The Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (POET) recently elected its new board of Directors, of which Tsampikos Moschatos—member of the Association of Rodos Travel Agents (ARTA)—is the new president, Alekos Gasparatos (president of the Union of Greek Tourist Coaches), Michalis Vlatakis (secretary general of Crete Travel and Tourist Agents Association), Spyros Ginis (board member of the Greek Union of Air Travel Agencies) and Nick Stamatis (president of the Greek Professional Yacht Owners Association) are first, second, third and fourth vice presidents respectively. Panayiotis Bamidis (member of Macedonia-Thrace Travel Agents Association) remains secretary general of POET and Paris Loutriotis (secretary General of the Greek Professional Yacht Owners Association) is the new treasurer of the federation.
POET is the body that collectively represents travel enterprises in Greece. POET’s base is the sector of travel agencies and Tourist Coaches but also represents shipping agencies and yachting enterprises.
The federation’s primary objectives are to serve and promote the interests of its members and at the same time to take initiatives for the further improvement of Greek tourism at an international level.