Travel receipts soared by 24.5% in Jan-Feb

Travel receipts posted a remarkable 24.5% increase year-on-year in Greece in January and February, Bank of Greece data showed on Friday, helping moderate the country's current account deficit.

Therefore travel receipts in the first two months of 2024 amounted to 589.7 million euros, making a dynamic start to the year, with an increase by nearly a quarter compared to same period last year (€457.5 million).

According to Bank of Greece data, non-resident traveler arrivals also increased by 20.7% compared to the first two months of 2023, showing that Greece is gradually meeting its target of turning into a 12-month destination.

Consequently the signs from January and February are confirming the industry's estimates about another record year for Greek tourism.

Also, in the first two months of 2024, the current account deficit showed a slight improvement...

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