Special event held for opening of Greek tourism office in Istanbul
Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni (R) and Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bağış met at a reception on Nov 27 in Istanbul. Hürriyet photoGreek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bağış met at a reception on Nov. 27 to open a new Greek tourism office in Istanbul.
Prominent names from the two countries, including Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew and Greek mayors, attended the event which was hosted by Kefalogianni and the head of Greece’s tourism office, Panos Leivados, at the Greek Consulate in Istanbul.
Renowned Greek chefs Lefteris Lazarou and Stelios Parliaros promoted Greek cuisine during the event, which is being seen as a new starting point in Greek-Turkish tourism relations.