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Greek Minister Sets Mid-July Date for UK Open Travel

Greece may be ready to welcome British travelers by mid-July, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during an interview on UK television.

UPDATE: Greece on UK’s List Allowing Quarantine-free Travel

Britain has included Greece on the list of countries to and from which travelers can enter the UK without a mandatory 14-day isolation.

Greek Tourism Adjusting as Travel Resumes

The Greek tourism industry is adjusting after Covid-19 and will require fine-tuning in the coming months, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

What Happens If I Get Covid-19 on My Holidays in Greece?

GTP Headlines presents official health guidance in the case a traveler comes down with Covid-19 while on holiday in Greece.

Press: UK Mulls List of Quarantine-free Countries for Travel

Britain is reportedly considering quarantine-free travel for nationals of 75 countries after pressure to drop its 14-day self-isolation rules.

Greece Opens to Tourism: Who Can Come – Safety Rules

Greece opened its borders by air, sea and road to travelers on Wednesday, after the Covid-19 health crisis brought global travel to a standstill.

Greece Tourism Season Debuts with Over 230 Flights

More than 230 flights were scheduled to land in Greece on Wednesday, as the country reopens to tourism four months after Covid-19 lockdowns.

Greece Extends Flight Ban for Turkey, UK Until July 15

Greece has extended the temporary suspension of flights from/to Turkey and the United Kingdom until July 15.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Liquidity Measures to ‘Survive’ Season

Greek hoteliers are calling for liquidity measures so that they can continue running their businesses despite the sharp decline in arrivals due to Covid-19.

EU Releases ‘Safe’ List of Nations Welcome for Tourism

Americans and Russians will not be able to visit any EU countries in the coming period, according to a “safe” list announced in Brussels, the EU’s headquarters.

Theoharis: Greece Investing Now in the Future of Tourism

Greece is at the top of travelers’ wish lists thanks to its successful management of the Covid-19 crisis and the country’s reputation as a safe destination, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greece Reacts After Turkey Calls for Change of Hagia Sofia Status

Greece has sent a letter to UNESCO representatives, informing over Turkish government plans to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

PM: Covid-19 Isolation Rooms Optional for Greek Hotels

Hotels in Greece can choose if they wish to maintain an isolation room to host customers who become infected with Covid-19, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

BBC: Greeks to be Allowed Quarantine-free Entry into UK

Greeks will be among European travelers allowed admission into the UK without quarantine, BBC says.

Greece’s Subsidized Tourism Program Accepting Applications

Greece’s Manpower Employment Organization (OAED) will be accepting applications starting June 25 for parties eligible to receive state subsidies for tourism.

Europe’s Lawmakers Want Stronger Actions to Rescue Tourism

European lawmakers have appealed for additional measures to salvage the EU’s tourism and travel sector.

Tourism Signals a Return to Normalcy for Greece, Says Minister

Greece's tourism reopening signals a return to normalcy following the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

EU Court Exempts Permanent Residents from Visa Rule

Family members of EU citizens who are not nationals of a member state but hold a permanent residence card should be able to travel visa-free to EU, according to a court decision.

Greece Still Struggling to Set Up Covid-19 Hotels

Hotel owners in Greece are not showing interest in the Greek Tourism Ministry’s call for hotels to operate as quarantine spots for tourists who may contract the coronavirus while on holiday.

EU Signs Aviation Agreement with Japan

The Commission has signed an agreement with Japan that will facilitate the EU's aviation industry's access to the Japanese aeronautical market and ensure a higher level of aviation safety.