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Obama Says ‘Concrete Demands’ Necessary for Gov’ts to Take Tourism Seriously

“Concrete and specific” demands from stakeholders can take tourism to the next level," said former US president Barack Obama during the WTTC 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Dimitris Manikis as EMEA President

Wyndham Hotel Group has appointed Dimitris Manikis to the role of president and managing director for Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Charalambos Karimalis, President Greek National Tourism Organization

The Greek National Tourism Organization is assigned with the task of best implementing this policy both on a national as well on an international level.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: George Vernicos, President Economic and Social Council of Greece

When we talk about strategy, we talk about a state-of-the-art knowhow and our determination to develop and implement realistic policies.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Yiannis A. Retsos, President Greek Tourism Confederation

We are now ready to build on this success. We remain wholly committed to implementing our strategic roadmap, with confidence and realism.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Georgios A. Tsakiris, President Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Despite the fact that Greece is worldwide known as an ideal summer destination, thanks to its weather is an ideal holiday destination throughout the year.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Michalis Sakellis, President Association of Greek Passenger Shipping Companies

Companies with their own initiatives and funds invested in new shipbuilding and ship purchases and today we have one of the most modern fleets in Europe.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Panagiotis Tokouzis, President Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises

The lodgings will address visitors who wish a different kind of experience; new customized experiences to match personal preferences and needs.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Irene Tolis, President Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers

Greece presents the perfect conditions for recreation in the Meeting Industry, as well as a great option for the pre and post congress period activities.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: George Antonaros, President, Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives

The main goal for 2018 remains the same: to increase the arrivals and encourage airlines to have new routes or additional frequencies.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: George Maroutsos, President Greek Union of Air Travel Agencies

We must make sure that customers will be in the position to compare prices by having access to transparent information and expert consultation.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Antonis Stelliatos, President Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association

In the last 10 years, the Greek charter fleet has gone through a renaissance period and the majority of our yachts average age is between 3-8 years.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Stavros Katsikadis, President Greek Marinas Association

Key Tourism Figures 2017 by Greek Travel Pages: Official Message by Stavros Katsikadis, President Greek Marinas Association

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Michael Skoulikidis, President Greek Yachting Association

There are so many secluded bays and anchorages to choose from in Greece that total privacy and security are almost guaranteed.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Theodore Kontes, President Union of Cruise Ship Owners & Associated Members

Nevertheless, Greece will remain at the top of the cruise interest list due to its history and culture, its impressive coasts and beaches, its excellent services, its hospitality and gastronomy.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Athens tourism can lead beyond the traditional city destination and become a Mediterranean hub, not only for travelers but also for entrepreneurs and investors.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Andreas Mandrinos, President Thessaloniki Hotels Association

The intensification of marketing and the promotion of the wider region with the guidance of professionals is our next step.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Spyridon Alexiou, President Greek National Tourism Organization

GNTO’s mission is to enforce the value of Greek tourism in cooperation with the tourism industry and the organizations involved, aiming at further increasing incoming tourism and tourist receipts.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: George Vernicos, President Economic and Social Council of Greece

In a competitive world that radically changes every day, we must guarantee that our tourism model constantly adapts, innovates and creates added value for the economy, the employment and the local communities.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Dr. Andreas A. Andreadis, President Greek Tourism Confederation

Tourism professionals must forget "business as usual", but think and act out of the box. We have to be innovative and true to the authenticity of Greece’s tourism product, while offering the best possible services.