Number of international tourist arrivals reached 27.2 mil in 2017 in Greece, according to Eurostat. This is 9.66 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Greece reached an all time high of 27.2 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 9.23 mil in 1996. When compared to Greece's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Albania amounted to 4.64 mil, 8.88 mil in Bulgaria, 0.631 mil in Macedonia and 37.6 mil in Turkey in 2017.
Greece has been ranked 16th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.