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Greek Tourism Receipts Plunge After Covid-19 Lockdowns

Greek tourism receipts and incoming traffic took a hard hit in April after Covid-19 brought global travel to a standstill.

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.

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.

Covid-19: Greek Study Focuses on Previous Tourism Recovery Times After Crisis

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on tourism, Greek research body INSETE looks into previous recovery times for the industry after a crisis.

Study: Greece’s Brand Name Key for Tourism to Recover from Covid-19

Greece's strong brand name will play a key role in the recovery of the country's tourism sector after the coronavirus pandemic subsides, says INSETE.

Greek Tourism Sector Recovery Depends on Covid-19 Crisis Duration, Says BoG

The duration of the coronavirus pandemic will be the decisive factor for the Greek tourism industry’s comeback, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).

Pre-coronavirus Travel Revenue for Greece on the Rise – January Data

Greece's tourism revenue was on an upward trend in January, before the coronavirus health crisis hit the country, recording a 24.4 percent rise.

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.

Greece’s Jan-Sept 2019 Tourism Receipts Concentrated in Five Regions

Five regions in Greece, including South Aegean and Crete, generated the strongest highest tourism revenue in the January-September 2019 period.

Greece’s Travel Receipts in Jan-Oct 2019 Exceed Total 2018 Revenues

Travel receipts in Greece during the first ten months of 2019 exceeded the total amount of the country's revenues in 2018, according to INSETE.

Tourism Boosts Greece’s Economic Growth in Q3, Says NBG

Data on Greece's GDP in the third quarter of 2019 shows that the country's economic activity grew stronger than initially expected, mainly due to tourism.

Greece Sees Growing Tourism Numbers from France and the UK

French and British travelers boosted Greece's tourism arrivals and revenue during the first eight months of the year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greek Tourism Revenue Up by 16.1% in August 2019

Travel receipts in Greece increased by 16.1 percent in August and by 13.6 percent during the January-August period, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Greek Ports Welcome More Cruise Ships in Jan-June 2019

Cruise travel to Greek destinations picked up pace in the first six months of the year driving a 10.1 percent increase in total receipts, according to the Bank of Greece.

Greece’s Travel Receipts Rise in January-June

For the first half of the year, revenue in Greece from travel receipts grew by 15.3 percent against the same period in 2018, according to the Bank of Greece.

Travel Receipts ‘Save’ Greece’s June Current Account Surplus

Stronger net travel receipts in Greece in june drove a 338 million euro improvement in the services surplus, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

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.