Sofia Zacharaki has been appointed Greece’s deputy minister for tourism education and special forms of tourism as part of a government reshuffle announced last week.
Greece’s state tourism schools training ASTE professionals are to be upgraded to four-year institutions, according to ANA.
Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas are now in a precautionary quarantine.
Greek tourism stakeholders met earlier this week via teleconference to mull over the best ways to tap into €27.5 billion euros in EU rescue funding.
The Greek Tourism Ministry has plans to establish two new tourism education departments at Ancient Olympica and on Kos Island.
The Greek Tourism Ministry has just certified sixty-six thermal spring facilities across Greece, with another 55 in the pipeline.
Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has appointed Harry Theoharis as Tourism Minister of Greece.