Russia Seeks Medical Tourism In Greece
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 18 May 2015
Representatives from the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently met with the Greek Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura, to discuss possible cooperation to expand medical tourism in Greece. It would be part of an effort to strengthen Greek-Russian relations. Representatives from Russia said that the Greek market would be a top destination for Russian citizens for various medical and health services.
During the meeting, Minister Kountoura presented the various opportunities in the health tourism sector in Greece, placing emphasis on the high-level of scientific staff and specialized rehabilitation centers. Minister Kontoura also mentioned that the Greek government is working with the Greek Medical Tourism Council (ELITOUR) and industry professionals to set up working groups to move medical tourism forward in Greece.