Greece will aim this year to win more visitors from Western Europe, the Unites States and Germany, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura told the press on Wednesday, the opening day for ITB Berlin.
Greece may be struggling politically and economically, but its holiday market hit a new high in 2014 with record arrivals, according to the FVW Daily, which is distributed at the ITB trade show in Berlin.
German Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Hans-Joachim Fuchtel told GTP Headlines on Wednesday how important it is for Greece to continue its very successful tourism course.
The president of the Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry (BTW), Dr. Michael Frenzel, focused on Greece when he underlined the importance of preserving the European idea and the euro for the sake of the tourism industry.
The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) presented its plans and projects for 2015, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the Greek capital as a leading city break and MICE destination, during a special event last month at the Hellenic Motor Museum.
The 1st Greek Tourism Workshop to be held in Riyadh, on April 19, aims to tap into the vast potential of the Middle Eastern market, amid increasing interest by Arab travellers and expansion plans by Greek tour operators.