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Covid-19 Support on National and EU Level

Greek Travel Pages and GTP Headlines present a collection of updates for the tourism and travel industry concerning the COVID-19 support on national and EU level for businesses and workers. Greece, specifically, has announced a series of measures – which are updated regularly – aiming to tackle the pandemic and keep the economy afloat.

European Commission Issues First Emission of EU SURE Social Bonds

The European Commission recently issued a 17-billion-euro inaugural social bond under the EU SURE instrument to...

Greece Tables EU-wide Rapid Testing Proposal to Restart Travel

Greece is calling for the implementation of rapid testing for Covid-19 at all European airports in order to enable...

EU Presents Covid-19 Vaccination Strategy

The European Commission has presented a strategy with key steps that EU countries should take into consideration...

Greece Proposes Coordinated EU-wide Covid-19 Actions

Greece has forwarded proposals to the European Commission for the implementation of Covid-19 measures to restore...

Greece Revises Law on Vouchers for Canceled Travel Due to Covid-19

Greece has revised regulations on refund claims for bookings of airlines, ferries, yachts, hotels and travel...

Covid-19: Greece Joins rescEU Medical Equipment Reserve

Greece has joined the rescEU medical equipment reserve program, building up stocks of critical medical supplies to...

SURE Program Ready to Protect Jobs in EU

Greece will receive some 2.7 billion euros in financial support from the EU’s SURE program that aims to protect...

EU Covid-19 Recovery Funding to Go into Green and Digital Investments

The European Commission presented its 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy that includes a set of goals to be...

Greece Calls for Joint Covid-19 Health Protocols at UNWTO Meeting

Coordinated actions and common Covid-19 health protocols are vital to enable safe travel in Europe, according to...

ENFIA Tax Abolished for Residents of 28 Small Greek Islands

The residents of 28 small and remote Greek islands are now exempt from paying the unified property tax (ENFIA) from...

EU to Extend Slot Waiver for Airlines Until 27 March 2021

The European Commission intends to extend the suspension of EU regulations on airport slots for the 2020/2021...

Greek Destinations with Strict Covid-19 Measures to Get Extra Tourism Promotion in 2021

Greek destinations, where strict Covid-19 measures have been imposed, will receive extra exposure in the country's...

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