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Greek Gov’t Act Lays Out Urgent Coronavirus Measures

Greece's first coronavirus case was reported in Thessaloniki, following the country's announced emergency response measures, which includes the right to impose controls at all of the country’s entry and exit points.

UNWTO: Excessive Coronavirus Measures May Hurt Tourism Sector

The UNWTO has warned that taking excessive health measures to face the coronavirus outbreak may lead to negative repercussions on tourism.

Tourism Body SETE Calls for Calm as Greece Confirms First Coronavirus Case

"In the coming months, Greece is expected to welcome more than 30 million visitors, and calmness, coordination and cooperation is needed," SETE said in regards to the coronavirus outbreak.

EMST OPEN: Athens Welcomes Greece’s New Modern Art Museum

The much-awaited National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens will open to the public on February 28 with free admission for the whole month of March.

Attica Promotes its Tourism Experiences with New Videos

The Region of Attica has launched three new tourism promotional videos for 2020 that reveal the ideal 'Attica experience' that tourists can live.

Works Begin on Piraeus Port’s New Cruise Terminal

Greece’s largest port, Piraeus, will be able to handle larger cruise ships and establish itself as a home port once construction works on a new terminal are completed.

Athens Moves Ahead with Major Graffiti Cleanup Drive

The City of Athens is moving ahead with a graffiti cleanup project after the completion of works on the Pedion tou Areos Park.

Germany and Austria Meet Rethymno Carnival in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is holding press trips to Crete, looking to promote the carnival celebrations of Rethymno to Germany and Austria.

Thessaloniki’s Porto Palace Hotel Receives Green Key Sustainability Label

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki has received the Green Key label for its sustainable practices and eco-friendly hospitality services.

SWOT Now Manages the Aria Estate Suites & Spa in Mani

SWOT has taken over the management of the Aria Estate Suites & Spa, a luxury property in the Peloponnese, set to open its doors in April.

4th Messinia Pro-Am Attracts Golfers from 20 Countries

Professional and amateur athletes from a total of 20 countries took part in the 4th Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament held at Costa Navarino.