The president of SEGITTUR promotes Europe Senior Tourism in Greece
11.01.2011. The president of SEGITTUR, Javier Bustamante, presented the new developments in the Europe Senior Tourism programme for the current 2010-2011 season at a press conference in Athens attended by over 20 general and specialist news media.
The president was accompanied by representatives from the Balearic Islands and Andalusia who presented the range of options on offer in their destinations in the mid and low season. He also held meetings with the two Greek tour operators responsible for commercialising the product, Kyklos Travel and Pamotis Travel, partners of the Spanish vendor, Travel Senior.
The first season of the Europe Senior Tourism programme brought to Spain nearly 45,000 tourists from the various countries eligible for subsidies from the government and the autonomous regions. One in every three tourists who took advantage of this initiative to visit Spain was from Greece, making a total of 15,000 tourists of this nationality.