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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tourist arrivals in Greece from Russia increased by 523%


A serious influx of Russian tourists expected this season in Greece.

As reports a press-service of Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR), only at the end of March (compared to 2014) the number of tourists increased by 523,6%.

From January to March, Greece was visited by 20 thousand people, in the first month of spring in Greece came 10,4 thousand Russians.

The revenues of the country from visiting Russian citizens has increased — those почти10,5 thousand Russians spent in Greece 8 million euros, which is 180% higher than last year.

For the first three months the income of the Greeks rose to €12 million, down 44% compared to January-March 2014.

Read the material: 2016-Russia year of Greece and Russia

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