The biggest increase in revenues was from French tourists, with their spending of 1.1 billion euros 25.1% higher than last year. Travel receipts from US tourists grew 15.5% to 643.9 million euros, from British visitors 15.1 percent to over 1.5 billion euros, while the Germans spent nearly 2 billion euros in Greece, up 4.7 percent on 2013. Revenues from Russian tourists declined by 13.2 percent to 1.15 billion euros.
Arrivals data showed a big year-on-year increase in US tourists, amounting to 27.8%, with 579,200 Americans coming to Greece between January and end-November last year. French visitors rose 27 percent to over 1.4 million and Britons exceeded 2 million, increasing by 13.4%. In November arrivals grew by a spectacular 53.9% from a year earlier, reaching 670,000. Travel receipts rose 30.7% to 267.2 million euros.