Positive Outlook For the Ionian Islands This Year in Tourism


The Ionian Islands, otherwise known as the Eptanese, off the western coast of Greece, are experiencing positive signs in regards to its tourism industry.

Foreign arrivals to the islands is up 11.5% in Corfu, 9.5% in Kefalonia, and 5.3% in Zakynthos. In addition, there is an impressive uptick in tourists from Turkey, probably because of the good safety record Greece has as a tourist destination.

There is also an increase of auto traffic coming down from the Balkan countries. There is also an increase of tourists from Oriental countries such as China and Korea.