The UNWTO Silk Road Programme announced this week the selection of Thessaloniki in Greece’s Macedonia region, as the site of the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism. Slated for October, the event will run from October 10-12 2018.
According to news from the Skopje newspaper Vecer, the Macedonian town of Strumica and Blagoevgrad will soon collaborate on joint tourist offers.
The world’s best known hotel chain, Hilton just signed a franchise agreement with Stone Bridge Hotel to begin construction of Double Tree by Hilton Skopje. The new hotel to be situated along the river Vardar, will feature 170 rooms and cost in the neighborhood of €30 million euro, according to the news from Macedonia.
According to news from the official Republic of Macedonia website, the government there has slated an additional €2.4 million for tourism development and promotion for this year.
For visitors headed to Macedonia a new government sponsored complex dedicated to heroes of the country should be of great interest. Situated in the middle of the Skopje 2014 capital project, wondrous statues reminescent of the golden age of Macedonian culture rise to inspire.
Some miraculous news of the Easter holidays arrived from Macedonia recently as tourists flocked to see frescoes at the St Demetrius church in Skopje. According to the reports, the paintings changed colors dramatically promoting Orthodox Christians to believe the famous wall paintings underwent a diving change.