Ahead of harsh winter, tourism roars back in Mediterranean


              A young couple walk behind a 2nd century A.D. marble head of victory inside Stoa of Attalos, at ancient Agora, in Athens, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Greece is on course to beat its annual record for tourism revenue as southern European Union members made a surprise recovery following a two-year travel slump caused by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              A tourists takes a selfie in front the Gate of the ancient Roman agora, in Plaka, district of Athens, on Thursday, Oct.13, 2022. Greece is on course to beat its annual record for tourism revenue as southern European Union members made a surprise recovery following a two-year travel slump caused by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              A Tourist sits inside the archaiological site of ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, about 70 kilometers (45 miles) south of Athens, on Wednesday, Oct.12, 2022. As Europe tilts toward recession, with economies weighed down by high energy prices and other effects of the war in Ukraine, a strong rebound in tourism by southern European Union members has eased the continental slowdown. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists visit the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, about 70 kilometers (45 miles) south of Athens, on Wednesday, Oct.12, 2022. Greece is on course to beat its annual record for tourism revenue as southern European Union members made a surprise recovery following a two-year travel slump caused by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists eat in a traditional restaurant in Plaka district of Athens , as in the background stands the ancient Acropolis hill, on Thursday , Oct.13, 2022. Greece is on course to beat its annual record for tourism revenue as southern European Union members made a surprise recovery following a two-year travel slump caused by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists walks in Plaka district of Athens , on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. As Europe tilts toward recession, with economies weighed down by high energy prices and other effects of the war in Ukraine, a strong rebound in tourism by southern European Union members has eased the continental slowdown.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists atop the Areopagus hill look at the city of Athens as the sun sets , on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. As Europe tilts toward recession, with economies weighed down by high energy prices and other effects of the war in Ukraine, a strong rebound in tourism by southern European Union members has eased the continental slowdown. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              A tourist poses at the ancient building of Hadrian's Library, in central Athens, on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022.The tourism industry in Greece and Portugal are expected to make a full recovery from the pandemic, while other EU members in the Mediterranean have also performed above the expectations of national governments. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists queue to enter the ancient Acropolis hill, in Athens, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. The tourism industry in Greece and Portugal are expected to make a full recovery from the pandemic, while other EU members in the Mediterranean have also performed above the expectations of national governments. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists admire the seven-foot bronze statue of Zeus, or Poseidon, made in the mid-5th century B.C. at the archaeological museum of Athens, on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022.The tourism industry in Greece and Portugal are expected to make a full recovery from the pandemic, while other EU members in the Mediterranean have also performed above the expectations of national governments. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists watch the changing of the Presidential guards ceremony at the tomb of the unknown soldier , in central Athens , on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Greece is on course to beat its annual record for tourism revenue as southern European Union members made a surprise recovery following a two-year travel slump caused by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists take pictures at the top of the Lycabettus hill in Athens , on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. The tourism industry in Greece and Portugal are expected to make a full recovery from the pandemic, while other EU members in the Mediterranean have also performed above the expectations of national governments. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
            
              Tourists visit the Acropolis hill with the 2,500-year-old Parthenon temple on the left, and the ancient Erechtheion temple on the right, in Athens , on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Greece is on course to beat its annual record for tourism revenue as southern European Union members made a surprise recovery following a two-year travel slump caused by the pandemic. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)