“Tourism is our national power,” Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on the 37th celebration of the World Tourism Day. Kountoura underlined that Greece is an attractive destination that constantly increases its international appeal. “We always enrich our tourist product. We showcase the image of our country internationally. We promote Greek destinations that offer authentic travel experiences,” she said.
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