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Covid-19: Strict Lockdown Restrictions Extended for West Attica, Kozani, Kalymnos

The stricter lockdown restrictions imposed on the prefecture of West Attica, the regional units of Kozani and Rodopi, and on the island of Kalymnos have been extended until January 18.

Strict Lockdown Measures Extended for Two Municipalities in West Attica

Greek authorities have decided to extend the strict Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on the municipalities of Aspropyrgos and Elefsina in West Attica, until January 11.

AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

Attica Boosts Bus Services to Deal with Overcrowding

Greek authorities will boost frequency of bus and metro services in Attica, in efforts to address overcrowding and limit the spread of Covid once lockdown is lifted.

Greek Regions on Germany’s List of Covid-19 ‘Risk Areas’

Germany has updated its travel advice and added regions in Greece to its "risk areas" list due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country.

One Hundred Extra Buses Hit the Streets of Athens

More than 100 intercity KTEL buses have been released on the streets of Athens in efforts to ease crowding on public transport in the coronavirus era.

Additional Covid-19 Measures Announced for Greek Destinations

Starting on Saturday, September 26, additional precautionary measures will apply to a number of Greek regions, including Attica and Trikala, with the aim to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Presented to US Travel Agents at ASTA’s Virtual Event

Greece’s tourism offerings were presented to US travel agents during the ASTA Global Live online event of the American Society of Travel Advisors.

Olympic Yacht Show 2020 Postponed Due to Covid-19

The Olympic Yacht Show 2020, which was to take place in Lavrio, Attica, in October, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greece Takes Action to Prevent Second Wave of Covid-19

Greece is bracing for what seems to be an imminent second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic after a surge in cases this month.

Thessaloniki Promoted at Virtual post-Covid-19 Expo

Thessaloniki's tourism offerings were presented to Chinese travel professionals during the "Partnerships in European Tourism" virtual expo.

Dolce Attica Riviera to Open on July 1 Fully Renovated

The Dolce Attica Riviera hotel, located east of Athens, will open its doors on July 1, fully renovated, to welcome guests for the summer season.

Poseidon Hotel on the Athenian Riviera Opens its Doors

The Poseidon Athens Hotel has opened its doors to welcome visitors to the Athenian Riviera.

Grecotel Announces the Opening of its Resorts in Greece

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts is getting ready to open its resorts, located at popular Greek destinations including Attica, Mykonos and the Peloponnese, from July 1.

Athens Municipality Approves 6.8km City Walk

The Municipality of Athens has approved a city walk which will focus on unifying the city’s archaeological sites and landmarks.

Athens Parks Reopen to the Public

Parks in Athens and the wider Attica region have reopened to the public, following the Greek government’s decision to ease the nationwide lockdown.

Governor Pledges to Support Attica Gastronomic Tourism Drive

Promoting Greek products and the Mediterranean Diet is the best way to develop gastronomic tourism in Attica, according to the region's governor, George Patoulis.

European Committee of the Regions Elects Attica Governor as its Vice President

Attica Governor George Patoulis has been elected Vice President of the European Committee of the Regions for the 2020-2025 period.

Attica Promoted as Filming Location at UK’s ‘Focus 2019’ Expo

Attica's destinations and advantages as a film location were presented to TV and cinema producers from all over the world at UK's Focus 2019 expo.

Nelios Sees Increase of Online Hotel Bookings in Greece

Online hotel bookings in Greece increased by 12.6 percent during the first nine months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Nelios.