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Philoxenia 2016: ‘Tourism is a National Issue’, says Minister Kountoura

"Together we can take our tourism higher in the coming years. Tourism is a national issue and unites us all", Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said, while inaugurating the 32nd Philoxenia exhibition on Friday, November 18, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.

Greek Travel Show: TIF-Helexpo to Stage New Tourism Expo in Athens

Greece's national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo has announced that a new tourism expo, named the Greek Travel Show (Greek Holidays), will open in Athens in May 2017.

Qatar Airways Becomes Official Carrier of 32nd Philoxenia Expo in Thessaloniki

The national airline of the State of Qatar, Qatar Airways, is to be the official air carrier of this year's Philoxenia, Greece’s international tourism exhibition, following an agreement between organizer TIF-Helexpo and the airline.

Greece: Creating New Wealth and its Fairer Distribution Top Tsipras’ Agenda

Creating new wealth and ensuring a fairer distribution of revenues through innovation, research and competitiveness were the goals set by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his keynote address at the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).

Greek TrainOSE Railway Company to Issue ‘Smart’ Ticket

Greek rail service company TrainOSE recently announced that it would soon be launching so-called smart tickets for travel on its network.

TIF-Helexpo, National Bank of Greece Renew Partnership for Two More Years

Greece's national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo and the National Bank of Greece have renewed their strategic partnership through a two-year extension.

Thessaloniki Dance Festival 2016 to Hold Six Competitions in Two Days

Dance seminars, exciting parties and six competitions will be featured at the "TDF - Thessaloniki Dance Festival", the largest festival of competitive dancing in Greece, to be held for the second consecutive year in Thessaloniki on April 9-10, 2016.

‘Asterocosmos’ Returns to Spread Christmas Cheer in Thessaloniki

TIF Helexpo is once again preparing to welcome a string of festive events this holiday season at its "Asterocosmos" (Star World) Christmas park in Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki Aims for Year-round Tourism

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said the ministry is working to establish Thessaloniki as an all-year destination and a leading city break in the Balkans.

Philoxenia-Hotelia Duo Exhibition Sees Rise in Visitors

The Philoxenia-Hotelia duo exhibition in Thessaloniki aims to present the country’s leading tourist destinations, new technologies as well as tourism-related products and services.

A ‘Bigger’ Philoxenia Expo to Open in Thessaloniki on Thursday

Philoxenia, Greece's major annual tourism trade show, will welcome exhibitors and visitors in a bigger exhibition space when it opens its doors on Thursday, November 12, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre. The Philoxenia expo has "grown" by 25 percent in...

Thessaloniki: In the Lap of Luxury

Hundreds of visitors will flock this weekend to the northern city of Thessaloniki, for the annual International Trade Fair (TIF-Helexpo), which opens on Saturday and runs through to September 13. This year TIF-Helexpo celebrates its 80-year anniversary. On this occasion, the...

Thessaloniki’s ‘No Finish Line’ Running Event to Raise Cash for a Cause

Starting on May 20 and for three days, over 5,000 runners, amateurs and professionals, will be running, walking or even strolling for charity in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, during the 2nd “No Finish Line” sporting event to be held at the TIF-Helexpo center.

Thessaloniki Cooks Up 9th Culinary Contest

The 9th International Culinary Competition of Southern Europe will bring cooking magic to the northern port city of Thessaloniki, on February 26 to March 1, as part of the Detrop and Oenos trade shows.

ΔΕΘ-Helexpo: Αστερόκοσμος 2014 – Καθημερινό Πρόγραμμα Εκδηλώσεων

Το ομορφότερο Χριστουγεννιάτικο πάρκο της Θεσσαλονίκης "Αστερόκοσμος" υπόσχεται στους επισκέπτες του ξεχωριστές στιγμές με ένα μοναδικό κ...

TIF-Helexpo – Reed Exhibitions Join Forces, Host Aqua-Therm Show in 2016

One of the world’s leading events organizers, Reed Exhibitions has given TIF-HELEXPO and Greece its vote of confidence with the official start of a conferencing collaboration. As of 2016, TIF-Helexpo will be the host of the annual Aqua-Therm international expo.

TIF-Helexpo Joins Forces with Greece’s Chambers of Commerce

As part of its ongoing strategy to include all of the country’s productive forces in its conferencing activities, TIF-Helexpo invited chambers of commerce and local authorities across Greece to join them in a long-term partnership that will boost both local and national economies.

Philoxenia 2014: Minister Hopes Breakthrough in Thessaloniki’s Tourism Next Year

"2015 may be the year for tourism in Thessaloniki," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said Thursday, 13 November, following a meeting she had with the city's mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, on the sidelines of the 30th Philoxenia expo.

Thessaloniki, Greece, To Receive Global Promotion Via Tourism Ministry, TIF-Helexpo Alliance

The Tourism Ministry and Greece's national exhibition body, TIF-Helexpo, will jointly participate in international exhibitions abroad to promote Thessaloniki, according to a memorandum of cooperation signed Thursday, 13 November, in the Greek northern city.

Tasos Tzikas, President TIF-HELEXPO

In a country blessed by nature with its mountains, rivers, history and religious traditions, Greece's alternative forms of tourism are gaining ground.