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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.

First-time Run for Thessaloniki Metro, Inspection of New Buses

Thessaloniki welcomed a metro test run and 18 new buses this week aimed at upgrading urban transport in Greece’s second largest city.

TCB Calls for Measures to Revive Thessaloniki’s MICE Industry

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) is calling on the government to implement support measures that will help the city's MICE industry restart operations in the Covid-19 era.

Thessaloniki Chamber Urges Relief Measures for TIF Organizer

Thessaloniki’s Chamber of Commerce has called for relief measures to cover losses incurred after the cancelation of the Thessaloniki International Fair.

Greece to Allow More Israeli Tourists

The Greek government has agreed to double the number of Israeli tourists allowed to visit the country from 600 to 1,200 per week as of September 1.

Thessaloniki Fair Cancelation Due to Covid-19 Causes Stir

The cancelation of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), due to Covid-19, has prompted the reaction of stakeholders.

Cyprus Airways Suspends and Reduces Flights to Greece

Cyprus Airways will suspend flights to Thessaloniki and Skiathos as of August 18 and reduce frequencies on flights to Athens and Heraklion.

Thessaloniki Promoted as Ideal City Break Destination for Romanian Travelers

National Geographic Traveler Romania recently presented Thessaloniki as an ideal nearby city break destination for Romanian travelers.

GHotels: Accommodation at its Finest in Halkidiki and on Crete

GHotels is a leading Greek hospitality group in Halkidiki with notable activity on Crete that offers a unique mix of services for all types of travel.

Makedonia Palace’s Salonica Restaurant Shines at Greek Cuisine Awards 2020

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel was honored at the Greek Cuisine Awards 2020 for offering the best Greek contemporary cuisine in Thessaloniki.