Political Chaos Deters Tourists Greece Holiday Bookings Plunge Due to Turmoil

Greece's tourism industry, crucial to its ailing economy, has been hit hard by the political turmoil following the May 6 election and growing speculation of a Greek euro exit, tourism experts say. One industry leader reports bookings have been down 50 percent since the vote.
Empty sunbeds on the island of Lesbos.

Empty sunbeds on the island of Lesbos.

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cro -- with wire reports