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Minister Kikilias: Investments Next Step for Greece Tourism Growth

Investments play a major role in the efforts to upgrade Greece’s tourism product and achieve growth, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Covid-19: EU Summit to Examine Freer Travel Movement, Simpler Rules 

EU leaders are expected to request the mutual recognition of Covid-19 certificates from third countries in an attempt to facilitate travel in and out of the EU. 

Greece Betting on Tourism to Create New Jobs

Greece is setting its hopes on tourism and on investments in the sector to create new jobs that will support local communities and families.

WTTC Commends Greece for Safe, Positive Tourism Opening

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has praised Greece for successfully opening up to tourists during the Covid-19 health crisis.

Air Travel Industry Calls for Simpler Border Measures

Air industry executives are calling on governments to simplify measures used to manage the risk of Covid-19.

Covid-19: Greece to Grant More ‘Freedoms’ to the Vaccinated 

Vaccinated individuals in Greece may soon be granted more liberties, as the government prepares to announce a series of revised Covid-19 measures ahead of winter.

G7 Transport, Health Ministers Agree to Plan for Safe Tourism Reopening

Seven principles have been agreed between G7 leaders to build a long-lasting recovery for the international travel sector.

Twin Influencers Promote Greece on China Central Television

Greek twin influencers Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou promoted Greece’s natural beauty and culture through a 4-minute video on China Central Television (CCTV).

Greece to Allow Cruise Ships from Turkish Ports, Indoor Hotel Pools to Operate

The Greek committee of Covid-19 experts has given its approval for Greece to allow the arrival of cruise ships from Turkey and the operation of indoor swimming pools in hotels.

Greece and Slovakia to Join Forces in Tourism

Greece and Slovakia have agreed to work together in the area of tourism as part of efforts to strengthen ties between the two countries.

EU Commission Commends Greece for post-Covid-19 Progress

Greece is moving faster towards growth approaching pre-Covid-19 crisis levels, said European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni during an IOBE virtual event.

Covid-19: Greece Ready to Impose Measures in High-risk Areas

Greek health authorities have ruled out the possibility of a country-wide lockdown but are noting that local Covid-19 restrictions will be ordered should the need arise.

Greece Prepares Two New Campaigns to Win Over Tourists in Winter, Spring

The Greek Τourism Μinistry and the GNTO will launch two campaigns to promote Greece’s winter and spring destinations to international travelers.

Greece Announces Relief Measures for Quake-hit Crete

Greek authorities have announced relief measures to support areas and people on Crete affected by an earthquake that recently shook the island.

Greece in Talks with Partners for Spring 2022 Tourism Opening 

Greece is taking hands-on action to extend the tourism season and open to tourists early next year, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece and Poland to Join Forces for Culture

Closer cooperation on issues of culture between Greece and Poland topped the agenda of talks between Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and Poland's ambassador to Greece, Artur Lompart.

Commission: Greek Economy Recovering ‘Earlier Than Expected’

The European Commission praised Greece for advancing reforms as part of its post-bailout program, noting that the country’s economy was demonstrating an “earlier-than-expected recovery”.

Greece Revises Mount Olympus National Park Regulation

In efforts to protect the diverse ecosystem and natural habitat of Mount Olympus, the Greek government has revised the legal framework for its protection.

US and Greece Renew Cultural Property Agreement

The United States and Greece have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that renews protections for Greek cultural property.

Greece Sees Tourism Revenue Reaching €12bn, Aims to Keep Tourists Coming into Fall

Greece is expecting tourism-related revenue this year to reach some 12 billion euros, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.