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WTTC Commends Greece for Safe, Positive Tourism Opening

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has praised Greece for successfully opening up to tourists during the Covid-19 health crisis.

Greece Lifts Most Covid-19 Restrictions Countrywide

The Greek authorities will lift most Covid-19 restrictions, including curfews in areas with high coronavirus rates, throughout Greece as of October 9.

Covid-19: Greece to Grant More ‘Freedoms’ to the Vaccinated 

Vaccinated individuals in Greece may soon be granted more liberties, as the government prepares to announce a series of revised Covid-19 measures ahead of winter.

Greece Aims to Link Tourism with Trade

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to redefine the conditions that will enhance the connection between tourism and trade in Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Tourism Normalcy in 2022

Greek hoteliers are expecting tourism normalcy in 2022, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

G7 Transport, Health Ministers Agree to Plan for Safe Tourism Reopening

Seven principles have been agreed between G7 leaders to build a long-lasting recovery for the international travel sector.

Athens Mayor: People-centered Policies Needed to Address Climate Change

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is considering new people-centered policies to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital and address climate change.

Greece to Allow Cruise Ships from Turkish Ports, Indoor Hotel Pools to Operate

The Greek committee of Covid-19 experts has given its approval for Greece to allow the arrival of cruise ships from Turkey and the operation of indoor swimming pools in hotels.

Covid-19: Greece Ready to Impose Measures in High-risk Areas

Greek health authorities have ruled out the possibility of a country-wide lockdown but are noting that local Covid-19 restrictions will be ordered should the need arise.

Greece Prepares Two New Campaigns to Win Over Tourists in Winter, Spring

The Greek Τourism Μinistry and the GNTO will launch two campaigns to promote Greece’s winter and spring destinations to international travelers.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Revised Covid-19 Health Protocols Due to Changing Weather

In view of autumn and of the changing weather conditions, Greece’s hoteliers are calling on authorities to update the health protocols for Covid-19.

Greek Tourism Minister Pledges to Support Hoteliers

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias pledged to support the country’s hoteliers in their efforts to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and to work together on a sustainable future.

Greece Sees Tourism Revenue Reaching €12bn, Aims to Keep Tourists Coming into Fall

Greece is expecting tourism-related revenue this year to reach some 12 billion euros, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greek Minister Announces Four-pronged Tourism Strategy

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias has announced a four-pronged tourism strategy aimed at boosting Greece’s economy and stimulating growth.

Greece Still on UK’s ‘Amber List’ Requiring Quarantine for Non-vaccinated

UK has kept Greece on its "amber list", which means that returning non-vaccinated travelers or those planning to visit Britain will be required to quarantine.

NBG: Tourism – Consumption to Bolster Greek Economy in Q2

Tourism and consumption are set to drive Greece’s GDP up by a rate of 13% in the 2nd quarter of the year, according to the National Bank of Greece.

Tourist Demand for South Aegean Islands Going Strong

Tourist demand for the South Aegean islands is robust but vigilance is required in view of Covid-19 developments, said the region's governor George Hatzimarkos.

Crete Expecting August Tourism at Full Capacity

Despite Covid-19 restraints, travelers are still selecting Crete for their summer holidays, with August occupancy levels reaching almost 100 percent.

Thessaloniki Int’l Fair Boosts September Hotel Occupancy Levels

The country’s largest trade event, the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair scheduled to take place in September, has boosted hotel occupancy levels in the northern Greek city.

Greece Announces New Round of Rules to Tackle Covid-19

Greek health authorities have announced new Covid-19 rules for admission to indoor spaces and testing requirements to take effect on September 13.