Greek tourism shrugs off Eurozone woes

22nd Jul 2015
Greek tourism shrugs off Eurozone woes

Throughout Greece’s negotiations with the Eurozone, bookings to Greece from the UK have continued to be stable, according to the latest research.

The ‘Leisure Travel Monitor’ report for summer 2015 from British-based analyst GfK Ascent has found that bookings taken for summer 2015 up until the end of June were up three per cent when compared to the same period last year.

At the same time, bookings taken in the month of June for summer 2015 are also up three per cent. 

GfK Ascent’s Leisure Travel Monitor measures gross outbound forward bookings from the UK and is sourced from real booking data from a combination of travel agents and tour operators.

Moreover, according to provisional data recently released by SETE – the Association of Greek Tourism Businesses - gathered from the Greek Civil Aviation Authority, Athens International Airport, and individual regional airports, Greece has seen a 3.2 per cent increase in visitors in June 2015.


There has also be a 6.7 per cent increase in airport arrivals from all international markets between January and June 2015.


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