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Greek Tourism Boosts Economy, Receipts Rise

Arrivals to Greece rose by 21.9 percent to over 20 million in the first 10 months of 2014, boosting revenue from tourism by 10.6 percent to 13,013 million euros compared to the same period in 2013, the Bank of Greece said on Tuesday.

Europe’s Strong Performance Boosts International Tourism, Greece Among Largest Earners

With a 15 percent increase in tourism receipts, Greece was mentioned in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer among the 25 largest international tourism earners that saw their receipts grow by double-digits for the first six to eight months of 2013.
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Greek Current Account Surplus Widens In June, Helped By Tourism

Greece's current account surplus widened in June, helped by a smaller trade gap and surging tourism receipts, the Bank of Greece said on Monday.
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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.