Greek tourism figures 2019


Greek tourism at a glance - 2019 figures
international tourist arrivals (TF)*31.348.379
cruise passengers arrivals2.656.181
international tourism receipts**18.178,8 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure579€
seasonality***56,0%
market share based on international tourist arrivals2,14% World, 4,22% Europe
contribution to GDP20,8%
contribution to employment21,7%
total employment846.200
hotel capacity9.971 units / 856.347 beds
concentration of supply78% of hotel beds are concentrated in 5 areas of Greece
top 4 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (2.959), U.K. (2.564), USA (1.189), France (1.090)

*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