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Greece Presents Tourism and Travel Revival Plan to EU Ministers

EU tourism ministers were introduced to a detailed plan drawn up by Greece for a pan-European opening of travel.

KEPE: Greek Tourism Improvement Hinges on Vaccination

Greece may see growth in the third quarter of 2021 provided a large part of its population and its tourism source markets are vaccinated against Covid-19.

Greece Moves into Top 20 Places to be in During Covid-19 Times

Greece has moved into the Top 20 places to be in during coronavirus times, based on Bloomberg’s latest Covid Resilience Ranking.

Crete Launches Greece’s First Site for Digital Nomads

The Region of Crete has launched Greece's first website for digital nomads, aiming to attract remote workers to the island.

Hotels Chamber Launches #filoxeniaMoU Greek Hospitality Action

Greek hoteliers have launched #filoxeniaMoU, a month-long initiative dedicated to the importance of hospitality in the recovery of tourism.

Greek Hoteliers Want Rapid Testing for Staff and Guests

Hoteliers in Greece are proposing on-the-spot rapid testing to be conducted on employees and guests in efforts to ensure that a possible Covid-19 spread is under control.

Athens Invites Travelers to Greece with ‘Love Letters’

Aiming to attract travelers to the Greek capital, the "This is Athens & Partners" public-private tourism partnership has launched its “Love Letters from Athens” digital campaign.

Amadeus to Distribute IAG Content via NDC Standard

Amadeus and IAG have partnered to distribute the airline group’s NDC offering – including British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling – to travel agents through the Amadeus Travel Platform.

EU Closer to Agreeing on Digital Vaccination Passport

The EU member states appear ready to agree on the introduction of a digital Covid-19 vaccination passport as early as this month.

Greece Tables Tourism Recovery Recommendations to Commission

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis sent a letter to European Commissioner Thierry Breton with recommendations for the post-Covid-19 recovery of tourism.

Cyprus Reopens for Travel, Announces Entry Requirements

Cyprus will implement new Covid-19 entry requirements as of March 1 with the reopening of its airports to international travelers.

European Tourism Manifesto Launches #Tourism4Recovery Campaign

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance has launched the new #Tourism4Recovery campaign to raise awareness of the devastating impact of the Covid-19 crisis on European tourism.

ACI Europe Calls for EU to Follow UK’s Example and Plan for Travel Restart

ACI Europe Director General Olivier Jankovec has called for the EU to follow the example of the UK and begin planning for the restart of international travel.

Crete’s Rethymnon Becomes ‘Bike Friendly’ Destination

The city of Rethymnon on Crete has received the "Bike Friendly" seal by NatTour and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Kourtis Contract Showroom: Online Tours for Hospitality Furnishing Solutions

Kourtis Contract is giving tourism professionals the opportunity to virtually walk through its furniture Showroom without the need to enter its physical premises.

Amadeus and Microsoft Partner to Drive Future Innovation in Travel

Amadeus and Microsoft have entered a partnership that will harness cloud technology to innovate new solutions and create smoother travel experiences in the future.

Commission Set to Extend EU Roaming Rules 

The European Commission has proposed an improved set of roaming rules for citizens traveling in the EU.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Aviation Directive for Domestic Air Travel

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended travel restrictions for domestic flights in Greece until March 8.

Post-Covid-19 Cruise Return on Greek Tourism Ministry Priority List

Restoring cruise travel to Greece once the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, topped the agenda of talks between Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA.

New Rules for Entry to Greece via Kakavia and Evzoni Land Borders

New restrictions will be in place as of March 1 for those entering Greece through the Kakavia and Evzoni land border points.