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Greece Ready to Welcome Travelers Earlier This Year

Greece will be open and ready to welcome travelers earlier than ever this year, expecting the first visitors in March, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Pick Up at End of 2021

Tourism flows to Thessaloniki, Greece, picked up in 2021 with the number of overnight stays increasing by 50.63% over 2020, according to the city’s hotels association.

Mykonos Sets Groundwork for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Greek tourism minister is looking to take action towards sustainable development that will protect the island of Mykonos’ unique characteristics and reputation.

GBTA Urges Consistency on the Validity Period of European Digital COVID Certificates

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is urging the EU and its member states to take a coordinated approach to the validity period of the European Digital COVID Certificate.

ECDC Updates Guidelines for Use of Face Masks

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published an update of its technical report for the use of face masks and their effectiveness in reducing the transmission of Covid-19.

Holiday Giant TUI Sees Strong Summer Ahead 

Travel giant TUI is expecting a strong summer ahead in view of very high demand for holidays in 2022.

Volotea Announces New Route from Athens to Bilbao

Volotea will fly from Athens to Bilbao from next spring, connecting for the first time a Spanish city to the Greek capital.

Smart Signs on the Streets of Athens Honor Historical Figures of the Philhellenic Movement

The Municipality of Athens has installed 62 smart signs on the streets of the Greek capital to honor the Philhellenic movement.

World Food Gift Challenge 2022: South Aegean Producers Invited to Show their Best

The South Aegean Region is inviting its businesses to take part in the World Food Gift Challenge 2022 event and highlight the “stories” that connect local products with destinations.

Mitsis Hotels Group Among ‘31 Most Sustainable Companies in Greece’ for 2022

Mitsis Hotels is among the “31 Most Sustainable Companies in Greece” for 2022, according to a list released by the QualityNet Foundation.