Greece tourism employment now represents 10.6 percent of all jobs in the country, according to figures from the Bank of Greece and INSETE.
At an event organized by Mouzenidis Travel Polska, the GNTO presented Halkidiki’s tourism value to more than 30 Polish Tour Operators.
According to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, overnight stays in hotels in have dropped by 16,486 in the first half of 2019.
Greece has experienced a 21.9% increase in average expenditure per trip in the first quarter of the 2019 touristic season.
A significant increase was recorded in arrivals and overnight stays in hotels, similar establishments and tourist campsites in Greece last year compared to 2016, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday.
In news from Russia’s tour operators, early sales of tours in Russia and abroad for the summer of 2017 are now underway. With maximum discounts of up to 50%, the Association of Tour Operators Russia (ATOR) announcement promises a sparkling year for recipients of touring Russians.
Despite the economic downturn in the EU and Greece, last year was a good one for the tourism industry. According to the latest report for Euromonitor International, the number of international visitors to the cuntry increased significantly, just as domestic trips displayed grew as well.