PHILOXENIA & HOTELIA 2023-The Everlasting Appointment of the Tourism Market!

38th International Tourism Fair & International Hotel Equipment Exhibition

Greece » Thessaloniki

Date: Friday 10 - Sunday 12 November 2023 

Venue: Thessaloniki International Exhibition & Congress Centre

Opening Hours: Friday 11.00-20.00, Saturday 10:00-20:00, Sunday 10:00-18:00

Entrance: Free entry for trade visitors, with registration, ticket for the general public: 5€

The opportunity to visit Philoxenia, the largest tourism exhibition in Greece will have  both professional visitors and the public from November 10-12, at Thessaloniki's International Exhibition and Conference Center (HELEXPO), alongside the international exhibition of hotel and professional equipment, Hotelia (All about Hotels, Restaurants and Cafés).

Philoxenia is the annual tourism exhibition that since 1985 till today outlines the profile of the tourism business in the country maintaining its strong brand name through the years. It is organized every November at the International Exhibition & Conference Center of Thessaloniki and constitutes a very strong meeting point of the tourism in Greece. The three-day tourism event is attended by companies and organizations from all over the tourism spectrum (Greek and international tourist destinations, hotels, travel agencies, travel agents, specialized press, and media), as well as by selected invited buyers – hosted buyers – from target countries for the industry. Enriched with interesting thematic presentations, workshops, and conference events, Philoxenia is a dynamic “tool” that contributes to the development of tourism. Exclusively addressed to professionals, the exhibition Hotelia is one of the most specialized annual exhibitions in the field of hotel equipment, as well as catering and coffee services. As far as Hotelia is concerned, organized in parallel with the Philoxenia Tourism Exhibition and with several parallel innovative events of an informative and educational nature, it constitutes an integrated exhibition event for tourism entrepreneurs. The venue that takes place the exhibition event in Thessaloniki ensures proximity to the growing Balkan market while attracting the interest of buyers from other foreign markets as well. In this year’s event will be presented all new ideas, best practices, and modern construction specifications about the hotel styles, which respect the environment and upgrade the accommodation. Driven by the new preferences and desires of consumers, hotels today are required to attract new customer categories, adopt digital solutions, highlight their sustainable operation, and renew their services to remain competitive. In the meantime, new catering proposals and coffee services will enrich the exhibition with lots of special presentations and workshops, through the specialized events, ALL ABOUT GASTRONOMY and All ABOUT COFFEE.

Exhibitors that can participate in Philoxenia:

  • Tourist Destinations and Organizations
  • International State Participations
  • Local Government Organizations (Regions – Municipalities)
  • Tourist Accommodation Businesses
  • Hotels
  • Rental Accommodations
  • Short-term rental management companies
  • Reservation Systems
  • Tourist Offices and Agencies
  • Tourist Transports
  • Airlines
  • Shipping Companies
  • Car Rental Companies
  • Cruise Companies
  • Tourist Services
  • Tourist Education
  • Schools
  • Branch Press

Visitors Profile:

  • Tourist enterprises
  • Tourist Agencies
  • Conference and Event Organization Companies
  • Students of Tourism Professions
  • Sectoral Media
  • Architects/Designers
  • Catering professionals

Whether we are talking about business visitors or the general public with its travelling culture and lifestyle, visiting Philoxenia and Hotelia is an exciting journey in itself! Philoxenia 2023 is the hosting point of today and tomorrow of the WORLD because the next day of tourism is much better than the previous one…


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