MONDAY Tourism Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos meets the president of TUI, Europe’s leading tourism group, Michael Frenzel, to discuss industry issues and cooperation. International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) holds a press briefing on the role of tourism and sports in building a culture of peace. IIPT founder and president, Louis D’Amore, and president of Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies (HATTA), Yiannis Evangelou, to attend. At Zappeion Olympic Press Center, 11 a.m. Electrical goods retailer Kotsovolos shareholders hold extraordinary general meeting. At company’s headquarters in Metamoprphosi, 10 a.m. Catering chain Grigoris shareholders hold annual general meeting at head office in Alimos, 10 a.m. TUESDAY Tugboat seamen stage a 48-hour strike. Italian Institute of Foreign Trade in Athens in cooperation with the Italian Association of Sport Products and Clothing hold a fashion show at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, at 8.30 p.m. For further information, tel 210.729.4971. Local authorities and residents of Piraeus hold a demonstration at 7.30 p.m. at Korai Sq, opposing the privatization of Pasalimani Port. WEDNESDAY Hotel workers stage a 24-hour strike demanding higher pay and an Olympic bonus for working extra hours over the Games. Portfolio investment fund Dias holds second repeat general assembly at head office, 16 Voukourestiou, 10 a.m.

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