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Covid-19 Keeps Greece’s Passenger Traffic Down in October

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to have a negative effect on air travel to Greece in October, according to recent data from the country's airports.

Parliament Approves Greek Tourism Agreements with Portugal, Egypt, Cyprus and Kazakhstan

The Greek parliament has approved agreements on tourism issues between Greece and four countries.

Greece to Receive Over 25m Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine Once Available

Greece will receive more than 25 million doses of a vaccine for the coronavirus in early 2021, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Mount Athos Bans Pilgrimage Due to Coronavirus

The monastic community of Mount Athos will remain closed to all pilgrims until the end of November due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Paros Airport Upgrade Project Secures Funding

The project for improving and expanding infrastructure at the new airport on the Greek island of Paros has secured NSFR funds of over 43 million euros.

TUI’s Payments Delay Upsets Greek Hoteliers

Greek hoteliers are claiming their businesses are at stake, after TUI issued contract amendments that will delay payment for accommodation booked at Greek hotels this year.

Greece to Offer 50% Tax Cut in Bid to Attract Workers from Abroad

Greece is preparing a law that will offer tax incentives to professionals who decide to work in the country and move their tax residence there.

Novotel Athènes Stays Open with ALLSAFE Services

Novotel Athènes has announced that it will remain open, while Greece is facing the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continue offering its services to customers.

Διατίθεται ολοκαίνουργιο Golf Car σε προνομιακή τιμή

Το Varos Village Hotel & Residences διαθέτει προς πώληση Golf Car ολοκαίνουργιο, αμεταχείριστο, ατρακάριστο, με εγγύηση, φυλασσόμενο σε γκαράζ.

WTM Virtual: Experts, Aviation Bodies and Hoteliers Get Together at ITIC Investment Summit

Representatives from all sectors of travel and tourism took part in the ITIC Investment Summit, held during WTM Virtual, to discuss ways to boost business recovery and restore traveller confidence.

Hospitality Challenge: 30 Top Finalists Announced by UNWTO and Sommet Education

UNWTO and Sommet Education have announced the 30 finalists of the Hospitality Challenge, an initiative designed to accelerate recovery in the tourism sector.

‘Travel Bloggers Greece’ Reveals a Place Where Time Stands Still: Kasos

"Kasos is a delightful island where time stands still and luxury lies in simplicity," say Travel Bloggers Greece.

Covid-19: UK Removes Greece from its ‘Travel Corridor’, Leaves Five Islands on Safe List

Travelers arriving to the UK from anywhere in Greece, except from five islands, must self-isolate for 14 days as of November 14.

ICAO Updates ‘Take-off’ Guidelines for Aviation’s Recovery from Covid-19

ICAO has updated its ‘Take-off’ guidelines, which aim to restore air connectivity and give travelers the confidence they need to fly again in Covid-19 times.

Greek Island Chios to Receive More Tourism Promotion

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning additional actions to further enhance the tourism promotion of the northeast Aegean island of Chios.

GNTO: Sustainable Development a Priority in Greece’s Tourism Campaigns

Sustainable development is a priority for Greece, that the Greek National Tourism Organization will continue to promote through its tourism campaigns.

Celestyal Cruises Launches New Global Brand Identity

Celestyal Cruises has unveiled a new global brand identity inspired by Greece and the Greek "Love of Life".

Greece Submits ‘Apples’ as its Official Film Entry in 2021 Oscars

Greece has submitted “Apples” as its official entry for "Best International Feature Film" at the 2021 Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars.

Greece Imposes Night Curfew from 9pm to 5am to Slow Covid-19

The Greek government has announced a night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am, aiming to further limit movement in the country to curb the rise of Covid-19 cases.

Brits Looking Towards Greece for 2021 Spring, Summer Travel

Despite a general hesitation for travel in the post-Covid-19 era, British travelers are showing an interest in spending their holidays in Greece next year, according to ABTA.