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Lufthansa Names Thessaloniki ‘City of the Month’

Lufthansa has named Thessaloniki “City of the Month” and is inviting travelers to visit the “crossroad of civilizations”.

Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki Welcomes Summer with its ‘Ursa Minor’ Restaurant

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki is welcoming summer with the opening of its “Ursa Minor Roof Top Bar Restaurant” on June 6.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

Travel Experiences Platform ‘Grekaddict’ Launches New Website

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has launched its new website, featuring hand-picked tours and activities around Greece.

High-speed Train Ready to Run Athens-Thessaloniki Route Under 4 Hours

Trainose's new high-speed passenger train will soon run the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

Thessaloniki Moves Up as Conference Tourism Host City

Thessaloniki is moving up as an international MICE destination, as in 2018 it marked its best performance in over a decade, according to the latest ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association report.

‘Grekaddict’ Seals New Tourism Partnerships and Expands Activities in Greece

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has expanded its activities in Greece through new partnerships on the island of Crete and in destinations of northern Greece.

OTA Insight to Hold ‘Hotel Revenue Workshop’ in Athens and Thessaloniki

OTA Insight is co-organizing the "Hotel Revenue Workshop" in Greece, which will be held in Thessaloniki on May 15, and in Athens on May 16.

New App to Offer Israelis Visiting Greece Insight into Jewish Past

Israelis visiting Greece will be able to learn about the history of Greek Jewish communities through a new app being developed by the Bar-Ilan University.

Ryanair: New Thessaloniki – Amman Service for Winter 2019

Ryanair has announced a new service from Thessaloniki in northern Greece, to Amman in Jordan, for its 2019 winter schedule.

Santo Maris’ Alios Ilios Restaurant Applauded for Modern Greek Cuisine

The Alios Ilios restaurant of the Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini was honored at the Greek Cuisine Awards 2019 for its Greek modern cuisine.

Record Number of Thessaloniki’s Hotels Join ‘Thessbrunch’ Spring Events

“Thessbrunch”, the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, returns this spring with innovative culinary suggestions and a record number of the city's hotels taking part.

Argo Travel Awarded for Innovative Promotion of Cultural, Religious Tourism Services

Argo Travel Group was awarded for the innovative promotion of "Traces of Greece", its newly established cultural and religious tourism department.

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Palace Shines at Greek Cuisine Awards 2019

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, was honored once again at the Greek Cuisine Awards.

The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

British daily newspaper The Telegraph reveals some of Greece's most distinctive destinations that will surprise travelers seeking for more than just sea & sun.

Skiathos Palace Cup Sets Sail for May 10-12

The Greek island of Skiathos is once again preparing to host the Skiathos Palace Cup, an annual sailboat match racing event, which will be held during May 20-12.

New Faces: Ramina Ibragimova, Marketing Executive at Makedonia Palace

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Ramina Ibragimova, the marketing executive of Makedonia Palace, the legendary hotel of Thessaloniki.

Ellinair ‘Highly Commended’ as Fastest Growing Airline in Greek Market for 2018

Ellinair was highly commended as the fastest growing airline in the domestic market for 2018, during the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop recently held by Athens Airport.

Tourism Ventures Get Half of 2016 Greek Development Funding

Half of all funding under Greece’s 2016 development law were directed to tourism enterprises.

India’s Top MICE Tour Operators Visit Athens and Thessaloniki

Six leading tour operators from India recently visited Athens and Thessaloniki, during a fam trip organized by ASIT-Anatolia Travel.