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Hotel Occupancy 100% for October 28 Holiday Weekend in Greece

The October 28 national holiday in Greece sent occupancy levels through the roof, reaching 100% at major mainland spots and winter destinations.

Greece Considers Emergency Measures as Covid-19 Cases Spike

Greek officials may be ordering a new round of measures, which may include tougher controls at restaurants and bars, to address a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

UK Removes All Countries from Covid-19 ‘Red’ Travel List

The UK has removed the last seven countries from its Covid-19 red list, which required newly arrived travelers to enter hotel quarantine.

Greek Gov’t Revises Covid-19 Health Measures for Hotels

The Greek government has announced a series of revised Covid-19 protective measures for hotels, after a spike of coronavirus cases in the country.

German Tourism Professionals Give Greece a Vote of Confidence

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias invited German tourism professionals attending the DRV conference in Messinia, to discover other destinations and experiences in Greece.

GNTO Presents Greece Tourism Options at Copenhagen Travel Fair

The GNTO presented Greece's tourism offerings to the Danish market during the Quality Travel Fair, that took place in Copenhagen earlier in October.

Greek Tourism Ministry to Invest Recovery Funds in Human Resources

Investing in Greek tourism’s human resources is a top priority in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Royal Jordanian to Increase Frequency Between Amman and Athens

Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, is expected to increase frequency between Amman and Athens in November.

Moody’s Says Tourism Behind Greece’s Resilience to Covid-19

Greece’s resilience to the Covid-19 shock is a result of a strong tourism industry, according to credit agency Moody’s.

US Facilitates Travel, Eases Vaccine Restrictions on Nov. 8

Traveling to the United States is expected to get easier starting on November 8 when a set of new travel rules take effect.

German Tour Operators, Travel Agents Coming to Greece for DRV Conference

Leading tour operators and travel agents from Germany will be in Greece between October 28-31 to participate in the German Travel Association’s (DRV) 2021 conference at Costa Navarino.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Strong Tourism Plan for 2022

Looking to cover lost ground after two years of Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns, Greece has a dynamic plan that aims to attract more tourists in 2022.

Greek Islands Lead Tourism Recovery at Home and in Europe

The Greek islands were the country’s first destinations and among the first in Europe to enter recovery phase after nearly two years of Covid-19, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

FinMin: Greece Sets Ambitious Targets for 2022

Greece is on track for a strong economic recovery with the government’s policy focused on achieving sustainable and equitable growth, according to Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

Greece and Jordan Rekindling Tourism Ties

Jordan Tourism Board members and Greek tourism officials are exploring ways to restart tourist flows between the two countries in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Eurocontrol Says Greece, Europe Air Traffic Rebound Possible by 2023

Eurocontrol is forecasting that airline traffic to Greece may likely return to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in 2023 given that Covid-19 is brought under control.

Minister Calls on Greek Hoteliers to ‘Be Ready’ for Early Tourism Start in 2022

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias is encouraging the country’s hoteliers to “be ready” to welcome tourists for the 2022 season as of March.

Tourism Bodies Call for End of Color-coded Travel Guidance for the Vaccinated

European travel and tourism associations are requesting an end to the use of color-coded Covid-19 travel guidance systems and to travel restrictions for Digital Covid Certificate holders.

Attica Region and CIVINET Greece-Cyprus Join Forces for Circular Tourism 

The Attica Region has secured funding through its partnership with the CIVINET Greece-Cyprus network to implement a circular tourism strategy in 8 of its island/coastal municipalities.

Minister Kikilias: Investments Next Step for Greece Tourism Growth

Investments play a major role in the efforts to upgrade Greece’s tourism product and achieve growth, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.