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ELSTAT: Tourism Helps Ease Greek Recession

Greece's gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 3.8 percent in the second quarter, the least in three years, due to an improved performance in tourism and trade, the country's national statistics office ELSTAT announced on 6 September.

Tourism Arrivals Up Over Last Year

Arrivals to Greece during the first half of this year proved to be on a scale expected by local analysts. Arrivals to the Dodecanese resort island of Rodos, from Athens, rose by 32% to 277,308 in the first six months of the year, compared with 1999, the Civil Aviation Authority...

Greece Levies Low Tourism Taxes

Travellers on a typical package tour pay an average of $276 in tax for their vacation, according to a study of 52 countries published in Greece. The survey was commissioned by the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises.