As many as 900,000 tourists from Serbia are expected to visit Greece this year, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.
Recently, Kikilias was is in Belgrade for a series of meetings aimed at promoting Greece’s tourism product. The tourism minister spoke about how that, even despite the multiple crises that have arisen in the current year, winter destinations have opened with “a serious strategy”, cruises have multipled, while tourist destinations had a satisfactory operation during the Easter holidays. He added:
“And now the figures are very encouraging. Half a million direct travellers from USA, Greece as the top tourist destination for the French, excellent figures from TUI and Der Turistik in Germany, a higher number of tourists from the UK and the Scandinavian countries, from Israel and from the countries of the Balkans, while Greece is the top road destination for the Romanians.”
Just a few days ago, Kikilias met to discuss similar issues with the ambassadors of Finland Jari Boris Antero Gustafsson, of Norway Frode Overland Andersen, and of Denmark Klavs Holm. Also attending were the ambassadors of Slovakia Iveta Hricova, of Ireland Iseult Fitzgerald, and of Spain Carles Casajuana.
Greece has been heavily promoting travel to the country all across Europe recently.