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Alpha Bank: Greek Tourism Going Strong, Boosting Employment

Tourism and manufacturing production will continue to drive economic growth rates for Greece, according to an Alpha Bank report for the first four months of 2018.

Greek Economy Growing Stronger Thanks to Investments

Stronger investment has boosted Greece’s economy for a fourth consecutive quarter in the October-December 2017 period, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said.

Greece a Top Choice for Balkan Travelers

All the more travelers from Balkan countries are opting to vacation in Greece, with arrivals up by 115.6 percent in the 2009-2015 period.

Mission of Experts from Abroad to ‘Count’ Greece’s Tourism Receipts

The UNWTO will send a mission of experts to Greece to examine the discrepancy between the country's international arrivals and tourism earnings in 2016.

Visitor Numbers at Greek Museums Drop in June

The number of visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites dropped by 7.5 percent and revenue by 0.1 percent in June this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

Tourism Breathing Life into Greek Economy, Alpha Bank Says

Tourism is picking up pace and breathing life into the Greek economy according to the latest weekly report by Alpha Bank.

Extra ‘Sleep’ Tax Angers Greece Hoteliers

Weeks before the official launch of the summer tourism season, Greece’s hoteliers are furious over a proposed tax on accommodation which comes on top of other levies imposed last year.

Museums and Sites in Greece See Visitor Numbers Rise in March

Visitors to Greek museums increased by 19.1 percent in March while revenues went up 14.7 percent, compared to the same month last year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Tuesday.

Greek Travel Agencies See Boost in Turnover for Q1 2015

Travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services and related activities in Greece recorded a major increase in turnover during the first three months of the year, according to figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Hellenic Statistical Authority: Greece Sees 23% Jump in Tourist Arrivals in 2014

For the year 2014, Greece saw a 23 percent increase in non-resident tourist arrivals compared with the number in 2013.

Greece: Tourist Arrivals Up by 22% in Jan-Sep 2014

International arrivals to Greece increased by 22.2 percent during the first nine months of 2014 compared to the previous year, according to a border survey carried out by the Bank of Greece and released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Museums, Sites Welcomed More Visitors In July

Visitors to Greek museums in July increased by 18.2 percent and revenue from receipts were up by 14.7 percent compared with the same month of 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced on 11 November.
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Greece Welcomed Over 1 Million Tourists In First Quarter

International arrivals to Greece increased by 4.6 percent during the first quarter of 2013 compared to last year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on 23 July.
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Hotel Chamber Establishes Documentation Center For Greek Tourism

The establishment of a Documentation Center For Greek Tourism that brings together 15 stakeholders in the Greek economy, the academic and research community was announced today, 28 March, at a special event of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels in Athens.

Greek Tourism Slows Down From Initial Expectations

Although Greek tourism professionals were optimistic in regards to this year’s season, especially after its impressive opening in April as international arrivals that month reached the rate of 24.04 percent, their initial expectations seem to be falling short in regards to...

SETE’s Facts And Figures On Greek Tourism

“Our statistical data on Greek tourism clearly shows that the country’s tourism is entering a new state of recession of unknown duration,” General Manager of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) George Drakopoulos said.