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8th HO.RE.CA. Expo Opens With Great Expectations

“HO.RE.CA. has become an important trade event for our country that offers opportunities to tourism professionals to stand up to the difficult economic times the country is going through,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Friday, 8 February, during the opening...

Chalkidiki Hotel Association Holds Annual General Meeting

Early bookings to Chalkidiki have already reached a double-digit figure mainly from Russia and the Balkan countries, hoteliers in the region said during the Chalkidiki Hotel Association’s general meeting, held last Sunday, 3 February.
Athens was selected to host the 37th World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Congress in May 2016.
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Athens WACS Congress To Be Presented At HORECA

Athens, Greece and Mediterranean cuisine will be advertised to every corner of the world during the 37th World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Congress in 2016.
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Greek-Russian Tourism Forum To Launch On Sunday

Some 50 leading Russian tour operators and travel agents will attend a Greek-Russian tourism forum in Athens to further discuss ways of cooperation with the Greek tourism market, the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris informed journalists today, Monday,...

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cuts New Year’s Vasilopita

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association cut the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s cake) last week at the Grand Hotel Palace.
Bitza Park (БИТЦА ПАРК), north facade.
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Greek Stores To Open In Moscow Shopping Mall

The “Bitza Park” multi-functional shopping center in Moscow will get a taste of Greece and its products this summer as already Greek entrepreneurs are in discussions to reserve retail spaces and launch their businesses in the Russian capital city.
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Amphitrion Expands Greek-China Relations

Amphitrion Holidays held an event for the Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Bureau on Wednesday, 30 January, to further promote tourism cooperation between the two countries.
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SETE To Promote Greek Gastronomy At HORECA Expo

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) will hold an event next Friday, 8 February, at the 8th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HORECA, to promote its initiative that sees gastronomy united with the marketing of Greek tourism.
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Heraklion City Hosts MedCruise Workshop

The establishment of the best ideas, practices and initiatives to improve the charging policy of ports, was focused on during the Second MedCruise Day Workshop held in Heraklion, Crete, 24-25 January. MedCruise is the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports.
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Thessaloniki Presented At 17th EMITT In Turkey

Thessaloniki was presented as an attractive quality tourism destination for Turkish travelers at an event held for Istanbul-based travel agents, journalists and Greek correspondents, by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, last week in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Respond On Demand Promotes Greece To Istanbul

Greek hotels based on Chios, Crete, Parga, Sivota, Chalkidiki and Samos were presented to the Turkish market last week at an event held by electronic system Respond on Demand in collaboration with the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB).
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Athens Wine Festival Opens At Zappeion Next Month

Greece’s most popular and acclaimed wine event “Dionysia” will open its doors for the seventh time in Athens, 8-10 February 2013, at the Zappeion Megaron.
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South African Airways Announces Special Rates For 2013

South African Airways announced new special competitive rates during its recent Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s cake) cutting ceremony held at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.
Manessis Travel 2013 Vasilopita cutting ceremony.
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Manessis Travel Cuts New Year’s Vasilopita

“In the biggest crisis since World War II, our company continues its efforts to overcome the constant hurdles and maintain the vision of success,” Andreas Manessis, president and CEO of Manessis Travel, said during the travel agency’s recent Vasilopita (Greek New Year's cake)...
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Tourism Minister Welcomes Daniel Day-Lewis In Athens

“The arrival of Daniel Day-Lewis is a strong message that Athens is one of the most important and safest tourism destinations in the world,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said in regards to the visit of the Oscar-winning British-Irish actor in Athens.
Greek and Turkish flags
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Greek-Turkish Tourism Event Considered To Be Held In March

A tourism event in Ankara that will include B2B meetings between Greek tourism professionals and Turkish enterprises is under consideration, according to a recent announcement made by the Embassy of Greece in Ankara, Turkey.