High growth is the New Year's resolution for Tourism Minister

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Greece's Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, said that the 2019 main target is to maintain high growth rates in Greek tourism for a fifth consecutive year.

Kountoura made the comments during an interview on Sunday with Greek news agency ANA, adding that 2018 was a landmark year for Greek tourism and for the first time the ministry's target for tourism 365 days a year was achieved, adding that the aim now is to expand tourist activity in less developed tourist areas by encouraging new investments.

Specifically, she said that 2018 was the best year in the history of Greek tourism as international arrivals came to 33 million.

The Tourism Minister also predicted another record for the Greek cruise sector.