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Thessaloniki Promoted to Israeli Market as Ideal City Break, Gastronomy Destination

A group of Israeli journalists recently had the chance to discover all that Thessaloniki, Greece, has to offer as a city break and gastronomy destination.

Wave Awards: 175,000 Cruise Passengers Vote for Greece as Favorite Destination

Greece was named a “Passengers’ Favorite Cruise Destination” at the Wave Awards 2022, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

WTM 2022: Beach Holidays Still Number-one Choice of Brits, City Breaks Come Second

UK holidaymakers mainly prefer vacations by the beach, according to the WTM London 2022 industry report.

Thessaloniki’s Wines Hailed as ‘Liquid Gold’

Thessaloniki’s and Central Macedonia’s wines are hailed as “liquid gold” by Nina Caplan, a renowned influencer of the wine niche.

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Go Viral with British Influencers

A group of British influencers and opinion leaders recently spread the word through social media on all that Thessaloniki and Halkidiki have to offer tourists.

Brits Sample Thessaloniki’s Bougatsa, Koulouri and Other Local Favorites

British visitors at the National Geographic Traveller Food Festival in London had the chance to sample a number of Thessaloniki’s local specialties including its famous “bougatsa” and “koulouri”.

European Travel Agents See Greece’s Sustainable Tourism Side

European travel agents had the chance to learn about Greece’s sustainable tourism side through four webinars organized this month by ECTAA and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Austrians Choosing Greece for Vacations this Summer

British and Austrian travelers opt for Greece this summer with demand from Austria for Greek destinations exceeding expectations, the GNTO said.

Greece Presents its Sustainability Achievements to Travel Agents in UK and Ireland

Greece’s achievements in sustainability were presented to travel agents in the UK and Ireland by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece is 3rd Most Desirable European Destination for Travel in 2022, Says Accor

Greece is the third most desirable European destination for travel in 2022 for people from the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Russia, says a study by Accor.

UK’s Evening Standard Reveals 20 Most Beautiful Greek Islands for Summer Holidays

The UK’s Evening Standard newspaper has published a list with 20 of the most beautiful Greek islands that travelers should visit during the upcoming summer season.

TripAdvisor: 2022 is the Year of Travel Rebound

Travel demand remains high across major international markets such as the US, UK and Australia, despite the emerge of new Covid-19 variants, according to a survey by TripAdvisor.

WTM London & Travel Forward Virtual to Kick Off November 8

WTM London and Travel Forward Virtual - the two-day online event of World Travel Market - will kick off on Monday, November 8, with a rich program of on-demand sessions.

WTM: Half of Brits Plan Two or More Holidays in 2022, Beach Vacations Top Wish List

Half of Brits are planning to take two or more holidays in 2022, with overseas beach destinations topping their wish list.

Air Transat Appoints New Commercial Director for UK, Ireland and GSA Markets

Air Transat has appointed Sonia Kurek as its new Commercial Director for the UK, Ireland and the GSA Markets including Greece.

Brexit Effect on Global Travel Still to Come, Says Report

The full impact of Brexit on the global travel industry has not yet been felt, according to the findings of a report released during the WTM London expo.

Greece Wins ‘Favorite Destination’ Title at UK Cruise Awards

Greece has once again been named “Favorite Cruise Destination” at the UK cruise industry’s Wave Awards.

Elivi Skiathos Hotel Opens to New Markets, Gets on CNT’s ‘Best’ List

The Elivi Skiathos hotel opened up to new markets this year, and gained a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s "10 Best Resorts in Greece" list.

Online Searches for Travel to Athens Increase in Summer, Says Survey

Online searches for accommodation in Athens picked up pace in July compared to the previous months, according to a survey conducted by Tourix.

GNTO – Ryanair Partner to Promote Greek Tourism to UK, Germany and Italy

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Ryanair will run a joint campaign with the aim to promote Greek destinations to the UK, Germany and Italy.