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“Chocolate Factory and Museum” In Greece Is Ready To Open Its Doors

The "Choco Factory and Museum" in Thessaloniki, a theme park of international standards that will include the largest chocolate waterfall in Europe, is getting ready to open its doors to the public on 6 September and will operate for six months.

Thessaloniki: Impressive Lineup Of Greek Artists At MAD Festival At 79th TIF

This year, the outdoor concert series MAD NORTH STAGE FESTIVAL of the 79th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) has another lineup of Greece's most popular music artists.

TIF-HELEXPO Posts Improved Earnings In First Half Of 2014

TIF-Helexpo, Greece's national exhibition body, has recorded strong performance in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2013 and expects to produce positive earnings for the whole of 2014 before taxes.

Greek Presence On UFI’s European Chapter Board of Directors

The exhibition director of Greece's national exhibition body, TIF-Helexpo, Andreas Daroudis, has been elected as vice president of the UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry - European Chapter, for a mandate of three years.

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.

Maroussi, Athens, On Its Way To Become An Exhibition Destination

Greece's national exhibition body TIF–Helexpo aims to make Maroussi, a northern suburb of Athens, its "exhibition hub" in Athens as part of a strategy to upgrade its overall exhibition presence in Attica.

Thessaloniki To Get A Metropolitan Park In The City Center

A section of the exhibition premises of TIF-Helexpo in Thessaloniki city center will be donated to the city for the construction of a metropolitan park, according to the Minister of Macedonia and Thrace Theodoros Karaoglou.

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.

Helexpo Palace Renamed “Helexpo Maroussi”

TIF–Helexpo announced on 18 December that it will change the name of the Attica exhibition and conference center Helexpo Palace to "Helexpo Maroussi."

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.

TIF-Helexpo: Ο Μαγικός ΑΣΤΕΡΟΚΟΣΜΟΣ στην έκθεση

Με δωρεάν Parking και 6 ευρώ εισιτήριο για όλους και για όλα, δίνει τη δυνατότητα σε οικογένειες, παιδιά και παρέες όλων των ηλικιών να ζήσουν το χριστουγεννιάτικο κλίμα των ημερών και να περάσουν ευχάριστα 32 μέρες στο Εκθεσιακό Κέντρο της ΔΕΘ –...

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 2013 Best Exhibitor Awards

Exhibitors that showed the most flair at this year's Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki (21-24 November) were honored by organizer TIF-Helexpo.

TIF–Helexpo Launches Cooperation With Russian Exhibition Agency

Greek exhibition and conference organizer TIF–Helexpo signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with Russian exhibition agency EUROEXPO, on the sidelines of the recent 29th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.

Philoxenia 2013: Mediterranean Palace Throws Party For Hosted Buyers

The general manager of Mediterranean Palace, Yiannis Aslanis, and the president of TIF-Helexpo, Tasos Tzikas, hosted a party on Friday, 22 November, in honor of the hosted buyers of the 29th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.

Philoxenia 2013 Opens With High Hopes For Greek Tourism

This year's edition of the 29th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia was labeled a "tourism forum with an international radiance" by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

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.

Tasos Tzikas, President TIF-HELEXPO

From 21 to 24 November, the "heart" of tourism will beat this year at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center, at Philoxenia, the largest tourism exhibition in the country.