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Germany to be Country of Honor at Thessaloniki Int’l Fair 2020

The official logo of Germany’s participation in the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair as the honored guest country for 2020 has been unveiled.

Thessaloniki’s Sites to ‘Star’ Next to Mrs. India 2019 Beauties

A number of sites in Thessaloniki will "star" next to the contestants of this year's Haute Monde Mrs. India Worldwide beauty pageant in October.

E-ticket Extends to More Greek Sites, Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry is extending its upgraded e-ticket to a number of new sites and museums across Greece, aiming to improve the overall tourist experience.

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”.

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.

Thessaloniki’s 7th Night Half Marathon Sees Over 18,000 Runners Take Part

Thousands of runners took to Thessaloniki streets to test their limits in the 7th International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon.

Greek Museums, Sites Closed October 11 Due to Strike

Archaeological sites and museums in Greece will remain closed on Thursday, October 11, due to a 24-hour strike announced by state guards.

The New York Times Spent 36 Hours in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki’s Unesco-listed sites, as well as the Greek city's popular restaurants and shops, are highlighted in an extensive feature of The New York Times.

Makedonia Palace Sees 25% Rise in Overnights One Year after Major Revamp

Overnight stays in Thessaloniki's Makedonia Palace have risen by 25%, one year after an ambitious makeover plan took place at the hotel.

Greek Museums, Sites See Rise in Visitors, Revenue in 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts during 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Thessaloniki: In the Lap of Luxury

Hundreds of visitors will flock this weekend to the northern city of Thessaloniki, for the annual International Trade Fair (TIF-Helexpo), which opens on Saturday and runs through to September 13. This year TIF-Helexpo celebrates its 80-year anniversary. On this occasion, the...

Thessaloniki, Greece, Goes WiFi

The Municipality of Thessaloniki has launched a free wireless Internet network throughout the city.

Thessaloniki’s Marathon To Welcome Runners From All Over The World

Runners from every continent, even from distant countries like El Salvador and Mali, have registered to run in the 9th International Alexander the Great Marathon taking place on Sunday 6 April in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece.
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Thessaloniki Gets Ready For 8th “Alexander The Great” Marathon

The countdown for the 8th International Alexander the Great Marathon has begun! The top sport event in northern Greece will be held Sunday 21 April, two weeks before Easter.