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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.

Greece Tables 14-point Growth Plan for Consultation

The Greek government has tabled a 14-point interim growth plan for public consultation, with recommendations on the overhaul of the country's pension system.

Vicky Loizou Appointed New Tourism Secretary General

Vicky Loizou has been appointed as the new Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development of the Tourism Ministry.

Greece to Charge Tourists for Public Health Services

Tourists in Greece wishing to make use of public health services will soon have to pay a token sum, after the Greek parliament approves an amendment to a relevant bill.

Travel & Tourism Insurance Guidelines by WTTC

The WTTC has unveiled its Insurance Guidelines to rebuild global consumer confidence to help encourage the return of travelling in the post-Covid-19 world.

Thessaly Becomes First ‘Bike Friendly’ Region in Greece

Thessaly has become the first “Bike Friendly” region in Greece, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between regional authorities and NatTour.

Greece – UAE Team Up for Tourism

Greece and the United Arab Emirates have announced a series of joint actions in tourism for the 2020-2022 period.

Athens Inks Accessibility Protocol with National Disability Group

Aiming to make the city more accessible, the Athens Municipality recently signed a protocol of cooperation with the National Confederation of Persons with Disabilities.

Zorpidis Travel Removes Istanbul from Tours Due to Hagia Sophia Decision

Athens-based tour operator Zorpidis Travel has removed visits to Istanbul from its itineraries following Turkey’s decision to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Airlines Want to Restart Travel with Joint US – EU Covid-19 Tests

Airline companies are calling on leaders to implement a common Covid-19 screening plan in efforts to resume travel between Europe and the US.

European Commission: Long Road Ahead for EU Recovery

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said planned cuts in the Union’s upcoming long-term budget will be a “difficult pill to swallow".

Greek Tourism Gains Buzz on Chinese Social Media

Greek tourism recently gained buzz on Chinese social media through the online campaign #Thinkingofyou.

Greece Presents Data on Positive Covid-19 Cases from Inbound Travel

Greek authorities have conducted 127,900 Covid-19 tests since July 1, when Greece opened its borders to tourists, recording 295 confirmed cases in travelers.

PM: Greece Gets €70bn in EU Covid-19 Recovery Funding

Greece secured at least €70 billion in funds to address the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic from an EU recovery plan of €750 billion agreed on in Brussels.

New Tourism Campaign Launches for South Aegean Islands

The South Aegean Region has launched a new digital campaign to promote the Greek islands of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese to European source markets.