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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 Tourism is Booming’ – Interview with Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos

Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos speaks to GTP Headlines about the newly-established hotel and the current tourism trends in Athens.

TCB, American College of Thessaloniki Join Forces in Tourism

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau and the American College of Thessaloniki have signed a cooperation agreement to promote congress tourism.

8th HAPCO Conference: New Challenges in MICE Industry

The 8th Panhellenic Conference of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will focus on the new trends and challenges in the MICE industry.

ACVB’s Eliza Tsolakou Appointed Deputy Chair of ICCA Med Chapter

Eliza Tsolakou from the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has been appointed as the deputy chair of the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) Mediterranean Chapter.

HAPCO-TCB Join Forces to Stimulate Conference Tourism in Greece

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) and the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) discussed on ways of promoting conference tourism.

Thessaloniki Significantly Rises as a Business Destination

Thessaloniki, northern Greece registered a significant rise as a conference destination, moving up 65 places, from the 163rd position to the 78th.

Greek PCO’s Raise Red Flag Due to State Indifference to Congress Tourism

The Greek Government shows indifference to congress tourism, according to the president of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO), Dinos Astras.

Greece’s Main Tourism Body Says Shops In Athens And Thessaloniki Must Be Open All Sundays Of The Year

Greek tourism professionals recently expressed concern over the potential exclusion of Athens and Thessaloniki from a pilot scheme that will allow shops in Greece to open on all Sundays of the year.

New Bureau Aims To Boost Congress Tourism in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki has all the requirements and infrastructure to successfully host international conferences, according to the Greek northern city's recently established convention bureau.

Greece Drops Four Places In World Conference Destination Rankings

Greece dropped four places in the world rankings of conference and meeting destinations for 2013 having hosted 14 conferences less than the year before, according to data from the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA).

New Thessaloniki Convention Bureau Announces Board of Directors

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau, a new non-profit bureau established to promote the Greek Northern City as a destination for meetings and conventions, has announced its first Board of Directors.
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Greek Companies Join Forces To Serve Tourism In Central and Northern Greece

Triaena Tours & Congress, Air Maritime Tourism Organization and Alpha Marketing have joined forces, experience, expertise and manpower to offer a wide range of new and innovative services to support businesses in Central and Northern Greece that specialize in congress tourism and...