Culture & Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos will be on a two-day visit to Israel on Tuesday, focusing on the promotion of Greek tourist destinations, cruises and the “Thessaloniki crossroads of cultures” programme.

On Tuesday Geroulanos will address the opening of the 17th International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) in Tel Aviv. In the afternoon of the same day, he will meet with his Israeli counterpart Stas Misezhnikov and afterwards he will give a radio interview.

On Wednesday he is scheduled to meet with representatives of major mass media and tour operators in Israel.

At noon, the minister will visit Jerusalem and meet with Patriarch Theophilos III.