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Dinos Astras, President Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers

Tourism always was, is and will remain the lighthouse in Greece not only for hope, but also for salvation in every difficult period.

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.

Dinos Astras, President Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers – HAPCO and its members, strongly believing in cooperation and collaborations, support and will always support any activity that aims to reinforce Greek tourism either through exhibitions or through congresses and events

Dinos Astras, President Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers

Greek tourism professionals regained some of their “lost” glory and through simple ways, such as returning to the beauty of simplicity hidden in tradition and history, regained the confidence of tourists.
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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...
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HAPCO Announces New Board Of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) has announced its new Board of Directors, following the association's annual general assembly of its members that took place recently in Athens.
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Dinos Astras, President Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO)

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. Armed with positive thinking and a strong hope for something new, the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will be present at the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia 2012. Given that HAPCO is a Pan-Hellenic...

Conference Experts At HAPCO’s Gala Dinner

Christos Panagiotopoulos and Despina Amarantidou, members of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers Board of Directors; Dinos Astras, president of HAPCO; Petros Alivizatos, deputy culture and tourism minister; Doina Patrubani, consulting human capital...

HAPCO Urges Government To Pay More Attention To Conference Tourism

“The socio-political events and the effects of the economic crisis that has plagued our country and its citizens, has transformed Greece into an undesirable destination that frightens organizers, sponsors and conference delegates and presents Greek professionals as unreliable and...

Dinos Astras

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will once again join the Greek and foreign tourism professionals and actively participate in the 27th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.

Congress Tourism Needs A Boost, HAPCO

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) recently warned representatives of the Greek tourism leadership in regards to the “dangerous” downward course of Greek congress tourism and what ever that implies for the already “plagued” Greek economy.

New Convention Bureaus To Open In Greece

“The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) welcomes the deputy minister’s announcement for the creation of new convention bureaus in various regions of Greece and the establishment of a conference tourism committee,” HAPCO’s President Dinos Astras told...

Dinos Astras

With 25 years of active presence in the Greek tourism exhibition market, the 26th Philoxenia, which opens its gates on 18 November 2010, will launch, as every year, new services and innovative communication and business channels.

PM Optimistic On Greek Tourism, Professionals Worried

“Greek tourism has been switched to autopilot and left unattended, something that was obvious at this year’s Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF)… We did not hear that Greece would carry out what its competitors are im­plementing, whether that be a promotion campaign or the...

Dinos Astras

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will once again support practically and virtually Greek travel and tourism exhibitions that are aimed towards meetings among professionals and the exchange of views. For this reason, HAPCO will have, for the...

Philoxenia Turns Heads

This year's Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition sported newly designed modern stands, welcomed a continual arrival of visitors, boasted a huge increase in trade visitors, and wrote up what appears to be a record number of business agreements.

City’s Tourism Company Takes Action

The newly established Athens Tourism and Economic Development Company (ATEDCO) recently announced its aim to promote Athens on an international level and include the capital among the top destinations for city and business tourism.

Record Attendance At Travel Agent General Assembly

Never in its 70 years of history did the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourism Agents (HATTA) see so many members attend a general assembly as it did last month. Reasons for the strong interest varied.