Network of Cities with Lakes participated in Greek Alternative Tourism Expo & Forum “NOSTOS 2017” which was successfully held on 13th-16th October 2017 in Nafpaktos. The exhibition was organized by Municipality of Nafpaktia. The exhibition was organized in a special exhibition area where several exhibitors, including regional and local authorities, chambers of commerce, development agencies and companies active in the field of alternative tourism, participated.
During opening ceremony, Ms Natalia Kosenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Hellenic Republic, addressed a greeting presenting prospects for the development of alternative tourism and relevant practices applied in Ukraine. Also, she underlined the cooperation between Network of Cities with Lakes and Ukrainian municipalities. Ukraine was the honor guest country in Network’s pavilion.
During exhibition, a great number of visitors, including government representatives, representatives of regional and local authorities, national and local tourism operators and journalists visited Network’s pavilion and they were informed about its aims and actions, as well as alternative tourism prospects for lakes.
It is worth noting that more than 100 exhibitors together with hosted buyers from 12 countries participated in the exhibition.