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Greece Inches Closer to More Tourist Arrivals, Revenues

Greece is recovering Covid-19 related losses, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels in terms of arrivals and revenues, recent data shows.

Greece Orders Probe into Turkey’s ‘Turkaegean’ Trademark Claim

Greece has ordered an investigation into the decision by the EUIPO to approve the term “Turkaegean” to be used as a trademark by Turkey.

EU Approval of ‘Turkaegean’ Brand Name Sparks Reactions in Greece

The approval by the EUIPO of the term ‘Turkaegean’ to be used as a trademark by Turkey for its tourism campaigns sparked an angered reaction in Greece.

Greeks May See Covid-19 Rules Return After Summer ‘If Necessary’

Greece may re-introduce restrictions and measures to address Covid-19 in the fall “if necessary”, according to Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greek Tourism Enterprises Still Short of Staff, Portal Open for Jobseekers

Tourism businesses in Greece are still short of staff with at least 2,430 job openings listed on the Public Employment Service (DYPA) portal.

Covid-19 Back to Disrupt Summer as Cases Spike Across Europe

Europe ushered in summer this week with a surge in Covid-19 cases and a warning by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) that Omicron subvariants may lead to an increase in hospitalizations.

Greeks to Get More Support to Deal With Soaring Energy and Fuel Costs

The Greek government has announced new measures, including an increased gas subsidy, to help Greeks deal with soaring energy and fuel costs. 

Study: Greece Still Lagging Behind Rival Markets in Overnight Stays

Greece may be among European holiday destinations seeing a strong rebound in tourism activity this year but the country is still “lagging slightly” behind Spain, Portugal and Italy.

‘The Ellinikon’ in Greece will be Europe’s Largest Coastal Park

Lamda Development has presented the designs for Europe’s largest coastal park – The Ellinikon Park – to be created along the Athenian Riviera.

Greece Still a European Favorite Despite Travel Cost Concerns

Greece is among the Top 5 preferred countries for Europeans planning their next trips despite concerns about rising travel costs, found a report released by the ETC.

New Funding Options for Green Agritourism Enterprises in Greece 

The Greek Agriculture Ministry has announced RRF funds for business owners in Greece that are investing in projects connecting agricultural activity and farming with tourism.

Ellinikon Casino Enters Next Phase, Agreement Signed

The Ellinikon casino project has entered its next phase following the signing of a concession agreement between the Greek government and GEK TERNA.

Athens Named Europa Nostra Heritage Hub

Athens has been named “Europa Nostra Heritage Hub” and will work to strengthen the voice of local stakeholders in the protection of Europe’s heritage.

EU Transport Commissioner: Greece Leading the World in Shipping

“Greece leads the world in shipping,” said EU Transport Commissioner Adina Valean opening the first post-Covid “Posidonia 2022” shipping exhibition in Athens.

Dozens of Makeover Projects to Redefine Athens

A series of projects which will redefine Athens are entering implementation, it was announced at the 5th ITC 2022 Infrastructure & Transportation Conference held in the Greek capital.

Greece – France Agree in Cannes to Co-produce Films

Greece and France have agreed to work together on film productions and inked a deal on the sidelines of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

Greece May Re-introduce Covid-19 Measures in the Fall

Although Greeks will no longer be required to wear face masks as of Wednesday, health authorities are warning that Covid-19 measures may be re-introduced in the fall.

Greek Island Limnos Welcomes Olympic Athletes to New Sports Resort

The new Porto Myrina Sports Resort on Limnos island is ready to welcome the world’s leading athletes for holidays and training in Greece.

Greece Sends Loud Message with ‘Reunite Parthenon’ Stamp Series

Greek postal service ELTA has released a commemorative series of stamps featuring the illegally removed parts of the Parthenon, in efforts to raise awareness for the return of the ancient sculptures to Athens.

Hotel for Sports Tourism Opening on Limnos Island, Greece

The world’s leading athletes will be able to train while enjoying their holidays in Greece at the new Porto Myrina sports resort on Limnos island.