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The Contribution Of Public And Private Investments To The Growth Of Conference Tourism In Greece

  • Vasiliki DELITHEOU


    (University of Central Greece, Labrou Katsoni Square, 32 100, Levadeia, Greece)



    (Harokopeio University, 70 El. Venizelou, 17671, Athens, Greece)

  • Maria TOURI


    (ING Life Insurance Company S.A., 198, Syngrou Av., 17671, Athens Greece)

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    The classic model of the Greek tourism product, sun, sea, ancient ruins, is no longer sufficient nor in all probability sustainable. Rival countries have a similar tourist market. This is why diversification of the tourism product and restructuring of supply are needed to face two considerable challenges: those of growing competition and of the chronic structural problem of Greek tourism, which is seasonality. Recently moves have been made to promote Greece as a tourist destination. Promoting Greece as a country for conference tourism is though something completely different. It is directed at a different kind of public and promotes different strong points of the country.That is why both the public and private sector play a key role in developing and promoting Greece as a conference destination.

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    Article provided by Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania in its journal Management Research and Practice.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 165-178

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