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Nine-Month Arrivals to Greece Fall Short of 2019 Levels

International arrivals to Greece from January to September this year did not manage to surpass pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Greece 9-month Tourism Revenues Closer to 2019 at €15.5bn

Tourism revenues in Greece for the January-September period reached 15.5 billion euros, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels but not exceeding them.

NBG Report: Greek Tourism Sector Making Healthy Post-Covid Recovery

The Greek tourism sector is making a healthy post-Covid-19 recovery fast approaching 2019 levels, according to the National Bank of Greece (NBG).

Greece January-August Travel Receipts Up by 92.1% Over 2021

Year 2022 has seen a dynamic tourism recovery for Greece with inbound traveler flows and receipts up in January-August over the same period in 2021.

Travel Packages to Greece Selling Strong in Germany, Says DRV

German tourist demand for Greece is going strong, according to holiday package sales which have increased by 22% this year compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

Study: Greeks’ Travel Choices Shift Over 2005-2021 Period

Impacted by the economic crisis over the 2005-2019 period, Greeks’ preferences in travel shifted from higher cost destinations to neighboring, lower-cost countries, according to a study.

SETE Expects Tourism Revenues to Reach €19bn in 2022

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) expects Greece’s tourism revenues in 2022 to exceed pre-pandemic 2019 levels and reach 19 billion euros.

UK Post Office Poll: Athens a Best Value City Break for Autumn

Athens, Greece, is one of the top destinations to visit in Europe this fall, offering the best value for money compared to 19 European cities.

Nearly 8 Million Tourists Visit Greece in First Half of Year

Nearly 8 million people chose to holiday in Greece in the first six months of the year, according to the latest data released by the Bank of Greece.

BoG: June Travel Receipts Lead Greek Tourism Revenue Over 2019 Levels

The Bank of Greece has announced that tourist arrivals to Greece in June surged by 241.5% year‑on‑year, driving tourism-related revenues beyond 2019 levels.

Greece Welcomes Return of Key Tourist Markets in 2022

Greek tourism stakeholders are welcoming the return of key source markets such as US, Australia and Canada, which are contributing to the sector’s post-Covid-19 recovery.

Greece Sees Tourist Spending Up in 2021 Due to Longer Stays

Travelers to Greece spent 30% more on their holidays in 2021 compared to pre-Covid 2019 mainly due to extended stays, according to an INSETE study.

Greece Inches Closer to More Tourist Arrivals, Revenues

Greece is recovering Covid-19 related losses, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels in terms of arrivals and revenues, recent data shows.

Robust Traveler Flows Boost Greece Travel Receipts by 1,000% in April

Greece’s travel receipts in April increased by 1,000.4% percent to 647.0 million euros from 58.8 million euros in the same month last year, driven by a strong rise in the number of international arrivals.

Study: Online Conversations About Greece and Athens Going Strong

Greece’s online reputation remains strong as the tourism season warms up with internet conversations focusing on culture, sea and sun, says INSETE.

Report: Greek Tourism Models Must Change to Meet New Traveler Trends

Sustainability, new technologies and inclusive services are key priorities for Greek policymakers and tourism stakeholders in the post-Covid-19 era, highlights a report by Alpha Bank.

Study: Russia-Ukraine War Leaves Tourism to Greece Untouched

Greece’s tourism sector appears to be resilient to the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war, according to a study released this week by Alpha Bank.

Individual Hotel Booking Rates in Greece Set to Rise by 10-15%

Individual booking rates for hotels are expected to rise this summer by 10-15%, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Alpha Bank Report Sees Robust Tourism Rebound for Greece

Tourism is set to recoup losses and go positive following two years of Covid-19 restrictions and measures, found a report released by Alpha Bank.

Greece’s Online Reputation Strong in March

Greece saw its online reputation improve in March, recording the best level achieved over the past two years, according to data provided by SETE Intelligence.