Greek hoteliers and owners of tourist accommodation seem satisfied with this Easter’s occupancy rates, which vary from 40 percent to 95 percent, overall a small increase in bookings on last year.
However, the Greek islands seem to be seem to be getting slightly fewer visitors while mountain destinations report increase bookings. Tourism experts attribute to Easter falling earlier this year than last and to the sudden change of weather.
The most popular destination in Greece for the Easter holidays is Corfu which records average hotel occupancy of 90 percent, according to the president of the Association of Corfu Travel Agents (AOCTA) Dimitris Diavatis.
In Portaria and Volos, in central Greece, hotel occupancy reaches 95 percent, according to the president of the Hotel Owners Association of Magnesia, Georgios Zafiris, quoting prices range from 60 to 90 euros per room per night. In Mykonos, the average hotel occupancy is 70 percent, noted the president of Mykonos Hoteliers Association, Andreas Fiorentinos.