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MR&H Forum 2019: Over 400 Experts Gather in Athens to Discuss Tourism in the Med

Over 400 tourism industry and real estate experts recently gathered in Athens to attend the 5th Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) 2019.

Hundreds of Environmental Scientists Gather on Rhodes for 16th CEST2019 Conference

Rhodes recently hosted 420 environmental and technology experts from 81 countries for the 16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2019).

SWOT to Hold 7th Edition of Business Travel Professionals Forum

SWOT will organize the two-day Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) for the seventh year, during November 28-29 in Athens.

CWT Forecasts 8% MICE Travel Growth in 2020

MICE travel is expected to increase by 8% in 2020, despite Brexit confusion and geopolitical instability, according to a study by travel management platform CWT.

ITB Asia 2019 Sees Exhibitor Numbers at All Time High

ITΒ Asia, Asia’s leading travel trade show, has reported a record number of over 1,300 exhibitors and more than 1,250 buyers at its 2019 edition.

6th Athens International Tourism Expo to Promote Greece’s MICE Industry

Greece’s MICE industry and future opportunities top the agenda of the 6th Athens International Tourism Expo (AITE) 2019 to be held during December 6-8, in the Greek capital.

Travel, Hospitality Professionals to Meet Up in Athens for BTPF Forum 2019

Greek travel and hospitality professionals will gather in Athens during November 28-29 for the Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) 2019.

PM Promises to Get Thessaloniki Expo Center Revamp off the Ground

The makeover of Thessaloniki’s International Exhibition Center is high on the Greek government's agenda.

Kongres Magazine Places Thessaloniki High as Conference Destination for 2019

Thessaloniki is among the top 10 conference destinations that can host up to 2,000 attendees, according to Kongres, a leading meetings industry magazine in Europe.

Greek Health Ministry Scraps Medical Meeting Planning Regulation

A regulation covering the approval procedure for the organization of medical and scientific conferences in Greece has been rescinded.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

Greek Congress Organizers Up in Arms Over ‘Unclear’ Ministry Regulation

A recent ministry regulation covering the approval procedure for the organization of medical conferences in Greece is expected to impact 50 associated professions, says HAPCO.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

AKS Hotels Introduces MICE Facilities to Professionals

AKS Hotels introduced its MICE tourism options to a group of executives and decision makers during a three-day FAM trip in Porto Heli.

Grecotel Larissa Imperial Hosts ‘LIVE 2019’ Medical Symposium

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel in Larissa, central Greece, was the host venue of the international medical symposium “Leading Innovative Vascular Education – LIVE 2019”.

Corporate Events and Business Meetings Made Easy at Civitel’s ‘Olympic’ & ‘Attik’ Hotels

Civitel Hotels & Resorts invites MICE professionals to explore its options at its Civitel Olympic, Civitel Attik & Civitel Esprit hotels in Athens.

Thessaloniki Moves Up as Conference Tourism Host City

Thessaloniki is moving up as an international MICE destination, as in 2018 it marked its best performance in over a decade, according to the latest ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association report.

Athens Gains Ground as MICE Destination

Athens is gaining ground as a global MICE destination, according to the ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association 2018 list.

Greece MICE Tourism Needs Larger Facilities, Experts Say

The need to increase the number and size of conference centers in Greece was discussed during the 9th Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Conference Tourism a Good Bet for Greece

Special interest tourism products such as meetings or conference tourism can contribute to sustaining the Greek tourism sector’s dynamic, says the Bank of Greece.