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Stelios Polykratis

It is a fact that today competition in tourism must be centered on quality and not cost and what we mean by quality is not only those elements an accommodation can offer, but also the quality of the destination that contributes significantly to our being able to stimulate the...

Evangelos Stavropoulos

Philoxenia, just as all of the world's tourism exhibitions and shows, is a very important tool for professionals in tourism. It allows trade professionals from all over the world to meet, discuss and to get to know each other, yet, at the same time, this exhibition creates an...

Dimitrios Mantousis

It is anticipated that Greece will host about 20 million tourists annually by 2012. This forecast is based on the current tourism policy and the positive turning point in tourism arrivals in the past ten years. The tourism environment has changed today and the success of new...

Dimitrios C. Lambadarios

The Philoxenia exhibition, now in its 22nd year, has become an institution for Greece, which has been organised successfully for all these years and is an event of great significance for the Greek tourism industry.

Gerassimos L. Fokas

Over the past years, the international tourism market has undergone serious crises, suffered from unforeseen factors and was characterized by dramatic restructuring. Perhaps, a more significant conclusion for this period was confirmation of the system of balances that we call the...

Fanny Palli-Petralia

Every country's economic development is supported by its dynamic sectors, its competitive advantages, as well as the model it has chosen to face the challenges of the future.

George Doukas

The growth in demand for holidays in Greece from most countries over the past two years, as is indicated by the notable increase in arrivals, raises further expectations for the future of Greek tourism.

Yiannis Evangelou

During the last two years, Greek tourism has entered a phase of great improvement. However, we must not rely completely on these positive developments. All of us, the state, local government, and businessmen are responsible for the positive developments, and any possible negative...

Yiannis Evangelou

Tourism movement to Greece was positive this year, especially after the first half, and initial indications for next year are very good. However, we must, on both a national and local level, ensure this tourism increase continues at a steady pace keeping in mind the strong...

Vassilis Minaidis

Greece is among the most classic of national tourism destinations. Tourism is a major economic activity and contributes to financial growth, regional employment and the redistribution of natural wealth more than any other productive activity.

Evangelos Stavropoulos

Philoxenia, just as all of the world's tourism exhibitions and shows, consists of a very important tool for professionals in tourism. It allows trade professionals from all over the world to meet, discuss and to get to know each other, yet, at the same time, this exhibition...

Panagiotis Bamides

After some very difficult years, we have finally seen some light at the end of the tunnel, and next year looks like it may be a good year. Nonetheless, the past has shown how important it is for Greece to introduce the 'satellite accounts' method for tourism statistics. This...

Tsampikos Moschatos

With the close of the century, tourism has become the world's biggest industry. No other sector of the economy can replace it because except for the fact that it drives all other sectors of the economy, tourism investments have immediate results. Tourism also creates jobs and...

Anastasios Liaskos

Tourism has been developing as a strong financial base of our national economy. Meanwhile, competition increases worldwide in this modern "tourist era" and new destinations make grand entrances into the tourism market. Thus, the improvement of quality for the development of the...

Dimitris Avramopoulos

Tourism is not only our major sector for economic development, but it is also a sector with major social benefits. Our new tourism strategy, which we intend to implement shortly, covers all of Greece and has year-round tourism as its main aim with an emphasis given to alternate...

Haris Kokkosis

Greece boasts one of the richest ecosystems in Europe, boasts 40 centuries of cultural heritage and is a safe and friendly destination for all tourists. With the latter in mind, our basic aim is the quality improvement of our tourism product along with the development of...

Gerasimos Fokas

With the successful organization of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, we have entered a new era where Greece, and the Greek tourism sector in particular, has had the red carpet of opportunity laid before it. The Games have strengthened our image abroad and once more Greece has...

Marios Trivizas

Greek tourism showed a serious decline in 2004, with arrivals dropping from 6-8% in almost all destinations, with the exception of Athens. If we consider revenues, we estimate that the decrease is even higher, taking into account lower prices and special offers made by all...

Ekaterinari Asimina Xirotiri

For several years Greece's tourism policy has focused on improving and differentiating the tourism offer in order to attract the quality traveler. According to announcements, the principle of viable development through the protection and promotion of the natural and cultural...

Gerasimos Fokas

After the terrorist activity of September 11 in the USA, a series of incidents have created unstable and intense competitive conditions within the global and European tourism market. Major European tour operators, within the framework of an even more aggressive policy, now...