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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.

ELSTAT: Greece Sees High Rise in 2017 Tourist Arrivals, Overnight Stays

A significant increase was recorded in arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and tourist campsites in Greece in 2017, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Domestic Tourism Down as Greeks Strapped for Cash

Only one in two Greeks will be able to go on holiday this year due to financial difficulties, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Passenger Traffic at Greek Ports Up 7.4% in 2017

The total passenger traffic at Greek ports last year recorded a 7.4 percent increase to some 35.78 million passengers, compared with 2016, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Turnover Up in Q1 2018 for Greek Travel Agencies

The Greek travel agency sector saw turnover rise by 25.4 percent in the first quarter of the year, compared to the corresponding period of 2017.

Greek Museums, Sites See Rise in Visitors, Revenue in 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts during 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Greek Sites, Museums Welcome More Visitors in Jan–Sep 2017

Visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites during the first nine months of 2017 increased by 17.8 percent and reached 13.5 million compared with the same period in 2016.

Overnight Stays Up in Greek Hotels, Campsites in Jan-Sep 2017

During January–September 2017, Greece saw an increase in arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and campsites, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

Ministry Presents Pilot Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) for Greece

The Tourism Ministry introduced a pilot Tourism Satellite Account that aims to achieve a complete picture of Greece’s arrivals and revenue from tourists.

ELSTAT: Greece Sees Rise in 2016 Tourist Arrivals, Overnight Stays

Greece in 2016 saw a 2.7% increase in arrivals and a 4% rise in overnight stays in hotels, similar establishments and campsites, compared to 2015.
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