Greece to hold Greek-Russian forum on tourism

Athens will host a forum on Tourism in May 2016, following an agreement between Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, Russian Federation Deputy Culture Minister Yurievna Manilova and the head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism Rostourism, Oleg Safonov.

During the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) that took place between March 23-26, Minister Kountoura held a series of talks on the upcoming forum that coincides with the Greece-Russia Cross-year events.

The forum will also include a conference on religious/pilgrimage tourism. Government officials, tour operators from Russia and Greece, Russian media and tourism professionals will participate in the event.

SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Development & Tourism Greece