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Bank of Greece Gives Guidelines for Growth in Tourism

Innovative measures towards the modernization of existing structures and facilitation of travel such as simplified visa procedures, extending visiting hours at cultural and archaeological sites and extending the season can stimulate tourism demand, according to a report released...

Greece: Capital Controls Still On, Central Bank Calls on ECB to Show ‘Good Will’

Despite several changes announced last week to the capital controls which were implemented in July 2015 amid Greek political havoc and eurozone uncertainty, bank officials say the restrictions to our personal deposits will be with us most likely until the end of 2016.

International Arrivals to Greece Up 8.6% in Jan-Sep 2015

International arrivals to Greece increased by 8.6 percent in the first nine months of 2015, according to a border survey conducted by the Bank of Greece and released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Monday.

Greece’s 10-month Travel Services Balance Up

Greece’s travel services balance recorded a surplus for the January-October 2015 period, up by 5 percent to 11,858 million euros compared to 11,294 million euros last year, according to provisional data released by the Bank of Greece on Tuesday.

Greece Tourist Arrivals Exceed 20 Million in Jan-Sep 2015

Greece saw an increase of 17.1 percent in visitor arrivals in the first nine months of the year, according to Bank of Greece data released on Monday.

Greece Sees Tourist Arrivals, Revenue Rise in Jan-July

Greece attracted almost 12 million tourists during the first seven months of the year, according to data released on Tuesday by the Bank of Greece.

Western Union Activates Out-bound Money Transfers from Greece to Over 200 Countries

Customers of Western Union in Greece can now send 500 euros per month to more than 200 countries and territories.

UK, US Travelers Boost Q1 Travel Revenues in Greece

Holidaymakers from the US and the UK boosted revenues in Greece by 14.4 percent in the first quarter of the year, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greece Welcomes Over 1.7 Million Tourists in Q1 2015

Greece saw 1.7 million tourists in the first quarter of 2015, beating last year's incoming tourist arrivals during the same period by 45.6 percent, according to data from the Bank of Greece.

Over 24.2 Million Tourists Visit Greece in 2014

An increased number of international arrivals to Greece augmented tourism revenue in 2014 to 13.4 billion euros, the central bank said this week.

Hellenic Statistical Authority: Greece Sees 23% Jump in Tourist Arrivals in 2014

For the year 2014, Greece saw a 23 percent increase in non-resident tourist arrivals compared with the number in 2013.

Greece: International Visitors Spend More in Jan-Nov 2014

In the first 11 months of 2014, travel spending in Greece reached 13.3 billion euros, up by 10.8 percent year-on-year, according to data released today by the Bank of Greece.

Greece Jan.-Sept. Tourism Income Rises by 11%, Arrivals Up by 20%

An increased number of international arrivals to Greece boosted tourism revenue for the first nine months of 2014 to 12 billion euros, the central bank said last week.

Greek Tourism Boosts Economy, Receipts Rise

Arrivals to Greece rose by 21.9 percent to over 20 million in the first 10 months of 2014, boosting revenue from tourism by 10.6 percent to 13,013 million euros compared to the same period in 2013, the Bank of Greece said on Tuesday.

Tourism Brings in the Cash as Greece’s Current Account Deficit Drops in October

Increased tourism receipts contributed to the country’s shrinking deficit according to data released on Monday by the Bank of Greece.

Greek Tourism Revenue Up in September

In September, tourism revenue in Greece rose by 10.9 percent (225 million euros) to 2.28 billion euros from 2.06 billion compared to the same month in 2013.

Climate Change to Take Toll on Greek Tourism, Study Finds

Greek tourism will have to implement strategies to deal with the negative effects of climate change, according to a study presented by the Bank of Greece.

International Tourist Arrivals To Greece Surge 20.8% In Jan-July

The number of foreign tourist arrivals to Greece rose 20.8 percent in the first seven months of this year in comparison to the same period last year, according to recent data released by the Bank of Greece.

Travel Receipts Help Increase Greek Current Account Surplus In June

Travel receipts in June 2014 increased by 16.3 percent compared with the same month last year, reaching some 1.986,8 million euros, according to data from the Bank of Greece on the country's current account balance.

Bank of Greece: Arrivals Up By 17% In January-May 2014

Tourist arrivals in Greece were up by 17 percent in the January-May 2014 period, according to the Bank of Greece.