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Marios Trivyzas

The international exhibition of Philoxenia that takes place every year in Thessaloniki -a unique travel destination- is a major event that serves as a meeting point for matching culture, tourism and entrepreneurship.

Dinos Astras

With 25 years of active presence in the Greek tourism exhibition market, the 26th Philoxenia, which opens its gates on 18 November 2010, will launch, as every year, new services and innovative communication and business channels.

Dinos Frantzeskakis

On behalf of our members, I would like to extend a final farewell to two prominent industry personalities, who will not be with us at this year's exhibition: Anastasios Stylianopoulos and Panagiotis Zerzivilis. We will all miss them greatly.

Evangelos Stavropoulos

Greece’s heavy industry is tourism and the Philoxenia tourism exhibition is the premier event to promote and support it.

Yiorgos Telonis

Philoxenia has contributed to the tourism development of our country over the years and especially has given a nudge to tourism in Northern Greece. This is a reference point for us, an opportunity for the promotion of our tourist product, a meeting place for professionals.

Andreas Andreadis

Almost a year ago we were expressing our concern for the dark clouds that had begun to form over the horizons of Greek tourism.

Yiorgos Tsakiris

Greece is a distinguished international tourism destination that -despite the country’s extremely difficult financial situation- has a major tourist product to show that still maintains quantitative characteristics and constantly upgrades the quality of its services.

Nikos Angelopoulos

Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries. In Greece, tourism is the sector with the greatest prospects for development, a unique opportunity for our generation.

Paris Mavridis

Two exhibitions and two conferences on tourism indicate the intention of HELEXPO’s administration to support the most important and promising sector of the Greek economy. While Greece is looking for an exit out of the crisis and for new development prospects, especially in the...

Nicolas Kanellopoulos

It is a pleasure for me to draft these very lines for one of the most prominent tourism publications in Greece, the Greek Travel Pages. As we all know, these are challenging times for Greece and our tourism. For our touristic product relies on three core elements: people,...

Yiorgos Poussaios

The 26th consecutive organization of the Philoxenia exhibition emphasizes the potential of tourism that is continuously growing worldwide.

George Nikitiadis

The 26th International Tourism Exhibition “Philoxenia” coincides with the renewed efforts of Greece to make tourism the pivotal axis around which the Greek economy will recover from the recession.

HATTA Announces New Board Of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announced last month its new Board of Directors following the resignation of Argyro Fili from the association’s presidency due to personal reasons.

Amadeus Hellas Stands Strong Amid Crisis

“It’s clear that Greek economy needs tourism—one of the most important industries in Greece—to grow,” Eva Karamanou, general director of Amadeus Hellas, told GTP. The Greek tourism industry is currently under tremendous pressure in regards to the economic crisis and competition...
Posted On 01 Jul 2010

Polis Convention Center Welcomes New Sales Director

Polis, the only convention center in Thessaloniki certified by the Greek National Tourism Organization, recently announced that its new director of sales is Elena Biniari. Ms. Biniari previously was the director of sales of the international Hyatt hotel chain.
Posted On 01 Mar 2010