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Over 3 Million Tourists Visit Greece’s South Aegean Islands So Far

Tourist arrivals to destinations in the South Aegean in Greece are soaring as through to July 31 more than 3 million people have visited islands in the region.

July Tourist Arrivals Hitting All-time High in South Aegean Region

Post-COVID tourist arrivals at the South Aegean islands are hitting an all-time high, turning this month into the "best July ever" for the region.

June Tourist Traffic to South Aegean Islands Up by 13% Over 2019

Greece’s South Aegean Region, which includes popular islands such as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, exceeded pre-Covid-19 levels in June by 13%.

Rhodes, Kos Popular Vacation Spots for Brits and Germans

Travelers from the UK and Germany are choosing Rhodes and Kos to holiday this year, shows data from the South Aegean Tourism Initiative body.

Tourist Arrivals Keep Rising on South Aegean Islands

Arrivals at the Greek islands of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Karpathos and Mykonos exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the first half of May, according to data by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Pick Up Pace in May, Outdo 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the Greek island of Rhodes are up by 6.5% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, according to data announced by South Aegean Governor George Hatzimarkos.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Region Closer to Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the South Aegean Region, which includes such popular islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, surpassed pre-Covid-19 levels in the period to April 30.

Greece Sees Robust Arrival Numbers in First Months of 2022

International arrivals to Greece increased sharply in the first two months of 2022, recording a 261.6% rise over 2021 to 2.6 million passengers.

South Aegean Islands Winners in Greece’s Race for Tourism Recovery

The South Aegean islands, which include Rhodes, Mykonos and Santorini, broke all records this year attracting over 3 million visitors.

South Aegean Islands Break 2019 Visitor Record in October

The South Aegean islands in October broke all records to date, surpassing 2019 visitor numbers and exceeding all expectations.

South Aegean Islands Beat October 2019 Tourist Traffic Levels

The South Aegean Region has made 2021 a recovery year exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 tourist traffic levels in October.

International Travel Flows to Greece Continue Steady Trend

International arrivals to Greece are maintaining the momentum of previous months marking a 110.5% increase in September compared to the same month a year ago.

Over 1 Million Tourists Chose South Aegean Islands So Far

Over 1 million international tourists spent their holidays in the South Aegean Region in the last three months, including on such islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos.

May 2021 Travel Flows to Greece Soar by 413.7%

Incoming traveler flows to Greece surged by 413.7% to 285,000 arrivals in May, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Covid-19 Drives Greece Travel Receipts Down by 73.9% in September

The ongoing Covid-19 health crisis drove inbound traffic to Greece down by 73.9% and travel receipts by 71.4% year-on-year in September.

August Inbound Traveler Flows to Greece Sink Due to Covid-19

The number of inbound visitors to Greece in August 2020 was down by 73.3% year-on-year as a result of the Covid-19 measures.

Nine-month Passenger Traffic to Greece Down by 68.9%

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports dropped by 68.9 percent in the first nine months of the year.

Greece’s Peak July Month Sees 85.4% Drop in Tourist Arrivals

July, one of the three main months for tourism in Greece, saw the number of inbound arrivals plunge by 85.4%, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Tourism Arrivals and Revenue Plummet Due to Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, Greece in June saw a 93.8% drop in inbound travelers and a 97.5% decline in revenue, compared to the same month in 2019.

Greek Travel Receipts for February on the Rise Before Covid-19

In February, nearly one month before the coronavirus spread to Europe, travel receipts in Greece marked a 21.1% year-on-year increase.