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Greece Taking Measures to Address Overtourism

Actions are being taken to address the issue of overtourism in Greece, particularly on popular islands such as Santorini and Mykonos, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Condor’s Return to Athens Confirms German Traveler Interest in Greece

Condor’s return to Athens, validates the airline’s trust in the dynamic of Greece’s tourist product and marks the return of the Greek capital to the center of international interest.

Greece’s Online Reputation Strong in March

Greece saw its online reputation improve in March, recording the best level achieved over the past two years, according to data provided by SETE Intelligence.

Greece Drops Covid-19 Requirements for Country Entry

As of May 1, travelers coming to Greece will no longer be required to show a Covid-19 vaccination certificate, recovery certificate or test to enter the country.

Greek Airports Welcome 299.1% Rise in Int’l Arrivals for January-March

Greece’s airports recorded a surge in arrivals in the first quarter of the year welcoming a total of 4.49 million passengers on 56,323 flights.

Minister: Easter Occupancy Levels in Greece are Positive Sign for Tourism Recovery

Occupancy levels for the Greek Easter holiday reflect a positive rate of recovery for the tourism sector and demonstrate a keen interest in traveling to Greece, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Enters ‘Living With Covid’ Phase as Cases Drop

Greece is entering a new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic as the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are dropping, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Upward Trend for Easter, Summer Bookings in Greece

Tourism to Greece is showing positive signs of post-Covid recovery with bookings for Easter and the summer on the rise, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece to Celebrate Easter with Covid Measures in Place

Greeks are preparing to celebrate Easter with Covid-19 measures, weeks before vaccination certificates and masks are dropped for the summer tourism period.

Greece Relaxes Covid-19 Measures for the Summer

Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificates will no longer be required for admission to bars, restaurants, cafes and other venues in Greece starting May 1.

Greece to Suspend Covid-19 Vaccination and Recovery Certificates Next Month

The Greek government will temporarily suspend the use of Covid-19 vaccination and recovery certificates in Greece as of May 1, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greece 2022 Tourism Season Kicks Off With a Bang

Greece is ready to welcome millions of visitors this year with a carefully designed action plan in place, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece to Announce Summer Covid-19 Plan in Coming Days

Greece’s full plan to deal with Covid-19 from May into the summer will be announced in the coming days, said Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris speaking during the 7th Delphi Economic Forum.

Greece’s ‘E-reputation’ Exceeds European Average in February

Greece in February was one of the leading topics of discussion on the internet with its online reputation exceeding rival destinations in terms of popularity, says a recent study.

Greece Increases Voucher Period for Canceled Trips Due to Covid-19

Greek authorities have extended the voucher period for canceled trips due to Covid-19 to June 30, 2022.

Greece’s Tourism Body Tables Actions to Regulate Airbnb-type Rentals

Greek tourism stakeholders are calling for the government to regulate Airbnb-style activities which, they say, are distorting healthy market competition.

Greek Authorities ‘Strongly Advise’ Easter with Masks, 4th Vaccine Dose for Over-60s 

Greek health authorities are recommending the use of face over Easter to ensure protection against Covid-19 and are also advising citizens over 60 to get the 4th vaccine dose.

Greece Ready to Welcome TUI Flights and Cruises to Crete

Greece is ready to welcome visitors as the tourism season kicks off earlier this year, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said during the naming ceremony of a TUI aircraft on Crete.

Greece Keeps Covid-19 Measures in Place, Considers 4th Vaccine Shot

Greece’s health authorities announced that Covid-19 measures will remain as they are in the country until the end of April.

Greece Sets Sustainable Goals for Tomorrow’s Tourism

Sustainable practices and infrastructure are keys for Greece to move successfully into the future providing tourism services of the highest quality, according to Greek tourism bodies.