Aussie toursits flock to Greece



Industry figures see a 10 per cent increase in Australian tourists flying to Greece.

According to travel company and ticket wholesaler, Consolidated World Travel, Australians are flocking to Greece.

Owner and general manager of the company, Greek Australian Spiros Alysandratos has seen a 10 per cent increase in the number of Australian tourists holidaying in Greece last year, and the trend is continuing this year.

Almost 130,000 Australians travelled to Greece in 2013, a rise of 9.6 per cent of tourists. The numbers are also buoyed by increased direct flights from major Australian cities.

According to industry figures, Australians are proving the most generous tourists and spend 12 or more days in Greece more than any other visitor and spend approximately 1,420 euros, with Canadians just behind with 1,207 euros, Americans who spend 1,098 euros, and the Russians with 1,005 euros.

source: Neos Kosmos

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