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Konstantinos Brentanos, President Confederation of Greek Enterprises for Rented Villas & Apartments

Greek tourism today, following a good year during which a record of foreign tourist arrivals were recorded, faces the challenge to maintain and strengthen its position in an increasingly competitive environment.

Dinos Astras, President Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers

Greek tourism professionals regained some of their “lost” glory and through simple ways, such as returning to the beauty of simplicity hidden in tradition and history, regained the confidence of tourists.

Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

The latest statistics of 2013 that confirm an increase in the Greek capital’s tourist traffic and occupancy, also reveal that more and more travelers are discovering the (until today) unknown (to many) "face" of Athens.

Aristotelis Thomopoulos, President Thessaloniki Hotels Association

Here, at the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, we invest in extraversion and have made our presence apparent in all major exhibitions related to travel and tourism.

Vyron Theologis, President Macedonia-Thrace Travel Agencies Association

The association’s members support the sector’s exhibitions and consider them very important to get informed on the tourism sector and also network with colleagues and counterparts from the tourism industry across the globe.

Tasos Tzikas, President TIF-HELEXPO

From 21 to 24 November, the "heart" of tourism will beat this year at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center, at Philoxenia, the largest tourism exhibition in the country.

Macedonia-Thrace Hoteliers To Hold Conference At Philoxenia 2013 In Thessaloniki

The Macedonia-Thrace Hotel Managers Association will hold its second annual conference during the 29th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in Thessaloniki.

Russia To Take Part In Thessaloniki Philoxenia Tourism Fair

Russia will participate in the 29th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition in Thessaloniki, Greece, after several years of absence.
The Mediterranean Palace group with Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris (third from right): Dimitra Samara, Dora Stathopoulou, Chrysa Tsountali, Yiannis Aslanis (general manager), Rafaela Tzikou, Katerina Toutziari and Maria Hatziparaschi.
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Mediterranean Palace Holds Hosted Buyers Party

The general manager of Mediterranean Palace, Yiannis Aslanis, and the president and CEO of Helexpo, Paris Mavridis, hosted a party on Friday, 23 November, within the sideline's of Philoxenia 2012, in honor of the hosted buyers of this year’s exhibition.
The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers’ President Yiannis Retsos (second from right) with vice presidents Kostas Leventis, Andreas Metaxas, Aristotelis Thomopoulos and secretary general, Andreas Fiorentinos.
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Greek Hotels Under Strain

“This year is not only a difficult year but it is the fourth difficult year for the hotel sector,” the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers president, Yiannis Retsos, said during the federation's annual council of hotel associations. The council was held on the sidelines of the 28th...
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Philoxenia Cocktail Party By Anatolia Hotels

Anatolia Hotel in Thessaloniki held its traditional cocktail party at the hotels' Aqua Bar Restaurant on the sidelines of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia (22-25 November).

Helexpo: Philoxenia Receives Extensive Upgrade

The 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia saw a major increase in trade visitors this year compared with last year’s exhibition, according to a press release of organizer Helexpo.
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Limnos Announces Efforts To Boost Tourism

The island of Limnos will make an effort to improve ferry connections in order to attract more visitors from Northern Greece, the island’s mayor, Antonis Hatzidiamantis, said at a press conference during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia (22-25 November).
Chalkidiki Tourism Organization’s president, Grigoris Tasios (second from left), during the screening of the region's promotional videos at the press conference at Philoxenia 2012. The videos are currently on youtube.
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Chalkidiki Announces Actions For 2013

Extending Chalkidiki’s tourism season to 150 days from 120 days is the Chalkidiki Tourism Organization’s goal for 2013, the organization’s president, Grigoris Tasios, said during a press conference during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in Thessaloniki (22-25...
Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni (center) with representatives of the eight Greek regions that participated in Philoxenia 2012: East Macedonia and Thrace, North Aegean, Western Macedonia, Thessaly, Ionian Islands, Central Macedonia, South Aegean and the Peloponnese.
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28th Philoxenia: Region Awards

The Greek regions of East Macedonia and Thrace, North Aegean, Western Macedonia, Thessaly, Ionian Islands, Central Macedonia, South Aegean and the Peloponnese were honored during the opening ceremony of the 28th Philoxenia.
HATTA Awards 2012
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28th Philoxenia: HATTA Awards

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) honored the best travel agency brochures and websites during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia held 22-25 November.
Philoxenia 2012
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Philoxenia 2012 Highlights

Parallel events on the occasion of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.
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Tourism Minister Optimistic At Philoxenia 2012

“During these difficult times Greece and the Greek people are going through, tourism can contribute significantly to overturn the climate and restore growth. Tourism could be the greatest comparative advantage for Greece,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during the...
Philoxenia 2012 press conference - Despina Amarantidou, vice president of HATTA; Aristotelis Thomopoulos, president of the Thessaloniki Hotel Association; Paris Mavridis, president & CEO of HELEXPO; Chrysostomos Stamoulis, Chairman of the Theology Department Seminary of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; and Yiannis Papakonstantinou, general manager of HELEXPO.
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Countdown To Philoxenia 2012

“The 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia will play a key role in attracting more tourists to our country, even from new foreign markets, which, until now, were not familiar with the Greek tourism product,” President and CEO of HELEXPO, Paris Mavridis said yesterday,...
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Philoxenia 2012 Will Have “Greek Breakfast”

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will present its Greek Breakfast program this month at the 28th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, organized 22-25 November in Thessaloniki (booth 15, ground floor/02).