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SETE: Greece’s Tourism Sector Needs Support into 2021

As the tourist season comes to a close and the Covid-19 effect lingers, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has tabled six proposals to help businesses survive.

Gloomy Outlook Ahead for Greek Hoteliers

The Greek hospitality sector will need four years to cover lost ground with most professionals struggling to survive in 2021.

Greek Gov’t Mulls Tax Relief for Covid-hit Businesses

Greek business owners impacted by Covid-19 will have more time to pay off their tax obligations, said Alternate Finance Minister Theodoros Skylakakis.

Crete Town Chania Imposes Tighter Covid-19 Measures

The popular town of Chania on Crete, has imposed tighter restrictions in efforts to curb the further spread of Covid-19.

Greece and United States Discuss Cooperation in Culture, Arts, Film

Greece and the United States discussed ways to boost cooperation in culture, arts, film production, and technology.

Greece Prepares for Covid-19 Management as Vacationers Return

Greek authorities said they would be reintroducing bi-weekly coronavirus briefings as they prepare to deal with returning vacationers and school openings.

Greece Adds Covid-19 Restrictions to More Destinations

Starting Tuesday, additional measures will apply across Greece following a decision by health authorities aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.

Covid-19 Drives Greece Joblessness to 1m in July

Despite opening to tourism in July, Greece saw its unemployment rate soar by an additional 125,000 people to more than 1 million against July 2019.

Thessaloniki Fair Cancelation Due to Covid-19 Causes Stir

The cancelation of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), due to Covid-19, has prompted the reaction of stakeholders.

Greece Extends Labor Contract Suspension Period for Covid-hit Tourism Businesses

Greek tourism business employers impacted by Covid-19 will still be able in August and September to suspend employee contracts.

Greek PM Vows to Support Tourism Sector Work Force

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the state would support tourism sector employees who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece and Egypt Enter Exclusive Economic Zone Agreement

Greece and Egypt have entered into a maritime agreement that defines the Exclusive Economic Zones in the Eastern Mediterranean between the two countries.

Greek Authorities Mull Harsher Covid-19 Measures for August 15 Holiday

Greek health authorities may announce harsher measures against Covid-19, ahead of the August 15 holiday which marks the largest mass exodus of the year in Greece.

Greek Health Expert Explains Rise in Covid-19 Cases

Greek infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras gave explanations regarding the sudden increase of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Greece.

Greek PM Urges Persistent Vigilance Against Covid-19

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis urged Greeks to adhere to hygiene measures, in an attempt to encourage more vigilance in view of surging Covid-19 cases in the country.

Greek Hoteliers See Dismal Year Ahead Due to Covid-19

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios has painted a gloomy picture for Greece’s hospitality sector, which has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

WTTC: Barriers to Global Travel Threaten 3 Million Tourism Jobs in the UK

Nearly three million tourism jobs in the UK look set to be lost due to barriers to global travel, such as quarantine measures and other restrictions, the WTTC says.

Outdoor Campaign Showing the ‘Endless Greek Summer’ Continues

The "Endless Greek Summer" outdoor campaign continues to "spread Greece" around the country's international airports and via public transport in Athens.

Covid-19: WHO Advises on Travel but Warns ‘Way Out is Long’

The World Health Organization is urging governments to be vigilant and carefully assess their strategies in the fight against Covid-19.

Greek PM Makes Changes to Cabinet

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday introduced changes to his cabinet, keeping key members of the government in place while adding five new faces.