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HAPCO & DES: Sissi Lygnou Elected President of Greece’s Professional Congress Organizers

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers & Destinations Events Specialists (HAPCO & DES) has appointed Sissi Lygnou as the president of its new Board of Directors.

Ministry Prioritizes Development of Greece’s MICE Tourism Segment

The Greek Tourism Ministry has joined forces with MICE organizers to formulate a strategy to promote conference tourism.

Greece Leading the Way Towards MICE Tourism Restart

Greece is taking a leading role globally in the restart of MICE tourism with its health protocols and best practices, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Athens Needs a Metropolitan Conference Center to Boost Tourism Offering

Greece’s tourism minister and PCOs agree that Athens needs a metropolitan conference center for its further tourism development.

Medical Tourism: Greece to Host ‘In-MedTouR’ Final Conference in Patra

The Greek Tourism Ministry is organizing the final conference of the InMedTour project that is scheduled to take place in Patra during June 24-25.

Tentative Protocols for Conferences and Events Announced in Greece 

The Greek government has announced health protocols for the organization of events and conferences in the Covid-19 era.

Thessaloniki MICE Organizers Call for Covid-19 Health Protocols

Conference and events organizers in Thessaloniki are calling on the government to accelerate the announcement of Covid-19 health protocols for MICE tourism.

Greece’s MICE Organizers Still Waiting for Health Protocols

Greek organizers of events and conferences are calling on the government to announce health protocols so the MICE tourism sector can restart operations.

Greek PCO Sissi Lygnou Elected to IAPCO Council

Sissi Lygnou, CEO of AFEA Travel and Congress Services, was elected as a new member of the IAPCO Council at the association's General Assembly that took place virtually this year.

HAPCO Partners with DMCs to Strengthen Greek Meetings Industry Voice

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) is joining forces with DMCs to strengthen the Greek meetings industry's voice.

Coronavirus Hits Greek MICE Industry Hard

Greece’s MICE industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and sector professionals are predicting a severe drop in arrivals and revenues for 2020.

Greek Conference Organizers Say Covid-19 Measures an ‘Obstacle‘

Greece’s meetings and events organizers are concerned that constantly changing measures to address the coronavirus pandemic will further impact the sector.

Conference Tourism in Greece Sees Heavy Losses from Covid-19

Over 95% of the international events scheduled to take place in Greece in 2020 have been canceled or postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.

HAPCO Joins Global PCO Task Force to Protect Meetings Industry

Greece's HAPCO is one of the eight PCO associations that are part of a Strategic Global Task Force that will connect and share Covid-19-related data and case studies.

Έρευνα για τις επιπτώσεις της πανδημίας στην ελληνική συνεδριακή αγορά

Εγχώριοι τουριστικοί φορείς πραγματοποιούν την πρώτη πανελλαδική έρευνα για τις επιπτώσεις της παγκόσμιας υγειονομικής κρίσης στην ελληνική συνεδ...

Health Protocols for Hosting Conferences in Greece post-Covid-19

Authorities in Greece have announced health and safety protocols for the organization of conferences in the country.

Greek Hoteliers Want Health Protocol Clarifications

Greek hoteliers are requesting that the Tourism Ministry clarifies the details involving the mandatory implementation of health protocols, citing the high cost involved.

Athens to Set Up Observatory for Tourism

A tourism observatory will be set up in Athens to provide municipal authorities with necessary information to boost tourism growth in the Greek capital.

Greek Business Events Industry Sees Abrupt Halt Due to Covid-19

Covid-19 brought an abrupt halt to strong momentum in Greece's MICE industry, according to the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Int’l MICE Industry Struggling to Cover Lost Ground, Restart Operations

The international MICE industry is struggling to mitigate the heavy losses it has suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic and gradually resume operations.