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Covid-19: Global Travel Industry Says ‘Keep Borders Open’

The world’s travel and tourism industry is calling on governments to keep borders open and facilitate travel with vigilance.

Greece Missing Out on Recreational Luxury Boat Market, Study Shows 

Research and policy institute diaNEOsis has proposed a strategy for the utilization of Greece’s marinas and tourist ports.

Covid-19: Greece Says Firm ‘No’ to Lockdowns Despite Omicron Variant

The Greek authorities said there will be no national lockdowns and no new measures for those vaccinated against Covid-19 despite the emergence of the new Omicron variant.

Xenia 2021: Education, Coordination and Cooperation Key to Making Greek Hospitality Sustainable

Education, synergies, and coordination are key for Greek tourism stakeholders that wish to meet sustainability targets in the coming years, tourism experts said during the “Xenia Digi Hotel” event.

Greece to Keep Market Going at All Costs Despite Covid-19

Greek officials are reiterating that there will be no national lockdown orders despite the surge in Covid-19 cases over the last month.

EU to Consider Booster Shot, Extending Covid Pass Use

EU authorities are examining the possibility of extending the EU Digital COVID Certificate, which grants fully vaccinated travelers access to member states.

4th Greek Trails Meet Paves Way for Hiking Tourism

Greece's hiking associations and clubs gathered in Xanthi for the 4th Greek Trails Meet to discuss developing hiking into a comprehensive tourist activity.

Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece Up to the British Museum Says Downing St

Τhe decision to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece is up to the British Museum and not the UK government, Downing Street said in a statement.

COP26: Tourism and Aviation Commit to Greener Practices

Global tourism and aviation stakeholders have pledged to work towards concrete actions that will address the emerging climate crisis.

EU Raises 2021 Growth Forecast for Greece to 7.1%

The European Commission has revised its outlook for growth in Greece to 7.1 percent from its previous estimate of 4.1 percent.

Digital Nomads Like Greece But More Needs to Be Done

All the more digital nomads are warming up to Greece but more needs to be done to establish the country as a remote working destination, according to experts in the field.

GR-eco Islands: Greece Launches Green Energy Community Project from Chalki

Greece has launched its new national “GR-eco Islands” initiative aiming to kickstart the energy-saving transition of its islands, starting from Chalki.

Greece Sees Poland Evolving into Major Tourism Market

Demand for Greece is growing among travelers from Poland, which is evolving into a major source market, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization.

Recovery Funding Programs for Greek Tourism SMEs to Open in December

Small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in Greece will be able to tap into 1.6 billion euros in recovery funding as of next month.

Covid-19: Unvaccinated Greeks Must Have Negative Test to Enter Banks, Restaurants

Unvaccinated Greeks will no longer be allowed into banks, public services, restaurants, cafes and bars unless they present a negative PCR or rapid test result.

Greece Considers Emergency Measures as Covid-19 Cases Spike

Greek officials may be ordering a new round of measures, which may include tougher controls at restaurants and bars, to address a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

‘Ministry Park’ Project to Free Up Space in Athens for Public Housing

The relocation of nine ministries from Athens’ center to a “ministry park” on Mt Hymettus is expected to create favorable conditions for public housing in the Greek capital.

Major Hotel Brands Have Big Plans for Greece

Major international hospitality brands, including Meliá and Accor, are betting on Greece and announcing plans to further expand in the Greek market.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Transport Infrastructure Overhaul

Greece is moving swiftly ahead with an overhaul of its transport infrastructure aiming to meet the demands of the post-Covid-19 era.