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EU Moves Forward with Green Certificates Aiming for June 

The Digital Green Certificate, aimed at enabling travel across the EU, is expected to enter into force in June or early July, according to EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders.

Greek PM: More Covid-19 Relief for Wage-earners, Businesses

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced five new support measures, including tax breaks and insurance cuts, in an attempt to relieve Greek households and reignite the economy in the aftermath of Covid-19.

All the Covid-19 Measures for a ‘Safe’ Greek Easter

Greeks will celebrate Easter for a second time at home this year, with measures aimed at ensuring a better, freer summer.

Greek PM: No Easter Travel, Movement Between Regions from May 15

Greece will not lift Covid-19 lockdown restrictions for the upcoming Easter holiday, keeping the rule that bans travel between regions in place until May 15.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

US Urges Citizens to Reconsider Travel Abroad Due to Covid-19

The US State Department is urging Americans to reconsider all travel abroad, after updating its travel advisories, including its notice for Greece.

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.

Cruise, Yachting, Diving Top Greece Regional Tourism Meeting

Cruise travel, yachting, and diving topped the agenda of the 1st Inter-Regional Forum held by Greece’s Regional Tourism Council.

Greek PM Expects Return to Normalcy in May

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece will return to normalcy in the aftermath of Covid-19 with the restart of economic activity in May.

Porto Carras Grand Resort to Open Doors in June After Major Refurbishment

The iconic Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki, Northern Greece, is ready to welcome its guests as of June 1, offering a series of new and upgraded experiences.

Greece’s Step-by-step Tourism Opening Plan Aims to Recover Lost Ground

Balance, safety, and respect of travelers’ needs are the focus of Greece’s progressive plan to open to tourists on May 14 in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Greece has Tourism Workers in Covid-19 Vaccine Priority Line

Greek tourism sector employees are expected to be next in line for Covid-19 vaccination once all people belonging to vulnerable groups receive the jab.

Covid-19: Greek Hoteliers Call for Measures to Facilitate Road Tourism

Greek hoteliers are calling on the government to take measures that will facilitate road travel and ensure safe admission into the country.

ETOA: EU Must Speed Up Launch of Digital Green Certificate

With summer approaching, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is calling on EU authorities to speed up the process for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel.

United Airlines Announces New Flight to Athens from Washington D.C.

United has announced a new Washington-Athens route, following Greece’s opening to vaccinated visitors.

Greek and Int’l Tourism Professionals Meet at Travel Trade Athens 2021 Event

The 7th Travel Trade Athens event has brought together executives of leading tourism enterprises from Greece and abroad.

Delphi Forum to Analyze the Future of Greek Tourism

The future of Greek tourism will be analyzed during the 6th Delphi Economic Forum that is scheduled to take place in hybrid form between May 10-15.

Central Macedonia Destinations ‘Star’ in Episode of Pekin Express Reality TV Show

Four destinations in Central Macedonia were recently promoted through an episode of popular adventure reality TV show Pekin Express.

Greek Promachonas and Nymphaea Road Borders Now Open to Travelers

Road travelers can enter Greece through two border points, as long as they provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test result.

Covid-19: High Viral Load, Greek Easter Holiday Force Authorities to Reconsider Measures

Greek authorities are not ready to lift Covid-19 lockdown measures, which would, among others, allow inter-regional travel.