Greece: South Aegean international arrivals approaching 2020 levels

In the previous three months, almost 1 million foreign visitors visited the South Aegean Region, including Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos, and Karpathos, accounting for approximately 92 percent of last year’s total.

The number of arrivals at five of the region’s major airports climbed over the three-month period, according to figures provided by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative, indicating high demand for the Dodecanese and Cyclades islands.

From May 13, when Greece opened to tourists, to the end of July, 1.1 million travelers came in the Dodecanese and Cyclades on 8,000 foreign flights, according to this statistics.


According to estimates and in expectation of peak month August data, the South Aegean Region is seeing its international arrivals approaching total 2020 levels.


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Leading the way, Mykonos, Santorini, and Karpathos, which welcomed more visitors in the three-month period compared to the entire 2020.

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Rhodes was not far behind achieving nearly 84 percent of last year’s air traffic levels in the same period.


The South Aegean Region’s foreign arrivals are reaching overall 2020 levels, according to projections and in anticipation of peak month August statistics.

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Mykonos, Santorini, and Karpathos led the way, with more tourists in the three-month period than in the whole year of 2020.


In the same time frame, Rhodes achieved approximately 84 percent of previous year’s aviation traffic levels.



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