Cyclades and Dodecanese Continue to Drive Up Tourism

October arrivals to the southern Aegean islands are on course to exceed pre-pandemic levels, with big increases for Rhodes, Kos, Mykonos and Santorini.

The southern Aegean islands hold the strongest attraction for tourists in Greece, with October set to exceed arrivals figures even of the pre-pandemic period, in October 2019.

Until mid-October the airports on Rhodes and Kos had an annual rise of more than 80%, Mykonos increased 64%, while Santorini had in the month’s first 17 days as many visitors as throughout October 2019.

In the October 1-17 period the Region of the Southern Aegean received an estimated 300,000 tourists, while in the entire month of October 2019 it had 357,608 international visitors.

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