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Athens-Attica: New Covid-19 Measures Include Teleworking, Suspension of Concerts

A series of additional measures to curb the further spread of Covid-19 in downtown Athens and other areas of Attica have been announced.

Antiparos Looks to Dispose of Cigarette Butts Properly

The Greek island of Antiparos is participating in the #gopafree recycling program for cigarette butts, aiming to protect the environment and promote sustainable development.

Athens Municipality Launches Online Appointment Service for Citizens

The Athens Municipality has introduced a new online appointment service for citizens that need to visit municipal offices to process their affairs.

Ryanair to Cut October Capacity by Another 20% Due to Travel Restrictions, Policies

Ryanair will cut its October capacity by a further 20%, due to damage caused to forward bookings by continuous changes in EU government Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Europe’s Travel and Tourism Industry Calls for End to Quarantines in EU

Over 20 travel and tourism bodies are calling for the European Commission to replace quarantine restrictions with a common EU testing protocol for travel.

Athens Stay Group Celebrates First Year of Operations

The Athens Stay Group, a hospitality company based in the Greek capital, has celebrated one year of operations.

GNTO to Start 2021 Tourism Promotion for Greece End of October

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is preparing for the 2021 tourism season and plans to launch new promotional actions for Greece by the end of October.

100 Destinations Now Have ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp of WTTC

One hundred destinations are now using the ‘Safe Travels’ global safety and hygiene stamp of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Covid-19: Greece Updates Rules for Land Border Travel

Greek authorities have extended temporary restrictions for travel through its land borders to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Ireland Announces 14-day Quarantine for Arrivals from Greece

Travelers arriving to Ireland from Greece must self-isolate for 14 days as of Monday, September 21, according to the Irish government.

Greece Calls for Joint Covid-19 Health Protocols at UNWTO Meeting

Coordinated actions and common Covid-19 health protocols are vital to enable safe travel in Europe, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

OECD: Better Outlook but Covid-19 Risks and Uncertainty Still High

The OECD has revised its outlook for 2020, predicting a smaller recession of the global economy and slightly greater potential for growth.

Countries Recognize Greece’s post-Covid-19 Tourism Opening as a Success

Greece's opening of tourism in the post-Covid-19 era has been recognized by other countries as "successful", according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Minister: Greece Still Winning Investors’ Vote of Confidence

Greece is still winning over investors, despite the Covid-19 crisis, as landmark projects like Hellinikon enter materialization phase, according to Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

ENFIA Tax Abolished for Residents of 28 Small Greek Islands

The residents of 28 small and remote Greek islands are now exempt from paying the unified property tax (ENFIA) from 2020 onwards, the Finance Ministry has announced.

Βογιατζόγλου Systems: Νέα προϊοντική σειρά για επαγγελματική απολύμανση

Η Βογιατζόγλου Systems διαθέτει τα φορητά συστήματα ψεκασμού VICTORY για την γρήγορη, αποτελεσματική και οικονομική απολύμανση μεγάλων χώρων.

Tourism Ministers of the World Pledge to Make International Travel Safe Again

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed the “Tbilisi Declaration” with a commitment to make international travel safe again.

Thessaloniki ConfEx Park to Create Momentum, Jobs

The multi-million-euro overhaul of the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center is expected to create momentum and 1,500 new jobs.

Victoria Hislop Officially Becomes Honorary Citizen of Greece

British best-selling author Victoria Hislop was officially sworn-in as a Greek citizen during a ceremony that took place in Athens.

Glyfada Maritime Golf Event Postponed, New Date: October 10

The Glyfada Maritime Golf Event, scheduled to take place in Glyfada on September 19, has been postponed for October 10 due to weather conditions.