Greece is experiencing probably the most painful results of the financial disaster however tourism may provide a means out, Deputy Tradition and Tourism Minister Angela Gerekou pressured final month on the Casual Assembly of Tourism Ministers in Madrid, Spain.
“As a rustic we provide a really engaging vacationer surroundings that responds in the easiest way to the varied wants of the fashionable European traveler,” the deputy minister underlined.
Mrs. Gerekou referred to as on European counterparts to contribute in Greece’s efforts to beat the disaster via the promotion of tourism packages in the direction of Greece for his or her inhabitants.
The deputy minister additionally made proposals for larger synergy within the area of tourism between the European Union Member States to the benefit of weak social teams.
These proposals included simpler procedures for granting European tourism visas to 3rd nation nationals (particularly from Russia, Ukraine, India, China and the United Arab Emirates) and the worldwide promotion of Europe as a vacationer vacation spot to the rising vacationer markets of Asia and the USA.
The intention of the Casual Assembly of Tourism Ministers was to protect the European Union’s standing because the world’s main vacationer vacation spot.
The “Madrid Declaration” was accepted on the assembly and included a collection of suggestions to be adopted by the European Fee.
Particular emphasis is to be made on the promotion of accountable tourism and furthermore, sustainable tourism on an environmental, cultural and economical foundation via the coordinated motion of the E.U. with its Member States and the remaining worldwide neighborhood.
One other level of the declaration emphasizes the necessity to deeply enhance efficient client safety with regard to tourism merchandise via the harmonization of client safety rules and in mild of right this moment’s a number of languages, rules and judicial methods.