, 2022-10-25 05:26:19,
As part of efforts to boost yachting, recreational and professional boating activity in Greece, Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou confirmed this week that 160 million euros would be channeled into marina and port infrastructure works and upgrades.
Speaking during the Olympia Forum III organized by the Delphi Economic Forum in partnership with Patris newspaper, Anastasopoulou said efforts were being made by the ministry to veer away from the traditional sea and sun tourism model towards a more sustainable industry paradigm.
“In terms of infrastructure, 160 million euros have been allocated towards the upgrade of tourist ports which will include digitization and interconnection… as well as towards actions meeting climate change and green energy requirements,” she said during the “Airports, Ports, Railways, Connectivity & Regional Development” panel discussion.
“Our goal is to capitalize on the country’s good reputation in order to achieve a high quality and longer lasting tourist season,” she said underlining the importance of effectively channeling RRF funds.
Through the Recovery and Resilience Fund (RRF), Greece’s tourism sector will benefit from both reforms and investments. Among other things, Greece is modernizing the institutional framework that concerns maritime tourism and is directed towards tourist infrastructure with a focus…
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