Despite hopes, tourism hasn't pulled Greece out of its recession.
Greece's sandy resorts, azure waters and ancient temples are hot spots.
But visits from abroad are not enough to save the country from its ever-deepening recession. According to Reuters, tourist receipts for the first quarter tumbled by 15.1 percent to 396.3 million euros from 466.7 million euros. Below, what a slump looks like:
Photo by Yannis Behrakis/Reuters
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