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Greece Tightens Entry Rules for Arrivals from South Africa Due to New Covid Variant

Greece has announced restrictions for the entry of travelers from South African countries where cases of a newly identified Covid-19 variant, called B.1.1.529, have been identified.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Levels Pick Up in June-Oct but Problems Remain

Despite June-October occupancy levels at Athens hotels indicating positive signs of recovery, the city’s hotel association sees no positive trend in bookings in the coming months.

CLIA – Greek Gov’t Discuss Cruise Sector Priorities for 2022

CLIA Europe executives discussed the 2022 cruise season with Greek government officials and focused on issues of safe travel, port operations and responsible tourism.

Ioannina Sets New Tourism Priorities on Back of Strong Winter Bookings

With hotel occupancy levels in Ioannina at 70% in November, local authorities have plans to further establish the city as a strong Greek tourist destination.

UNESCO Elects Greece to World Heritage Committee

Greece has been elected with 119 votes as a member of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for the next four years.

Greek Tourism Promoted to Travel Professionals in Ten German Cities

The GNTO took part in a roadshow and promoted Greece’s tourism offerings to travel professionals in 10 German cities.

Ο Γ.Γ. ΕΟΤ εγκαινίασε την 8η Athens International Tourism & Culture Expo

Στις σημαντικές επιδόσεις του ελληνικού τουρισμού το 2021, αναφέρθηκε ο Γενικός Γραμματέας ΕΟΤ κ. Δημήτρης Φραγκάκης χαιρετίζοντας τις εργασίες της Athens International Tourism & Culture EXPO...

Lamway Expects Positive 2021 Performance Despite Covid-19 Challenges

Lamway Hotel Management Group says it sees 2021 ending on a positive note and with signs of optimism for its business, despite the challenges of Covid-19.

SNFCC’s ‘Christmas World’ Comes to Life in December

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center will transform into a Christmas destination in Athens on December 1.

Το 100% Hotel Show επέστρεψε δυναμικά

Tο 100% Hotel Show, η premium έκθεση για ξενοδόχους και villa owners, επανήλθε δυναμικά μετά από δύο χρόνια απουσίας.

Χιλιάδες δρομείς συμμετείχαν στον 15ο Διεθνή Μαραθώνιο Μέγας Αλέξανδρος

Χιλιάδες δρομείς συμμετείχαν φέτος στον 15ο Διεθνή Μαραθώνιο Μέγας Αλέξανδρος που έλαβε χώρα πρόσφατα στην Θεσσαλονίκη.

Covid-19: EU Proposes Prioritising Vaccinated Travellers in Updated Rules

The Commission has proposed a revision to non-essential travel rules, giving priority to vaccinated travelers and advising them to get Covid-19 booster shots.

Greece Prepares Competition for Biggest-ever Railway Overhaul

The Greek government is expected to soon launch Greece’s largest-ever railway overhaul budgeted at 4 billion euros.

Commission: Tourism Helping Greece Economic Recovery

Greece’s recovery is gaining traction driven in large part by the tourism sector, the European Commission said in its 12th enhanced surveillance report.

Poll: More Britons in Favor of Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles belong to Greece and should be returned to their rightful owners, says 59% of UK residents in a recent YouGov poll.

Condor to Restart Flights to Athens, Greece

German leisure airline Condor has announced that after many years it will resume flights to Athens, Greece, in summer 2022.

‘Square Lime’ to Present Hotels & Villas Portfolio at ILTM Cannes 2021 Expo

Greek company Square Lime will present its portfolio of hotels and villas to luxury travel professionals at the ILTM Cannes 2021 expo in December.

To GTP (Greek Travel Pages) στην έκθεση Xenia 2021

Το Greek Travel Pages (GTP) θα συμμετάσχει στην τουριστική έκθεση Xenia 2021 που θα λάβει χώρα στις 27-29 Νοεμβρίου στο Metropolitan Expo, στην Αθήνα.

Greece Aiming for March 2022 Cruise Travel Start

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) - Europe and the Greek Tourism Ministry are aiming to kickstart cruise travel to Greece in March 2022.

ECDC Advises Adults to Consider Third Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine

The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is advising adults and mainly those over 40 to consider getting a third dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.