Ryanair will launch a new service connecting Thessaloniki and Malta, which will run in April.

Wild West Museum to Open at Thessaloniki Fair

A museum dedicated to the Wild West will open on the premises of TIF-Helexpo in Thessaloniki to welcome the visitors of the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Fraport Greece to Offer ‘Off Airport Check-in’ Service at 83rd TIF

Fraport Greece will offer “off airport check-in”, including luggage drop-off, in an specially designed area at TIF-Helexpo, during the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Thessaloniki, Harokopio Universities Launch Post-grad Tourism Studies Programs

Thessaloniki's Aristotle University and Athens' Harokopio University have launched post-graduate programs in tourism, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Thessaloniki Beer Festival 2018 to Open with New Flavors, Music, Workshops

The northern port city of Thessaloniki as of August 31, will host a three-day festival dedicated exclusively to beer at the premises of TIF Helexpo.

Greek Seven-month Airport Traffic Going Strong

Greek airports welcomed over 34.4 million passengers in the first seven months of the year, marking a 10.1 percent rise against the same period last year at 31.2 million.

‘Leading Hotels of the World’ Welcomes First Member in Thessaloniki

The newly established Antigon Urban Chic Hotel recently became the first hotel in Thessaloniki to join the Leading Hotels of the World collection.

The New York Times Spent 36 Hours in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki’s Unesco-listed sites, as well as the Greek city's popular restaurants and shops, are highlighted in an extensive feature of The New York Times.

Ellinair Announces Special Fares for Young Travelers

Greek carrier Ellinair is supporting young travelers, aged 18-25, by releasing low ticket fares for flights between Greece and Russia.

FS High Speed Train to Debut at Thessaloniki Fair

A new high speed passenger train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in approximately four hours, will make its debut at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair in September.

Thessaloniki 2018 Fair Figures Rising as Countdown Begins

Preparations are getting underway for the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) to run in the Greek northern port city during September 8-16.

Thessaloniki’s Lazart Hotel Invites All to Cool Off in its Pool

The Lazart Hotel is inviting its guests and visitors in Thessaloniki to beat the summer heat by relaxing at its pool.

Berlin Museum Pays Tribute to Thessaloniki with Photo Exhibit

Berlin’s Museum Europäischer Kulturen will pay tribute to Thessaloniki with a photo exhibition, within its summer European Cultural Days series.

Thessaloniki to Welcome The Blues Brothers (Approved) at 83rd TIF

The Blues Brothers will take the stage of the 83rd TIF trade fair, on September 16, in Thessaloniki, for a performance of their “Approved” show.

Israeli Visitors Boost Thessaloniki Overnight Stays in 1HY

The number of visitors to Thessaloniki edged higher in the first half of the year, with Israeli travelers boosting overnight stays by 113.16 percent.

‘The Luxury Hotels’ Continues Major Upgrade Program to Thessaloniki Properties

The Luxury Hotels of Thessaloniki - Grand Hotel Palace and Mediterranean Palace - are undergoing extensive renovation works, under the "Rebrand–Renovate–ReLux" project.

Greek Airports See 10.5% Passenger Traffic Growth in First Half of 2018

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has reported a 10.5 percent rise in passenger traffic in Greek airports for the first six months of 2018.

Philoxenia to Host Western Greece as Honored Region

The Region of Western Greece will be the honored guest at the 34th Philoxenia set to run on November 9-11, in Thessaloniki.