New York (ANA-MPA/P. Panagiotou) – The new Acropolis museum was presented at an event by the European Tourism Committee for the projection of this year’s advertising campaign. The presentation was made on the cruise ship “Queen Mary 2” and taking part was the office in New York of the National Greek Tourism Organisation (NGTO).
NTOG was the sponsor for the event’s musical section.Twenty-one countries, including Cyprus, were proclaimed “Giants of Culture and Tourism for 2008”.
Meanwhile, NGTO New York office deputy director Chrysanthos Petsilas said that there was a 30% increase of American tourists to Greece in 2007. The total number of travelers from America to Greece, including Greek-Americans, exceeded 500,000.