Tourist Arrivals in Greece Up in June



Tourist arrivals travelling from air and road grew in June 2018 compared with the same month last year, Greek Tourism Confederation SETE said in a report released on Tuesday.

The report said that international airport arrivals grew 14.6 percent in June (up 18 percent so far this year), led by Athens (+27 percent), while regional airports recorded an 11.7 percent increase.

The report said that according to Bank of Greece’s statistics, average consumption spending by foreign visitors grew both in May (travel receipts were up 34.7 percent compared with May 2017) and in the year (21.7 percent).

SETE said that according to trivago data, hotel room prices moved up but remained at competitive levels compared with hotel room prices in rival destinations abroad.

Greece (with the exception of Mykonos and Santorini) is cheaper in all hotel categories -with the exception of Turkey.

Source: AMNA