Foreign visitors to Greece expected to reach 25m in 2015

An estimated 25 million foreign tourists will visit Greece in 2015, according to the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE).

There were 810,000 international arrivals in the first quarter of the year (January-March), a 29% increase over the same period last year.

In Athens, international arrivals increased 29.5% and in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, they were up 22.3%, state news agency ANA-MPA reported.

Similar increases have been recorded in other airports across the country, SETE says.