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Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF)

Philoxenia-Hotelia Thessaloniki Tourism Exhibition Attracts Over 20,000 Visitors

Bolstered by the dynamism of Greek tourism, the Philoxenia and Hotelia, the renowned tourism exhibition ‘duo’, hosted a total of 600 exhibitors and attracted over 20,000 visitors in Thessaloniki between November 10 and 12. The entire Greek tourism sector was...

New Democracy Leader Mitsotakis Lays Down his Economic Plan in Thessaloniki

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis laid out a wide-ranging reform package during a nationally televised address on Saturday, with pledges of lowering taxes, a smaller public sector, a much more business-friendly environment and stepped-up job creation for the younger...

Agreement Between Chinese Bank and Greek Power Corp. to be Signed in Thessaloniki

A cooperation agreement between the China Development Bank (CDB) and the Greek Public Power Corporation (PPC) to be signed in Thessaloniki this week highlights the investing ties between the two countries in the Greek recession era. The CDB / PPC...

Mitsotakis Says ND has a Credible Plan for Greek Economy Recovery

"We need to put an end to the over-taxation of households and real economy," main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday addressing social partners. "We want to send a clear message from Thessaloniki. We will speak of...

Cabinet Discusses Fair Growth and Government’s Work Ahead of TIF

  Greece’s cabinet discussed on Tuesday ways to promote fair growth in the coming months and the coordination of the government’s work ahead of the annual Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) this September, in a meeting headed by Prime Minister Alexis...

Thessaloniki International Fair Had More than 200,000 Visitors

Over 200,000 people visited the 80th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) despite the difficult economic climate, capital controls, and the banking holiday in Greece. The number of visitors reached 216,300 and 170,000 of them visited "Las Incantadas", the statues that are...

Grexit: Popular Unity Leader Supports Greek Return to Drachma

With the September 20 Greek elections fast approaching, Popular Unity leader Panagiotis Lafazanis gave a press conference at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Tuesday to discuss his exit from SYRIZA and his party's support for a national currency. Lafazanis noted that his...

Former Greek PM Commits to Implementing Third Greek Bailout if Reelected

Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras commented on his seven month term as prime minister as well as the September 20 Greek elections during a press conference at the 80th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). Tsipras reiterated his commitment to implement the prescribed reforms of the third...

SYRIZA Leader Tsipras from TIF: ‘We Want to Exit the Crisis’

An exit from the crisis that would allow Greek society and its people to remain standing on their feet is SYRIZA's main aim, party leader Alexis Tsipras said during his speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), where he presented...

Tsipras Visits TIF and Expresses Hope He Will be Greece's PM for the Next Eight Years

The Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) in northern Greece has been traditionally inaugurated by the Greek Prime Minister. The September 20 snap elections meant that the President of the Hellenic Republic took on this responsibility on September 4. Former Greek Prime Minister and...