A Frankfurt Airport seniors horror story courtesy AEGEAN. When a Greek American senior tries to fly home, technicalities outweigh people.
Greek Health Officials Consult Poo-Poo Oracle On COVID-19
Greek health officials are finding evidence the COVID crisis is abating, get this, at sewage treatment plants in Thessaloniki and Athens.
The Second Wave of COVID-19 Is Now Overwhelming Greek Hospitals
Greece’s government now admits that the current lockdown to stop COVID-19 was too late. Now, hospitals in the country are overwhelmed.
Greek Officials Report 1,678 New COVID-19 Cases on Sunday
The Hellenic National Public Health Organisation (EODY) announced 1,678 confirmed Covid-19 cases on Sunday.
Aegean to Resume International Flights from Thessaloniki on June 15
Aegean Airlines announced the resumption of direct flights from Thessaloniki to six destinations abroad as of June 15.
Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki Receives Green Key Sustainability Label
Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki has received the eco-friendly “Green Key” international environmental label.
Overnight Stays at Thessaloniki’s Hotels Decline First Half of 2019
According to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, overnight stays in hotels in have dropped by 16,486 in the first half of 2019.
Freakish Greece Storm Kills Six and Batters Halkidiki
A violent storm that ripped across northern Greece has killed six tourists and injured at least 30-50 others.
Ryanair to Launch 21 New Greece Routes for 2019
Low-cost carrier Ryanair on Wednesday announced the launch of 21 new routes connecting Greece and popular international destinations for summer 2019.
Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Sends Invite to All to Tennis Academy
The Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki is inviting children and adults to join its Tennis Academy on the grounds of the five-star luxury resort.
The UNWTO Has Selected Thessaloniki to Host the 8th International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism
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.
British Airways Adds Kos Flights for Summer 2019
British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the popular Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.
Historic Thessaloniki Hotel Attracts Israeli Investors
Thessaloniki’s hotel sector is attracting Israeli investors interested in real estate in the region. The latest development from investors, a four-star hotel in coastal Katerini (Pieria prefecture), is owned and operated by the Pavlidis family.
The 33rd Annual “Philoxenia” Tourism Exhibition
The international show Philoxenia is the absolute destination for all operators of the tourism sector. For 2017, the most significant, the longest running and the largest tourism fair in the country, welcomes trade visitors and public in November 10-12 at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition & Conference Center.
Tomb Echoing Alexander’s Wealth Opened in Thessaloniki
A fascinating Macedonia tomb dated between the late 4th and early 3rd century BC has been restored and opened to the public in Thessaloniki. The tomb is representative of the massive wealth that poured into Macedonia after Alexander the Great’s conquests eastward.