Political Chaos Deters Tourists Greece Holiday Bookings Plunge Due to Turmoil
Greece's tourism industry, crucial to its ailing economy has been hit hard by the political turmoil following the May 6 election and growing speculation of a Greek euro exit, say tourism experts. One industry leader said bookings were down 50 percent since the vote.
Vacation bookings for Greece have slumped by 50 percent since the election on May 6 plunged the country into political uncertainty, George Drakopoulos, the director general of the association of Greek tourism enterprises (SETE), has said.
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