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Greek Daily News – 08/06/23

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TOURISM

-Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport jumped 23.4% last month y-o-y totaling 2,538,086 passengers. Both domestic and international traffic exceeded 2022 levels, by 20.6% and 24.8%, respectively, AMNA reported.

-Tourists are turning their back on Greece’s most famous destinations, the islands of Mykonos and Santorini as they seek “value for money” local media reported. International arrivals in April 2023: Country Total: +14.6% Mykonos: -29% Santorini: -6.4% Rhodes: +31.2% Thessaloniki: +26.8% Athens: +17.4% Mykonos – Santorini Turnover: April-May -15 to -20% according to in.gr.

INVESTMENT

-Four public hospitals (Tzannio General Hospital of Piraeus, Metaxa General Hospital of Piraeus, Attikon University General Hospital and the Psychiatric Hospital of Athens) will get upgrades under first Recovery and Resilience Fund contract for Greek hospitals.

CAPITAL MARKET

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed up 0.60% to 1,258.17 points on Thursday (June 8), registering another nine-year high.