Greece will focus on attracting tourists in non-peak season months, too Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on the opening day of the World Travel Market (WTM) in London on Monday.
“The national policy for tourism is simple: we want to prolong the season”, Ms Kountoura said during a networking event of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) adding that Greece will also target to different types of tourism, such as medical and religious tourism, to attract more visitors throughout the year.
“To accomplish this, we definitely need the regions with us and the contribution of the locals to open up new markets and develop and promote thematic forms of tourism.”
As she said, tourism businesses aim to city break tourism in Athens and Thessaloniki.
“If things go well and according to schedule, I believe that Greece can be among the five most popular worldwide destinations”, she said.