Greek-Russian Tourism Forum Opens
The first Greko-Russo tourism forum opens today, May 11, at the Grand Resort Lagonissi, south of Athens. The forum's theme will be Russia and Greece: Realities and Prospects for Cooperation in the Tourism Sector. The forum is organized by EOT, (Greek Tourism Organization), and Rostourism, a network of Russian government-sponsored and private sector tourist agents and Russian mainstream media. Greek representatives to the forum will include regional representatives of tourist companies active in the Russian market.
During the forum B2B (Business to Business) interactions will take place between Greek and Russian tour companies with the general goal of closing deals and forming partnerships. Amongst the speakers will be two representatives of different sections of the Mouzenidis Group, Mr. Alexander Tsandekidi, GM of Mouzenides Travel Russia, and Mr. Kuzmin Denis, CEO of Mouzenidis Intour.
Keynote speakers will include Mr. George Stathakis, Greek minister of Economic Developmment and Tourism, Ms. Elena Kountouras Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, and Mr. Oleg Safonov, Director of the Russian Federation Tourism Agency.