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Singapore to Use IATA’s Covid-19 Travel Pass from May

Starting on May 1, passengers traveling to Singapore will be able to use the IATA Travel Pass to store their pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test results.

Greece’s ‘Run Messinia’ Ultramarathon Race to Take Place in June

Run Messinia, an ultramarathon race covering a distance of approximately 421 kilometers, will take place in the area of Messinia in the Peloponnese during June 5-14.

Athens Municipality to Open Animal Shelter in Votanikos

The Municipality of Athens will soon operate its first modern shelter for stray animals in the district of Votanikos.

Go Green! Sustainable Tourism Online Seminar: Η έξυπνη προβολή στην εποχή του αειφόρου τουρισμού

Το Sustainable Tourism Marketing Online Seminar θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 14 Απριλίου, με στόχο να βοηθήσει τις τουριστικές επιχειρήσεις να προβληθούν με βάση τα δεδομένα που φέρνει ο...

Greeks and Tourists will Abide by Same Covid-19 Rules, Says Tourism Minister

Tourists in Greece will comply with the same Covid-19 rules as residents, the country’s tourism minister, Harry Theoharis, has clarified.

Greek Tourism will See Extra Covid-19 Support Through NSRF Funds

Greek tourism enterprises that have been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic will see additional support through NSRF funds, the Finance Ministry has announced.

Restaurants in Greece Expected to Re-open for Outdoor Service After Easter

Restaurants in Greece will most likely be allowed to re-open and serve customers initially outdoors after the Easter holiday.

Ipsos MORI Poll: Majority of Brits Support Vaccine Passports

The majority of Britons support vaccine passports but recognise concerns about the potential issues they could cause, says a poll by Ipsos MORI UK KnowledgePanel.

Greece and Qatar Set Foundations for Long-term Cooperation in Culture

Greece and Qatar are aiming to launch a long-term cooperation in culture, which among other things would include the establishment of a “Greece-Qatar Year of Culture”.

Crete: Tender Process for Development of Heraklion Port Begins

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund has launched an international tender for the development of Crete’s port of Heraklion.

Air France to Give Up Some Paris-Orly Slots to Receive €4bn State Aid

Air France has agreed to release up to 18 slots at Paris-Orly airport in order for the EU to approve a €4 billion recapitalization plan by the French government.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Sail the Greek Islands in July

Norwegian Cruise Line is planning to restart operations this summer with sailings to the Caribbean and the Greek islands.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Resort Joins Forces with Tipsarevic Tennis Academy

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort has joined forces with the Tipsarevic Tennis Academy to offer special training programs to its guests.

UNWTO Looking for Best Ideas to Help Rural Tourism Recover from Covid-19

The UNWTO has launched a new competition to identify the best ideas that will help rural tourism communities recover from the impact of Covid-19.

‘Εως 15/4 η καταβολή έκτακτης αποζημίωσης σε εποχικά εργαζομένους τουρισμού – επισιτισμού

Μέσα στο πρώτο δεκαπενθήμερο του Απριλίου θα καταβληθεί από τον ΟΑΕΔ η έκτακτη αποζημίωση Ιαν. - Φεβ. στους ανέργους του τουρισμού-επισιτισμού.

Greece will Open for Tourism with ‘Five Lines of Defence’ Against Covid-19

Greece has set up five lines of defence against Covid-19 in order to open for tourism safely this year.

Greece Unsure About Easing Lockdown Measures for Easter

Greek authorities say it is ‘too soon’ to discuss if lockdown restrictions will be eased in Greece in time for the Easter holiday.

UK: Boris Johnson is ‘Hopeful’ that Foreign Travel can Restart from May 17

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the earliest non-essential international travel could resume is from May 17.

Egypt Praises Greece’s Steps to Open Up for Tourism

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany has praised the steps Greece is taking to open up for tourism in May.

Greece Announces Extra Support for Closed Businesses in April

Greek businesses that will remain closed in April by state order will receive more financial aid ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 euros.