Hotel/restaurant turnover index up 4.3 pct in the fourth quarter of 2016

Turnover index in the hotel and restaurant sectors grew 4.3 pct in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the same period in 2015, after a 9.1 pct decline recorded in the 2015/2014 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.

The statistics service, in a report, said the turnover index dropped 64.5 pct in the fourth quarter compared with the third quarter of 2016, after a 65 pct drop recorded in the same period in 2015, a figure highlighting the strong seasonality of the sector.