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Greece Seeking Ways to Support F&B Services Providers

Greek restauranteurs are calling on the government to provide support in order for businesses to remain above water until they are allowed to re-open.

Greece Launches Digital Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate 

Individuals living in Greece who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon be able to request a digital vaccination certificate to be used when needed.

Commission: All Non-essential Travel ‘Strongly Discouraged’

The European Commission is calling on member states to discourage non-essential travel until the Covid-19 epidemiological situation has considerably improved.

Tough Measures Continue in Greece Due to Covid-19 Variant

Greece plans to keep its lockdown measures in place in view of a Covid-19 variant which appears to be spreading at a fast pace.

GNTO Presents Greece’s 3-year Tourism Campaign to Travel Agents

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is cooperating with sector professionals for the finalization of Greece’s upcoming 3-year tourism campaign.

Greece Proposes Three Steps to Restart Tourism

Covid-19 vaccination, rapid testing and exchange of data are the three keys to restarting tourism, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during a UNWTO meeting in Madrid.

Biden May Reverse Trump’s Order to Lift US Covid-19 Travel Ban on Europe

Outgoing US President Donald Trump’s decision to lift Covid-19 travel restrictions on Europe and Brazil on January 26, may be reversed by Joe Biden once he takes office.

Greece’s Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate Proposal ‘Rocks the Boat’ at EU

Greece's proposal for an EU-wide coronavirus vaccination certificate to facilitate safe travel will be raised on January 21 during an EU leaders tele-conference.

Covid-19: After Retail, Greece Aims to Allow Intra-regional Travel 

After the reopening of shops, Greek authorities are considering the resumption of intra-regional travel and F&B services.

Greek Court Decision Stops Parnitha Casino Move

The relocation of the Parnitha casino to the northeastern Athens suburb of Marousi has run into an obstacle after the Council of State annulled a decision that initially approved its transfer.

Athens Clears Way for Renovation of Landmark Buildings

The Municipality of Athens is handing over 63 abandoned buildings for renovation as part of its city regeneration plan.

UNWTO Applauds Greece’s Proposal for Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ proposal for an EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate.

Tourism Minister: Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Not Required for Greece Entry

A Covid-19 vaccination certificate will not be required for travel to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greek Hoteliers Chief Calls for Common EU Plan to Ensure Safe Travel

An EU plan for travel would ensure the free movement of people amid the Covid-19 pandemic, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Increasing Covid-19 Risk in Central Athens Concerns Experts

Greece’s Covid-19 committee is concerned about the rising coronavirus incidents, especially in the central sector of Athens.

US to Require Negative Covid-19 Tests for International Travelers

All international travelers to the United States will have to present a negative Covid-19 test result to be allowed admission into the country as of January 26.

Travelers Must Have Negative Covid-19 Test Result to Enter England

Passengers arriving from all international destinations to England, as of Friday, January 15, will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test.

IATA Calls for Testing, Prepares to Rollout Travel Pass App

IATA is calling for the opening of borders with Covid-19 testing or vaccinations while preparing for the full rollout of its "Travel Pass" app.

Greece Covid-19 Vaccination Website Opens

Individuals can now book an appointment for Covid-19 vaccination following the launch of the country’s online registration platform.

Minister: Achieving Tourism in 2020 a ‘Feat’ for Greece

Tourism will continue to be a driver of the Greek economy by tapping into the knowhow it gathered after opening up to tourists during the pandemic, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.