A road race has taken place Maximos Mansion, to draw up a coherent and comprehensive plan as soon as possible, which will form conditions and rules for its restart tourism in our country.
Yesterday's announcement in Brussels of its guidelines European Commission for tourism and transport in EU member states follows according to information fever meeting under Kyriakos Mitsotakis and with the participation of the relevant Ministries by the beginning of the week, when the relevant announcements are expected, which will revolve around 4 essentials:
- health protocols
- labor relations and
- business financial support
"The formation of a common European framework was not self-evident. Greece was the first to raise the issue of tourism in the European public debate. And in cooperation with other countries and the European Commission, we have reached the current framework that respects one of the four fundamental freedoms on which the EU is built.: free movement of persons ", the government spokesman said, Stelios Petsas.
According to secure information, wide inter-ministerial meeting, in order to "lock" the main axes of the plan for the resumption of tourism in Greece is expected to be convened under Kyriakos Mitsotakis and with the participation of the key (Finance, development, working) and industry (tourism, health, Citizen Protection) Ministries on Saturday morning at the Maximos Palace.
1June the focus, 8 June accommodation
"Even in this unprecedented situation, Greece is ready. In the coming days, the overall plan of the Government for the resumption of tourism will be presented., with a view to protecting public health and supporting employment. But, let's not delude ourselves. This summer, it will not be like last year ", Mr. noted characteristically. Petsas.
Based on the data, which was elaborated until last night by the government staff and pending the epidemiological footprint from 4 May and beyond, which Maximos Palace is expected to have at its disposal tonight, tourist accommodation and seasonal hotels are expected to reopen on 8 June.
In the same context, and according to the prevailing scenario, restaurants, brown and bar will reopen it 1June, despite strong pressure from the relevant ministries and the market to open a week earlier.
Simultaneously, however, Athens promotes interstate agreements, to create "safe corridors" to transport tourists to our country with countries, like the Bulgaria, the Israel and the Cyprus.
Greece, Moreover, as estimated at the Maximos Palace, will benefit in various ways from its participation in the group of countries, που έχουν αποκρούσει επιτυχώς το πρώτο κύμα της πανδημίας του κορονοϊού και με ορισμένες εκ των οποίων οι συνεννοήσεις για την τουριστική κίνηση έχει προχωρήσει, like the Czech republic, or Denmark and the Australia.
A meeting under the Prime Minister is scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, with the participation of Christos Staikouras., Adonis Georgiadis and Giannis Vroutsis, in order that finalize the financial support package for employees and businesses, to be announced early next week.