The Minister of Tourism Vassilis Kikilias met at the ministry with the new General Director of the International Association of Cruise Companies for Europe Marie-Caroline Laurent, who is paying a visit to our country.
This is Ms. Laurent’s first visit abroad since taking office, which, as she pointed out, shows the importance that the Association gives to the Greek cruise market.
Both sides agreed on the implementation of the required procedures, both by the State and cruise companies in order start of the cruise season in Greece from March 2022, earlier than ever.
Marie-Caroline Laurent congratulated Mr. Kikilias for dealing with the pandemic from Greece, emphasizing that the health protocols of our country contributed the most to the good course of Tourism, as well as to the global opening of the cruise from Greece, which made it even more “visible” on the cruise map. For his part, Mr. Kikilias referred to the important cooperation between the ministry and the Association, expressing this intention to intensify in the near future.