The results of a survey conducted by Fraport on the passenger profile of Macedonia airport were first presented by the General Director for the Development of Fraport Greece Giorgos Villos from the conference stage under 34. Philoxenia "Tourism 55+ Leverage for the extension of the tourist season"
The age group of over 55-year-olds is an important category worthwhile, he noted and is being researched in the Fraport survey, he said.
The first findings show that the percentage of its travelers Thessaloniki airport "Macedonia" is a dynamic audience between 25 and 54 years, while passengers over 55 years of age constitute 15%.
Mr Villos stressed the importance of this study, which is a tool for all professionals and tourist organizations, and especially because it will be enriched with new data and data from year to year, which will also be a source of comparative data.
Most passengers at the airport, according to the survey results, have a high level of education, of which 79% have a university degree. They come from Germany, England, Russia, Cyprus and Israel. This, as Mr Villos pointed out, is of particular importance because it differs from the general image of Greece, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France and Italy in the top five. "It shows us the connection and special connections that Thessaloniki has with Israel, Russia and Cyprus," he explained.
As for the solar group over 55 years, it turns out that 58% are foreigners (of which about 11% are Greeks living abroad) and travel mainly in the summer months. "This shows us that there is the possibility of attracting more tourists and for the rest of the months, and that efforts can be made in this direction," he said.
Category 55 and above, he added, are people who want experience, maturity and safety, comfort and experience. It is also worth noting that, according to a survey, over 55 people spend more time Thessaloniki than in the 25-54 age group.