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Chocolate-Inspired Creations Wanted At New Chocolate Factory Museum In Greece

Young artists, including painters and sculptors, are invited to create chocolate-inspired artworks and exhibit them at the new Choco Factory and Museum in Greece!

Chocolate-Themed Photo Contest Launches In Greece

Get out your cameras, get creative with chocolate and take part in the chocolate-themed photo contest announced recently by the new Choco Factory and Museum and the Photography Center of Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki’s “Asterokosmos” Christmas Park Extends Operation

TIF-Helexpo is extending the operation of the “Asterokosmos” Christmas park in Thessaloniki by one day as a result of the high visitation. The park was originally scheduled to close on 6 January.

Giant Greek “Kourabie” Cookie Goes For Guinness

A 300-kilo (660 pounds) traditional Greek Christmas cookie "kourabies" has set the world record and will be included in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Thessaloniki’s “Asterokosmos” Christmas Park To Open 7 December

Thessaloniki is on its way to become a Christmas tourism destination through "Asterocosmos," the region's largest Christmas park, that will open its doors on Saturday 7 December.

Philoxenia 2013 Sees Visitor Numbers Increase – Photo Report

The 29th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, saw a 20 percent increase in trade visitors this year compared with last year’s exhibition, according to organizer TIF-Helexpo.

Free Tickets Offered To Opening Of Thessaloniki’s “Asterocosmos” Christmas Park!

"Asterocosmos" Christmas Park will soon open its doors at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center to celebrate the upcoming festive season.

Philoxenia To Open To New Markets, Trade Visitors

The Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition aspires to develop into a regional meeting point for the global tourism industry in Southeast Europe, attracting trade visitors from all over the world, organizer TIF–HELEXPO said.

Philoxenia 2013 Set To Open In Thessaloniki

In its 29th year, Philoxenia, Greece's meeting point for the development of strategies and business alliances among tourism professionals, will open its doors on Thursday 21 November 2013 at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.
Ice skating at Asterocosmos, Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center
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Asterocosmos To Wrap Up This Sunday

The curtain will fall at Helexpo's Asterocosmos this Sunday, 6 January 2013, but there is still time to take part in many of the special events!
Santa at Asterokosmos!
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New Year’s Fun At Asterocosmos, Thessaloniki

Events, music and dance happenings await all at Helexpo’s “Asterokosmos” on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day!
Asterokosmos, Helexpo.
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Santa Claus Is Coming To… Asterocosmos!

Santa Claus will arrive at the Asterokosmos (star world) Christmas land, tomorrow, Saturday, 15 December, at 6:30 pm on the grounds of the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.
Chrismas Village
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Christmas Fun At Helexpo

Helexpo invites all to the Asterokosmos (star world) Christmas event to be held on the grounds of the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center as of Saturday, 8 December.
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Tourism Minister Optimistic At Philoxenia 2012

“During these difficult times Greece and the Greek people are going through, tourism can contribute significantly to overturn the climate and restore growth. Tourism could be the greatest comparative advantage for Greece,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during the...
Philoxenia 2012 press conference - Despina Amarantidou, vice president of HATTA; Aristotelis Thomopoulos, president of the Thessaloniki Hotel Association; Paris Mavridis, president & CEO of HELEXPO; Chrysostomos Stamoulis, Chairman of the Theology Department Seminary of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; and Yiannis Papakonstantinou, general manager of HELEXPO.
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Countdown To Philoxenia 2012

“The 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia will play a key role in attracting more tourists to our country, even from new foreign markets, which, until now, were not familiar with the Greek tourism product,” President and CEO of HELEXPO, Paris Mavridis said yesterday,...

PM Skips Tourism At 77th TIF, Professionals Not Worried

The word “tourism” was not on Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ agenda at this year's Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) held at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center, 8-16 September.

HOTELIA Upgrades Presence at Philoxenia 2008

This year the hotel equipment exhibition HOTELIA promises to strengthen its presence and prominence at the 24th international tourism exhibition Philoxenia, to be held from 30 October to 2 November at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.

Summer Holiday Expo Becomes Annual

The first Summer Holidays Expo that recently took place at the Thessaloniki International exhibition center proved a great success, according to the organizers, and paved the way for more events of this type.
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