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Covid-19: Greek Minister Says Perks for the Vaccinated in the Pipeline 

Individuals who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon have certain advantages, according to Greek Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

New Support Measures for Greece’s Seasonal Tourism Workers

The Greek government has announced five measures to support seasonal employees in tourism, licensed tourist guides, tour leaders, and tour bus staff.

Greek FinMin Pledges €400m to Support Tourism

The Greek government plans to channel more than 400 million euros into the tourism industry to help it recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

Step by Step Greece Attempts Return to Normal

Greece is taking gradual steps to return to normal life with authorities expected to lift even more Covid-19 restrictions in the coming weeks.

Greece to Open Restaurants, Cafes with Safety Regulations in May

Greek restaurants, cafes and F&B services are set to open outdoors on May 3 after Orthodox Easter with protocols to be announced in the coming days.

Minister: Fresh EU Funding for Greek Businesses on its Way

Fresh funding for a wide range of Greek businesses, including tourism enterprises, will be announced soon, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Covid-19: Greece Aiming for Safe Easter and Summer with More Freedom

The lifting of Greece’s lockdown restrictions will be done responsibly, aiming for a safe Easter and a summer with more freedom, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece’s Covid-hit F&B Sector to Get €330m in Aid

The Greek government will subsidize the country’s food and beverages (F&B) sector with 330 million euros in aid to assist recovery after Covid-19. 

Tourism Accommodation Facilities to Get Lease Extension 

Tourism accommodation enterprises in Greece will be able to extend their current lease by two years, as part of the latest government Covid-19 support measures.

FinMin Expects €8bn in Greek Tourism Revenue This Year

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras is expecting Greece's tourism revenue to double this year predicting it will reach 8 billion euros compared to 4 billion in 2020.

Greece Seeking Ways to Re-open Retail Amid Covid-19 Fatigue

Greece's committee of health experts will convene on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of easing Covid-19 measures and re-opening retail.

Greece Planning to Re-open Shops and Restaurants

Greek authorities are planning to gradually lift Covid-19 restrictions and allow retail shops and restaurants to re-open in the coming weeks.

Attica Enters ‘Red’ Covid-19 Status, Retail Sees Restrictions

Following a 45% rise in new Covid-19 infections in Attica, stricter measures have been imposed on the Greek region which has been placed in "red" status.

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.

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.

Greece to Reopen Retail Stores and Shopping Malls Under Rules

Greece's retail stores and shopping malls, along with a number of other businesses in the country, will reopen to the public on January 18 under new government rules.

Greece Considers Reopening Shops with Measures

Greek authorities are examining ways to reopen shops on January 18, in efforts to revive the market which has remained closed due to extended Covid-19 lockdown measures.

Elevate Greece Announces Funding for Startups

Startups on the Elevate Greece registry will be able to apply for 60 million euros in funding, the development ministry announced recently.

Hellinikon’s ‘INSPIRE Athens’ Project to Boost Int’l Tourism in Attica by 10%

INSPIRE Athens, Greece’s first integrated resort and casino to go up in Hellinikon, is expected to increase international tourism arrivals to Attica by 10%.

Greece to Open Schools, Shops First After Lockdown 2

Schools, shops and restaurants are the areas which will resume activity in Greece in the first week of December, according to Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas.