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Greek Economy Accelerates in Third Quarter on Tourism Boost

  • Country’s GDP grew 2.7%, after 2.1% in previous quarter
  • Greece’s government sees output growing 6.9% in 2021
Tourist pull their luggage to a hotel in Hydra, on Oct. 5.

Tourist pull their luggage to a hotel in Hydra, on Oct. 5.

Photographer: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Images

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Greece’s economic growth accelerated in the third quarter, boosted by a strong tourism season, which saw a return near pre-pandemic levels.