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Greece wins 1st WTO Prize for tourism video “A 365-Day Destination”

Greece won the first prize of the World Tourism Organization for the tourism promotion video “Greece A 365-Day Destination.”

Below the official announcement by the Greek government website

“The first prize was won by Greece for the ESO video “Greece- A 365-DayDestination» passed by the World Tourism Organization as “Best Video in Europe” for 2017.

The ESO video was chosen as the leading European video promoting tourism destination among 23 candidate European countries participating in the global competition. The announcement was made at a special event in the framework of the 22nd General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization in Chengdu, China.

In implementation of the communication strategy of Ms Tourism Minister Elena Kountouras for promotion and promotion of Greece as an attractive global destination 365 days a year, the film «Greece-A 365-Day Destination» was created, directed by Antonis Theocharis Kiouka duration 3’36 ” on the images, the sound and the colors of Greece’s four seasons.

The choice of EOT tape to Greece was made by a jury composed of the Chairs of the six Regional Commissions of the World Tourism Organization.

Representing the Minister of Tourism Ms. Elena Kountoura, award received Mr. M. Angelopoulos, Spa, Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister and Mr. S.. Parthenis, Head of Strategic Planning at the Ministry of Tourism.

The World Tourism Organization established the contest awards the best tourist countries showing video, in recognition of the importance of media in marketing tourist destinations. Emerging countries the winners for each of the six regions of the WCO (Europe, Africa, America, Middle East, An. Asia & Pacific, Pref. Asia).

This success comes after the election in Greece for the first time the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization for the period 2018-2021, during the 22nd General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization.”

You can watch the video capturing breathtaking moments of Greece in all four seasons here

PS I expect an official website to do better than automatic translations… I have no idea what an ESO video or an EOT tape is – among others…

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