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Final Data: Greece Arrivals, Travel Receipts Take a Blow in 2020

Arrivals and travel receipts in Greece took a massive blow last year hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to final tourism data for 2020.

Greece to Lift Domestic Travel Ban in mid-May

Greece is expected to lift its ban on travel between regions on May 15, which is the date the country will officially open for tourism.

Ithaki, Kefalonia to Focus on Alternative Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish Ithaki and Kefalonia as alternative tourism destinations, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece Submits National Recovery Plan to EU

Greece has submitted the final draft of its ambitious national recovery plan to the European Commission, which is aimed at dealing with the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

European Parliament Approves Brexit Trade Deal

European Parliament approved the Brexit trade deal by an overwhelming majority, paving the way for a “new chapter” of friendly relations between the EU and the UK.

Covid-19: Greece Keeps Text Messaging for Public Movement in Place

Greece’s SMS authorization Covid-19 lockdown measure - that sees residents requesting permission to go out through a text message - is expected to end on May 15.

Norwegian Cruise Line: More Itineraries to the Greek Isles in September

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the relaunch of its ‘Epic’ and ‘Getaway’ ships with itineraries to the Mediterranean and Greek Isles beginning September 5.

‘Pillow urban stay’ in Thessaloniki Prepares for May Opening

The Pillow urban stay, located in the heart of Thessaloniki, just 200 metres from the White Tower, is preparing to open its doors in May.

Katikies ‘Kirini’ and ‘Garden’ Hotels Achieve GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Katikies Kirini and Katikies Garden, two hotels on Santorini in Greece, have achieved GBAC STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities.

Preparations Underway for Authentic Marathon Swim Event in July

Greece’s Authentic Marathon Swim will be held for the second consecutive year at Pefki in Istiaia–Edipsos on Evia during July 2-4.

Greek Orthodox Easter: A Mystical Experience

Greek Easter is a unique spiritual experience that coincides with the coming of spring.

Ελληνικός τουρισμός και Covid-19: Απαντήσεις σε 9 ερωτήσεις για τα έκτακτα μέτρα προστασίας

Το υπουργείο Τουρισμού δίνει απαντήσεις στις πιο συχνές ερωτήσεις αναφορικά με τα έκτακτα μέτρα προστασίας που ισχύουν έως και τις 3 Μαΐου.