GNTO Head Gerekou: Greece an Ideal Destination for Investments in Tourism

ATHENS — Τhe need for safety, contact with nature and authentic experiences, as well as the seeking of new, alternative and quality destinations that follow the principles of sustainable tourism growth that respects the environment, are the most basic reasons to invest in the tourist brand of Greece, underlined the president of Greek National Tourist Organisation (GNTO) Angela Gerekou, addressing the digital event " Greece – N. Africa e-Business Gathering: Friendship & Cooperation in the Mediterranean», organised by the Arab-Hellenic Chamber on Wednesday.

Referrering to the promotion of the tourist sector and the investment opportunities that Greece offers, Gerekou underlined that Greece, in the midst of an unprecedented health crisis, managed to gain the recognition of the international community as a very safe destination and maintained its position as 'top of mind' attractive destination.

Particulary for tourism, Gerekou said that mega projects with complex tourist lodges are currently underway in Greece, which strictly follow the requirements of sustainable growth and promote Greece as high-end destination, ideal for investments in tourist fractionals and residential hotels.

Gerekou, urged the investors to turn their interest to the unique opportunities presented in every part of Greece with the unexplored and verdant mainland, the traditional settlements and the famous local cuisines based on the ancient Greek diet.

Finally, she said that the motto of this year's campaign is "All you want is Greece" because you can find anything in Greece: "It is the country of well-being, a magical caleidoscope of experiences that holistically embrace and invigorate the body, the soul and the spirit," she said.



ATHENS - While scores of thousands of Greeks fled the country during a near decade-long eonomic and austerity crisis, seeking jobs and a better life in other countries, a relative handful are coming back, along with foreign investors drawn by low taxes.

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