The prospects of the Greek tourism were at the heart of the 1st international tourism conference on " Northern Greece - 365 days Tourism» , which staged the five bilateral Chambers : American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce , British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Greek- Commerce & Industry , Greek- Commerce & Chamber of Industry and the Hellenic- Italian Chamber of Thessaloniki , Friday, April 1 at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall .
This year's tourist season will go well for Greece , which will record single-digit percentage growth because there is a large reduction is utilized , the order of 40 % , the Turkish tourism so all cancellations , so far, to the benefit Spain said Michael Mavropoulos , Regional Director of the Eastern Mediterranean TUI Destination Services. Positive forecasts for this year are for Cyprus (two digit growth rate ) , Croatia and Italy , according to Mr . Mavropoulo .
In addition, Mr . Mavropoulos said that Greece is a country of incomparable natural beauty and is a strategic destination for TUI , while northern Greece , which due to the arrival of wealthy tourists somewhat neglected the Western European markets , should make concerted action in depth of 5 to 10 years, to again attract old customers such as the Germans and the British . Source : www.voria.gr