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Tourism Comeback Boosts July Retail Trade in Greece

Stronger tourist flows to Greece in July stimulated retail trade with sales increasing by 13.3%, according to data by the Greek statistical authority (ELSTAT).

Greece Accommodation Businesses See July 2021 Turnover Soar

Greek accommodation enterprises were back on track in July 2021, recording nearly 1 billion euros in turnover up by 230.3% compared to the same month last year.

Greece Expects ‘Strong Recovery’ for Economy After GDP Jumps 16.2%

Greece’s economy took a turn for the better in the second quarter of the year, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Reopening Economy Boosts Q2 Business Turnover in Greece

The decision to ease Covid-19 restrictions and allow economic activity earlier this year, as well as the opening to tourists contributed to a recovery in Greek business turnover in the 2nd quarter of 2021.

ELSTAT: Greece Accommodation, F&B Services Mark Q2 Turnover Increase

Greek accommodation services providers saw turnover increase in the second quarter of the year by 452.3% over Q2 2020, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greeks Cut Back Holiday Overnight Stays in 2020

Covid-19 impacted Greeks’ travel plans last year, taking a toll on the duration of holidays and therefore overnight stays which dropped by 35.5%, according to ELSTAT.

Inbound Air Traffic to Greece Gains Ground in June

Incoming air traffic to Greece is set to pick up pace this month with more than 800,000 seats booked for June.

INSETE: Greek Tourism 2020 Performance in Numbers

The INSETE research body has released data showing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Greece's tourism industry in 2020.

Covid-19 Costs Greece’s Closed Businesses One-Third of Their Turnover

Greek businesses ordered to shut down in 2020 due to Covid-19 lost more than one-third of their turnover, with the largest decrease recorded for accommodation enterprises.

Greek Travel Agencies Call for Stronger Relief Measures

Describing their situation as “tragic” due to the negative effects of Covid-19, Greek travel agents are requesting immediate government support.

Covid-19 Pushes Down Nights Spent at Greek Hotels, Campsites in Jan-Sept 2020

The nights spent in hotels and tourist campsites in Greece recorded a significant drop during January-September 2020, according to data by ELSTAT.

Greek Travel Agencies See Major Turnover Drop in Third Quarter

A 74.9 percent drop was recorded in the turnover of Greek travel agencies in the third quarter of 2020, normally considered high season for Greek tourism.

Covid-19: Greece’s Accommodation and F&B Services See Turnover Plunge in Q3

Greece’s accommodation and F&B service providers saw revenues in the third quarter of 2020 drop, reflecting the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Passenger Traffic at Greek Ports Drops 67% in Second Quarter of 2020

Passenger traffic at Greek ports during Q2 2020 recorded a 67% decrease compared with the same period in 2019, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Q3 Hotel, F&B Services Turnover Hit Hard by Covid-19

Greek hotel and F&B services providers saw turnover plunge in the third quarter of the year, hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Accommodation, F&B Services See August Revenue Tumble

Accommodation and food & beverage (F&B) businesses in Greece saw revenues plummet in August as a result of Covid-19 disruption.

Arrivals at Greek Hotels, Campsites up 1.3% in 2019

A 1.3 percent rise was recorded in arrivals at hotels and tourist campsites in Greece in 2019, according to final data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Covid-19 Pushes Unemployment in Greece Up to 18.3% in June

The Covid-19 pandemic affected Greece's labor market in June with the country's unemployment rate rising to 18.3%, according to data by ELSTAT.

Greek Economy Shrinks by 15.2% in Q2

Greece saw its GDP plunge by 15.2% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period a year ago, affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to ELSTAT.

ELSTAT: Q2 Turnover Down 94.3% for Greek Accommodation Services

Hit hard by Covid-19, Greece’s accommodation services providers recorded a 94.3 percent drop in revenues in the second quarter of 2020.