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Greece 10-month Airport Arrivals Outdo 2019 Levels

Airport arrivals to Greece in the January-October period exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 0.8% or 169,000 arrivals, according to INSETE data.

Inbound Tourist Traffic to Greece Up By 191.4% in Jan-July

Some 13.2 million travelers made their way to Greece over the January-July 2022 period boosting inbound flows by 191.4% compared to 2021, according to Bank of Greece data.

Greece’s July Tourism Revenues Reach €3.7bn, Exceed 2019 Levels

Greece’s tourism industry is very close to recovering this year with a growing number of international arrivals and revenues exceeding pre-Covid levels.

Surge in Tourist Arrivals Fuels Greece Tourism Revenues in May 2022

Increasing international arrivals to Greece boosted travel receipts by 536.4% in May and by 547.9% in January‑May exceeding respective 2021 levels.

Greece Welcomes Over 2 Million Tourists in May

More than 2 million foreign travelers visited Greece in May, showing a 672.5% rise in passenger flows through both Greek airports and road border-crossing points.

Greece Sees Inbound Traveler Flows Up in February

International tourist arrivals in Greece grew by 314.8% in February compared to the same month last year, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greece’s Tourism Sector Marks Better-than-expected Recovery in 2021

The Greek tourism industry achieved the best-case scenario in terms of performance in 2021 with international arrivals recouping 47% and travel receipts 59% of 2019 levels.

BoG: Global Challenges Ahead for Greek Economy Despite Tourism Dynamic

Despite the anticipated strong performance of tourism in Greece this year, the negative impact of inflation is expected to drag down private spending, according to the Bank of Greece.

South Aegean Region Greece’s Tourism Champ in 2021

One in four travelers chose to holiday on one of the South Aegean islands placing the region in the lead in terms of Greece’s arrivals, overnight stays and revenues in 2021.

More than 14 Million Foreign Tourists in Greece in January-November 2021

The number of inbound travelers to Greece almost doubled during the first 11 months of 2021 compared to 2020, shows Bank of Greece data.

November 2021 Greek Tourism Revenues Close to Pre-pandemic Levels

Greek tourism revenues in November exceeded 2020 figures and came very close to pre-Covid-19 levels, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece Can Achieve Pre-pandemic Tourism Levels in 2022, Says Central Bank

Greece can achieve pre-pandemic 2019 tourism levels in 2022 provided the sector diversifies its product and attracts more investments, says the Bank of Greece.

Greece Sees Tourism Make Strong Comeback in First Nine Months of 2021

Greece saw travel receipts increase by 139.3% in the first nine months of the year, generated by the number of inbound travelers, according to BoG data.

BoG Forecasts 5% Growth for Greece in 2022 Driven by Tourism

The Greek economy can grow at a rate of 5% in 2022 if the tourism sector continues its strong performance, according to Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras.

Greece Attracts 8.6 Million Tourists in January-August, Sees Revenue Reach €6.6 Billion

Greece in January-August welcomed over 8.6 million inbound travelers, pulling in tourism revenue that reached almost half of the total earnings of 2019.

May 2021 Travel Flows to Greece Soar by 413.7%

Incoming traveler flows to Greece surged by 413.7% to 285,000 arrivals in May, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greek Tourism Revenue Still Down in April But Higher than 2020

Travel receipts in Greece reached a mere €43 million in April generated by 107,000 travelers who came to the country in the midst of Covid-19 measures.

Greece Records Massive 90% Plunge in Jan-Feb Tourism Revenue

Tourism revenue in Greece for the first two months of the year nosedived by 90 percent, according to provisional data by the Bank of Greece.

Coronavirus Injures Greece’s Tourism Revenue in 2020

Covid-19 measures and travel bans cost the Greek tourism sector 13.89 billion euros in 2020, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece’s Revenue from Travel Receipts Drops 76.3% in Jan-Nov

With tourism heavily impacted in 2020 by the Covid-19 pandemic, Greece’s revenue from travel receipts dropped to 4.24 billion euros during January-November.