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Europeans Still Eager to Travel, Greece Tops Their Bucket List

Greece is among the 10 destinations on the bucket lists of European travelers for summer and autumn, according to an ETC survey.

Greece’s Covid-19 Travel Rules for Flights from Abroad Get Another Extension

The Greek authorities have extended all Covid-19 aviation directives that concern flights and arrivals to Greece from abroad.

Greece–Saudi Arabia to Boost Ties with Investments, Tourism and Trade

Tourism, investments and trade topped the agenda of talks between Greek ministers and Saudi Arabia Investment Minister Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih.

World Tourism Day 2021 to Focus on Inclusivity

The UNWTO is inviting member and non-member states, businesses and individuals to celebrate inclusivity during World Tourism Day 2021 on September 27.

Greece Reaches Out to Kids with Animated Tourism Tale

In efforts to reach out to kids and introduce them to Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization has released a cartoon spot in four languages.

UK’s Biggest Media Put the Spotlight on Greece this Year

Some of the UK’s leading travel magazines and newspapers promoted Greece this year as a top destination for summer and autumn holidays.

Accor Announces More Hotel Plans for Greece

French hospitality giant Accor is planning to expand its presence in Greece with the opening of new hotels.

Neighborhoods in Athens are Getting New Sidewalks

A number of neighborhoods in Athens are getting new sidewalks as part of the municipality’s efforts to improve the everyday life of residents.

Europa Nostra: Greece-Denmark ‘FIBRANET’ Project Wins 2021 Grand Prix Prize

Greece and Denmark were announced 2021 Grand Prix laureates for their FIBRANET – FIBRes project at this year’s European Heritage /Europa Nostra Awards.

ASTA Greece & Cyprus Chapter Appoints Akis Kelepeshis as New VP

The Greece & Cyprus chapter of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has appointed Akis Kelepeshis as its new Vice President.

ΟΑΕΔ: Δημιουργία 7 νέων Πειραματικών ΕΠΑΣ Μαθητείας στον τομέα του τουρισμού

O ΟΑΕΔ, σε συνεργασία με το ΙΝΣΕΤΕ και το Ελληνογερμανικό Επιμελητήριο, προχωρά στη δημιουργία 7 Πειραματικών ΕΠΑΣ Μαθητείας για τον κλάδο του τουρισμού.

‘European Heritage Days’ in Greece: Free Admission to Museums, Sites this Weekend

Greece is celebrating European Heritage Days 2021 with free admission to museums and archaeological sites during September 25-26.

Ελεύθερη είσοδος σε μουσεία, αρχαιολογικούς χώρους και μνημεία στις 25-26 Σεπτεμβρίου

Με αφορμή τον εορτασμό των Ευρωπαϊκών Ημερών Πολιτιστικής Κληρονομιάς, στις 25 και 26 Σεπτεμβρίου, η είσοδος στους αρχαιολογικούς χώρους, τα μουσεία και τα μνημεία θ...

Covid-19: Greece Benefits from Announcing Travel Opening Early

Announcing its opening to travelers and setting out clear Covid-19 guidelines has given Greece a head start in tourism recovery, according to ForwardKeys.

Commission: Greek Economy Recovering ‘Earlier Than Expected’

The European Commission praised Greece for advancing reforms as part of its post-bailout program, noting that the country’s economy was demonstrating an “earlier-than-expected recovery”.

Greece Accommodation Businesses See July 2021 Turnover Soar

Greek accommodation enterprises were back on track in July 2021, recording nearly 1 billion euros in turnover up by 230.3% compared to the same month last year.

Covid-19 Curfew Announced for Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama

The Greek regional units of Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map, due to a rise in cases.

EU Drops Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova from Safe List for Travel

The European Council removed Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Moldova from its safe list for non-essential travel into the EU.

Greek Tourism Minister Pledges to Support Hoteliers

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias pledged to support the country’s hoteliers in their efforts to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and to work together on a sustainable future.

Russian Travelers Opt for Greece in the Fall

Russian travelers are choosing Greece as an autumn holiday destination, according to data by insurance company Rosgosstrakh.