World Tourism Organization


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Tourism is one of the main Greece’s industries. In 2015 Travel & Tourism Total Contribution to GDP in Greece was 18.5%. What attracts tourists the most are breathtaking landscapes and ancient greek ruins. However, the most important factor while choosing a holiday destination is safety. That is why visas are important. They enable the government to control the flow of people within the country and provide tourists and locals with relative safety. In the last couple of years due to the progressing visa openness there has been a decline in tourists’ and locals’ safety level in Greece.

The act of joining the Schengen Area by Greece in 2000 allowed a lot more citizens of different countries to enter Greece which has a lot advantages because it propels Greek tourism and the country’s income from this ...

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