Greek tourism figures 2018


Greek tourism at a glance - 2018 figures
international tourist arrivals (TF)*30.122.789
cruise passengers arrivalsn/a
international tourism receipts**16.112,6 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure535€
seasonality***54,8%
market share based on international tourist arrivals2,15% World, 4,22% Europe
contribution to GDP20,6%
contribution to employment25,9%
total employment988.600
hotel capacity9.873 units / 835.773 beds
concentration of supply78% of hotel beds are concentrated in 5 areas of Greece
top 4 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (2.965), U.K. (1.943), USA (1.043), France (956)

*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