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Minister of Tourism Vassilis Kikilias
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Op-Ed: ‘Tourism is the locomotive of the Greek economy’ – Vassilis Kikilias

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias highlights the contribution of tourism to the Greek economy and gives positive messages for this year’s tourist season.
Deputy Minister of Tourism Sofia Zacharaki
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Op-Ed: Sofia Zacharaki on Greek tourism’s comeback

Greek Deputy Minister of Tourism Sofia Zacharaki sees Greek tourism making a strong comeback in 2022 and expects the sector to achieve new heights.
Secretary General of Tourism Policy & Development, Ministry of Tourism Olympia Anastasopoulou
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Op-Ed: Olympia Anastasopoulou on sustainable tourism

Olympia Anastasopoulou, the Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, analyzes the Greek Tourism Ministry's vision for sustainable tourism and responsible travel.
Deputy Minister of Rural Development & Food Simos Kedikoglou
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Op-Ed: Simos Kedikoglou on connecting tourism with the primary sector

Simos Kedikoglou, the Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Food, explains how beekeeping parks and fishing activities can be linked to the Greek tourism economy.
Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President, Angela Gerekou
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Op-Ed: Angela Gerekou on promoting Greece as an “EF ZIN” destination

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou explains how Greece can stand out as the "EF ZIN world center" by connecting the sustainable economy of hospitality with the Greek diet and culture.
Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General, Dimitris Fragakis
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Op-Ed: Dimitris Fragakis on Greek tourism moving towards sustainability

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis refers to the aim for Greek tourism to move on from resilience to the development and sustainability of the industry.
Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President, Yiannis Retsos
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Op-Ed: Yiannis Retsos on SETE’s action plan for Greek tourism 2030

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos introduces a holistic and detailed National Strategy for Greek Tourism, with a 2030 outlook, carried out by INSETE.
Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President, Alexandros Vassilikos
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Op-Ed: ‘Quality in hospitality is the main priority’ – Alexandros Vassilikos

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos highlights that "quality" is the only "real shield" for the Greek tourism product in the years to come.
Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President, Grigoris Tasios
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Op-Ed: ‘The four pillars of the “next day”’ – Grigoris Tasios

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios lists four pillars that Greece must "build" to make tourism more greener, smarter, durable, competitive and of greater quality.
HAPCO & DES President, Sissi Lygnou
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Op-Ed: Sissi Lygnou on Greece’s meeting industry

Sissi Lygnou, the president of Greece's professional congress organizers, underlines how "collaboration" will be key to the future of the meetings and events industry.
Union of Cruise Ship owners & Association Members President, George Koumpenas
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Op-Ed: George Koumpenas on Greece’s future in cruise tourism

George Koumpenas, the president of the union of cruise ship owners, refers to complex issues that must be resolved before the cruise industry can fully recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sir Donald Gordon Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Professor of Strategy at the London Business School, Michael G. Jacobides
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Op-Ed: ‘Will sustainable tourism be more than a buzzword?’ – Michael G. Jacobides

Professor Michael G. Jacobides of the London Business School explains why Greece still has "a long way to go" before it can become a sustainable tourism destination.
Athens International Airport S.A. CEO, Yiannis N. Paraschis
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Op-Ed: Yiannis N. Paraschis on enhancing the connectivity of Athens

AIA's CEO, Yiannis Paraschis, talks about the key strategic goal of attracting new airlines to the Greek capital and encouraging existing carriers to increase direct connections and add routes to their Athens’ network.
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Op-Ed: George Vilos on ensuring seamless travel at 14 Greek gateways

Fraport Greece's George Vilos says Greece has to confront new challenges in order to keep its leading position as a tourism destination and meet the ever-increasing needs of travelers.
Regional Governor of Attica George Patoulis
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Op-Ed: George Patoulis on building the Attica of tomorrow

Attica has a comprehensive tourism strategy to make the region an independent destination where tourists can really find anything they want and even more, says governor, George Patoulis.
Regional Governor of Crete, Stavros Arnaoutakis
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Op-Ed: Stavros Arnaoutakis on Crete tourism

The Region of Crete intends to implement a regional tourism policy, in parallel with the national one, focused on extending the tourist season and opening towards new markets, says governor, Stavros Arnaoutakis.
Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) President, Sofia Sakorafa
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Op-Ed: Sofia Sakorafa on the importance of sports tourism

SEGAS is aiming to launch an international campaign named “I AM AUTHENTIC” to promote both the Athens marathon and Greece abroad, says Hellenic Athletics Federation President Sofia Sakorafa.
Sportcamp President & CEO, Spiros Karavoulis
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Op-Ed: Spiros Karavoulis on the future of sports tourism

The future could be very bright for sports tourism in Greece if stakeholders further join forces, according to Spiros Karavoulis, the president of Sportcamp.
Regional Governor of Epirus, Alexandros Kachrimanis
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Op-Ed: Alexandros Kachrimanis on Epirus tourism

Regional Governor Alexandros Kachrimanis says the Epirus region will intensify efforts for visitors to become the destination’s “ambassadors” when they return home.
Central Union of Municipalities in Greece (KEDE) President, Dimitris Papastergiou
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Op-Ed: Dimitris Papastergiou on the digital transformation of Greek cities

Dimitris Papastergiou, the president of Greece's municipalities, underlines that the digitalization of cities is important for attracting foreign tourists and enhancing the level of service provided to them.