TUI Group reports strong figures for Greek tourism

Greece is one of the winners of the 2017 summer season.

TUI has been able to increase the number of visitors to Greece this summer by around ten per cent to 2.5 million.As a result, Greece the second most important destination for the TUI Group behind Spain.“The tourism sector is one of the most important employers for the country,” said TUI chairman Fritz Joussen.TUI now operates 32 of its own hotels in the Greek holiday areas. The tourism sector is one of the most important employers for the country” he added.

Greek Tourism

The news has been roled out following a meeting with Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras and Joussen in Athens. Joussen emphasized: “TUI continues to be oriented on growth. We are investing worldwide in hotels, resorts and our cruise lines Hapag Lloyd Cruises, TUI Cruises and Thomson Cruises. The growth in hotels and cruises is also planned to happen in Greece.

For this purpose, we require a good infrastructure, hotels in locations close to the sea and well-qualified employees. The next project is the opening of the third Robinson Club in Greece. TUI has purchased a plot of land on Crete for that purpose. Athens is also the location of TUI Destination Services for the Eastern Mediterranean region.In total TUI employs around 1,300 people in Greece. It is planned to expand the number of Greek employees.

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