Greek tourism figures 2012


Greek tourism at a glance - 2012 figures
international tourist arrivals*15.517.622
international tourism receipts**10.442,5 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure673 €
seasonality56% of int. tourist arrivals between July and September
market share based on international tourist arrivals1,5% world, 2,9% Europe
contribution to GDP16,4%
contribution to employment18,3%
total employment688.800
hotel capacity9.661 units / 767.756 beds
concentration of supply66% of hotel beds are concentrated in 4 areas of Greece
top 5 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (1.654,3), U.K. (1.419,5), Russia (943,9), France (763,9), Italy (543,1)

*excluding cruise passenger arrivals
**including cruise receipts

source: tourism generis, based on data provided by the Bank of Greece, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, the UNWTO and the WTTC