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EMITT 2016: Thessaloniki Hoteliers Show Best to Turkish Travel Agents

Aiming to attract more Turkish tourists to Thessaloniki this year, the northern city's hotel association examined ways to expand partnerships with travel agencies in Turkey during this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran January 28-31 in...

Tedious Visa Procedures Sends Turkish Travelers Away From Greece

Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Prefect Giorgos Pavlidis recently stated that thousands of tourists are being turned away due to the time-consuming procedure, which is leading to a loss in revenue and business.

Greece Expects To Welcome 1 Million Turkish Tourists This Year

For the first time in history, around one million Turkish tourists are expected to visit Greece.

Lesvos, Greece, Welcomes More Turkish Tourists Thanks To Visa-Free Program

The Greek Island of Lesvos (Mytilini) is expecting a major increase of Turkish weekend visitors this year thanks to a visa facilitation scheme that has launched once again.

Greek Tourism Minister Holds Meeting On Schengen Visa Issue

The need to simplify and accelerate the issuing of Schengen visas was discussed in a meeting between Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and the general secretaries of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Anastasios Mitsialis and Panagiotis Mihalos.