Tourists in Greece & in Greek Islands will be triple the population as 35 million expected in 2020
Greece’s tourism minister Elena Kountoura expects tourist numbers to reach a record 35 million in 2020 and beyond that in the coming years! “It is possible that by 2020, combined with the investments being made, we will reach 35 million,” said Kountoura.
As a result, the Minister stressed that the Greek government will reconsider the overnight-stay tax for hotels and accommodation.Greece’s tourism minister underlined that 2017 had started on a positive note, adding that occupancy rates reached 90 percent, overnight stays had significantly increased and tourists from new, high-budget markets had visited Greece and boosted revenues. Source: https://greekcitytimes.com