Greece extended the tourist season in 2016
Greece extended the tourist season from 1. March up to 30. It has been determined 19. December in the framework of the meeting of the representatives of the German national tourist Board (Greek National Tourist organisation) in Athens.
Meeting dedicated to the global tourism plans in Greece in the year 2016, and the new concept of the promotion of Greek tourism.
Participants in the call agreed that the basis for the withdrawal of the country to the level of the most important tourist guides, promoting the tourist, tourist products on the world markets, the development of the new Greek destinations and types of tourism necessary to rule on the matter, with the tourist season. In particular, the tourist authorities intend to install it, the with 1. March up to 30. November already, starting in 2016.
Also note that in 2016, Greece is to receive a record number of foreign tourists by the significant reduction in the number of tourists in the countries of the Middle East. As expected, this year the Resorts of the country to visit a total of 25 million tourists, 3 million more than the year before.
The authorities of the country not to fear that the continued Migration crisis to reduce the number of tourists in Greece in the next year.
Chapter минтуризма Greece Elena Кукдура expected that in 2016, Greece will be even more foreign tourists, especially because of the unrest, terrorist activity and upheaval in North Africa and the middle East. After the known events, many Europeans have made the decision to avoid Muslim countries.
Meanwhile, the fall of the government of the country against the background of the economic difficulties increased the interest on taxes, leading to a rise in prices of many tourist services in Greece. So, the price of the menus in the Restaurants, staying in Hotels and visiting tourist attractions. For example, earlier Ticket in the Acropolis Museum in Athens costs € 12, – now € 20.
According to Elena Kountoura, the prices for entrance to Greek museums were too low, and increasing only сравняло with the average in Europe.