Survey: What kind of tourists came to Chania, until May

Pensioners and civil servants (80%), most of them university graduates, with more than 50.000 euros income, are the first visitors for this year (January to May) to Chania Airport “Daskalogiannis”.

According to a survey by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, the Technical University of Crete and the University of Crete, most of tourists believe that prices in Chania are the same or cheaper than other european destinations.

Also, the quality of services is even better than other places in Europe.

The age of most tourists is 50 years old and 55% of them came to Crete once more in the past.

They spend an average of 350 euros per person every day and most of them choose a hotel in Chania or Platanias (64%-4 or 5 stars hotels).

Most of them rent a car during their vacation, but they also believe that public bus services and taxis offer a high quality of services.

Elafonissi is the top destination for Chania once again.

20% of tourists think there is a big problem with cleanliness in the city of Chania and the beaches.

As for the local products, most tourists buy wine, olive oil and cheese (graviera).

90% spend their money in tavernas and restaurants and a small number of them spends money for nightlife.

It has to be mentioned that from January until May, there were 183.000 arrivals, although Norwegians and Finnish are down by 10% and 7%.

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