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WTM: Jet2 Agrees to Add 600,000 Airline Seats to Greece in 2022

Jet2 agreed to boost the number of airline seats to Greece by 600,000 in 2022, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced from the WTM London exhibition.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Commission: EU Certificate ‘Crucial’ to Europe’s Covid-19 Response

The EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate has played a decisive role in Europe’s response to the pandemic and facilitated travel, according to a European Commission report.

Athens Limits Traffic to City Center with New Alternate Day Regulation

Starting on October 25, entrance into a defined area in the center of Athens will be allowed to certain vehicles based on an odd/even traffic regulation system.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites to Stay Open During Winter

Athina Luxury Suites, a boutique hotel on the Greek island of Santorini, will remain open all year long to welcome travelers also during the winter season.

German Media Commend Greece for Tourism ‘Blessing’

Greece’s “success” in winning over travelers this summer and fall featured in the German press recently, describing the country as a tourism “winner”.

Hoteliers: Sustainable Hospitality a Priority for Greek Tourism

Sustainable hospitality should be at the center of all tourism services offered in the post-Covid-19 era, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Travel Giant TUI Schedules First Greece Arrivals in March 2022

Travel giant TUI has agreed to schedule the first tourist arrivals to Greek destinations in March 2022.

Minister: Greece’s Tourism Season Not Over, Visitors Still Coming

Tourist flows to Greece are still robust despite Covid-19, but the achievement is not by chance, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.