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International Tourism Revenue Hit $1.7 Trillion in 2018

Exports generated by international tourism reached $1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4 percent increase in real terms over the previous year, according to the UNWTO.

International Tourism Numbers on the Rise, Says UNWTO

International tourism continues to perform strongly worldwide fuelled by a positive economy, increased air capacity and visa facilitation, according to the UNWTO.

World Tourism: Overall 5% Increase in International Arrivals

International tourist arrivals grew 5 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2018, according to the latest figures on world tourism by the UNWTO Barometer.

Ionian Islands Expect Over 2.9 Million Tourist Arrivals by End of Season

The Region of Ionian Islands expects air arrivals to Kefalonia, Corfu, Zakynthos and Aktion to exceed 2.9 million by the end of the 2018 tourism season.

Turkish Travelers to North Aegean Isles on the Decline in H1 2018

The number of travelers from Turkey to the North Aegean islands dropped by 13,349 in the first half of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017.

GNTO VP: Perseverance and Consistency Behind Greek Tourism Success Story 

Establishing Greece as multi-island destination in the Mediterranean, offering 365 days of tourism options, tops the tourism ministry’s agenda, according to GNTO VP Aggeliki Chondromatidou.

Asia and Europe Lead Int’l Tourism Growth at Start of 2018

Growth of international tourist arrivals during the first four months of 2018 was led by Asia and Europe, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Kountoura Expects Over 30 Million Tourists in Greece in 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expects the number of international tourist arrivals to Greece in 2018 to surpass last year's record.

UNWTO: 2017 Int’l Tourist Arrivals Up by 7%, Reach 1.32 Billion

International tourist arrivals increased by 7 percent in 2017 and reached a total of 1.32 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Europe Drives Int’l Tourism Growth Through October 2017

Europe drove growth in international arrivals in the first ten months of 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

UNWTO Barometer Says 2017 Positive Year for Greek Tourism

Greece ranks 2nd in terms of per capita travel surplus and 5th for per capita international tourist receipts, according to the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

UNWTO: International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% in First Half of 2016

Between January and June 2016, destinations worldwide received 561 million international tourists, 21 million more than in 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For the remainder of 2016 prospects are positive overall.

UNWTO: Exports from International Tourism Rise 4% in 2015

International tourism receipts in destinations around the world grew by 3.6% in 2015, in line with the 4.4% increase in international arrivals. For the fourth consecutive year, international tourism grew faster than world merchandise trade, raising tourism’s share in world’s...

Greece’s International Tourist Arrivals by Air Increase in Jan-Nov

International tourist arrivals to Greece by air continued to show an upward trend during the first 11 months of the year, InSETE’s latest report revealed on Monday.

European Destinations Withstand Socio-Economic Upheavals, International Tourist Arrivals up 5%

At midyear, European tourism continues to grow steadily, and has proven resilient to economic woes, geopolitical tensions or threats of terrorism, according to the European Travel Commission’s latest report “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects”.

International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% Thanks to Europe

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.3 percent in the first eight months of 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, fuelled by strong results in Europe and consolidating the trend of recent years.

UNWTO: 21 Million More International Tourists in First Half of 2015

The number of international tourist arrivals grew by four percent in the first half of 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer announced on Thursday.

UNWTO: International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% in First Four Months of 2015

International tourism demand continued to be robust between January and April 2015 with tourist arrivals increasing 4% worldwide, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Greece sees 10.5% Increase in Arrivals in the First Five Months

In the first five months of 2015, the number of international tourist arrivals to Greece increased by 10.5 percent compared to the same period last year, according to data released on Tuesday from the country’s main airports covering the January-May period.

Athens’ Arrivals ‘Rescue’ April 2015 Figures

International tourist arrivals to Greece grew by 6.6 percent in April mainly thanks to Athens which recorded a 21.3 percent increase in air arrivals.
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