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Forecasts See Greece Growth at 5.5% in 2022 Driven by Tourism

The Greek economy is forecast at growing by 5.5% in 2022, driven by tourism, despite the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, says independent economic research company Capital Economics.

Greek Accommodation Businesses Report Strong Q1 Turnover – Rhodes Sees Highest Rise  

The upcoming opening of the summer tourism season has driven demand for accommodation services in Greece during the first quarter of the year.

Cyclades Islands See Increase in Ferry Arrivals in 2021

Ferry arrivals to the Cyclades islands showed signs of recovery during the third quarter of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, according to data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Mykonos Hotel Turnover Takes the Lead in 2021

Hospitality service providers in Greece saw turnover rise by 118.3% in 2021 over a year earlier with the popular island of Mykonos leading the way.

ETC: Tourists Visiting Greece in 2021 Stayed Longer

Travelers to Greece extended their holidays last year making the country the best overall performer in terms of nights spent in Europe, according to the latest report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

November 2021 Turnover up 166.9% for Greece’s Accommodation Services

Accommodation businesses in Greece saw turnover increase by 166.9% in November 2021 compared to the same month in 2020, ELSTAT said.

Greece Sees Arrivals Up at Hotels and Campsites in Jan-Sept 2021

Arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and tourist campsites in Greece were up during the first nine months of 2021, according to data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Ports: Passenger Traffic Up in Second Quarter of 2021

Passenger traffic at Greek ports showed signs of recovery during the second quarter of 2021, according to data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

ELSTAT: Greece Economy Bounces Back in Q3 Driven by Tourism

Strong tourism performance helped Greece’s economy rebound in the third quarter of the year despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, says ELSTAT.

Greek Hotels and Restaurants See Strong Upturn in Q3 Turnover

Hotels and restaurants in Greece saw turnover make a strong recovery in September and in the third quarter of the year compared to 2020.

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.