International passenger traffic at “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport increased by 5% in January compared to January 2019.
Despite the energy crisis and inflation, travel flows, especially in Athens, are strong, proving that this year’s upgrade of the tourism product brings results even in the off season.
“Tourism is off to a dynamic start for 2023 in Athens. January Athens airport: International passenger traffic increased 5% VS 2019. We implemented the extension of the season and our strategy for tourism 365 days/year is paying off, strengthening the Greek economy,” said Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias in a tweet.
Η… κυβέρνηση του Άδωνι, η «πράσινη» πρωτιά της ΤΕΝΕΡΓ, η αυτονομία του Μυτιληναίου και η ψήφος εμπιστοσύνης από τη Βαλένθια
Goldman Sachs says investment grade for Greek economy a possibility in near future
The first international rating firm to issue a report on the Greek economy will be S&P, on April 21
Strong demand for new 5-year Greek bond; initial offers exceed 13.4 bln€
Offers exceeding 13.4 billion euros with the opening of book
Moody’s gives another «thumbs up» for Greek banks
The international ratings firm said Greek banks’ capitalization also remains stable
Eurostat: Greek bank depositors tapped into savings the most, among Euro zone members
A study by the EU’s statistics service also shows that Greek citizens are the most concerned when it comes to the ability to payoff bills
Two terror-linked arrests announced by Greek authorities
The arrests reportedly came after a nearly year-long investigation by the Greek intelligence service and police anti-terror squad
Greece eyes new new 5-year bond
According to reports, the issue will come in the “near future”, without a specific date cited
Greek general elex on May 21; second ballot possible in early July, PM Mitsotakis says
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the date
Freeze on new outdoor seating licenses in historic Athens center
The decision, at least according to the mayor’s office, aims to preserve, as much as possible, the remaining residential nature of the affected sites
Reports: Greek ports still unready to process non-Schengen cruise ship passengers
The initial deadline for implementing the Schengen-wide system was May 1, 2023, although an extension has already been announced, possibly towards the end of the year
Tax revenues in Jan-Feb 2023 period exceed target by 1.24 bln€
This development comes primarily from the overperformance in VAT and annual income tax collection