Europe: Elena Kountoura- a Member of the European Parliament, shared glimpses of her tour to the Word Travel and Tourism Council World Summit in Riyadh. She indulged in a series of sessions and discussions and also addressed the audience.
She stated that During Day 2 of the WTTC World Summit in Riyadh, a series of sessions with discussions and exchange of views were held on restoring the travel and tourism sector to pre-pandemic levels at all key sizes, sy including arrivals, income and employment.
MEP Elena Kountoura also shared the photo with the Chief Special Adviser of the Ministry of Tourism of S. Arabia Gloria Guevara, former Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla and WTTC Ambassador Dho Young-Shim.
“At the WTTC Global Summit in Riyadh with Saudi Arabia Ministry of Tourism Chief Special Advisor Gloria Guevara, Costa Rica’s former President Laura Chinchilla and WTTC Ambassador Dho Young-Shim, “Kountoura added.
MEP Elena Kountoura spoke at the World Summit of WTTC about adequate support from governments of SMEs and workers in tourism as a central issue for the recovery and sustainability of the sector
“As an invited speaker at the Global Summit of #WTTC, I spoke about European priorities in the total return of travel to pre-pandemic levels and the sustainable future of the industry, “she added.
Elena Kountoura was also speaker at the World Travel and Tourism Council Summit.
At the start of the work of the World Summit of #WTTC , she held a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Tourism of Cyprus, Savva Perdio, with whom we had excellent cooperation during her term as Minister of Tourism of Greece.
“With the Minister of Tourism of Saudi Arabia, A.E. Ahmed Al Khateeb and former Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria Nikolina Angelkova, in the framework of the #WTTC Summit in Riyadh, “said the MEP.
MEP Elena Kountour was guest speaker at the WTTC World Summit and spoke about European priorities for overall return of travel to pre-pandemic levels, the future of the tourism sector, and sufficient support from small-scale governments medium businesses and tourism workers, as a central issue for the recovery and the sustainability of the industry.