GREECE FORMS COMMITTEE TO BOOST DIVING TOURISM OFFERING
‘The tourism ministry is actively reviewing and adopting a new, sustainable and blue model for Greece’s tourism development… We are now investing strategically in special forms of tourism, taking advantage of the comparative advantages we have as a country,’ Zacharaki said in an announcement. The committee for diving tourism will have 10 members and will be chaired by Dimitris Markatos. Among other things it will examine available data, study trends, make recommendations and propose initiatives to develop the country’s diving tourism offering.
‘Through diving tourism we can rightly claim the emergence of our country as a top tourist destination in the world,’ the deputy minister said, adding that the ministry intends to launch every necessary action to implement – for the first time – a national strategy for the development of this special tourism form.