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Greek Tourism Businesses Covered by Extra Covid-19 Support

Greek authorities have set aside €80 million to support employees and businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, including several tourism activities.

Covid-19: Επιπλέον μέτρα στήριξης εργαζομένων και επιχειρήσεων – Λίστα με ΚΑΔ

Η κυβέρνηση ανακοίνωσε επιπλέον μέτρα στήριξης για εργαζομένους και επιχειρήσεις των κλάδων που έχουν πληγεί από την πανδημία Covid-19, συμπεριλαμβανο...

Greek Travel Agencies Seek Extension of Covid-19 Relief Measures

Greek travel agencies are calling on the government to extend relief measures to June 2022 citing lack of professional activity and losses due to Covid-19.

Greece Extends Covid-19 Measures Until Jan 23

Greece’s Covid-19 measures, which include a midnight closing time for restaurants, have been extended by one week, until January 23.

New Covid-19 Rules for Ferry Travel in Greece

Greek authorities have announced new measures for ferry travel to and from the islands and mainland Greece, in efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19.

UNWTO: Greece’s Effective Communication Won Over Tourists During Covid-19 Pandemic

Greece is among the countries that managed to effectively communicate Covid-19 protocols and open up to tourists during the pandemic, said the UNWTO.

Covid-19 Cripples Greece’s Food and Drink Industry

Greece’s food and drink operations are still trying to recover from Covid-19, which has led to a 50% decline in turnover in the 2020-2021 period.

Covid-19 Air Travel Measures for Greece Get Update

Greek authorities have updated the rules for inbound travelers, as part of preventive measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Study: Greek Airports Among Europe’s Least Affected by Covid-19 in 2021

Despite the Covid-19 crisis, Greek airports were among those in Europe that managed to post the fewest losses in 2021, according to Eurocontrol.

Cyprus Updates Covid-19 Testing Rules for Inbound Travelers

Inbound travelers to Cyprus must now present a negative PCR test result taken 72 hours before departure.

UK Changes Covid-19 Testing, Quarantine Rules for Vaccinated Travelers

Fully vaccinated travelers entering the UK, as of January 7 will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test or self-isolate on arrival.

Covid-19: Greece Braces for Omicron Wave, Urges Vaccination

Greek authorities are urging the public to get vaccinated in the midst of an Omicron wave which has kept cases above 43,000 in the last few days.

Covid-19: Greek Hoteliers Say ‘Omicron’ Taking Toll, Call for Backing

Greek hoteliers are appealing to the government to extend financial support to hotels as the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has put a brake on bookings.

Greece Puts Price Cap on PCR Tests, Announces More Covid-19 Self-testing in Schools

The Greek government has announced a €47 price cap on PCR molecular tests for Covid-19 at private diagnostic laboratories and clinics.

Covid-19: Greek Health Experts Say ‘Omicron’ Likely to Peak in January

The fast-spreading Omicron variant of Covid-19 will be short-lived, said infectious diseases expert Gkikas Magiorkinis, forecasting that it may peak in Greece in January.

Greece Mulls Making Covid-19 Vaccination Mandatory for Some Age Groups

Making vaccination against Covid-19 mandatory for some age groups in Greece is on the table, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greece Updates Rule for Domestic Travel with a Covid-19 Recovery Certificate

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has issued an update to the rule for travelers flying on domestic flights in Greece with a Covid-19 recovery certificate.

Covid-19: Greece Supports Jobs, Businesses with New Measures

The Greek government has announced new measures aimed at supporting businesses and employees affected by a new round of Covid-19 restrictions.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Quarantine Guidelines

Greece’s National Public Health Organization (EODY) has updated Covid-19 quarantine guidelines following the announcement of new restrictions by the government.

Greece Extends Voucher Period for Canceled Trips Due to Covid-19

Greek authorities have extended the voucher period for cancelled trips due to Covid-19 to March 31, 2022, in view of ongoing restrictions.