The number of tourists visiting Greece is on the rise, according to figures presented by Minister of Tourist Development…
The number of tourists visiting Greece is on the rise, according to figures presented by Minister of Tourist Development Dimitris Avramopoulos in the meeting of the 3rd National Council on Tourism taking place in an Athens.
Based on figures concerning Athens` Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, foreign visitors rose by 12%, while charter flights doubled compared to the same period in 2004. He stressed that tourism in the month of September follows an upward course as well as in the month of October especially for quality tourist accommodations.
Mr. Avramopoulos also announced that the annual forum on World Tourism to take place on February 18, 2006 will be held in Greece. The forum is expected to decide on a permanent observatory of the World Travel and Tourism Council to be established in Greece to cover the region of south and southeast Europe and the Mediterranean.
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