World Travel & Tourism Council head: Sector accounted for 19.7% of Greek GDP in 2017

8 October 2018
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The tourism and travel sector accounted for 19.7 percent of Greek GDP in 2017, or 35 billion euros in absolute terms, according to figures presented last week by the president and CEO of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Gloria Guevara Manzo to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

According to the WTTC, the tourism sector in Greece grew by 6 percent in 2017, compared to the previous year, almost double the international average for the year.

Overall, tourism and travel accounted for 10.4 percent of the global economy.

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