Greek parliament passes bill on tourism

The draft bill on Greek tourism was voted in principle in the Parliament’s summer session.

According to AMNA, the bill fosuses on the simplification of the licencing procedures for the operation of tourism businesses in Greece by limiting red tape and the improvement of services offered. It also includes provisions on matters related to special tourism infrastructural facilities such as ski resorts.

“The human and economic resources available to us will be directed at ensuring product quality. Officials will not longer be involved with checkings and lengthy bureaucratic procedures,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said.