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Greece, Cyprus, Israel Deals Paving Way for Resumption of Travel  

The recent agreements of Israel with Greece and Cyprus, which enable restriction-free admission, are paving the way for a return to travel.

Covid-19: Greece’s Airports Among Hardest Hit in Europe 

Airports in Greece were among those hit hardest by Covid-19 restrictions in 2020, according to European industry trade association ACI Europe.

EU Eases Airport Slot Rules for Summer 2021

Airlines will be granted the possibility to return 50% of their slot series before the start of the 2021 summer season, according to the European Council.

Cyprus to Allow Vaccinated Israelis Restriction-free Admission 

Israeli travelers who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed restriction-free admission into Cyprus starting April 1.

Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Cut Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports in January

Greek airports served 383,463 passengers in January 2021, representing an 83% decline compared to the same month last year.

Germany Puts Western Greece and Attica on List of Covid-19 ‘Risk Areas’

Germany’s Federal Foreign Office has added Western Greece and Attica to its “risk areas” list due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in the two Greek regions.

Green Light for EU’s €672.5bn Recovery and Resilience Tool 

The EU’s recovery and resilience facility has been approved, providing member states with 672.5 billion euros in funding for green and digital transition projects.

Greece: Medical & Hospitality Services Key for Health Tourism Development

The interconnection of medical and hospitality services is key for health and wellness tourism to develop in Greece, according to experts.

#AgapiMouGrecia Online Initiative Gets GNTO Support

#AgapiMouGrecia, an online project that connects Italian travelers with Greece, will continue its activities throughout 2021, under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Rhodes Hotel Managers Association Elects New Board of Directors

The Rhodes Hotel Managers Association has announced its new Board of Directors and will plan actions for the upcoming summer season.

Mediterranean Palace Hotel Gets Green Key Award for Sustainability Program

Thessaloniki’s Mediterranean Palace Hotel has been awarded the Greek Key eco-label for its sustainable tourism practices and eco-friendly management.

‘Fino’ on Santorini Wins at World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2020

The Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar on the Greek island of Santorini has won an accolade at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2020 for its cuisine and services.