New tourism memorandum signed between Greece and US after 31 years

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This week Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias met with US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt at the base of the Acropolis to sign a Greek-US memorandum of understanding on tourism cooperation. 

This updates the previous memorandum signed 31 years ago, with its objective being to increase bilateral trade in travel services. 

Minister Kikilias stated that 2022 would be a record year with direct flights between Greece and the US reaching up to nine per day and offering more than 460,000 seats. 

Ambassador Pyatt highlighted that there will be 14 different services between Greek and US airports emphasising the importance of Greece as a market as it is in great demand by US tourists. 

Source: Ekathimerini 

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