How Greek tourism invests Paris
September 19, 2022
Frederic De Poligny
After a summer season season which noticed Greece climb into the highest 3 decisions of the French for his or her holidays and return to the degrees of 2019, the reference 12 months earlier than Covid-19 for tourism, Greece desires to proceed on this optimistic dynamic. . So for this IFTM-Prime Résa 2022 present, the Greek stand is increasing by practically 50 m2 to accommodate a higher variety of exhibitors.
Practically fifteen institutional delegations representing areas, islands and municipalities made the journey and might be current on the stand. It will supply a extra normal protection of the nation, as a result of alongside very touristic areas, akin to Santorini or Crete for instance, will probably be doable to find the little-known charms of the three areas of Macedonia, Central, East and West, Halkidiki , Central Greece, Western Greece, Epirus, Attica, Thessaly…
It’s going to even be a possibility to fulfill, for instance, the representatives of the small island of Skiathos, which has had nice success because of the brand new direct air hyperlink provided this summer season by Transavia.
To mark the significance of tourism for the financial system of his nation when it comes to revenue and jobs, Vassilis Kikilias, the Minister of Tourism of Greece might be broadly current in the course of the present.
He might be accompanied by Dimitris Fragakis, the Secretary Basic of the GNTO, the Greek Nationwide Vacationer Workplace which is accountable for the vacationer promotion of Greece.
It isn’t solely a query of sustaining and growing summer season tourism, however on the similar time you will need to promote mid-season tourism by encouraging tour operators and airways to increase the vacationer season.
New this 12 months, the Greek stand will host two airways. In fact Aegean might be there, but additionally the brand new firm Sky Categorical which additionally presents a global community mixed with a home community.
New participant on the stand, Celestyal Cruises, the well-known Greek cruise firm, which presents a large alternative of cruises within the islands and all through the jap basin of the Mediterranean, with a easy concept, the ships of Celestyal see themselves as floating resorts to find the wonders of the Greek islands and coasts.
And as all the time, guests will discover hoteliers and receptives on the stand who might be there to current their merchandise.
Some are pillars of the present akin to Océane des Voyages, Cretoise Journey or Yalos Excursions.
This 12 months Christos Panaretou, the founding father of Yalos Excursions, could be very proud to have fun his twenty-fifth participation within the present and to have the ability to meet prospects and mates there.
For individuals who are unfamiliar with its strictly skilled BtoB platform, www.yalostours.internet, this might be a possibility to exhibit this device which, in just some minutes, permits you to create a multi-stage tailored journey to Greece, with greater than 5,000 resorts from 2* to five* with real-time availability and on the spot show of net-agency charges.
Added to this are transfers, packages, automobile leases, excursions, island combos and even villa leases as much as essentially the most luxurious. Winter 2022 charges are after all accessible on the platform, but additionally these for Summer time 2023 permitting advantageous early-booking charges. We are able to perceive why Christos Panaretou is commonly kindly nicknamed “Mr. Greece”.
A go to to the Greek stand might be for some the chance to fulfill Dimitra Vosikis, the director of the Greek Vacationer Workplace in Paris, she or members of her staff, who all year long are their everlasting intermediaries with the world of Greek tourism, and who’ve labored tirelessly for the profitable group of this showcase of Greece on the present.
Frederic de Poligny