Greece’s tops this year’s summer holiday preferences for Italian tourists, according to Italy’s Confturismo, the largest body representing the tourism sector in Italy, and the General Federation of Italian Merchants and Shopkeepers (Confcommercio).
Spain and France are in second and third place, respectively.
According to the two trade bodies, two out of 10 Italians are expected to travel abroad this summer.
Apulia, Sicily, Tuscany, Sardinia and Calabria are the top choices for in-country holidays.
Meanwhile, back in Greece, available figures for arrivals by air to the five international airports in the southern Aegean (Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes, Kos and Karpathos) last month, June, point to the prospect of 2022 exceeding 2019’s record-breaking numbers for the southern Aegean and Dodecanese.
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Circulation of new vehicles decreased in July
The Hellenic Statistical Authority - ELSTAT recorded a slight increase for new cars launched in July 2022, by 0.8%, compared to the corresponding period last year
Athens Metro turns a page this fall
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Boars destroy harvests – Farmers in despair
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Arrivals at Fraport’s 14 airports up by 12%
Tourism minister Vasilis Kikilias made note of the benefits that arise for the Greek family from the rise of tourism
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Coca Cola HBC: First half net profits leap to 34.5%
Sales volume increased by 18.1% to €1.33 billion, while net sales revenue increased by 29.6%
Kefalonia: Collision between a sailboat and a fishing boat
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Six new waste treatment units for Attica
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Celebrity Beyond docks in Piraeus
Celebrity Beyond captained by Kate McCue, the first American woman to command a cruise ship
Thasos: two firefighters wounded in raging wildfire
Difficult night for firefighters