Giorgos Koletsos on Friday was appointed as the new secretary-general in Greek Tourism Organisation. Koletsos, who studied economics and business management, has served as president of the ultimately ill-fated 2013 Mediterranean Games’ organising committee and will take over his duties immediately.

GNTO has set two targets, namely, to obtain a structure that will allow it to operate more efficiently and second, to adopt an even more aggressive approach towards markets, both new and traditional ones.

The culture and tourism ministry and GNOT have announced cutbacks and terminated overspending leaving behind a period of mismanagement, aiming at restructuring the state-run organisation.