Greece is a popular destination for tourist.

"Greece attracts more than 16 million tourists each year, thus contributing 15% to the nation's Gross Domestic Product Economy. Greece has been an attraction for international visitors since antiquity for its rich and long history and more recently for its glorious Mediterranean coastline and beaches. In 2005, 6,088,287 tourists visited only the city of Athens, the capital city.

At the same time, tourism consumption increased considerably since the turn of the millennium, from US$ 17.7 bn. in 2000 to US$ 29.6 bn. in 2004. The number of jobs directly or indirectly related to the tourism sector were 659,719 and represented 16.5% of the country's total employment for that year.

Tourism brings revenue the economy would not have generated otherwise. Tourist tend to spend money freely, support the local economy, and produce these pollutants than most other industries." … This qualitative factor will lead to a decrease in costs. This statement will lead to an increase in profits for this entity.