ECTAA, the European Journey Agent and Tour Operator Association, not long ago referred to Greece as an case in point of a state that restored customer confidence and opened tourism up for company in the midst of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
In a critique of the calendar year, referring to the losses of journey in 2020 thanks to the pandemic, ECTAA highlighted that coordination and joint initiatives aimed at supporting the restart of travel and tourism are critical.
“As ECTAA Favored Vacation spot for 2020, the Greek Countrywide Tourism Group (GNTO) introduced an invaluable contribution to restore purchaser self esteem and open up tourism up for company,” the association said.
ECTAA additional that since June, Greek authorities and vacation organisations have been communicating in a apparent way with the business and customers and applying strict health and fitness and safety protocols.
“Thanks to effectively-shaped policies, Greece, regardless of all the issues, has managed to safely and securely welcome guests,” ECTAA claimed.
The association also stated that the GNTO this yr gained the “World’s Leading Vacationer Board” title at the Earth Travel Awards (WTA) 2020.
“The attribution of the World΄s Top Tourism Board 2020 title by the World Vacation Awards is reasonable reward for the excellent of the get the job done completed by Greece in the course of the final months and demonstrates the profitable opening of Greece to tourism in the course of the pandemic,” stated ECTAA Secretary Common Eric Drésin.
“ECTAA values the exceptional cooperation with the GNTO which has produced it probable for our members to provide Greece in the summer season,” he additional.
ECTAA signifies some 70,000 travel agents and tour operators in Europe, which supply consultancy and sell transport, accommodation, leisure and other tourism solutions as well as merged items to leisure and business customers.