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Bank of Greece: Record September for Greek Tourism

The best month with a double-digit increase in both arrivals and receipts was by far this September for Greek tourism, according Bank of Greece data, with revenues for the first nine months approaching €13 billion. In particular, arrivals of non-resident...

Tourist Arrivals in Greece Increased in First 8 Months of 2017

The Greek economy may still be in recession mode, but its largest industry; the tourism sector, is in a constant rise and had exhibited a spike in the first eight months of the year. According to official data from the...

Aegean Airlines Reports Rebound in Second Quarter Earnings

Aegean Airlines reported a rebound in second-quarter earnings on Tuesday, due to improved load factors and higher sales. Given the overall rise in tourist arrivals, the company is optimistic for another rebound in its third quarter profits. Greece's largest carrier; a...

SETE Anticipates New Record High of 28 Million Tourist Arrivals This Summer

The amount of tourists arriving in Greece this year is expected to set a new record of 28 million, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis who commented from the sidelines of the ITB...

Tourist Arrivals Up 8.6% Between January and September 2015

Tourist arrivals in Greece grew by 8.6% in the January-September period this year, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report on Monday. The statistics service, in a report based on a survey conducted by the Bank of Greece, said that...

Political Uncertainty Does Not Deter American, British Tourists

Tourist bookings from the United States and Britain are showing an increasing trend, despite political and economic uncertainty in Greece. The decline of the euro against the US dollar and the British pound has given an extra perk for the...

Target of 19 Million Tourists In Greece Will Be Met

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) on Tuesday reiterated its confidence that the 19 million tourists target set for 2014 will be met, despite problems in the Russian and Ukrainian markets. According to SETE's data on international arrivals in...

Athens and Santorini Most Popular Greek Tourist Destinations

Predictions made by leading tour operators concerning this year's tourist arrivals in Greece are coming true. This summer Greece is expected to welcome about 20 million tourists. Approximately 187,000 more tourists visited Greece via airplane this May compared to...

Finance Ministry Sees Q1 GDP Decline of Less than 1.5%

The Greek Finance Ministry announced that the Greek economy shrank by less than 1.5% in the first quarter of 2014, ahead of GDP data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) due this week. Although this would be the 23rd consecutive quarter...