Which Islam?

The resentment of Mehmet Görmez, the head of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet), to the filth he saw in Mecca is very important

Major rebound for Thessaloniki tourism

By Stathis Kousounis

Tourism in Thessaloniki has made a major recovery this year, thanks to the rise in both Greek and foreign visitors.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Association data for the year to end-August showed that the number of overnight stays in the city soared by 17.9 percent from the same period in 2013, to rise from 1,104,941 to 1,302,347.