Greece Sees Jump in Tourist Arrivals, Revenue in June
Greece in June saw an increase in foreign arrivals and tourism revenue by 13 and 14.2 percent respectively compared to the same month last year, the Bank of Greece (BoG) said on Monday.
According to the data, tourism revenue last month increased to 2.046 billion euros against 1.792 billion euros in June 2016. In the first half of the year, travel receipts amounted to 4,133,5 million euros from 3,840,9 million euros in the corresponding half of 2016.
BoG’s data showed that compared to the first half of 2016, foreign arrivals during the January-June 2017 period increased by 6.6 percent and and the corresponding tourism revenue by 7.1 percent