Professionals, residents and tourists in New York City were introduced to Aqua Vista Hotels‘ hospitality concept and extensive portfolio of hotels, during the 1st Greek Panorama exhibition, which took place May 11-13 at Grand Central Station in Manhattan.
The Greek hotel management company participated in the exhibition with its own stand and presented its hospitality concept and philosophy, the distinct style of its member hotels and the personalized services offered.
During the event, the Aqua Vista Hotels team of executives attended over thirty B2B meetings with tourism professionals and presented its growing roster of units, which are located in some of the most popular destinations in Greece (Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Lesvos, Skiathos).
According to the company, tourism professionals, including travel agents, sports events organizers and representatives of cruise companies expressed their strong interest in Greece, setting the foundations for future partnerships and adding to Aqua Vista Hotels’ existing collaborations on the other side of the Atlantic.
“The American market is of particular interest to Aqua Vista Hotels and this is why we attended the 1st Greek Panorama, an event that aims to strengthen the tourism ties of the two countries,” said Sophia Matzourani, Business Development Manager of Aqua Vista Hotels, adding that many industry professionals expressed interest in launching future collaborations with the company.
“It is certain that the 1st Greek Panorama has laid the foundations for the creation of a new commitment for the tourism industry and we are especially pleased that Aqua Vista Hotels took such an active part in the very first event,” she added.
Organized by Hellas North American Events Inc. and North Events, the 1st Greek Panorama was held at the Vanderbilt Hall of the Grand Central Terminal in the heart of Manhattan. The opening ceremony was attended by prominent personalities of the Greek-American community, including His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and the Consul General of Greece, Dr. Konstantinos Koutras.
The 1st Greek Panorama was supported by the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism, the Greek National Tourism Organization, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Travel & Tourist Agencies (FedHATTA), the Hellenic Hotel Federation and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.