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Greece and Egypt Look to Target Long-haul Markets Together

Greece and Egypt on Friday explored ways to establish a joint tourism cooperation in order to attract more tourists to both countries from long-haul markets.

The announcement came following a meeting in Athens between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and his Egyptian counterpart, Dr Khaled Ahmed El-Enany.

Aiming to attract more visitors long-haul markets, the two ministers agreed to begin contacts with companies, hotels and other entities in order to promote a joint travel product to overseas countries such as the United States and Australia.

Moreover, the two sides agreed to set up a bilateral cooperation committee; jointly organize B2B seminars and workshops; and also explore possibilities to create new cruise routes to attract passengers to both Greece and Egypt.

Dr Khaled Ahmed El-Enany invited the Greek tourism minister to Egypt in order to further promote bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Egypt’s Ambassador to Greece Ismail Ahmed Khairat also attended the meeting.

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