Meet the Person

Angela Varela

Angela Varela

Head of the Directorate of National and International Services
f. General Manager of GNTO Promotion
Greek National Tourism Organisation

STUDIES
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences – PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE STUDIES (1983)

POST GRADUATE STUDIES
Α) Hellenic Open University- Tourism Business Administration (2006)
Thesis topic: The use of ICT applications -Information & Communication
Technology- in the marketing of tourist destinations by National Tourism
Organizations
Β) Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, School of International
Studies, Communication and Culture _ “New Media and Journalism” (2016)
Thesis topic: “The indiscernible limits of Storytelling in propaganda-
Historical review, comparison, effects on the formation of political and social
behavior”.

Foreign Languages
English, Italian, Spanish and French

Working experience
From 1981 until 1983 private sector.
From 1983 to this day, senior staff to the Greek National Tourism Organisation in
Greece and Abroad. (Director Public Relations GNTO, Director Promotion GNTO,
Head of GNTO Sweden 2006-2008, Head of GNTO Serbia 2021-2023)

Social activities
Travelling, cinema, literature, bridge