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‘Best Luxury Spas’ Online Guide Shines Spotlight on Wellness Hotels in Greece

A unique collection of Greece’s prime spa and wellness destinations can be found on the recently launched Best Luxury Spas online guide.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Reach 2.4 Million in 2018

Thessaloniki recorded 2.4 million overnight stays in 2018, according to data presented by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA).

Thessaloniki Aiming to Attract Dutch Holidaymakers in 2019

Thessaloniki in northern Greece is winning over all the more Dutch holidaymakers, with forecasts for 2019 indicating an upward trend.

Greek Food Tourism Forum Calls for Coordination, Targeted Actions

Tourism and food experts discussed ways to effectively tap into gastronomy tourism in Greece during a food tourism forum held in Athens.

Thessaloniki Stands Out on Social Media via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Campaign – Video

The unique features and special character of the Greek city of Thessaloniki recently went viral on social media through the “Wanderlust Greece” digital travel campaign.

Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Ryanair to Suspend Athens – Thessaloniki Services

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it will suspend services between Greek capital Athens and Thessaloniki in northern Greece, as of April 1, 2019.

Greek Exhibitor TIF-Helexpo Promotes Family-friendly Thessaloniki 

Greece’s national exhibitor TIF-Helexpo is looking into ways to expand activities and events held on the Thessaloniki International Fair grounds to include children and families. 

Central Macedonia Seeks to Diversify Tourism Product

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders are examining ways to diversify the tourism product and extend the season through synergies and innovation.

Ryanair: New Athens – Tel Aviv Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new route connecting Greek capital Athens to Tel Aviv in Israel, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

Ryanair: Six New Routes to Greece from Bulgaria, Italy, UK

Ryanair will expand its 2019 summer schedule for Greece with the launch of six new routes and additional flights to popular Greek destinations.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

HAPCO Sees Interest for Greece as Conference Tourism Destination

Greece attracted the interest of international conference organizers during Spain's IBTM World exhibition, according to the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Ryanair Announces New Thessaloniki – Krakow Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair will launch a new route that will connect the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Krakow, Poland, in summer 2019.

Thessaloniki Goes Viral via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Digital Campaign

The city of Thessaloniki is the new addition to the “Wanderlust Greece” digital campaign, which explores Greece and reveals its "secrets" to the world.

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air Launch Codeshare Partnership

Cyprus Airways and Blue Air have entered into a codeshare partnership, aiming to offer passengers more travel options and optimized flight schedules.

Thessaloniki New ‘Happening’ City Break Destination, ABTA Says

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has included the Greek city of Thessaloniki among the destinations to watch for in 2019.

Respond on Demand Brings Together Greek and UK Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand recently held a workshop in London and brought together Greek tourism entrepreneurs with leading UK travel professionals.

Ryanair Adds Thessaloniki – Tel Aviv Service to 2019 Summer Schedule

Ryanair has announced the addition of a new direct route connecting the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Tel Aviv in Israel for summer 2019.