TUI forecasts record demand for Greek tourists this year

Holiday Group TUI expects demand in Greece to be at its highest level this year, the director of Communications Aage Duenhaupt told the Athens news agency on Sunday.

Tourism accounts for about 20% of Greece’s gross domestic product and plays an important role in helping the economy escape from the decade-long debt crisis following the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Greece is also one of the most popular vacation destinations this summer. We expect the highest levels of demand in history,” said Duenhaupt.

“In total, the group is expected to bring about 3 million vacationers to Greece. There were more visitors than 2.8 million before the pandemic,” he added. ..

TUI (TUIGn.DE) states that it expects to make a profit again in 2022 as countries have lifted restrictions on travel.

Greek officials have compared 80% of the record € 18 billion ($ 18.33 billion) revenue generated in 2019 before the pandemic to 14 million foreign visitors to 33 million. He states that he expects the sector to bring it based on arrival. last year.

However, strikes and staff shortages have forced thousands of flights across Europe to be canceled, which can lead to confusion. TUI forecasts record demand for Greek tourists this year

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