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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.

Crete Hoteliers Dispute Central Bank Figures for 2019 Revenue

Hospitality professionals on Crete are sceptical about revenue data released recently by the Bank of Greece, arguing that the figure was much lower than reported.

Greece’s Q3 Turnover Index in Accommodation & Food Service Rising

Greece’s year-on-year turnover index in accommodation and food service in the third quarter of 2019 increased by 6.1% against the same period in 2018.

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).