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Greece to Cover Cost of Coronavirus-infected Tourists

Greece will cover the cost of treatment for any tourists who test positive for Covid-19 during their visit to the country.

Most Greek Hotels Postpone Opening Until Flights Resume

Greek year-round hotels have received the green light to open their doors, but the majority remains closed, waiting for airlines to resume flights to Greece.

Enhanced Rules on Greek Beaches for Summer

Greek health authorities have announced a revised set of rules to be implemented on all Greek beaches for protection against Covid-19 infection.

UK Considers ‘Air Bridges’ Option to Reopen to Tourism

In efforts to reopen to tourism, the British government is examining the possibility of allowing mutual travel between countries with effective Covid-19 management.

Covid-19 Throws Airline Sector Off Course

Airports and airlines will need at least three years before they begin to recover losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study by S&P Global Ratings.

Greece’s Outdoor Cinemas Open Offering Post-covid-19 Relief

Open-air cinemas across Greece are opening their doors to the public, running on a 70 percent capacity with open bars and no intermissions.

Greece Lays Out Plan to Make Best Use of EU Emergency Funding

The Greek government is looking to put 22.5 billion euros in EU subsidies, aimed at addressing the impact of Covid-19, to immediate use.

Minister: Greece’s Seasonal Tourism Employees Covered by New Bill

Seasonal employees in tourism, will be re-hired for the current period, according to a bill presented by the Greek Labor Ministry.

Cyprus Says it Will Cover Medical Costs for Covid-19 Hit Tourists

Travelers infected with Covid-19 during their holidays to Cyprus, will have healthcare-related costs covered by the government, Cypriot authorities have announced.

Greece Working to Ensure All Travelers Feel Welcome and Safe

Greece is working intensively to ensure that all travelers are welcome when the country reopens in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

INSETE Study Reveals Markets to Drive Greek Tourism in 2020

Germany, Israel, Cyprus, Balkan countries, Romania and Poland may potentially be among the key markets to source Greek tourism this year, according to a new INSETE study.

Greece will Welcome Visitors with Heightened Safety Measures, PM tells ‘Bild’

Greece is augmenting safety and health measures as it prepares to open to travelers as of June 15, after lifting Covid-19 restrictions, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis told German daily Bild.

Study: Greece Still Attractive Tourist Destination Despite Covid-19

Potential travelers appear to be eager to visit Greece in the next three months despite the Covid-19 crisis, according to a study carried out by Mindhaus and Pollfish research.

Commission Tables Covid-19 Recovery Plan to Kick-start EU Economy

Τhe European Commission has announced its proposal for a new recovery tool that will help boost jobs and growth of EU economies impacted by Covid-19.

Greece Covid-19 Risk Zones Based on Access to Health Units and Tests, Says Tourism Ministry

In response to opposition reactions to Greece's "Restart Tourism" plan, the Tourism Ministry said it “did not divide the islands into categories based on possibility of danger”.

GNTO – National Theater Team Up to Showcase Greece Through Culture

Greece’s National Theater and GNTO have joined forces for the promotion of the country through culture, particularly in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis.

Study: Greeks Not Keen on Eating Out after Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has made Greeks reluctant to eat out, according to a study by the Research Institute of Retail Consumer Goods (IELKA).

Spain Reopening to Tourism on July 1 with Enhanced Health Rules

Spain will reopen to international travelers on July 1 with enhanced Covid-19-related health rules in place.

Greece Sets Destination Risk Zones as Part of Covid-19 Protection Action Plan

Authorities have divided Greece into three risk zones based on access to health facilities and capacity for Covid-19 testing.

Covid-19 Combating Models of Greece and Taiwan Highlighted as Success Stories

Taiwan and Greece are among the top-ranking countries in the world in terms of low Covid-19-related fatalities, according to recently presented findings.