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Pavlos Yeroulanos

Greece provides a unique way of life; a way of life that puts forth values that have been tested through time. So it is not surprising that many of those who visit our country are people who have been exposed to these values through their schooling and their studies.

Yiannis Boutaris

This year's Philoxenia should prove particularly symbolic for our city. For over 25 years HELEXPO-TIF (Thessaloniki International Fair) has been trying through Philoxenia to highlight the potential of our country as a holiday destination.

Andreas Andreadis

At present, tourism is the main pillar of economic development and the creation of job positions. Especially in recent years, there is an apparent shift in public opinion on the recognition of tourism’s importance, mainly because it was understood that by 2020 it could offer the...

Yiorgos Tsakiris

For the past two years Greece, as a country and a nation, faces the greatest challenges of its modern history. Greece is changing. Severe and big changes are taking place in the country, which in many cases have resulted to the display of exaggerated images and news about our...

Yiannis Retsos

The current period is without a doubt characterized by the turbulent and painful process of restructuring the basic structure of the Greek State and the effort to control the most important financial and economic figures and indicators.

Giorgos Telonis

Philoxenia has contributed over time to the tourism development of our country and has given impetus to the tourism of Northern Greece. For all of us it is a reference point, an opportunity for the promotion of our tourism offer, a meeting place for professionals. In the most...

Marios Trivizas

The international exhibition of Philoxenia, a meeting point for tourism and entrepreneurship, is conducted in the interim of the Greek financial crisis.

Paris Mavridis

Philoxenia’s leadership in the market of exhibition tourism for decades has been a huge comparative advantage but also a guarantee for exhibitors.

Dimitrios Mantousis

We welcome all tourism professionals that are taking part or just visiting this year’s 27th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in the hospitable city of Thessaloniki, in our beautiful Macedonia.

Dinos Astras

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will once again join the Greek and foreign tourism professionals and actively participate in the 27th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.

Evangelos Stavropoulos

During the times of the crisis our country is going through, tourism remains our heavy industry and also our great hope.

Konstantinos Brentanos

Philoxenia was for many years and still remains the place to meet and exchange ideas and experiences with colleagues, business associates and companions on this difficult road known as “Greek Tourism.”

Kostas Tsovilis

In these difficult and obscure days where the Greek economy and society are being beaten by unprecedented forces, our country’s tourism industry is at the start of a peculiar journey, the journey of the salmon.

Apostolos Ventouris

Today, the main issue that concerns islanders, travelers, tourists, those who live off tourism, professions related to shipping and especially our industry is whether passenger shipping will see the end of entrepreneurship and therefore the end of the country’s sea transport by...

George Koletsos

In these very challenging moments Greece is experiencing, the competitiveness and dynamism of the Greek tourism industry is having an extraordinary performance, recording an increase of inbound tourists and revenue of approximately 11 percent and 14 percent respectively for the...

Konstantina Bei

It is true that the 27th Philoxenia is organized during a rather difficult time for the country. The year soon to end was a year during which Greece was economically shaken.

George Nikitiadis

The 27th Philoxenia finds Greek tourism in an ascendant course. The significant increase in arrivals, as well as in revenue, shows that we are in a positive direction.

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

Οι προσωπικότητες του τουρισμού που μας έκαναν την τιμή να φιλοξενήσουμε τον χαιρετισμό τους στο παρόν τεύχος, που όπως κάθε χρόνο είναι αφιερωμένο στην έκθεση Philoxenia, μιλάνε για τις μεγάλες δυνατότητες ανάπτυξης και τα πλεονεκτήματα που έχει ο τόπος μας. Είναι καιρός αυτ...

Wine Museum Costa Lazaridi Opens

The renovated Wine Museum Costa Lazaridi at the Oenotria Land complex in Kapandriti, Attica, was inaugurated on 9 October and is now open to the public daily 10am-5pm and Saturdays and Sundays 11am-3pm.

Alexandra Beach Hotel & Bungalows Hosts 2011 Special Olympic Athletes

Alexandra Beach Hotel & Bungalows on Zakynthos was among hotels that hosted Special Olympic athletes for four days during the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011 held this past summer.