The Greek Nationwide Tourism Places of work overseas have undertaken the main position to reverse the damaging local weather that has been created within the international markets on the expense of Greek tourism, in response to a latest determination made by the newly-formed Disaster Administration Committee.
Following final month’s protests and riots in Greece, which left fatalities and burning buildings in Athens, the GNTO determined to arrange a Disaster Administration Committee that may be chaired by Nikolas Kanellopoulos, the group’s president.
Based on an announcement, the disaster administration committee will promote a marketing campaign entitled “You in Greece” designed to stop additional reservation cancellations and to draw potential guests to the nation.
The marketing campaign includes the group of press conferences in key cities-markets and the frequent replace of knowledge materials for the GNTO workplaces overseas, the GNTO web site and journalists.
Additionally, a press package for Greek and international journalists can be distributed that features a promo dvd with a message (with English subtitles) by Prime Minister Yiorgos Papandreou.
The committee additionally added that the GNTO portal could be enriched with info for vacationers about costs and security.
The GNTO additionally intends to make use of social media (Fb, Twitter, and so on.) to profit Greek tourism.
Moreover, the GNTO mentioned it could put together proposals to the federal government with reference to discovering sources for the gradual fee of debt to Greek and worldwide media.
The fee of GNTO’s debt to international media, akin to CNN, is an “instant answer to cease the damaging publicity of Greece,” in response to hoteliers in Athens.
This may be the second Greek disaster administration committee fashioned on the initiative of the tourism management.
The primary one was arrange by ex-Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos in August 2008 after Greek bouncer Marios Antonopoulos precipitated deadly bodily damage to Australian vacationer Doujon Zammit on Mykonos. Not a lot was seen of the committee since then, because it remained inactive attributable to reshuffles in Greece’s political scene.