SPA towns across Greece reported 8 percent growth in terms of tickets issued in 2016 compared to a year before, a National Center for Social Research (EKKE) study found.
According to EKKE’s “Thermal Springs and Spa Towns” program, the rise marks the best performance over the 2012-2016 period, indicating a steady growth rate over time. Central Greece and Central Macedonia have recorded the highest number of visitors over the 2005-2016 period.
However, the report underlines that the figures are far from encouraging compared to 2011 and 2009. The decrease in the number of overnight stays, the continuing economic crisis and shrinking social security fund coverage for health services are cited as reasons for the declining figures.
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