While criticised for pushing locals out of central neighborhoods, the short-term rental trend has also inspired some companies, who are making a profit catering to the needs of the visitors.
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Data for this year shows that visitor numbers rose again 2019, and a visitor satisfaction survey indicates the city can handle it.
2019 has so far proven to be another year of robust growth for tourism revenues which posted a 13.6 year-on-year increase for the period January-August.
Tourism was one of the few sectors of the Greek economy that helped ameliorate the crisis, INSETE reports, but now a new strategic plan is required.
While domestic traffic dropped, international passengers exceeded 2 million in July - a first since the airport opened.
American visitors to Greece have almost doubled in the last decade, according to the latest numbers.
A key priority of the new administration is to improve the competitiveness of the Greek tourism industry and promote investment through tax reductions.
The total inflow of funds might come to 3 billion euros in 2019 - a historic high for the Greek property market.
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