Confederal Group of the European United Left – Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL)
• Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) – coordinator
• Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM)
• Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE)
• Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
• Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries (DMAS)
• Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula (DKOR)
• Delegation for relations with the US (D-US)
• Member of the Greek Parliament (2004-2019), elected six times in the First District of Athens.
• Minister of Tourism of Greece (Jan 2015 -May 2019), in the government of Alexis Tsipras.
Recipient of several prestigious awards for her work in the field of tourism, including:
– Tourism Minister of the Year 2018-2019 global award in ITB Berlin, by PATWA
– Global Champion 2019 award for Destination Stewardship, by the World Travel & Tourism
– “Tourism Strategy and Resilience” 2019 global award, by the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPTI)
• MEP, elected with the SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance party (May 2019).