Tourist arrivals up 8.6 pct in Jan-Sept

11 January 2016
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Tourist arrivals grew 8.6 pct in the January-September period this year, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report on Monday.

The statistics service, in a report based on a survey conducted by the Bank of Greece, said that arrivals from Europe -which accounted for the biggest part of arrivals (88.4 pct)- grew 7.9 pct, while arrivals from the EU jumped 17.1 pct. Tourist arrivals from Bulgaria jumped 56.8 pct, from FYROM rose 26.1 pct, from Germany 17.8 pct, from the UK 17.5 pct), from Italy 26.1 pct and from Poland rose 27.1 pct. On the other hand, arrivals from Russia dropped 62.1 pct and from Serbia fell 26.5 pct.

Tourist arrivals from the US grew 3.2 pct in the nine-month period, while arrivals from Turkey rose 4.5 pct.
Arrivals in the Athens airport accounted from 16.1 pct of all arrivals in the country, followed by the Heraclion airport (10.8 pct) and Rhodes (8.2 pct).

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