In a very warm atmosphere, on Monday, January 20, the ceremony for the traditional blessing of the School ,students and staff with the Holy Water for the new year followed by the cutting of the New Year’s Cake in ASTER, which were performed by the Most Reverend Metropolitan of Rhodes, Mr. Cyril, who after blessing everyone, wished success in their work, with a rich livelihood and intellectual goods.
The beautiful event was attended by the Deputy Minister of Tourism Mr. Manos Konsolas, who congratulated the Director, Teachers and staff for the work done at the School and analysed the plan of the Ministry of Tourism to upgrade the Schools, which will very soon be implemented. He then had contact with the students and the teachers of the School, with whom he discussed the issues that concern them.
Mrs. Mika Iatridi, MP of Dodecanese was also present, and extended a greeting to all the attendees, who , as she said, had the right, to be proud of the School from which Mr. Giannis Pappas, MP of the Dodecanese, Mr. Konstantinos Chrysochoidis, appointed representative of the Region for Tourism, Mr. Konstantinos Taraslias, Deputy Mayor of Tourism, Mr. Georgios Matsigos, President of the Association of Hotel Managers of Rhodes, as well as Mr. Athanasios Stamos, appointed representative of the Municipality of Rhodes, and Director of ASTPR for many years, until 2012, gratuated with significant contribution to tourism.
All the attendees wished a happy and prosperous New Year to each other and stressed the special importance of the impartial and invaluable offer of ASTPR in the tourism development, in the upgrading of the Tourist product of our country and in the improvement of the provided services.