Greek tourism figures 2006

Greek tourism at a glance - 2006 figures
international tourist arrivals15.226.241
international tourism receipts11.356,6 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure746 €
seasonality49% of int. tourist arrivals between July and September
market share based on international tourist arrivals1,8% world, 3,3% Europe
contribution to GDP17,8%
contribution to employment19,8%
total employment885.600
hotel capacity9.111 units / 693.252 beds
concentration of supply66% of hotel beds are concentrated in 4 areas of Greece
top 5 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (2.452,8), U.K. (2.011,1), Italy (867,6), U.S.A. (674,3), France (573,9)

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