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Hilton Athens Hotel to Reopen in July with ‘CleanStay’

The Hilton Athens in the Greek capital is reopening on July 1 under advanced hygiene and safety protocols.

Novotel Athènes Hotel Reopens on July 1, Puts Health First

The Novotel Athènes hotel, a member of the Accor group, is ready to welcome visitors to the Greek capital as of July 1.

Summer Season at Porto Kea Suites Begins on June 25

Porto Kea Suites is ready to open on June 25 and offer its summer guests unique holiday experiences.

Kalamaki Beach Resort Promises Safe Holidays in the Peloponnese

The Kalamaki Beach Resort, located in Isthmia in the Peloponnese, has reopened its doors and is providing guests with safe holidays.

Greek Tourism Receipts Plunge After Covid-19 Lockdowns

Greek tourism receipts and incoming traffic took a hard hit in April after Covid-19 brought global travel to a standstill.

Greece Still Struggling to Set Up Covid-19 Hotels

Hotel owners in Greece are not showing interest in the Greek Tourism Ministry’s call for hotels to operate as quarantine spots for tourists who may contract the coronavirus while on holiday.

Greece Among Countries Still Slow to Regulate Short-term Rentals

Greece is among a handful of countries in the European Union that has not legislated on short-term rental practices, according to a survey by EY.

Porto Palace Hotel Promises a Safe Stay in Thessaloniki

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki has opened its doors with the promise to offer a safe stay to the visitors of Greece's northern port city.

Xanemo Sailing on Naxos to Restart Sea Experiences on July 15

Xanemo Sailing, based on Naxos, will resume operations on July 15 to once again offer unique sailing experiences and adventures to its customers.

Greek Port Authorities Heighten Security Checks on Board Ferries

Greek authorities are boosting security checks at ports and on board ferries across Greece to ensure Covid-19 safety precautions are being adhered to.

Santorini to Set Up First DMO in Greece

The first DMO in Greece will be representing Santorini, with the aim to develop the island’s long-term travel and tourism strategy.

Covid-19 Recovery Plan Tops EU Leaders’ Meeting

Reaching an agreement on the Commission’s proposed coronavirus rescue fund dubbed “Next Generation EU”, topped the agenda of a recent EU leaders meeting.

Google: Online Searches for Greek Destinations Double Globally

Online searches for Greek destinations on Google has doubled worldwide, showing the strong interest of potential holidaymakers for the country.

Acropolis Museum’s Annual Performance Positive Despite Covid-19

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, welcomed a total of 1,283,125 visitors from June 2019 to May 2020 despite its forced closure on March 14 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Cyprus Airways: Flights to Greece, Switzerland, Israel on Summer Program

Cyprus Airways has announced flights from Larnaca, Cyprus, to five destinations in Greece, as well as to Switzerland and Israel for the summer of 2020.

Polis Grand Hotel in Athens Reopens its Doors

The Polis Grand Hotel in Athens center has reopened its doors with the well-being of its guests as its top priority.

Liostasi Hotel & Suites on Ios Ready to Welcome Guests on July 10

The luxury Liostasi Hotel & Suites, on the Greek island of Ios, is getting ready to open its doors and begin welcoming guests as of July 10.

EY: Estimated Tourism Losses for Greece at €10bn due to Covid-19

Covid-19 is estimated at costing the Greek tourism sector some 10 billion euros in 2020, according to the latest report by Ernst & Young (EY).

OECD Revises Covid-19 Outlook for Greece

OECD revised its previous forecast for Greece, regarding the impact of Covid-19, estimating that the country’s economy will contract at a smaller rate this year compared to the eurozone average.

Air Travel: Consumers Still Wary About Flying but Industry Experts Positive

Industry experts may be confident about the resumption of travel after the Covid-19 pandemic, but travelers appear to be fearful of getting on planes.