With a lot of positive messages about the growth prospects of the Greek cruise in the following years, completed her visit the Tourism Minister Elena Kountouras with the representatives of international marine tourism industry in the world’s largest cruise exhibition Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 in Fort Lauderdale in USA.
The Minister met with the representatives of the International Association Cruise (CLIA), the Vice-President Charles Bud Darr, and the General Secretary Tom Fecke, and Kyriakos Anastasiadis, President of CLIA Europe to strengthen the presence of Greece within the EU.
The main subjects that were discussed were the development of new Greek cruise destinations and thematic tourism products, tourist packages for luxury tourism, infrastructure projects for larger cruise ship based on global trends, and direct flights.
The Minister also met with the Mayor of Miami Beach Mr. Philip Levine, and with representatives of the Diaspora of Fort Lauderdale, in the presence of Consul General Ms. Adamantias Klotsa.
Mrs Kountouras gave interviews in “Travel Weekly” and Seatrade Review,Diaspora Media, National Herald and Greek Voice.