In its first months of operation, the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) has laid the groundwork for the representation of the northern port city in the international market and its promotion as a prime MICE destination.
International and Greek tourism professionals have expressed a high interest to participate in the second edition of the annual Travel Trade Athens event to be held 14-15 April 2014 at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center.
Greece's national exhibition body TIF–Helexpo aims to make Maroussi, a northern suburb of Athens, its "exhibition hub" in Athens as part of a strategy to upgrade its overall exhibition presence in Attica.
The Networking Area of 100% Hotel Show intends to introduce a new era within the exhibition and fair industry of Greece, by welcoming the visitor to an alternative exhibition setting, which focuses on innovation, tourism and new ideas.
A section of the exhibition premises of TIF-Helexpo in Thessaloniki city center will be donated to the city for the construction of a metropolitan park, according to the Minister of Macedonia and Thrace Theodoros Karaoglou.
Rome-based tour operator Viaggi Oggi, widely known in the Greek travel sector thanks to its intense activity since 1992, will attend the upcoming 100% Hotel Show exhibition to take place in Athens, Greece, in February 2014.
The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) has enriched its membership list with the addition of four new members in the category "Professional Congress Organizers-PCOs" as of the beginning of 2014.
Twelve entrepreneurs based in Thessaloniki, directly involved in congress tourism, have joined forces to launch a new bureau to promote the Greek Northern City as a destination for meetings and conventions.
Greece's participation in the upcoming International Green Week Berlin, the world's biggest fair for food, agriculture and horticulture, will be held under the auspices of two Greek ministries and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).