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Greek Ports See Passenger Traffic Down in January-March

Ports in Greece saw a 2.5 percent decrease in total passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

ELSTAT: Turnover in Greek Accommodation and F&B Grows in Q2

Second quarter 2019 turnover for Greece’s accommodation and food services sector grew by 12.9 percent compared to the same period last year.

Greece’s Museums, Archaeological Sites See More Visitors in April

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts in April 2019, according to ELSTAT.

Greeks Traveling and Spending More, Says ELSTAT Survey

Residents of Greece in 2018 traveled more and spent more during their trips, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Hotels and Campsites See More Arrivals and Overnight Stays in 2018

Arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and tourist campsites in Greece were on the up in 2018, according to final data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greece June Consumer Price Index Down by 0.3%

Prices for transport and accommodation increased in June, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority, while Greece’s general consumer price index was up by 0.5%.

Passenger Traffic Rises at Greek Ports in Q4 2018

Greek ports saw a 3.1 percent increase in total passenger traffic during the fourth quarter of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Accommodation Services Turnover Lagging in Q1, ELSTAT Says

Greece’s accommodation services sector recorded a 37 percent decrease in its turnover index in the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same period last year.

Greek Museums See Visitor Rise in January

Museums in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts in January, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Travel Agencies Report Improved Performance in 2018

Greek travel agency activity increased by 28.4 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, demonstrating the ongoing dynamic of the tourism sector.

Greek Economy Loses Steam in Q4, Recovery on Course

Greek economic growth slowed down in the fourth quarter of 2018, following nine consecutive quarters of positive performance, the statistical authority announced.

Greek Ventures Among Europe’s Top 10 Most Innovative in 2014 – 2016

Greece has moved up three ranks claiming ninth spot among the top 10 EU countries with the most innovative business ventures over 2014-2016.

Hotels See Decline in Overnight Stays of Greeks

The number of overnight stays of Greeks in hotels in Greece dropped during the first nine months of 2018, according to data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Sites See Visitors Up By 16.2% in Jan–July 2018

Visitors to Greek archaeological sites during the first seven months of the year increased by 16.2 percent, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Passenger Traffic at Greek Ports Up 8.2% in First Quarter

The total passenger traffic at Greek ports during the first quarter of the year recorded an increase of 8.2 percent, compared with the same period in 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Turnover Index in Greek Tourism Sector Up in Q2 2018

The turnover index in Greece's accommodation and food service activities sector increased by 11.5 percent during the second quarter of 2018, according to ELSTAT.

Greek Travel Agencies See Turnover Increase in Second Quarter of 2018

An increase of 16.6 percent was recorded in the turnover of the Greek travel agency sector in the second quarter of 2018, according to data by ELSTAT.

Tourism, Exports Boost July Business Expectation Index in Greece

Tourism and exports, together with Greece’s exit from its bailout program, have boosted the business expectations index for July.

Survey: More Trips for Greek Nationals in 2017

The number of Greek nationals taking trips grew in 2017 by 10.2 percent to 4.5 million who went on 7.5 million trips, up by 12.6 percent compared to 2016, a survey found.

Greece Short Stay Accommodation Numbers Up in 2017

The number of overnight stays at short stay accommodation facilities in Greece, rose by 4.2 percent with arrivals up by 4.4 percent in 2017, according to ELSTAT.