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Greek Tourist Arrivals at 60% of 2019 Levels

Greek tourism figures this season are moving higher than expected with arrivals already surpassing 60 percent of the corresponding number of 2019.

Greece Announces Mandatory Covid-19 Testing for All Unvaccinated Tourism Workers

Unvaccinated workers in the tourism and food & beverage sectors in Greece will have to test for Covid-19 twice a week, according to a government decision.

Covid-19: Mykonos Says Goodbye to Curfew, Music Ban

The additional Covid-19 restrictive measures imposed on the island of Mykonos in Greece were lifted on Monday, July 26.

EU Signs First ‘Greece 2.0’ Funding Agreement

The financial aid agreement requested by Greece in the framework of its recovery plan was signed by the Greek government and the European Commission.

Greece Generating Foreign Investor Interest 

All the more investors are eyeing Greece expressing interest in services such as IT and maritime infrastructure, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Covid-19: Norway Applies Restrictions to Travelers from Some Greek Regions

Several Greek regions are included in the “dark red” and “red” categories of Norway’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map, which means travelers must quarantine upon arrival.

IATA Slams EU’s Slot Decision, Says it’s ‘Out Of Touch With Reality’

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has branded the European Commission’s decision to set the 2022 winter slot use threshold at 50% as “out of touch with reality”.

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Katakolon as New Embarkation Port in Greece

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the addition of Katakolon as its new embarkation port in Greece.

IKIES Santorini Hotel Launches New In Room Private Dining Service

The IKIES Santorini Hotel has launched a new in room private dining service with the signature of Chef Socrates Maliganis.

Archaeological Park of Aigai Necropolis Opens in Northern Greece

An archaeological park that has 530 ancient burial tombs has opened in Aigai, the ancient kingdom located near Vergina in northern Greece.

SNF Nostos 2021 Summer Festival Returns to Athens

The SNF Nostos 2021 summer festival will take place in Athens in late August, with a five-day program full of cultural performances, sports events and innovative conferences.

Andros Trail Race 2021: Άνοιξαν οι εγγραφές για αθλητές και εθελοντές

Άνοιξαν οι εγγραφές για τους αθλητές και τους εθελοντές του Andros Trail Race 2021, του αγώνα ορεινού τρεξίματος που θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 25-26 Σεπτεμβρίου,...

Ανοίγει η διαδικασία ενστάσεων για το «Τουρισμός Για Όλους»

Ανοίγει σήμερα η διαδικασία ενστάσεων για το πρόγραμμα «Τουρισμός Για Όλους».

Greece Extends Covid-19 Rules for Flights to Islands

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has extended the rules for passengers of domestic flights in Greece, traveling from the mainland to the islands, until August 2.

Tourism Minister: Vaccination Against Covid-19 Key to Keeping Greece Open

Vaccination against Covid-19 is the key to keeping the country open for tourists, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

IATA Warns Governments on High Cost of Covid-19 Testing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take action to address the high cost of Covid-19 tests in many jurisdictions.

Lycabettus Hill ‘Green’ Overhaul Underway

A 1.5-million-euro revamp program that will breathe new life into Athens’ Lycabettus Hill is underway aiming to create an urban oasis in the Greek capital.

Athens on TIME Magazine’s ‘World’s Greatest Places 2021’ List

TIME Magazine has included Athens on its list of the “World’s Greatest Places of 2021” for its prime cruise infrastructure and unique tourism offerings.

ETC and Euronews Inform that Europe is Open for Travel

Euronews has partnered with the European Travel Commission (ETC) to support the reopening of European tourism and boost travel confidence this summer.

Minoan Lines: 100% of Employees Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Minoan Lines has announced that 100% of its central and port offices staff have been vaccinated against Covid-19.