Another post with a positive sign for our country, recently saw the light of day.
In the context of a more general tribute to Europe, the continent that was the focus of the pandemic last month, the article refers to the countries' efforts. to attract again lost due to the health crisis and travel restrictions τουρίστες.
Pointing to the need of citizens around the world for "a break after this restriction", but also emphasizing that Europe accounts for 50% of the global tourist market in relation to arrivals, the article seeks attractive and safe destinations at the same time.
The article refers to her statement on Wednesday Margaret Vestager"This will not be a normal summer, but if we all make the effort, we will not have to spend the summer locked up at home and the summer will not be completely lost for the tourism industry," he said.
Noting that Greece hopes to welcome tourists from June, the columnist emphasizes that our country "has managed to keep the number of corona deaths to an impressive low so far, proceeding with a strict lockdown early on."
After referring to the gradual easing of the restriction measures, he refers to statements he had recently made on CNNi. Kyriakos Mitsotakis for tourism.
"The tourist experience this summer may be a little different from previous years. The bars may not be open and there may be no overcrowding, but you can still get a fantastic experience from Greece, under
The publication points out that on May 18 the restrictions on travel will be lifted and that hotels will begin to welcome people from June 1 gradually.
"The country may be preparing to welcome tourists again, but it will prove to be a challenge for most to travel. At present, non-EU citizens are not allowed to travel to Greece until May 18, while most low-cost flights, which contribute significantly to international arrivals in the country, have stopped, "his article continues. CNNi.
"Nevertheless, Kyriakos Mitsotakis is investing in a stream of high-level tourists for the warming of the country's tourism industry, which employs one in five Greeks," he concludes.
At present, non-EU citizens are not allowed to travel to Greece until May 18, while most low-cost flights, which contribute significantly to international arrivals in the country, have stopped, "his article continues. CNNi.
Apart from Greece, extensive reference is made to tourism in Britain, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Switzerland, the Nordic countries and the countries of Eastern Europe and the Baltic.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis: Restart of the tourist activity on July 1 with logical protocols
The Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis participated as an honorary guest and keynote speaker at the global meeting of the international consulting company Boston Consulting Group (BCG) which took place through a teleconference. Addressing 500 BCG leaders, Mr. Mitsotakis spoke about the challenge facing the world and its treatment, as well as the impact it has on Greece, the European Union and the global economy. Regarding the possibilities of restarting the tourist activity, Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated, among other things:
"It simply came to our notice then, we will be open (for tourism) from July 1st with a protocol that will be reasonable not only for people who want to travel, but also for our tourism industry. We want a bigger market share than a much smaller pie. The European tourism pie will be much smaller, but this summer we want a bigger share. "
The only sure thing is that this summer will probably be one of the biggest bets for Greek tourism.
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