Greek earnings on travel into the country were up significantly in December compared to the same month in 2015.
Travel earnings increased to $58.2 million in December 2016, compared to $5.29 million in December 2015,
according to a press release from the Bank of Greece
The profits came from a 15.6 percent increase in travel into Greece, with travel costs down 9.4 percent on average.
For the year as a whole, however, travel receipts of $11.86 million last year were slightly less than 2015's figure of $12.8 million, due to an 11 percent drop in spending per trip.
Meanwhile, 564,000 inbound travelers visited Greece in December 2016, for an increase of 15.6 percent compared to 2015.
Greek profits from inbound travel up significantly in December compared to 2015
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