Greek tourism figures 2017


Greek tourism at a glance - 2017 figures
international tourist arrivals (TF)*27.194.200
cruise passengers arrivals2.966.800
international tourism receipts**14.630,1 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure537€
seasonality***57,3%
market share based on international tourist arrivals2,05% World, 4,05% Europe
contribution to GDP19,7%
contribution to employment24,8%
total employment934.500
hotel capacity9.783 units / 806.045 beds
concentration of supply78% of hotel beds are concentrated in 5 areas of Greece
top 4 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (2.552), U.K. (2.065), France (994), USA (814)

*Tourists at Frontiers

**including cruise receipts

**Percentage of international tourist arrivals during July-August-September, compared to the total of the year

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