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Greek Tastes & Christmas Fun At Food Festival In Athens

A total of 150 small Greek producers, 1,200 handpicked products, events that include cooking classes by famous chefs...are just some of the activities visitors to the food festival "Greece, Celebration - Tastes - Christmas 2013" will experience at the Helexpo exhibition center in...

Greek Tourism Promoted At Special Event In Turkey

This year was one of the best in terms of Turkish arrivals to Greece, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during a special event for the promotion of Greek tourism to the Turkish market held in the Greek Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

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.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Want City’s Convention Bureau To Reopen

Thessaloniki is losing out on hosting major international conferences and events due to the lack of a conference and exhibition center in the city, the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Aristotelis Thomopoulos, informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...

Philoxenia 2013: Anatolia Hotel Hosts Cocktail Party With Dances From Around The World

The annual cocktail party of Anatolia Hotel, held on the sidelines of the Philoxenia exhibition (21-24 November), took place this year in collaboration with the Golden Steps dance school under the theme "Dancing around the world."

Protolado 2013: The First Olive Oil Of The Year

The traditional annual event for the fine olive oil “Protolado” was held by Stater Ltd on Sunday, 17th of November, at the Bernier/Eliades Gallery in Thiseio, Athens.

Russian Arrivals To Greece Expected To Increase In 2014

Some 1.3 million Russian tourists are expected to visit Greece in 2014, according to the deputy head of the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation, Evgeny Pisarevsky.

“Hospitality.Next” Conference: Investors Are Becoming More Aware Of Ho[s]tels

Investors around the world are beginning to show a particularly strong interest for ho[s]tel type hotels, according to a recent report from HVS London.

Greek Hotels Are Counting Losses Since 2008

Although the first signs appear positive for the 2014 tourism season, the majority of Greek hotels continue to remain in a bad position financially, according to the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, Yiannis Retsos.

HATTA: Turkish Travel Agencies Are Operating Illegally In Greece

Turkish travel agencies are operating illegally in Greece, travel agents from all over Greece were informed by the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) at a briefing held during the 29th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.

Presidents Of Greek Hotel Associations Speak Out

Greek hoteliers recently spoke of the problems and obstacles that interfere with the operation of hotels and tourism in general, during the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers' annual council of hotel associations.

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.

Kefalogianni Aims For A Common Communication Strategy With Greece’s Regions

The Tourism Ministry wants to develop a national communication strategy with Greece's regions to successfully promote the country domestically and abroad.

“Hospitality.Next” Conference To Inform On Next Practices For Greek Tourism

While Greek tourism is in the spotlight, Boussias Communications and Hotel & Restaurant magazine are organizing a conference that will give insight on accepted international next practices and innovation strategies in the hospitality industry.

Mayor Boutaris: Thessaloniki Will Welcome First Youth Hostels Next Year

Thessaloniki will welcome the first youth hostels in 2014, the year the city will be known as the European Youth Capital, the city's mayor, Yiannis Boutaris, said on 23 November.