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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.

MICE Industry to Depend More on Technology, Says IAPCO President

The international MICE industry is undergoing major changes due to the coronavirus pandemic and becoming more and more dependent on technology, says IAPCO President Ori Lahav.

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.

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.

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).

HAPCO Calls for Support to Restart MICE Industry

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) is calling on authorities to help Greece's MICE industry recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Covid-19: Greek Conference Tourism Body Tables Aid Ideas

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) has proposed measures aimed at limiting the impact of the coronavirus oubreak on the MICE tourism industry.

Coronavirus Poses Big Challenge for Meetings and Events Industry, Says IAPCO

Government support and flexibility from the market are essential for PCOs to face the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak, says IAPCO.

MICE Professionals to Share 2030 Vision at 10th HAPCO Conference

MICE professionals from Greece and abroad in March will meet in Athens for the 10th Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Domotel Kastri Stands Out as Business Hotel, Conference Venue

Domotel Kastri, located in the northern suburbs of Athens, stood out as a business hotel and conference venue and received honors in two award ceremonies held recently in Greece.

Crowne Plaza Athens Wins Double at Venue Awards 2020

The Crowne Plaza Athens City Center received two silver honors at the Venue Awards 2020 in the categories "Best Hotel for Events" and "Best Conference Venue".