The tourist season was great

The leaders of the Civil Aviation Authority (Υπηρεσίας Πολιτικής Αεροπορίας, ΥΠΑ) are very pleased with the tourism season this year, having received the latest statistics. According to them, passenger traffic in August 2021 increased by 77.7%, while arrivals from abroad recorded an increase of 82.6% compared to the corresponding month of 2020. This suggests that […]

Greece: tourist destinations overwhelmed

The large number of visitors to the most popular tourist destinations in Greece is generally considered a boon. But crowds that have gathered this summer on some of the Aegean islands have pushed infrastructure to the limit and raised fears that overcrowding will ultimately wreak havoc on their economies. The islands of Santorini, Patmos, Naxos, […]

The winning islands for the tourist season 2021

The report on the flows of tourists who liked the smaller island destinations of the country reflects a pretty good picture. Although, due to their geographical position, small islands cannot compete with such large destinations as Mykonos, Crete, Rhodes, but the tourism income supporting their economy is what largely determines the stability of the situation […]

Greek tourism – respect

Greek tourism is showing clear signs of resilience and recovery despite this summer’s challenges. According to the latest figures from Eurocontrol, the European Aviation Safety Agency, Athens International Airport ranks among the top 10, serving the most arrivals and departures daily between 5-11 August. What Eurocontrol data showEleftherios Venizelos Airport has the second smallest drop […]

So far 2.3 million tourists have arrived in Greece

About 2.3 million tourists have visited Greece this year, Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zakharaki said on Monday. Germany is again the main source of inbound tourism, accounting for 412,000 arrivals, or 17% of the total. The Polish market came as a big surprise this season, as 202,000 Poles have already arrived. Last year, 295,000 Poles […]

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