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London 1st Stop for Athens Roadshow’s MICE Tourism Promo

London was the first stop in a series of actions within the "Athens Roadshow" program aiming to promote the Greek capital, its tourism offerings and conference capacity to a wider market.

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.

HAPCO: Medical Congress Demands will Limit Events, Take Toll on Economy

The Greek economy is set to loose millions of euros due to a time-consuming procedure on the organization of medical congress events in Greece.

Spectacular Stunts & Shows at 5th Athens Flying Week

The 5th Athens Flying Week (AFW) to “take off” on September 17 at the Tanagra Air Force Base on the outskirts of Athens promises to keep aviation lovers, young and old, and spotters on the edge with dozens of aircraft and jets in sensational stunts and much more.

Latest Trends & More @ Philoxenia & Hotelia November Expo in Thessaloniki

Jot the date: November 18-20. That’s when Greece’s largest tourism sector event, the joint Philoxenia - Hotelia fair, opens its doors to professionals and public at the TIF-Helexpo center in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

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.
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Coming Soon: Athens Flying Week 2013

Athens Flying Week returns to the Greek capital for its second year and will once again offer unforgettable moments and spectacular performances to Athenians and international visitors.

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...

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...

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...

HAPCO To Hold 6th Panhellenic Congress In March

Following the success of last year's congress in Thessaloniki for professional and conference tourism, the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) has announced the 6th Panhellenic Congress and Workshops entitled "Managing Change in the Meetings Industry."

Philoxenia 2009 Hangs On Strong

The 25th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, held together with the hotel furnishing exhibition Hotelia, saw trade visitors increase this year by some 28 percent compared to last year's exhibition as 4,782 trade visitors were counted, the exhibition's organizer Helexpo said.

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...

Prospects For Conference Tourism

The conference tourism market is aware of the global financial crisis, but manages to minimize its effects to a large extent, was the conclusion of the 5th Pan-Hellenic Conference for Business and Conference Tourism in Thessaloniki. The Hellenic Association of Professional...

HAPCO to Present Conference Tourism Strategies

Renowned Greek and international professionals of conference tourism are expected to honor the "5th Pan-Hellenic Conference for Business and Conference Tourism" organized by the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Conference Tourism Becomes Research Topic

The tourism enterprises department of the Alexandreion Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers, is conducting an experiential research project on infrastructure and human resources in...

Greece Shows Prospects as Conference Destination

Greece shows excellent prospects as a destination for conferences, corporate meetings and incentives: This conclusion was based on the results of the recent and first meeting of representatives from the Thessaloniki Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Hellenic Association of...

Fourth Annual HAPCO Conference Focuses on New Athens Convention Bureau

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) recently held its fourth annual two-day conference on "The Environment, Synergy and Crisis Management in Conference Tourism" at the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, where much emphasis was placed...

HAPCO Presents Potential of Greece as a Conference Destination

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers recently did a presentation entitled "Meetings, Conferences and Incentives in Greece" at the Nordic travel fair MATKA 2008 held in Helsinki Fair Center (Finland) on 17 to 20 January. HAPCO was officially invited by the...

New Tourism Minister Meets Representatives

Newly-appointed Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos recently met with representatives from various sectors of the tourism industry. The meeting was to discuss key concerns of all the representatives, which arose from the devastation caused by the recent fires to...
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