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Covid-19: High Viral Load, Greek Easter Holiday Force Authorities to Reconsider Measures

Greek authorities are not ready to lift Covid-19 lockdown measures, which would, among others, allow inter-regional travel.

Greek PM: Self Tests, Vaccinations Weapons Against Covid-19   

Greece is in its last critical two-month battle against Covid-19, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in parliament, adding that hopes were now on self-testing and vaccination.

Greece’s Covid-hit F&B Sector to Get €330m in Aid

The Greek government will subsidize the country’s food and beverages (F&B) sector with 330 million euros in aid to assist recovery after Covid-19. 

Covid-19 Fatigue Forces Greek Authorities to Allow Shopping

Greek authorities have given the go-ahead for small retail shops to reopen, allowing at the same time movement between municipalities on weekends.

Greece Aims for National Recovery with 160 Projects

Greece is aiming to get on track to recovery with 160 actions worth 60 billion euros to be channeled into digital transformation, employment, health and education.

Greece Covid-19 Study Reveals Fear, Insecurity, Pessimism

Fear, insecurity, and pessimism are common among Greeks during the Covid-19 era, according to key findings of a study by diaNEOsis.

Greece Announces New €1bn Covid-19 Relief to Shield Jobs

Greece announced a new 1-billion-euro round of Covid-19 support aimed at keeping impacted businesses above water and jobs in place.

Opening Retail Crucial for Greece’s post-Covid Recovery

Greek authorities are seeking ways to re-open retail in an attempt to get the ailing economy going setting a tentative April 5 date.

Greek Independence Day Celebrated with National Pride in Greece and Abroad

Greece marked Independence Day on March 25 with a shortened parade attended by world leaders and no crowds due to tough Covid-19 measures.

Greece’s Rooms to Let Eligible for Shoreline Use

An amendment to a shoreline use law now gives rooms to let the right to use beaches for the placement of umbrellas and recliners for public use.

Parliament Approval Next Key Step for Greece’s Hellinikon Project

Τhe Hellinikon investment in Athens is moving closer to implementation after the Greek parliament ratified the contract transferring partial ownership of the area to Lamda Development.

UK’s PM Aiming to Give Update on International Travel in April

UK PM Boris Johnson has warned against non-essential travel due to a spike in Covid-19 cases and is aiming to give an update on the matter in April.

Europeans Want Greece for their Upcoming Trip, Says Study

Greece is the first place European travelers wish to visit for their next trip, according to a study conducted by the Royal Elcano Institute and Spanish tourism institute Turespaña.

Greek Tourism to Enter New Era with 11 Key Projects

Eleven major investments in cruise, marina, and airport infrastructure are expected to take Greek tourism to the next level after Covid-19.

Greece Examines Softer Measures to Address Covid-19 Fatigue

Greece is planning to implement a “smart strategy” that will encourage its citizens to contribute to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Aviation, Travel & Tourism Sectors Welcome EU-wide Digital Green Certificate Idea

The world’s aviation, tourism and travel sectors have warmly welcomed the idea of an EU-wide digital green certificate verifying Covid-19 vaccination.

Greece Seeking Ways to Re-open Retail Amid Covid-19 Fatigue

Greece's committee of health experts will convene on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of easing Covid-19 measures and re-opening retail.

UK PM Says Greece’s Parthenon Marbles Will Stay in Britain 

British PM Boris Johnson is refusing to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, despite a request in 2019 by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

EU and WHO Aiming for Universal Recognition of Health Certificates

The EU and the WHO are working to achieve the universal recognition of digital green certificates that will facilitate travel in the post-Covid-19 era.

Greek Islands, Athens Winning Over UK Property Buyers

The Greek islands and Athens are winning over prospective property buyers from the UK, according to investment immigration firm Astons.