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Greece Sees Q1 2019 Travel Receipts Rise by 34.8%

Greece travel receipts for the January-March 2019 period increased by 34.8 percent to 747 million euros, according to the Bank of Greece.

Stronger Spending Drives Up January-April Travel Receipts for Greece 

The balance of travel services for the January-April period showed a surplus of 412 million euros, driven by a 22.8 percent rise in travel receipts.

March Travel Receipts for Greece Up by 32.2%

Greece's travel receipts increased in March by 32.2 percent year-on-year to 319 million euros from 241 million euros in the same month last year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Soaring Travel Receipts for Greece, Up by 41% in Jan-Feb

Greece's travel receipts rose by 41.1 percent or 129 million euros in the first two months of the year driven by a 32 percent leap in average spending per trip, the country's central bank said.

Tourism Traffic, Revenues Peak at Five Greek Regions

For one more year, tourist traffic to Greece accelerated with Greek destinations welcoming some 33 million visitors in 2018, a 9.7 percent increase against 2017.

Greece Sees Major 53.2% Rise in Travel Receipts in January

Greece in January saw a remarkable 53.2 percent increase in travel receipts, according to data announced by the Bank of Greece.

Strong Tourism Flows, Travel Receipts for Greece in November 2018

Greece's travel receipts rose by 42.4% year-on-year in November 2018, driven by a 6.2% rise in inbound traffic and increased spending per trip by 35.8%.

Greece Travel Receipts Up by 8.4% in Jan-Sept 2018

Travel receipts for the nine months to September 2018 increased by 8.4 percent compared to the same period in 2017, according to final data released by the Bank of Greece.

Greece Tourist Traffic Still Strong in September but Spending Down

Inbound tourist traffic to Greece rose in September, but travel receipts are still slow and the average spending per trip recorded a drop.

Greece Sees Arrivals by Air Rise and by Road Fall in September

Greece in September saw air arrivals up and road arrivals down compared with the same month in 2017, according to data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Tourism Flows to Greece Robust for August

Tourism traffic to Greece continued its dynamic into August, with Greek destinations welcoming more than 6 million travelers, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece Short Stay Accommodation Numbers Up in 2017

The number of overnight stays at short stay accommodation facilities in Greece, rose by 4.2 percent with arrivals up by 4.4 percent in 2017, according to ELSTAT.

ELSTAT: Greece Sees High Rise in 2017 Tourist Arrivals, Overnight Stays

A significant increase was recorded in arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and tourist campsites in Greece in 2017, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greece Posts 13.8% Q1 Rise in Tourism Revenue

Revenue from Greek tourism increased by 13.8 percent year-on-year to 557 million euros during the January-March period, according to the Bank of Greece.

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.

Overnight Stays Up in Greek Hotels, Campsites in Jan-Sep 2017

During January–September 2017, Greece saw an increase in arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and campsites, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

INSETE: Autumn Tourism to Greece Going Strong

Greece’s efforts to extend the tourism season are paying off as demonstrated by an 8.6 percent rise in traffic for September and October, according to Institute SETE (INSETE).

Greek Summer Loading: Expecting 3.2m Visitors in August 

Greece is expecting 3.2 million visitors this month breaking all records and demonstrating the sector’s robust growth.

Garbage Strike is Defaming Greece, Tourism Minister Kountoura Says

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has called for the garbage strike in Greece to end as it is "hurting tourism and defaming the country".

SETE: Greece 2016 Tourist Arrivals Break Record

Greek tourism is going strong, marking some 30 million tourist arrivals in 2016, according to tentative figures released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
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