With a significant increase in tourists from Germany and the money they spent during their stay in Greece, the country’s travel surplus posted a surplus of € 3,762 million in the first six months of this year, compared with a surplus of € 3,147 million in the corresponding period of 2017 .

Tourism arrivals and spending from France, Britain and the United States increased, while tourist flows from Russia decreased.

The increase in travel receipts is mainly due to the 22.3% increase in incoming travel traffic.

Net receipts from travel services contributed 84% to the total net receipts from services.