Greek thermal springs attract investors

Greek thermal springs attract investors
A conference that was called "The development of thermal springs in Greece" an was dedicated to investment opportunities in aspects of tourism other than the usual ones was organised by Enterprise Greece, and took place at the conference room of the Acropolis museum.

It was attended by private and public-sector bodies "operating in the thermal springs sector", ANA-MPA reads in the presence of Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura.

According to what the minister said, the past two years have seen 350 tourism investments in Greece while, 110 thermal spas across the country "have already been licensed or are in the process of being licensed, noting that Greece is the most ideal destination for medical tourism in Europe. It is a strategic choice for the tourism ministry and the government to promote growth in local communities, she said, adding that medical tourism is a vehicle for investments. She also said that there is already a strong legislative framework for investment in the sector."

The German Ambassador to Greece, Jens Plotner who also participated in the conference, spoke of how much Greece has achieved tourism wise, without forgetting to mention the preference of his compatriots to the country.

The Greek state news agency reports that "he estimated that Germany would continue to be the first market for Greece in terms of German arrivals to our country.".../IBNA

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