More Americans are interested in traveling to Greece in 2015, the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism (HACT) said on Wednesday, adding however that US tour operators are on standby until the election period is over and the situation stabilizes.
Greece's absence from the US market has led the country to lose a share of tourism revenue from some 290 billion dollars, which is the amount American tourists spend on their holidays annually, according to the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism.
With an aim to increase Greek tourism, Royal Olympic Athens hotel and the Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism announced that they would host two familiarization trips (of nine days each) for key U.S. and Canadian travel agents on 15-27 April.
Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos announced a major Greek tourism promotion drive in the U.S. market on the first day of a tourism workshop organized by the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism. "The U.S. is a high-priority market for us, especially now that we...