Greek tourism authorities and companies are expressing reserved optimism relating to the sector’s course in 2023.
This optimism is predicated each on the primary indications from bookings for this season and the variety of seats to Greece deliberate by the airline corporations.
The baseline state of affairs for journey receipts within the present fiscal yr, which is reportedly being embraced by each the federal government and the business’s personal sector representatives, sees them staying on the identical degree as in 2022.
In line with the figures to this point for the primary 11 months of 2022 and projections for December, revenues are anticipated to have been within the vary of 17.5-18 billion euros, which is marginally under the document €18.2 billion in 2019.
The Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE) can also be optimistic in regards to the Greek financial system typically, citing robust demand, and never only for tourism exercise.
Particularly, INSETE’s estimate for GDP development in 2023 is 3% – a price not less than 50% increased than the forecasts of the federal government and the European Fee, in addition to many overseas specialists about Greece.
The INSETE forecast for development in 2024 is 3.2%.