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GNTO Chief: Greece Aiming for Sustainable Tourism Growth

The strategy for the tourism development and promotion of Greece in the post-Covid-19 era was presented at the ITB Berlin NOW 2021 virtual expo.

Greece Aiming for May 14 Tourism Opening

Greece aspires to open to tourism by May 14, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said on the opening day of the virtual ITB Berlin 2021 expo.

EU Leaders Put Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate on the Table

The development of an EU-wide vaccine certificate, which could pave the way for travel to resume, was among the main topics discussed during a video conference of EU leaders.

Greece’s International Tourism Campaign to be Ready by Late March

The upcoming tourism campaign to promote Greece abroad should be ready by the end of March, according to GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis.

Condor Releases Summer 2021 Flight Plan for Greece

German leisure airline Condor on May 3 will launch its 2021 summer schedule that includes flights from seven airports in Germany to 16 popular Greek destinations.

Greek PCO Sissi Lygnou Elected to IAPCO Council

Sissi Lygnou, CEO of AFEA Travel and Congress Services, was elected as a new member of the IAPCO Council at the association's General Assembly that took place virtually this year.

El Greco Tours Opens Chania, Crete, to Tourists from Denmark

Greek DMC El Greco Tours has partnered with Danish tour operator Folke Ferie to boost arrivals from Denmark to Chania, Crete, for the 2021 summer season.

Greece Adds ‘Dark Red’ Level to Covid-19 Risk Map

Areas in Greece that are considered "very high-risk" due to increased Covid-19 cases will now be indicated on the country's risk-assessment map with the color 'dark red'.

Greece and UK in Talks on Covid-19 Vaccination Certificates for Travel

Talks are underway between Greece and the UK to explore how to facilitate travel between the two countries this year in the coronavirus-era.

Greek PM Explains Concept of Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate for Travel

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tells Bloomberg that - once announced - holders of vaccine certificates will be able to enter Greece without restrictions.

Greece will Welcome Travelers with Negative Covid-19 Test or Vaccination Certificate

Greece this year will be open to all visitors holding either a negative molecular Covid-19 test or a vaccination certificate upon entry.

‘Fino’ on Santorini Wins at World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2020

The Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar on the Greek island of Santorini has won an accolade at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2020 for its cuisine and services.

Greece in Top European Destinations for 2021 Flight Bookings

Greece appears among the top destinations that European travelers have confidence in booking for this summer, according to data by Sojern.

Athens’ NEW Hotel Joins Virtuoso Luxury Travel Network

NEW Hotel, a member of the Yes Hotels chain in Greece, has been accepted into Virtuoso’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 2,000 preferred suppliers in 100 countries.

Athens, Attica to go into Hard Covid-19 Lockdown

Attica, Greece, will be placed in a stricter lockdown until the end of February, in an effort to stop the further spread of Covid-19 in the region.

Greece and Israel Agree on Covid-19 Vaccine Passport for Travel

Greece and Israel have agreed on a ‘green passport’ arrangement that will allow vaccinated Israeli citizens to visit Greece without restrictions.

Greek Tourism: Last-minute Bookings Key for 2021 Season

GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis expects last-minute bookings to play a decisive role in Greek tourism's performance in 2021.

Covid-19: Greece Divided into Red and Yellow Risk Zones, Measures Announced

Greek authorities have re-activated Greece's color-coded risk-assessment map, giving areas in the country a Covid-19 risk rating of yellow or red.

Square Lime Hospitality Management Expects 2021 Travel Demand for Greece to Rise

Although 2021 will still be a difficult year for the hospitality industry, Greek company Square Lime expects the demand for travel to eventually pick up, especially for Greece.

Anatolia Group Opens Tech-Friendly 5-star ONOMA Hotel in Thessaloniki

Greek company Anatolia Hospitality has opened the doors to its newest five-star member "ONOMA", the hotel that totally adapts to its guests.