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Europeans Want Greece for their Upcoming Trip, Says Study

Greece is the first place European travelers wish to visit for their next trip, according to a study conducted by the Royal Elcano Institute and Spanish tourism institute Turespaña.

INSETE Study Reveals 2010-2019 Tourist Trends in Greece 

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study of the average per capita expenditure of incoming tourists in Greece during the 2010-2019 decade.

Study: Greece – Spain Tourist Spending Disparity

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study that compares the average spending per tourist in both Greece and Spain in 2018 and 2019.

Covid-19 Nearly Halts 10-month International Arrivals to Greece

During the January-October 2020 period, the number of international arrivals to Greece by land and air fell to 8.27 million, according to INSETE data.

INSETE Study: Growing Source Markets for Greek Tourism in 2017-2019

Spain, Canada and Austria were the three source markets to Greece that recorded the highest increases in the 2017-2019 period, according an INSETE study.

Greece Sees Most 2019 Int’l Air Arrivals in April-October, Study Shows

The majority of international arrivals to Greece in 2018 and 2019 was recorded in the April-October period for both years, a study by INSETE reveals.

Greek Tourism Study: Highest-spending Travelers Visited South Aegean Region in 2019

The South Aegean Region won over Greece's highest spending travelers in 2019 marking a 12.7% increase against the previous year, says INSETE.

Role of Tourism for Greece in 2019 Revealed by INSETE

Two studies released by INSETE reveal the significant role the tourism sector had on growth and employment in Greece in 2019, before the Covid-19 outbreak.

Road Tourism to Greece Generates €1.8bn in 2019

Incoming road tourism from Greece’s neighboring countries accounted for 9.6 million arrivals and 1.8 billion euros in revenue in 2019, according to a study by INSETE.

INSETE: Road Arrivals to Greece Up by 35.6% in January 2020

The number of arrivals by road to Greece increased in January by 35.6 percent to 625,600 compared to 462,000 in the same month a year ago.

ETC: 3.6% Rise in Europe Int’l Tourist Arrivals by Year End

The European Travel Commission is forecasting a 3.6 percent rise in international tourism arrivals to Europe for the rest of 2019.

ETC: Greece Records ‘Solid Growth’ in 2018 with More Arrivals

Greece is among the countries recording “solid growth” as a destination contributing to Europe’s positive performance of 6% growth in 2018, according to the ETC.

Greek Airport Nine-month Passenger Traffic Figures Soar

Greek airports saw a record-breaking 10 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first nine months of the year, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Five Greek Regions Account for Majority of Tourist Visits to Greece

Central Macedonia, the South Aegean Region, Attica, Crete and the Ionian Islands account for 84 percent of visits to Greece, according to a survey by INSETE.

Austrian Seniors Choose Greece for Holidays

All the more Austrian seniors are choosing Greek destinations for their holidays with two retiree groups having already booked for the 2019-2020 period.

Senior Tourists in Greece Spent €2 Billion in 2016

Senior tourists in 2016 accounted for 6.1 percent of all trips to Greece and some 2 billion euros in tourism-related revenue, according to SETE Intelligence.

Greek Hotels’ Digital Client Roster Getting Bigger in Q1

Online bookings for Greek hotels grew by 57 percent in the first four months of the year, according to data collected by Nelios and Axia Hospitality.

Study: Greek Tourism Generates Rising Revenue

The tourism sector has evolved into a driver of the economy, with Greece receiving 27.2 million tourists in 2017, who generated a total of 14.2 billion euros, according to INSETE's latest report.

INSETE-trivago Team Up to Offer More Insight on Greek Hospitality Market

In its ongoing effort to provide the most accurate insight into Greek tourism and travel industry trends, INSETE has joined forces with trivago.

French Tourists’ ‘Love’ for Greece to Spur Traffic by 10-12%

Inbound travelers from France are set to rise this year by approximately 10-12 percent, according to data of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).
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