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Athens’ Divani Caravel Hotel Announces Reopening of JuJu Bar

The JuJu Bar of the Divani Caravel hotel will re-enter the Athenian night scene when it opens its doors on October 14.

US-Europe Air Travel Reopening Announcement Brings Surge in Bookings

The news that Covid-19 vaccinated European travellers will be able to fly to the US again from November has brought a strong surge in ticket sales.

Gulf Air: Extra-free Bag for Students Travelling to Larnaca from Athens

University students traveling to Larnaca from Athens will be allowed one extra checked-in bag on Gulf Air flights in addition to their free baggage allowance.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

EU Citizens Can Enter UK Only with Passports, Not ID Cards, from October 1

EU, EEA and Swiss citizens from October 1 can enter the UK only if they hold a valid passport, according to the British authorities.

Cosmobeds Announces New Partnerships, Integrations

Aiming to offer its partner hoteliers the best options in the market, Cosmobeds, a Global Wholesaler and DMC specialist, has announced new collaborations and integrations into its platform.

England to Simplify Covid-19 Travel Measures, Scrap Traffic Light System

From October 4, the Covid-19 rules for international travel to England will change from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries.

Muse Bistro: Superb Cuisine that Elevates the Greek Hospitality Experience

If you’re in Athens and looking for a restaurant with a strong personality and dishes crafted to satisfy all palates, then look no further than the Muse Bistro of The Gem Society Boutique Hotel.

Greece Planning Actions to Strengthen Tourism Ties with China

Greece will aim to boost its bilateral tourism relations with China and promote actions to introduce new Greek destinations to Chinese visitors.

Greek-German Chamber Appoints Grigoris Tasios as Chairman of Tourism Committee

Greek tourism professional Grigoris Tasios is the new chairman of the Tourism & Culture Committee of the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Greece Presents Wine Tourism Strategy at UNWTO Global Event

Greece’s wine tourism strategy was presented to a wide range of experts by Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki at the 5th UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in Portugal.

Greek Hotel Market Expected to Bounce Back Quickly from Covid-19, Says Survey

Greece is among the countries that professionals believe will see the swiftest recovery in their hotel markets, according to a survey released by Tranio.

Thessaloniki Looks Forward to New Metro and Other Key Development Projects

“Thessaloniki is changing,” Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently said when referring to development projects that will be key to the city’s economic growth.

Covid-19: How the Unvaccinated in Greece Can Travel by Land, Air, Sea – Rules

Unvaccinated people in Greece must now have a negative Covid-19 rapid antigen test result to travel between regions on airplanes, ferries, trains and buses.

Greek PM Expects 2022 to Be ‘Very Good Year’ for Tourism

Greece is expected to have a very good tourism year in 2022, judging by this season’s performance, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece’s Covid-19 Rules for Those Not Vaccinated Begin September 13

As of Monday, September 13, individuals in Greece that are not vaccinated against Covid-19 will be subject to rules regarding their entry to indoor areas.

Greece will Welcome US Visitors Until End of Season, Says Tourism Minister

While a number of EU countries are imposing additional Covid-19 travel restrictions on US visitors, Greece is making it clear that it has no intention of excluding American arrivals.

Greek Tourism Shows Recovery but Dangers Still Lurk, Says Report

Greek tourism recovered significantly in summer 2021 but the Covid-19 risk still remains, as well as future negative effects of wildfires, according to Alpha Bank.

New Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias Takes the Helm

Vassilis Kikilias took over his new post from Harry Theoharis, aiming to continue “what has been built so far” for the Greek tourism sector and create a new product for the country.

Vassilis Kikilias Appointed New Tourism Minister of Greece

In a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, Vassilis Kikilias was appointed as the new tourism minister for Greece, replacing Harry Theoharis.