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Transport, Exports Offset Greece’s Current Account Deficit in February

Greece’s current account deficit in February came to 990 million euros, down by 407 million euros year-on-year, according to the country's central bank.

INSETE: City Breaks, Winter Destinations ‘Hot’ in February for Greeks

Αthens, Thessaloniki and Arahova welcomed the most Greek visitors in February, according to recent data released by INSETE.

Passenger Traffic Through Greek Airports Up in Jan-Feb

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 10.7 percent during the first two months of 2019, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Airlines Slash Scheduled Seats to Greece by 7% in 2019

Airlines have slashed the number of scheduled seats to Greece by 7 percent, or 1.3 million, this year compared to 2018, according to findings released by INSETE.

Quality, Service, Cleanliness Give Greek Hotels Advantage Over Rivals

Hotels in Greece took the lead in 2018 over accommodation facilities at rival destinations in terms of overall quality and service, according to INSETE.

France, US Markets Driving Greek Tourism in October 2018

Driving tourism growth to Greece in October 2018 were visitors from France, with spending up by 73.0 percent, and by US visitors with spending up by 84.8 percent.

Bank of Greece: Tourism Revenue Rising, Up to €1.4bn in October

Tourism revenues rose to 1.41 billion euros in October 2018, from 1.19 billion euros during the same period last year, according to the Bank of Greece.

ICAP Study: Tourism Enterprises Among Greece’s Most Profitable

Tourism enterprises hold leading positions among Greece’s 500 most profitable businesses for 2017, according to an ICAP study.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Pre-bookings by Belgian Travelers for Greece Up in 2019

The number of Belgian holidaymakers booking in advance for Greece is on the rise, according to data released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greek Airports See 12.4% Rise in Incoming Traffic Overall

Greece’s major airports have seen a 12.4 percent rise in incoming traffic since the beginning of the year until the end of October.

INSETE Study Looks into Greek Crisis Years Tourism Figures

The number of arrivals to Greece grew by 89 percent over the the 2005-2017 period, with average spending decreasing by 3 percent, according to a new study released by INSETE.

Greece 10-month Air Arrivals Mark Historic High

Air traffic to Greece is stronger than ever with an additional 680,000 passengers going through Greek airports during January-October 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

INSETE: Majority of Tourists to Greece Book in Advance

An increased number of Europeans visited Greece last year for their holidays, stayed longer and 93 percent booked in advance, according to a new study released by INSETE.

Marine Tourism Big Boost to Greece’s GDP, INSETE Finds

Marine tourism accounts for a considerable part of Greece’s GDP and employment, according to a study released by INSETE.

Greece H1 Travel Receipts Maintain Momentum, Up by 17.2%

EU residents contributed greatly to the 17.2 percent increase in Greece's travel receipts for the January-June period, according to the Bank of Greece.

Western Greece Region Leader in Tourism Revenue

The Region of Western Greece is in the lead in terms of tourism-related revenue due to increased visits and overnight stays in the second quarter of 2018.

Tourism Contributed €52.3 Billion to Greek Economy in 2009-2016

Tourism, one of the top four industries in Greece, generated revenue in the 2009-2016 period, contributing 52.3 billion euros to state coffers, according to INSETE.

INSETE: August 2018 Tourist Arrivals Up in Greece

Greek tourism continued its upward trend in August this year with an increase in air arrivals compared to the same month in 2017, according to INSETE data.

INSETE Handbook to Aid Greek Tourism Enterprises in Waste Management

SETE's research department INSETE has released a handbook on "Recycling and Solid Waste Management” for tourism enterprises.