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Greeceâ€™s tourism industry under threat
Road closures, strikes and blockades have horrified people in Greece’s vital tourism industry as it struggles to emerge from a vicious debt crisis that brought it to the brink of bankruptcy. Greece – Tourism – Travel and Tourism – EuropeanUnion – United States
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Tourism is big business in Greece. Each year, millions are attracted to the country’s ancient monuments and sunny beaches. The sector is one of the largest industries, and employs one in five Greeks. But in Athens the number of visitors this year is already down by 20 per cent. Nicole Itano assesses the impact the global crisis has had on Greek tourism.
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