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Greece Makes Accessibility for All Travelers Priority 

The Greek Tourism Ministry has taken one more step to ensure that destinations in Greece are fully accessible to residents and travelers.

Greek Travel Agents Want to be Included in New Development Law

Greece’s travel agents are calling on the government to include their enterprises in a new development law, which foresees support for upgrade activities.

Safety Comes First for Greece as Tourism Season Approaches

Safety is the top priority for Greek authorities who are aiming to kick off the tourism season earlier this year imposing rigorous Covid-19 health protocols.

Greek Tourism Business Owners Want More Energy Cost Support

Tourism business owners in Greece are calling on the government to extend a series of announced measures to address soaring energy costs.

More Greek Tourism Enterprises Call for Inclusion in New Development Law

Owners of tourism agencies and tourist buses are calling on the Greek government to include their services in a new development law recently tabled in parliament.

Greece Places 6 Mountain Habitats on High Protection

Greece has placed six mountains on high protection status in efforts to protect mountain area habitats from uncontrolled development.

Greece’s New Development Law to Support 3-Star Hotels

Greece’s three-star hotels have been included in a new development law that provides support and tools for upgrade and modernization activities.

Greece Tables Draft Law Encouraging Alternative Tourism Ventures

A bill tabled in Greek parliament encourages investments for the development of ports, ski centers and other special interest tourism facilities.

Greece’s New Development Bill Backs Tourism, Hotel Investments

A new bill tabled in Greek parliament focuses on supporting tourism investments for the modernization of accommodation facilities in Greece.

Greece Aims to Attract Tourists from India, South Korea, Arab Countries

Greece is looking to enter new markets such as India, South Korea and the Arab countries, as part of its national strategy to strengthen the tourism sector.

PM: ‘Greek Tourism Will Emerge Stronger from the Pandemic’

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece and its tourism industry will emerge stronger from the pandemic crisis.

Greece 2.0 Recovery Tool to Fund Key Tourism Projects

Greece has approved 55 projects, including key tourism investments, budgeted at 3.35 billion euros to be funded by the national recovery plan “Greece 2.0”.

Greek PM: €400m to Aid Businesses, Households Hit with Energy Rises

Greece will grant 400 million euros in aid to households and businesses impacted by increasing energy costs, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Greece Puts Price Cap on PCR Tests, Announces More Covid-19 Self-testing in Schools

The Greek government has announced a €47 price cap on PCR molecular tests for Covid-19 at private diagnostic laboratories and clinics.

The Euro Turns 20, Prepares to Meet New Challenges

The euro turned 20 on January 1 and since its introduction has been adopted by 19 EU countries; become the second most important global currency; and been used by more than 340 million people.

Greece: Certification Seals for Pet-friendly Hotels, Breweries and Olive Mills Accessible to All Visitors

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced new certification seals for destinations and specific businesses that meet defined standards, such as those concerning accessibility.

Greece Introduces New Covid-19 Measures for Holiday Season

Aiming to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in Greece, the government has cancelled festive events in open spaces and announced new Covid-19 measures for the holiday season.

Covid-19 Vaccination Pass for Intra-EU Travel Valid for 9 Months

The European Commission decided that the Covid-19 certificate used for travel in the EU would only be valid for nine months without a booster shot.

Greece Sets Targets to Achieve Responsible Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is setting the groundwork for a new tourism model that will establish the country as a leading responsible destination.

Greek Tourism Bill Passed, Paves Way for Public-private Synergies

Greek lawmakers have approved a tourism bill which among others paves the way for public-private partnerships to move ahead and sets out the terms of operation for DMOs.