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Makedonia Palace Welcomes Eva Saringala as New Director of Sales

The historic Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, recently appointed Eva Sariggala as its new Director of Sales.

Greek-Chinese Cooperation to Strengthen Cultural Tourism

China's Assistant Culture Minister Yu Qun informed TIF-Helexpo representatives that all the more Chinese tourists are seeking cultural destinations such as Greece.

Foreign TV Productions Focus on Greece in May

Television crews from Russia, France and Belgium are expected to visit Greece in May to film popular and lesser known tourism destinations.

SWISS to Increase Flight Offer to Greece in Summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has announced plans to increase the frequency of routes from Switzerland to Greece for summer 2017.

Greece Retail Trade Opposed to Sunday Shop Opening

Greece's major retail trade players are expressing their opposition to a recent decision by the government to keep shops open on 30 Sundays a year.

Thessaloniki Significantly Rises as a Business Destination

Thessaloniki, northern Greece registered a significant rise as a conference destination, moving up 65 places, from the 163rd position to the 78th.

Domotel Ends Cooperation with Les Lazaristes Hotel in Thessaloniki

Domotel Hotels & Resorts has announced that it is terminating its business relationship with the five-star Les Lazaristes Hotel in Thessaloniki.

Tabled Bill Foresees Athens, Thessaloniki Shops Open Every Sunday

Shops in certain areas of Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus can remain open on all Sundays between May and October, according to a draft law.

Thessaloniki is a ‘Trendy’ Destination, ABTA Chairman says

Thessaloniki is a popular destination for Britons, due to its sites and multicultural features, according to ABTA Chairman Noel Josephides.

Hellenic Seaways Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Kicks Off June 1

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced the launch of five weekly routes connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands.

Safeguarding Antiquities Priority as Thessaloniki Metro Works Proceed

A working group made up of state and Attiko Metro officials will monitor works on the Thessaloniki metro, aiming to safeguard Byzantine era findings.

Greece Tops Polish Tourists’ Preferences

Greece ranks first in the preferences of Polish holidaymakers, as summer bookings in May recorded a 43 percent rise year on year.

Thessaloniki’s Water Buses “Karavakia” Begin Summer Routes

The water buses of Thessaloniki, known as "Karavakia" (small boats), will connect the Northern Greek city with the nearby beaches this summer.

Eurobank Puts Five Greek Hotels on the Market

Eurobank will be placing five hotel units in Athens, Thessaloniki, Epirus and on the island of Kos under the hammer in the coming months.

Swiss Students Focus on Thessaloniki’s Tourism Features

Students of Switzerland’s HTW Chur University visited the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, within the framework of their tourism bachelor degree studies.

Makedonia Palace Introduces New Menus, Promises Unique Dining Experience

The 5-star Makedonia Palace, located in Thessaloniki, has introduced new menus created by award winning Greek Chef Sotiris Evangelou.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

TAIPED Announces ‘Preferred Investor’ for Thessaloniki Port Authority

A consortium of three companies has been announced as the preferred investor for the acquisition of the 67% of the Thessaloniki Port Authority.

IOBE: Thessaloniki Port Privatization to Bring in €1.6bn in Next Decade

The privatization of the Thessaloniki Port Authority is expected to contribute to GDP growth in Greece by up to 1.6 billion euros by 2026, IOBE think-tank says.

Halkidiki Gets International Exposure Through Fam Trips

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization has held 10 fam trips from April to June, as part of its efforts to promote the region’s destinations to markets abroad.