Chania Property Market Tourism Trends & Hospitality Investments – 2020
According to the reports shared by several statistic organizations and governmental authorities in the next 10 years, the Greek tourism industry will be 10 times bigger. In 2009 the international tourist’s arrival increase by 14.9 million, and in 2016 it reached 24.8 million. Moreover, a recent report from the Bank of Greece said that growth in 2017 was 26 million and it will increase to 47 million by 2027.
According to Greece’s new Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis, Greece this summer is expected to break even greater records in tourism. Speaking to the media during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 expo, Minister Theoharis announced that this year tourism is closing on strong numbers and the ministry is looking towards the 2020 season with optimism. “With hard work and public-privatepartnerships, tourism in 2020 will break even more records in both quality and quantity,” Harry Theoharis said.
During a press conference held in Athens, the minister said that arrival numbers this year are showing an approximately three percent increase, compared to 2018, which according to data hit an astounding 33.1 million international visitors. “The quality, the sustainability and the authenticity of the Greek tourism product will form the basis of our new strategy,” Theoharis underlined.