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Tourism arrivals to Greece reached 11 million in the first half of 2017, according to figures supplied this week by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE).
Arrivals by plane or overland by car accounted 10.97 million arrivals, up from 10.11 million during the same period of 2016. SETEÎ„s six-month report showed that arrivals by air travel reached 6.53 million, up from 5.99 million during the first half of 2016, an increase of 10.5 percent.
Arrivals by car or coach also posted an increase of 6.1 percent, yoy, for the first half of 2017.
The closely watched figures for GreeceÎ„s regional airports - 14 of which are now managed by Fraport Greece since late March 2017 - showed an increase of 13.4%in terms of arrivals just for June.