Greek tourism figures 2016


Greek tourism at a glance - 2016 figures
international tourist arrivals (TF)*24.799.300
cruise passengers arrivals3.271.500
international tourism receipts**13.206,8 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure470€
seasonality55,6%
market share based on international tourist arrivals2,02% World, 4,06% Europe
contribution to GDP18,6%
contribution to employment23,4%
total employment860.500
hotel capacity9.722 units / 784.797 beds
concentration of supply77% of hotel beds are concentrated in 5 areas of Greece
top 5 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (2.128), U.K. (1.944), France (889), USA (728), Italy (722)

*Tourists at Frontiers
**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