Greek tourism figures 2010

Greek tourism at a glance - 2010 figures
international tourist arrivals15.007.493
international tourism receipts9.611,3 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure640 €
seasonality55% of int. tourist arrivals between July and September
market share based on international tourist arrivals1,6% world, 3,1% Europe
contribution to GDP15%
contribution to employment19,51%
total employment854.658
hotel capacity9.732 units / 763.407 beds
concentration of supply66% of hotel beds are concentrated in 4 areas of Greece
top 5 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (1.623,9), U.K. (1.244,3), France (641,2), U.S.A. (599,0), Italy (541,5)

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