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Greece Freezes Golden Visa Program for Russian Citizens

The Greek government announced that it is suspending the issuance or renewal of residence permits for investment purposes for citizens of the Russian Federation.

Minister: Greece will Welcome Ukraine’s Refugees, Give Residence and Work Permits

Greece will welcome refugees arriving from Ukraine and offer them residence and work permits, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Airbnb Offers Free Temporary Housing to 100,000 Ukrainian Refugees

Airbnb has offered free, short-term housing for up to 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine following Russia’s invasion.

Minister: Greece’s Tourism Strategy Focuses on Sustainability

Greece has four major challenges to meet in order to successfully protect its marine environment and achieve sustainability, it was announced at the 2nd Blue Economy Forum.

Greece Ready to Receive First Payment from NextGenerationEU, Says Commission

Greece has achieved the first 15 milestones in its recovery and resilience plan and is expected to soon receive 3.6 billion euros in funds from NextGenerationEU.

Expedia: Appetite for Travel Grew Further in Q4 2021

The appetite for travel continued to grow globally during the fourth quarter of 2021, according to Expedia Group’s Q4 Travel Recovery Trend Report.

Restoration of Historic Klonaridi Villa in Athens Begins

The Municipality of Athens has announced the restoration of the landmark “Klonaridi Villa”, a historic building in the area of Patissia.

National Geographic to Promote Crete’s UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, Geoparks

The Region of Crete has partnered with National Geographic to promote its UNESCO biosphere reserves and geoparks.

Historic ‘Aeginitikon Arhontikon’ Hotel on Aegina Enters New Era

The Aeginitikon Arhontikon, one of the most historical hotels on the Greek island of Aegina, is under new ownership and ready to undergo a series of upgrades for its re-introduction to the travel market.

Acropolis Museum: New App Shows Complete Synthesis of Parthenon Frieze

The Acropolis Museum presents the complete synthesis of the Parthenon frieze through a new application available for all mobile devices.

Greece Bans Russian Planes from its National Airspace

Greece has shut its airspace to all Russian aircraft and airlines, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority announced on Monday.