Greek Travel Agents Talk Business with Egyptian Professionals

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura (middle), Greek Nationwide Tourism Group (GNTO) Secretary Normal Dimitris Tryfonopoulos (left), fedHATTA President Lysandros Tsilidis (prime, middle) and fedHATTA members in the course of the first Greek-Egyptian Tourism Discussion board in Cairo.

Egyptian tourism professionals expressed a robust curiosity in doing enterprise with Greek journey businesses throughout a collection of B2B conferences held on the sidelines of the primary Greek-Egyptian Tourism Discussion board that occurred final week in Cairo.

Members of the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Vacationer & Journey Businesses (fedHATTA) have been a part of the delegation that accompanied Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura throughout her go to to Egypt to attend the discussion board, which aimed to spice up tourism cooperation between the 2 international locations.

The primary Greek-Egyptian Tourism Discussion board occurred following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her Egyptian counterpart in February.

Throughout the discussion board, fedHATTA’s president, Lysandros Tsilidis, introduced the federation’s tourism motion plan “Dodeka” and gave over 12 the reason why Egyptian professionals ought to workforce up with Greek journey brokers.

The Dodeka (which interprets into “twelve”) motion plan is an revolutionary initiative of Greece’s journey brokers, which goals to counterpoint the nation’s vacationer product and lengthen the tourism season by means of thematic and particular curiosity actions, in addition to by means of the promotion of lesser identified locations.

Mr Tsilidis introduced the motion’s 12 important sections — Lively Tour, ARTtour, Genuine Custom Tour, Cult Tour, DayNight Tour, Meals & Wine Tour, Greece NAtour, Inexperienced Greece, Assembly Greece, Pilgrimage Tour, Plefsis Tour and Wellness Tour — and gave Egyptian professionals concepts for creating journey packages in Greece.

Europe accounts for 72 % of Egypt’s annual tourism to Egypt, based on the Egyptian tourism ministry.