Greece Signs Protocol to Boost Tourism Cooperation Between Europe and South America

Greek Culture and Tourism Deputy Minister George Nikitiadis on Tuesday signed a protocol of cooperation with Antonio Tajani, the vice-president of the European Commission, responsible for tourism affairs, aimed at boosting tourism between South America and Europe.

The protocol has already been signed by Italy, France, Spain, Lithuania and Poland, while all European travel agency unions, the union of European tour operators and Alitalia, Air France, British Airways, Iberia, Lufthansa and TAP all cooperated towards the success of the project.

The aim of the European program is to strengthen tourism cooperation between Europe and other countries, based on the common traditions, culture, linguistic and educational bonds. The countries which have signed this protocol will take measures to facilitate tourism between European and South American countries by promoting travel to the benefit of local economies.

The minister discussed with the Commission’s vice-president issues related with European tourism policy.