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Record Number of Visitors Expected for Philoxenia and Hotelia Expos

The 34th Philoxenia and the Hotelia expos are ready to welcome a record number of visitors from 47 countries, during November 9-11, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.

Greece Aims to Stand Out as Yachting and Marine Tourism Destination

Highlighting the importance of yachting and marine tourism for Greece was the focus of the 17th East Med Yacht Show, which was recently held in Piraeus.

East Med Yacht Show 2018 in Piraeus Expected to be Best Yet

The 17th East Med Yacht Show, to run May 3-6 in the Zea Marina in Piraeus, is expected to be the biggest and best to date.

Piraeus to Welcome ‘East Med Yacht Show 2018’ in May

The Greek yachting industry and marine tourism options will be promoted at the East Med Yacht Show 2018 at the Zea Marina in Piraeus in May.

Ανακοινώθηκε το νέο Διοικητικό Συμβούλιο του ΗΑΤΤΑ

Ο Σύνδεσμος των εν Ελλάδι Τουριστικών & Ταξιδιωτικών Γραφείων (ΗΑΤΤΑ) συγκροτήθηκε σε σώμα κατά την πρώτη συνεδρίαση των εκλεγέντων στις 28 Μαρτίου.

Greek Girl Power @ ITB Berlin on Int’l Women’s Day

Greek female tourism professionals - owners of accommodation enterprises, family-run businesses, restaurants, tavernas, shops and stores, as well as government officials - made their presence felt at this year’s ITB Berlin held earlier this month, demonstrating in full force that...

Philoxenia & Hotelia ανοίγουν με πάνω από 5.000 επιχειρηματικά ραντεβού

Το παρόν και το μέλλον του ελληνικού τουρισμού αποτυπώνονται στο εκθεσιακό τουριστικό «δίδυμο» Philoxenia-Hotelia, που ξεκινά από 18 Νοεμβρίου στο Διεθνές Εκθε...

Greek Travel Agents Get to Know Eleusina in Western Attica

Regional authorities are seeking to promote Western Attica as a year-round tourism destination and recently invited a group of Greek travel agents on a day trip to Eleusina.

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.

Greece’s ‘East Med Yacht Show’ Paves Way for Sea Days 2016 in Piraeus

It was all about sea and sailing at this year’s East Med Yacht Show held at Piraeus’ Zea Marina, featuring some of the finest boats on the market and attracting experts of the field to share experiences paving the way for the “Sea Days 2016, Go Piraeus!” events which kick off on...

FEDHATTA Honors South Aegean Region, Argo Travel and UK’s ABTA

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) recently honored the South Aegean Region and Argo Travel Group for contributing to Greek tourism and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) for supporting Greece's travel sector.

Travel Agents See High Interest for Greece at ITB 2016

A tourism delegation of Greek travel agents visited Berlin during the ITB trade show on March 9-13 to promote Greece, exhibit their services and discuss partnerships with foreign tour operators.

Can Women in Greek Tourism ‘Make it Happen’?

"You've come a long way, baby” …that’s how US cigarette company Philip Morris marketed its lady-like smokes, the Virginia Slims, to young professional women in 1968. Today, some 48 years later, female empowerment through employment can’t say the same.

Athens Meet Gives Residents a Say

Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.

Greek Travel Agents Eye Iranian Market

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) and the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) have set eyes on the Iranian market and announced that they will strongly engage in the coming period to attract travelers from Iran...

HATTA Restructures Board of Directors, FEDHATTA Strengthens Position in Travel Agency Sector

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently announced that it has restructured its Board of Directors.

Philoxenia 2015 Wrap Up – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Among the largest sector events in Greece, the Philoxenia - Hotelia - Polis fairs this year jointly held on November 12-15 in Thessaloniki, won over the crowds, reporting a 17 percent increase in participation for 2015 with the number of foreign buyers up by 39 percent for...

Philoxenia 2015: Federation of Greek Travel Agencies to Officially Present ‘Dodeka’ Action Plan

An action plan, dubbed “Dodeka”, designed to make Greece an year-round tourist destination, will be officially presented to the world by the Federation of Greek Travel Agencies (Fed HATTA) and the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) during the 31st...

Church of Greece, Travel Agents Team Up to Promote Pilgrimage Tours

In efforts to promote religious monuments, monasteries and holy sites, the Church of Greece and the country’s travel agents have jointly set up a committee that will work towards attracting faith tourism to Greece.

Greek Travel Agents Want Info on Site Fees Ahead of New Season

Greek travel agents are expressing their concerns over recent announcements about an imminent increase in the price of tickets at museums and major archaeological sites.