Alt. Tourism Minister Kountoura: Greece is seeking close cooperation with South Korea in the tourism sector

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met a 10-member delegation of South Korean journalists that visited Greece at an invitation of the ministry as part of the programme to attract tourists from new and dynamic markets.

Kountoura said that Greece is seeking close cooperation with South Korea in the tourism sector adding that the Greek Tourism Organisation participated for the first time in the international travel fair KOFTA held in Seoul.

She underlined that the ministry is proceeding with targeted actions in order to sign strategic agreements that will boost tourist arrivals from South Korea over the next few days.

Kountoura also referred to the efforts being made to launch direct flight from Athens to Seoul as of 2017.