Greece opening to tourists in July but hoteliers fear empty beaches

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Greece hopes to welcome back tourists from July, but hoteliers expect a bleak season, fearing the coronavirus pandemic will keep visitors away and beaches empty.

Tourism is a major income earner for Greece. It drew 34 million visitors last year, bringing in €18bn in revenue, about 10-12 per cent of economic output, and provided employment for about one in five of the workforce.

“Tourism is facing its biggest crisis of our generation,” said the president of Corfu’s hotel association Charalambos Voulgaris, owner of two resorts on...


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Greece opening to tourists in July but hoteliers fear empty beaches


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