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Eurostat: Greek Passenger Ports in EU’s Top 5 in 2021

Three Greek ports are in the EU’s Top 5 passenger ports for 2021, according to the statistical office of the European Union, Eurostat.

Greece in Top 10 EU Countries with Most Tourist Beds in 2021

Greece was among the Top 10 countries in Europe with the highest number of tourist beds in 2021, according to data by Eurostat.

Eurostat Reveals Impact of COVID Crisis on Young Air Transport Workers

Airlines and associated enterprises have reduced the number of their employees during the last two years due to Covid-19, particularly affecting younger workers, according to data released by Eurostat.

Commercial Flights to Greece Rise in July Despite EU Drop

Greece was the only EU country to mark an increase in commercial flights for a second consecutive month in July compared to the same month in 2019.

Greeks Among 38m People in Europe Who Can’t Afford a Vacation

Greeks are among 38 million Europeans who don’t make enough to go on holiday, according to the latest data released by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

Eurostat: March Sees Commercial Flights in EU Pick Up by 156% 

Greece was among the EU countries recording the smallest decreases in commercial flights in March 2022, according to Eurostat.

Eurostat: More Overnights Spent in EU in 2021, Greece in the Lead

Greece is among the countries that recorded the largest increases in the number of nights spent in 2021 compared to 2020, says Eurostat.

Eurostat: Greece Shows Most Signs of Recovery in Number of Commercial Flights in 2021

Greece is the EU country that showed the most signs of recovery in terms of number of commercial flights in 2021 compared to 2019, according to data released by Eurostat.

Eurostat: Greek Tourism Shows Promising Recovery Signs Compared to 2020

Greece this summer showed the most promising signs of tourism recovery, after Malta, in terms of the number of nights spent in hotels compared with 2020, according to Eurostat.

Greeks Cut Back Holiday Overnight Stays in 2020

Covid-19 impacted Greeks’ travel plans last year, taking a toll on the duration of holidays and therefore overnight stays which dropped by 35.5%, according to ELSTAT.

Study: Greece Holding Strong in EU Short-term Rental Demand

Greece is holding strong in Europe in terms of overnight short-term rental bookings, according to a study released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency.

Covid-19: Greece Overnights Among Hardest Hit in EU

Greece reported a 74% drop - among the highest declines in the EU - in the number of overnight stays between April 2020 and March 2021.

Eurostat: Greece Saving Jobs Despite Covid-19 Market Shock

Despite the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greece has managed to protect jobs in the second quarter of 2020, according to Eurostat data.

Eurostat: Greece Unemployment at 17% in May

Greece’s jobless rate increased from 15.7 percent in April 2020 to 17 percent in May, according to the latest data released by Eurostat.

Greece Still Laggard in EU New Business Births

Greece is still slow with regards to new business births in the EU, remaining last on the list released by Eurostat.

Study: Greeks Still Not Keen on Sharing Economy

Greeks still haven’t warmed up to the sharing economy with a mere 15 percent opting to book a short-term rental online, a Eurostat survey says.

Winter Evolving into Popular Tourism Season for the EU

EU countries are seeing a rising demand for their winter tourism products with visitors choosing to stay an additional 18.9 million nights last year, according to Eurostat.

Over 50% of Greeks Can’t Afford a One-week Annual Holiday, Says Eurostat

Over 50 percent of Greeks aged 16 or over could not afford a one-week annual holiday away from home in 2018, according to Eurostat.

Greeks Opt for Domestic Travel, Longer Stays – Eurostat

Greeks prefer to travel in their own country and take the longest trips in the European Union, according to a Eurostat survey covering 1.3 billion leisure and business trips in the EU in 2017. 

Greece Growth Still Laggard Among EU Members, Says Eurostat

Annual GDP growth in Greece slowed down in Q1 2019 compared to the previous three quarters, according to figures released by Eurostat.