OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2014

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This report provides comparative knowledge, both policy and data, through thematic chapters and country-specific policy and statistical profiles. The report highlights key tourism policy developments, focuses on issues that rank high on the policy agenda in the field of tourism and provides a broad overview and interpretation of tourism trends in the OECD area and beyond. The 2014 edition focuses on tourism and growth, and covers 48 countries.

Tourism Trends and Policies is an international reference and benchmark on how effectively countries are supporting competitiveness, innovation and growth in tourism, and sheds light on policies and practices associated with this. It is published every two years.

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The tourism industry is one of the most important sectors in the Greek economy. The total contribution of travel and tourism to GDP, including its wider economic impact as defined in the Tourism Satellite Accounts, represented 15.8% of GDP in 2011. The total contribution of the tourism sector to employment, including jobs indirectly supported by the industry, was 18.4% of total employment, and investment in the sector was estimated at 14.3% of total investment.

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