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Petra Restaurant of Canaves Oia Suites Honored for Excellence

The Petra Restaurant of the Canaves Oia Suites on Santorini was honored for its excellent cuisine at the Greek Cuisine Awards 2021.

Travel Bloggers Greece Looks to Inspire Travel to Lesser Known Greek Islands

Aiming to inspire visitors to discover the lesser known islands in Greece, the Travel Bloggers Greece (TBG) association recently toured Andros, a “hidden gem” in the Cyclades group.

New Covid-19 Measures for Mykonos: Curfew and Music Ban

Greek authorities have imposed a curfew and music ban on the popular island of Mykonos to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Launches Covid Free Badges at Restaurants, Bars

Restaurants and bars in Greece are now required to display one of three badges for customers to recognize establishments implementing Covid-19 health protocols and safety practices.

Covid-19 Rules for Flights to Greek Islands in Place Until July 26

Greece has extended the rules that everyone must follow when traveling from the mainland to the islands on domestic flights until July 26.

Germany Includes Greece Among Covid-19 Risk Areas

Germany has moved Greece back on its Covid-19 travel risk list, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases.

HCAA: Passenger Traffic at Greek Airports on Upward Trend

Greek airports in June recorded a steady upward trend in passenger traffic and arrivals from abroad, according to data from the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Athens Municipality and GNTO Team Up to Promote Greek Capital as Leading Destination

The Athens Municipality and the GNTO are joining forces to promote the Greek capital as a leading international tourism destination.

Flight Activity at Athens Airport Picks Up Pace 

Athens International Airport has recovered 77% of total 2019 traffic so far and is up by 74% or 273 flights against last year, according to Eurocontrol. 

Covid-19: IATA Calls on States to Follow WHO Guidance on Cross-border Travel

IATA is calling for states to follow new World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on travel that recommends a “risk-based approach” to implementing measures related to Covid-19 and international travel.

Travel Restart Needs Global Recognition of All Approved Covid-19 Vaccines, Says WTTC

The restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide recognition of all approved Covid-19 vaccines, warns the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ Climate Plan Triggers Reactions

Greek shipowners are among those reacting against the EU’s “Fit for 55” plan, which includes proposals for members states to meet a 2030 target of slashing greenhouse gas emissions by 55%.

Greek Tourism Recovery on Agenda of Xenia 2021 Expo

Greece’s tourism professionals will gather in Athens during November 27-29 to participate in the Xenia 2021 trade event at the Metropolitan Expo.

Santorini’s Grace Hotel Launches Gastronomy Experiences at Santoro Restaurant

The Santoro Restaurant of the Grace Hotel Santorini, Auberge Resorts Collection is launching unique culinary experiences for guests and locals on Santorini this summer.

Makedonia Palace’s Salonica Restaurant Once Again Wins Greek Cuisine Award

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki has once again been honored for its contemporary cuisine at the Greek Cuisine Awards.

To Mediterranean Yacht Show θα επιστρέψει στο Ναύπλιο το 2022

To Mediterranean Yacht Show θα διεξαχθεί στο λιμάνι του Ναυπλίου από τις 30 Απριλίου έως τις 4 Μαΐου 2022.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Travel Rules, Bumps Rwanda and Thailand Off Safe List

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has updated and extended all aviation directives concerning arrivals to Greece from abroad.

Greece to Allow Vaccinated-only In-person Exhibitions in Autumn

Ιn-person events and exhibitions in Greece will be allowed as of September 1, but only for participants vaccinated against Covid-19.

Authorities Mull New Measures as Covid-19 Hits Greek Islands

Greek authorities are examining a new round of measures to address a surge in positive Covid-19 cases on the islands due to the spread of the Delta variant.

EU Urges Member States to Lift Restrictions for Travelers from Ukraine

The European Council has recommended for member states to lift restrictions for non-essential travel into the EU for travelers from Ukraine.