It has become something of an annual ritual before the start of the summer holiday season to hear the same sound bites from government officials about the lack of proper infrastructure, such as marines, airports and transport networks, that can meet the demands of quality tourism. The outcome naturally is that the number of tourists who visit our country grows by the year but revenues from tourism are dropping. The steps that the responsible officials need to take are clear. First, they must realize that tourism is the fundamental pillar of the Greek economy. Second, that improving the existing infrastructure requires planning and immediate implementation. Here’s finally some work for state officials.