East European tourism expecting EU boost

  • 2003-07-24
  • Daniel Aronssohn
AFP VIENNA - Joining the European Union should polish the image of former communist countries, attracting more tourists to little-known natural and cultural treasures."These countries have all they need to become prime tourist destinations but still suffer from poor images stemming from their former communist pasts," said Gill Wilson, director of the London-based Central European Countries Travel Association."People choose destinations that inspire confidence. The European Union benefits from a very good image, which is why EU adhesion will have an enormous impact on tourist development in ...
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