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Philoxenia-Hotelia: The largest tourism event in the Balkans 46% increase in visitor numbers 91% increase in trade visitor numbers

20,000 individuals visiting the events, while the number of trade visitors almost doubled, marking a 91% increase, with a 70% increase in hosted buyers.
Over 5,500 B2B meetings were held between trade visitors and exhibitors within just three days, paving the way for the conclusion of business deals.
Monday, 21 November, 2016

This year's Philoxenia and Hotelia the largest of the last five years

With 621 exhibitors, 383 hosted buyers and over 5,000 pre-arranged B2B meetings, the tourism exhibition 'duo' of Philoxenia and Hotelia will begin dynamically on 18 November at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre.
More specifically, the 32nd Philoxenia will host 403 exhibitors (as compared to 351 last year) from 16 countries, as wel
Tuesday, 15 November, 2016

All the tourism of Greece at the 32nd Philoxenia

This year, the 'heart' of Greek tourism is beating at the 32nd Philoxenia, the largest and most comprehensive tourism exhibition. Acclaimed companies of the sector, hotels, travel agencies and the country's 13 regions will be dynamically present at this year's event, which is supported by the Greek National Tourism Organisation (EOT) and the most important tourism bodies.
Tuesday, 11 October, 2016

High attendance numbers and organisational success for 'Destination Thessaloniki'

'Destination Thessaloniki: 365 days of Meetings, Studies, Sports, Cruises and Health', a conference held on 13 November at the 'Emilios Riadis' events hall of Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre, focused on highlighting the dynamism developed by alternative form of tourism in Thessaloniki and the broader region around the year, the initiatives implemented in this direction and the successful examples of foreign cities.

Monday, 23 November, 2015

The Philoxenia-Hotelia-Polis triptych as the epicentre of Greek tourism and regional development

TIF-Helexpo is aiming at establishing the tourism exhibition duo of 'Philoxenia' and 'Hotelia' as the "heavy artillery" of Greek tourism in South-East Europe, while enhancing the above events with the regional dimension of the 'Polis' exhibition. The three exhibitions open on Thursday, 12 November, at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre and will last until 15 November. They are expected to attract the interest of the domestic and international tourism industry.

Tuesday, 10 November, 2015

The future of Greek tourism at the 'Philoxenia' & 'Hotelia' exhibitions

The exhibition duo of 'Philoxenia' and 'Hotelia', to be held from 12 to 15 November at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre alongside the 10th 'Polis' International Exhibition for Local Government, Public and Social Sector & Private Enterprises, aims at sending a message of growth and upgrading of the country's tourism product.

The recipients of the message of 'Philoxenia' and 'Hotelia' are Greek hotel and tourism enterprises, as well as professionals active in the broader field of accommodation and catering.

Monday, 2 November, 2015

The 'Philoxenia' – 'Hotelia' – 'Polis' triptych as the epicenter of tourism and regional development

The pulse of the domestic and international tourism industry will be racing at the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions, to be held at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre from 12 to 15 November 2015, along with the 10th Polis, which will bring together participants representing the entire field of local government from all over Greece.

Thursday, 8 October, 2015