Greek Presidency to Prioritse Tourism, Focus on Sea, Coastal Tourism

Greek Presidency to Prioritse Tourism, Focus on Sea, Coastal Tourism

The integrated management of sea and coastal tourism will be in the focus of Greece’s EU presidency, the Athens News Agency-Macedonian Press Agency reported quoting a tourism ministry statement.
Sea tourism in EU generates 38 billion euro and 327,000 direct and indirect jobs annually.
The tourism ministry is closely following the European Commission’s initiative to set up a strategy regarding the challenges and the opportunities of Sea and Coastal Tourism in the EU, the statement added.
The Greek presidency will also focus on relaxing the visa regime for nationals of third countries in a bid to boost the European tourism industry.

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