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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.

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.

Tourism Bodies Call for End of Color-coded Travel Guidance for the Vaccinated

European travel and tourism associations are requesting an end to the use of color-coded Covid-19 travel guidance systems and to travel restrictions for Digital Covid Certificate holders.

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.

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”.

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.

Travel & Tourism Bodies Welcome UK Decision to Remove 47 Countries from ‘Red List’

Global travel and tourism bodies have welcomed the UK government’s decision to narrow down its “red list” of countries based on Covid-19 risk.

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.

Greece Moves up ‘World’s Most Powerful Passport’ Ranking

The Greek passport has moved up one place, ranking seventh on the Henley Passport Index 2021, offering its holders visa-free access to 185 countries.

UNWTO Poll: Experts Expect 2019 Tourism Levels in 2024

Nearly half of sector experts expect to see international tourism returning to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in 2024 or later, says the UNWTO Panel of Experts.

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.

UK Simplifies International Covid-19 Travel Rules

The UK now has a new two-category set of international travel rules and has changed the testing requirements when fully vaccinated travelers enter England from a non-red list country.

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.