Greece breaks record with 33 million Visitors arriving in the Greek Islands
Greece breaked record last August and highlighting the tourism sector’s growth, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE). The number of airline seats to Greek airports (excluding Athens) is set at 3.241 million, up by 6.6 percent compared to the same period last year
…with the largest increase in seats from Germany, up by 11.7 percent or an additional 50,000, and from the UK, stronger by 8.5 percent and 49,000 seats.Russia and the Netherlands have marked the greatest rise in seats by 25.8 percent/46,000 seats and 18.3 percent/26,000, respectively.
Top Greek destinations include Crete, Rhodes, Zakynthos, Kerkyra, Mykonos, Santorini and Halkidiki. Tourism professionals are forecasting the same performance in September, citing a total of 2.73 million seats booked for the month after.