Holiday seekers looking for inspiration and deals for their summer holidays had a chance to meet with representatives from “Spyrou Philoxenia” at the Greek Travel Show 2017 which took place May 19 – 21, 2017 at the Helexpo Exhibition Center in Marousi, Athens.
The exhibition was under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization, Ministry of Macedonia and Thrace, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), and the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist and Travel Agencies.
This new initiative will comprise the B2C (Business to Consumer) version of the International Tourism Exhibition “Philoxenia”, which has been taking place for the last 32 years in Thessaloniki. Exhibitors were made up of Peripheries, Municipalities, Travel Agencies and Tour operators, and hotels and activities providers. The goal of the exhibition was to inform visitors of the various destinations in addition to offer last-minute deals as the summer season in Greece has just begun.
The event also hosted a series of info sessions, food tastings, traditional dancing, and live musicians. The Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Elena Kountoura was present, visiting the exhibitors in addition to delivering a speech on the projected increase in tourism to Greece.
Representatives from “Spyrou Philoxenia” were hosted at the Periphery of Thessaly booth and informed visitors of their numerous summer offers for hotel stays in their destinations including their affiliate hotels located in the Sporades Island group - Skopelos and Alonissos, Kyllini, and Pelion. Visitors were also informed on Spyrou Philoxenia’s summer contest for a free hotel stay.
Currently operating 5 properties on the island of Skopelos in addition to managing reservations and sales for additional properties there, the company is expanding its roster with new partnerships being announced throughout Greece. Spyrou Philoxenia Affiliate Member hotels currently include Kaimak Inn in Kaimaktsalan, Central Macedonia – Greece, Chania Hotel, Chania Palace, Aglaida Hotel & Apartments, and Iris Guesthouse in Pelion, Archontiko Kaltezioti and Nymfasia Arcadia Resort in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Hotel Agnanti in Alonnisos, Panorama Studios in Skopelos, Ionian Beach Villas in Kyllini, Peloponnese, Ifigenia’s Houses in Mountainous Nafpaktia and Hotel Dovra in Zagorochoria, North Western Greece.