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Negative Covid-19 Test Mandatory for Entry to Greece from Five Countries

Greece will require a negative Covid-19 test for travelers entering the country from Sweden, Czech Republic, Belgium, Spain and The Netherlands as of August 17.

Greek PM Pledges Compensation for Flood-hit Evia

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis pledged immediate support for those who suffered damages due to flash floods which recently hit Central Evia.

Covid-19: Greece Announces Changes for Travel Through Land Borders

All travelers entering Greece’s land borders as of August 17 will be obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test result.

Covid-19: Greece Cancels Thessaloniki Fair, Sets Curfew for Bars in Popular Destinations

Greece will impose new Covid-19 measures, which include cancelling the 85th TIF and the setting of a curfew for bars in destinations such as Mykonos and Santorini.

Greece Extends Labor Contract Suspension Period for Covid-hit Tourism Businesses

Greek tourism business employers impacted by Covid-19 will still be able in August and September to suspend employee contracts.

XRTC: Greek Coastal Shipping Sector Sailing Uncharted Waters

Greece’s coastal shipping industry needs to find ways to remain above water as it faces the unprecedented challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to XRTC Business Consultants.

Greece Announces Urban Transport Network Upgrade

More buses, increased frequency, and additional staff are the Greek transport ministry’s top priorities as part of an overhaul in mass transport.

The Greek 4: New Tourism Campaign Puts Spotlight on Four Aegean Islands

Greece has launched a new campaign to promote its "Greek 4" - four islands of the Northeast Aegean: Lesvos, Chios, Samos and Leros.

Elounda Hills Mega Marina Gets Green Light

A 202-berth marina, part of the Elounda Hills tourism project to go up on Crete, has received the go-ahead following a joint ministerial decision.

MSC Cruises Includes Greece in Restart Plans

MSC Cruises announced that it will soon resume cruises in the Mediterranean with Greek destinations included in its itineraries.

Triparound Raises Extra Funds, Ready to Change How People Travel

Triparound, a Greek travel-planning startup company, recently raised additional funding of $800,000 from a team of Greek and international angel investors.

ITB Virtual Convention to Focus on Hospitality and Covid-19 Crisis

The virtual ITB Berlin Convention on August 11 will hold three online sessions and focus on the hotel industry and the current crisis.