Greece witnesses surge in Canadian tourists

Published on : Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Greeces-Tourism-Industry-logoGreece is gradually becoming a popular tourist hub for Canadians. According to a recent data published by the Bank of Greece, in the period January-September 2013, arrivals from Canada to Greece rose by 88.1% compared with the first nine months of 2012. This is good news for Greece tourism as it would help to boost the nation’s economy substantially.
According to reports, the increase of arrivals of Canadian tourists can be compared to arrivals of US tourists albeit the former having a far lesser population than US.
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According to the data published, the total number of tourist arrivals increased by 15.2%. In regards to the distribution of arrivals by country of origin, the largest number of arrivals came from Germany (12.2%), the United Kingdom (10.2%), Russia (7.8%), France (6.7%), and Italy (5.7%).

with inputs from http://canada.greekreporter.com/2014/01/28/record-of-canadian-tourist-arrivals-in-greece/

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