Alpha Bank: Positive prospects for Greek tourism in 2017

The prospects of Greek tourism in 2017 are positive as Greece is a safe destination among instability in the wider region, Alpha Bank said in its weekly report.

According to the report, reservations for next year have increased significantly.

The same positive climate is also reflected in the report of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) according to which the composite index of tourist ‘Hotels-Restaurants-Travel Agencies’ rose in October to 109.1 points compared to 82 points in October 2015, said analysts.

Arrivals in the major airports of the country also rose 25.1 pct in October as a result of the extension of the tourist season, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said.