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Greece Sees High Growth of German Tourists

The number of German tourists traveling to Greece recorded a high increase in the first half of 2018, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greece Tourism Figures Escalate in June 2018

Inbound tourism to Greece marked a 22.3 percent rise in June compared to the same month in 2017, while related revenue grew by 16 percent, according to the Bank of Greece.

Handelsblat: Robust Tourism Driving Greece out of Crisis

Tourists continue to flock to Greece despite the deadly fires, reports Handelsblat days after the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reassured travelers that the country was a safe destination.

Greek Tourism Success Story Going Strong

Greek tourism is flying high, setting the groundwork for better days to come, according data released over the last six months.

Greek Q1 Tourism Revenue Edging Upward

Greek tourism-related revenue grew in the first quarter of the year to 554 million euros, marking a 13.2 percent increase compared to 2017, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece-based CEOs: Tourism, Food Services to Top Investor Interest

Tourism and F&B services are the key areas of interest for investors seeking to place their money in Greece, according to market experts and company CEOs.

Central Bank: Greece 2017 Travel Receipts Up by 10.8% at €14.6bn

Greek travel receipts came to a total of 14.6 billion euros in 2017, up by 10.8% compared to 2016, according to final data released by the Bank of Greece.

EU Looks to Address Bad Loans with ‘Ambitious’ Plan

In efforts to reign in non-performing loans across the EU, the European Commission has announced a package of “ambitious” measures.

Central Bank Head Sees Positive Year Ahead for Greek Tourism

The Greek tourism sector is moving full speed ahead for an even stronger year, said Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras in his 2017 report.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.

Greece Welcomed Over 27 Million Tourists in 2017, Says BoG

The number of inbound visitors to Greece in 2017 increased more than 27 million, according to the Bank of Greece.

Tourism Offsets Greece’s Current Account Deficit

Greece’s current account recorded a deficit of 1.5 billion euros in 2017 down by 418 million euros year-on-year, with travel receipts slightly increasing.

Travel Receipts in Greece Up 10.7% in Jan-Nov 2017

Greece saw a 10.7 percent year-on-year increase in travel receipts during January-November 2017, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece Sees Rise in Arrivals, Travel Receipts in Jan-Oct 2017

Greece saw an increase in inbound visitors and travel receipts during the first 10 months of 2017, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

French, German Travelers Stimulate Greece’s August Tourism Earnings

French and German travelers contributed largely to the positive performance of Greek tourism in August 2017, according to the Bank of Greece.

Travel Receipts in Greece Up by 9.1% in Jan-Aug 2017

In January-August 2017, travel receipts in Greece increased by 9.1 percent, compared to the same period in 2016, according to the Bank of Greece.

Study Shows Greeks Still Distrust Banking System

More than half of all Greeks distrust the banking system according to a study focusing on capital restrictions, conducted by business consultants Alvarez & Marsal.

Greece’s Travel Balance Up 8.5% in January-June

Greece's balance of travel services in January-June 2017 posted a surplus of 3,147 million euros, 8.5 percent more compared to the same period in 2016.

Bank of Greece: Tourism Performance on the Rise in July

Greece in July saw a 5.3 percent rise in tourism-related revenue and a 10.2 percent increase in the number of incoming travelers, compared to the same month last year.

Greek Deposit Inflows Slowly Picking Up Pace

Private sector deposits at Greek banks picked up pace in the summer months on back of improved tourism figures and following the third bailout deal.