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Greek Tourism Startups Take Part in Leading International Fairs

HAMAC at MWC Barcelona 2019.

Seven members of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Applications Companies (HAMAC) recently presented their products and services at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) Barcelona and the ITB Berlin 2019 in Germany, in collaboration with the Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization.

Aiming to promote Greek tourism technology startups to the international travel market, HAMAC, represents a vibrant sector of more than 80 high-tech companies whose activities include the development of added value mobile applications, and the provision of services for telecommunication providers, innovative communication, content and application services.

During ITB Berlin 2019, the following members of HAMAC had the opportunity to present their activities to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura:

  • Noveltech, which operates the Hotel ToolBox application for the operation and communication of hotels,
  • Liknoss, which offers solutions for the passenger shipping sector,
  • Solve, which presented a mobile application for beach services,
  • Vidavo, which offers wellness and m-health solutions,
  • Ferry Hopper, an online booking platform for ferries,
  • Spotlight POS, a management platform for hospitality and entertainment companies,
  • Jack & Jenny, a platform offering thematic travel options for yacht travelers,
  • Nous4Health, an advanced technology platform for the support of health and the improvement of the quality of life.
Photo Source: HAMAC

ITB Berlin 2019

During the event, Kountoura said that the companies’ promotion to the international market should become a priority, while she presented the ministry’s actions for the promotion of digital services to the tourism industry.

Photo Source: HAMAC

MWC Barcelona 2019

During the last few years, HAMAC has been promoting enterprises that offer services and solutions for the tourism industry based on mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud technologies, among others. In 2018, a number of startups were awarded during the Futurism technology event, while recently HAMAC participated in the MWC Barcelona in Spain, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry.

“HAMAC will continue to promote Greek startups through major technology events, in efforts to highlight Greece as a significant tourism destination and an important creator of digital tourism services,” the association said in an announcement.

Photos: @HAMAC

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