Greek Travel Agents Have Culture Tourism High on Agenda

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Vacationer & Journey Businesses (fedHATTA) has introduced that it’s going to embody the Athens-Epidaurus Pageant occasion program inside the tradition part of its tourism motion plan “Dodeka” for it to obtain extra publicity.

Yiorgos Paliouras, fedHATTA’s board member; Stathis Skretas, fedHATTA’s secretary basic; Orsia Sofra, theatrologist; Lysandros Tsilidis, fedHATTA’s president; and Vasillis Theodoropoulos, Athens-Epidaurus Pageant’s inventive director.

The announcement got here throughout a gathering held final week between the pageant’s inventive director, Vasillis Theodoropoulos, who was accompanied by theatrologist Orsia Sofra, and fedHATTA’s president, Lysandros Tsilidis, accompanied by the federation’s secretary basic, Stathis Skretas and board member, Yiorgos Paliouras.

In the course of the assembly, Mr Theodoropoulos knowledgeable fedHATTA’s representatives intimately on the pageant’s 2016 program and underlined the necessity for the occasions to be promoted extra extensively overseas so to draw extra overseas guests once they vacation in Greece.

On his half, Mr Tsilidis introduced fedHATTA’s tourism motion plan “Dodeka”, which incorporates proposals for cultural occasions (“Cult Tour”) amongst its 12 fundamental sections. The goal of “Dodeka” is to offer journey brokers concepts concerning thematic and particular curiosity actions that they will embody of their journey packages to Greece. Mr Tsilidis mentioned that the pageant’s occasions will quickly be promoted dynamically through “Dodeka” to worldwide audiences.

Mr Tsilidis and Mr Theodoropoulos agreed to fulfill once more very quickly to get the cooperation off the bottom.

Acropolis, Athens. © Maria Theofanopoulou

fedHATTA additionally centered on tradition throughout a gathering final week with the minister in cost on the matter, Aristides Baltas.

In the course of the assembly, efficient methods to strengthen cultural tourism with the assist of Greek journey companies have been explored.

Amongst points mentioned was the introduction of the digital ticket service to the nation’s archaeological websites and museums and the advance of the present unified ticket regime.

The federation additionally requested for the ministry to contemplate permitting archaeological websites and monuments to function as venues for top of the range occasions for which there’s excessive demand, similar to main conferences.

In line with an announcement, the federation and ministry will resume talks quickly. Within the meantime, technical particulars of the partnership have been placed on the desk for session.