Secretary-General of WTO to visit Greece


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The Greek government has confirmed that Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organisation has accepted an official invitation to visit Greece.

According to the Ministry of Tourism the UNWTO secretary general was presented with the invitation during meeting with Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura at the FITUR international tourism exhibition in Madrid.

At the FITUR international tourism exhibition the Greek Minister represented Greece at a special UNWTO event  for the declaration of 2017 as International Year for Sustainable Tourism, attended by the tourism ministers at the and Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili as official guest of honour.

Following meetings with tour operators and airline companies, including Thomas Cook and Jet2 Group, Kountoura confirmed there was interest in boosting tourism flow from Spain to Greek destinations.

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.