Published on : Friday, April 9, 2021
With over 16,000 kilometers of beachline, more than 6,000 islands and islets, and a deep-rooted tourism, Greece offers an important opportunity in terms of investment in tourism.
To quote Angela Gerekou, president of the Greek National Tourist Organization, “The need for safety, contact with nature and authentic – experiential experiences, as well as the search for new, alternative and quality destinations that follow the principles of sustainable tourism development and respect the environment, are the main reasons to invest in the tourism brand of Greece.”
During the digital event, Angela commented, “Greece – N. Africa e-Business Gathering (Algeria – Egypt – Libya – Morocco – Tunisia): Friendship & Cooperation in the Mediterranean”, arranged on Wednesday by the Arab-Hellenic Chamber.
Mentioning the promotion of tourism sector and the investment opportunities that Greece has, Gerekou highlighted that Greece, in the middle of a huge health crisis, dealt with to gain the recognition of the international community as a safe destination and maintained its position as ‘top of mind’ attractive destination.
“It is now clear to all of us that large tourism investments that base their policy on sustainability and green development, which respect the environment and the culture of the location, are priorities of the country’s new economic model.”
Over €10 billion from the Recovery Fund will be distributed for the interest of public, projects and for the execution of 16 emblematic “green” investments and digital upgrades in the tourism sector.