ECONOMY

Greek and Turkish officials hope for better tourism ties

Greece’s Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Angela Gerekou met with the president of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB), Basaran Ulusoy, in Athens yesterday where they looked into broadening ties between the two nations in the tourism sector. «It is a common goal for the two countries to develop tourism, particularly during this crucial point in the international economic crisis,» Gerekou said after the meeting without providing specific details on the talks. «For this reason, we should broaden the possibilities of working together in a move that would be of benefit to both nations,» the deputy minister added.