By Monica Gray, Huffington Post
While headlines from Greece tend to focus on economic and political uncertainty, a positive trend has been largely overlooked: tourism in the Hellenic Republic is booming. According to Greek Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni, 2013 has proven to be a "comeback year" for Greece. "We've been welcoming millions of people to our country," she says; tourism amounts to "almost 18 percent of Greece's GDP... So you can really understand that in times of economic crisis, both the income from tourism but also the job creation from tourism is really helping the economy."