Greece to attract China tourist by direct flights

A very powerful move of Greece Tourism Ministry is to make a direct flight from Shanghai to Athens.

Greece to attract China tourist by direct flightsThe document was announced on Monday.

Konstantinos Loulis – Greece Tourism Secretary General told “The direct air connection between Athens and Shanghai will play a vital role in boosting the number of Chinese travelers to Greece. Of the more than 140 million Chinese tourists who traveled abroad in 2018, only 125,000 visited Greece. Our goal is to quadruple this number immediately, that is to say, bring 500,000 Chinese tourists to visit Greece, which aims to attract at least 1% of the Chinese who travel abroad” .

The Chinese tourists are spendig $270B per year. So it will be a good perspective for Greece to cover the holes leaved by Thomas Cook and Brexit.

“The direct air connection between Athens and Shanghai will play a vital role in boosting the number of Chinese travelers to Greece. Of the more than 140 million Chinese tourists who traveled abroad in 2018, only 125,000 visited Greece. Our goal is to quadruple this number immediately, that is to say, bring 500,000 Chinese tourists to visit Greece, which aims to attract at least 1% of the Chinese who travel abroad,”

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