WTO intends to make Greece a tourism education center

Greece is turning into a focal point for global tourism professionals and investors, as World Tourism Organization Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili announced during a visit on Monday to Athens that the creation of a tourism academy in Greece and a global forum on investing in Greek tourism are under consideration. He also said the WTO will not have a clear a picture of the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on global tourism before the end of March.

The head of the WTO, a United Nations body, met at the Tourism Ministry with Minister Haris Theocharis and stressed the significance and quality of Greek tourism while praising Athens for its cooperation on a number of issues, which also formed part of the talks Pololikashvili had with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis later on Monday.

"We talked a lot about innovation, about education, and with the support of the...

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