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Hoteliers, restaurant owners and tour operators at this moment in a desperate situation, according to the Greeks at Thema News . According to statements made by Michael Sakellis, president of the Association of Greek ferry passengers, passengers cancellations have doubled in July reached 10%, a level normally reached to 20%, while new appointments decreased by 50 % compared to last year.
Passengers Greeks, which represents half of the total, are expected to abandon their journeys because of lack of money.
In Crete bookings decreased by 75%, ferry routes to the island most affected because they depend, normally the Greek passengers.
Dramatic economic conditions have caused many of the heads of shipping companies to abandon some routes since there were cases in which the number of passengers was lower than the crew.