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Regional Heads Go All Out to Put Pella’s Tourist Potential in the Spotlight

Edessa Waterfalls, Pella. Photo © Facebook - ΟΙ ΟΜΟΡΦΙΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ ΜΑΣ

Edessa Waterfalls, Pella. Photo © Facebook – ΟΙ ΟΜΟΡΦΙΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ ΜΑΣ

The Pella Regional Unit participated in this year’s 30th Philoxenia tourism sector show with events, workshops and activities aimed at the promotion the region’s tourism potential.

The stand of the Pella Regional Unit at the 30th Philoxenia expo.

The stand of the Pella Regional Unit at the 30th Philoxenia expo.

Organizers from the Pella Regional Unit distributed pamphlets during the Thessaloniki event outlining the region’s accommodation facilities, agro tourism options, educational and alternative forms of tourism, main attractions and landmarks, religious and pilgrimage destinations as well as museums and cultural institutions.

Parallel events included the presentation of all-year-round tourism destinations offering everything from sea and sun to rafting and skiing. As well as “The Land of Alexander the Great Today” – highlighting the region’s rich history culminating with a visit to the Pella Museum. Other events included the presentation of ancient Greek nutritional habits as part of “The Tastes of Pella” and the introduction of the Edessa municipality and its local products.

Deputy Pella prefect Theodoros Theodoridis praised the organizers and sector professionals for their contribution to Pella’s presence at Philoxenia, and said that culture and tourism were key pillars for the development of the economy of Pella and the Region of Central Macedonia.

“We will continue in this direction with credible actions in order to promote our homeland and increase the time visitors stay in Pella. The aim is to attract tourism and boost the local economy.”

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