Greek tourism figures 2007

Greek tourism at a glance - 2007 figures
international tourist arrivals16.165.265
international tourism receipts11.319,2 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure700 €
seasonality48% of int. tourist arrivals between July and September
market share based on international tourist arrivals1,8% world, 3,3% Europe
contribution to GDP17,5%
contribution to employment19,4%
total employment878.200
hotel capacity9.207 units / 700.933 beds
concentration of supply66% of hotel beds are concentrated in 4 areas of Greece
top 5 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)U.K. (2.160,5), Germany (2.039,9), Italy (872,7), U.S.A. (757,4), France (718,2)

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