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HACC Forum on Tourism and Study Opportunities in Greece

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The forum will appeal to international students that are considering starting or continuing their studies in “sunny” Greece. Credit: Greek Reporter

The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce (HACC) organizes a virtual forum on Saturday, January 28 on Greek tourism and opportunities to study in “sunny” Greece.

Titled “Greek Tourism for all seasons and in many forms,” the forum will explore the favorite destinations and alternative forms of tourism in Greece. It will delve into what Greece has to offer in terms of sports tourism, religious destinations, gastronomy, luxury, and unique places for all seasons.

The forum will also appeal to international students that are considering starting or continuing their studies in Greece. Experts will explain how graduates with an International Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, can be taught in English, from highly ranked Public or Private universities in “sunny” Greece at low cost.

Also, they will explain how to study for a joint degree between Greek and US Universities (including Ivy League), while studying in Greece and how to join accredited summer school sessions, short-term or semester abroad programs, and international archeological, cultural, and heritage programs.

The virtual forum will be held at 10.00-13.30 NY time (17.00-20.30 Athens time)

Speakers at the HACC forum

Among the speakers are Olympia K. Anastasopoulou, Secretary General for Tourism policy and development of Greece, Angela Gerekou, President of the Greek National Tourism Office, Nicholas Kelaiditis, President of the Hellenic association of travel and tourism agencies (HATTA), George Vernicos, General Secretary of SETE, Association of Greek Tourism Enterprise, Joanna Kalafatis, Travel writer, and producer, NikosVernicos, Shipowner, President EmeritusICC-Hellas, Member ofthe board of Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, Chef Maria Loi, Chef, entrepreneur, Greek FoodAmbassador, Philanthropist, Author, TVHost&Healthy Lifestyle Expert, Angelos Syrigos Deputy Minister of Education and Religious Affairs of Greece and Dr. Loren J. Samons, Chief Academic Advisor &Executive Director of the Institute for Hellenic Culture and the Liberal Arts, The American College of Greece.

For the full program of the forum please follow the link.

HACC promotes economic and cultural ties between Greece and the U.S.

The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce was formed over 70 years ago for the purpose of promoting and strengthening the economic and cultural ties between the United States of America and Greece.

Since that time, the organization has grown and its scope has broadened beyond the express purpose of fostering and developing commercial and trade relations between Greece and the United States.​

Beyond its traditional commercial role, the Chamber administered the “George E. Athans Scholarship Fund” (prior to entrusting it to the Office of Financial Aid at New York University), and continues to assist in the selection of its recipients.

The Chamber honorees for achievement have not been limited to commerce but have come from the arts and politics as well. The Chamber has co-sponsored investment seminars and hosted political leaders.

The Chamber today is a multifaceted organization that offers different things to different people and provides a network and forum for its members to meet, interact, and exchange ideas. It is a vehicle from which to gain an additional perspective.

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