The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) had a dynamic presence in the largest tourist exhibition in the U.S., NYT Travel Show, organized by the New York Times with the participation of representatives from 150 countries.
Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura inaugurated the Greek pavilion. The general secretary of GNTO, Dimitris Trifonopoulos, the Consul General of Greece in New York, Constantinos Koutras, the consul general of Cyprus, Vassilis Philippou, the President of the Federation of Greek Societies of Greater New York, Peter Galatoulas, the President of the American Hellenic Institute, Nick Laryngakis and representatives of the Diaspora and the Diaspora media participated in the event.
Kountoura presented Greece as a global top destination throughout the year and called on the American people to visit Greece. The Greek Tourism Minister and the general secretary of GNTO had a series of meetings with tour operators and travel agencies with the view to boosting tourist packages in 2017 and 2018.