GREKLAND PANORAMA Med CYPERN
GREKLAND PANORAMA MED CYPERN KICK OFF THIS WEEKEND IN STOCKHOLM
Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings take Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when the 2nd Grekland Panorama med Cypern kicks off at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe.
Organized by tourism consultants North Events, this year’s Grekland Panorama aims to bring together tourism sector professionals from Greece and Scandinavian countries wishing to build bridges and enter future collaborations. Some 10,000 visitors are expected to attend.
Major tour operators and industry professionals will be participating in one of the largest sector events, promoting among others specialized, alternative, religious, wedding and experiential tourism and, including TUI – Fritidsresor, Thomas Cook – VING, Kuoni – Apollo, Solresor, Airtours, Tema Resor, Detur και Aegean Airlines – Tal Aviation.
On the Greek side, over 165 exhibitors will be showing their offerings during the three-day show. Crete leads the way with dozens of participants including the Region of Crete, the municipalities of Rethymno, Hersonissos and Platanias, as well as local hotel associations.
Representatives from across Greece and Cyprus will also be attending including Rhodes, Kos andKarpathos, the Peloponnese – this year’s featured destination, Halkidiki and Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, the islands of Thassos, Skiathos and Alonissos, Kavala, Loutraki, and Athens.
Participating hotel groups include Mitsis Hotels and Resorts, Grecotel Hotels and Resorts, Aldemar Resorts, Atlantica Hotels, Sani Resort, Costa Navarino (The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort &The Westin Resort), Aquila Hotels & Resorts, Kipriotis Hotels, Electra Hotels & Resorts, Louis Hotels, Aqua Vista Hotels, Elounda Hotels & Resorts, Pap Hotels, Porto Carras, G Hotels andSunshine Vacation Clubs.
On February 13, Stockholm’s Vasa Maritime Museum will host theGrekland Panorama gala, held under the auspices of the Stockholm Municipality and hosted by Greek-Swedish journalist Alexandra Pascalidou. A fundraising event will be held on the sidelines of the gala on the initiative of Grekland Panorama organizers. A portion of the proceeds will go to NGO “To Hamogelo tou Paidiou” (The Smile of the Child), working for the protection of children’s rights.
In the meantime, thanks to Grekland Panorama’s exclusive culinary partner Gaea, visitors and participants will get a chance to sample the finest in Greek cuisine.
True to innovation, organizers have also planned a presentation ofPlato’s timeless classic The Apology, which will come to life with the staging of 75-minute solo performance “Socrates Now”, featuring Emmy Award-winner Yannis Simonides.
The 2nd exhibition for Greece in Sweden, GREKLAND PANORAMA, is under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Tourism – the Greek National Tourism Organization, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, the Hellenic Hotel Federation, the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies, and the Hellenic-Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Exclusive Culinary Sponsor: GAEA products.
GREKLAND PANORAMA MED CYPERN fair takes place at the ERICSSON GLOBE exhibition center, Stockholm, Sweden, 14-15.02.2015.