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Greek Minister in Madrid for UNWTO’s Global Tourism Crisis Committee Meeting

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will attend the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee's first meeting of the year, which will take place in Madrid, Spain.

Greece Extends Ban on Non-essential Domestic Air Travel

Greece has extended its temporary ban on non-essential domestic air travel until January 25.

IATA, WTTC Welcome Pre-departure Covid-19 Testing Travel Rule of US and UK

IATA and the WTTC have welcomed the US and UK rule on pre-departure testing as a major step towards the return of international travel and reopening markets without quarantine.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Gets Green Light

Greece’s Central Council of Architecture has approved a landscaping study for the creation of a Metropolitan Park in the area of Hellinikon on the Athenian Riviera.

Celestyal Announces 2021 Cruise Season Start Date, New Terminal at Lavrion Port

Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2021 season resumption date and new dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port for its 3- and 4-night Iconic Aegean itineraries.

Visit Greece App Named Best Application of the Year at e-volution Awards 2021

The Visit Greece App has been named best mobile application of the year at the e-volution Awards 2021.

Webinars on ‘Dark Tourism’ Guided Tours Announced by FEG and Clio Muse

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) and Clio Muse Tours are organizing 30 educational webinars on dark tourism guided tours.

Διαδικτυακή συζήτηση του ΕΑΠ: Το Σήμερα, το Αύριο και το Μετά του Ελληνικού Τουρισμού

Το Ελληνικό Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο και το ΜΠΣ ΔΤΕ διοργανώνουν διαδικτυακή ημερίδα, με τίτλο «Παρεμβαίνουμε στο διάλογο για τον Τουρισμό της ε...

Tourism Minister: Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Not Required for Greece Entry

A Covid-19 vaccination certificate will not be required for travel to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Τουριστικά λεωφορεία: Κατάργηση ανανέωσης ηλεκτρονικού αναγνώσιμου σήματος

Καταργείται η υποχρέωση εφοδιασμού ηλεκτρονικού αναγνώσιμου σήματος στα φορτηγά οχήματα (ΔΧ) και στα τουριστικά λεωφορεία (ΔΧ) κάθε τετραετία.

Greece Covid-19 Restrictions: Tourism and Travel-related Information

The Greek Tourism Ministry reminds of the rules that are in force for hospitality, tourism and travel during Greece's Covid-19 lockdown.

ECDC Covid-19 Map Shows Europe’s ‘Green’ Areas are in Greece

The updated colour-coded Covid-19 map of the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) shows that the only green areas in Europe are in Greece.

US to Require Negative Covid-19 Tests for International Travelers

All international travelers to the United States will have to present a negative Covid-19 test result to be allowed admission into the country as of January 26.

Deloitte Plan for Astypalea Paves Way for Sustainable Growth

Delloitte Greece has developed a strategic plan to transform the Greek island of Astypalea into a sustainable destination for residents and visitors.

Ambassador Pyatt Announces US Campaign to Commemorate Greece’s Bicentennial

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has announced the launch of a year-long campaign by the US Mission to commemorate the 200 years since the Greek War of Independence.

Life-size Replica of Athens’ Herodion Shines at China’s Harbin Ice Festival

An impressive life-size replica of Athens’ Herod Atticus Odeon, made exclusively of ice, is on display at the Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival in China.

Norwegian to Stop All Long-haul Flights

Oslo-based airline Norwegian will stop all long-haul flights and focus on creating a strong short-haul route network.

Greek PM Confident About Tourism in Summer 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed optimism that tourism activity in Greece will be much better this summer.

Greece Air Traffic Nosedives to 30-year Low in 2020

Air traffic to Greece in 2020 dropped to a record 30-year low of 19.7 million arrivals as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Covid-19: More Areas in Greece Put Under Strict Lockdown

Greek authorities will tighten lockdown measures in Argolida and Sparti due to high coronavirus infection rates.