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Greece to Carry Out Port and Ferry Inspections All Summer

The Greek shipping ministry will be carrying out Covid-19 inspections on board ferries and at ports across the country throughout the summer.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates New Marina at Benitses on Corfu

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently inaugurated a new marina in the small town of Benitses on the island of Corfu.

PM: Greece to Set Up Mobile Vaccination Units at Tourism Spots

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced that mobile units would be set up at tourist destinations countrywide to accelerate vaccinations against Covid-19.

Greece Pushes Vaccination as Covid-19 Infections Rise Again

Greek authorities are pushing for more vaccinations without ruling out measures after a sudden increase in Covid-19 cases and the emergence of the Delta variant.

UNWTO: Vaccines, Digital Solutions to Give Travel a Boost

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is forecasting that vaccination campaigns and the integration of digital solutions for safe travel will help ease restrictions.

‘Tourism can be the Doctor of Greek Economy’ this Year, Says Minister

Targeted and efficient use of EU funds are key to restoring tourism to Greece post-Covid-19, which will in turn bolster the economy, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Region Aims to Make Attica the Perfect Year-round Destination

Greek Governor Giorgos Patoulis is aiming to make the Attica Region the perfect 12-month destination thanks to its diverse options and “cosmopolitan charm”.

BoG: Tourism Uncertainty May Slow Greek Economy Rebound

Although the Greek economy is showing signs of recovery, the uncertainty due to emerging Covid-19 virus mutations and their potential impact on tourism pose a risk, says the Bank of Greece.

Study: Greece Holding Strong in EU Short-term Rental Demand

Greece is holding strong in Europe in terms of overnight short-term rental bookings, according to a study released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency.

Oxford Economics: Greece Tourism Recovery Gathers Speed

Greece is following in the footsteps of Europe, where the rebound in tourism post-Covid-19 is already underway, according to Oxford Economics.

Travel Industry Urges One Line on EU Covid Certificate Verification

The travel industry is urging member states to harmonise the verification standards of the EU Digital COVID Certificate to ensure a smooth passenger experience.

Covid-19: Greece Overnights Among Hardest Hit in EU

Greece reported a 74% drop - among the highest declines in the EU - in the number of overnight stays between April 2020 and March 2021.

Covid-19: Greece Decides Vaccinated-only and Mixed Spaces as of Mid-July

Greece announced that starting July 15, entertainment and F&B venues would be divided into Covid-19 vaccinated-only and mixed spaces.

Greece Re-examining Rules for Travel in View of Delta Coronavirus Variant

Greece is re-examining rules for travel and restriction-free admission into the country after the emergence of the Delta variant of Covid-19.

Freedom Pass: Greece Entices Young to Get the Jab with €150 Travel Gift Card

Greece will be giving young people €150 to get the jab against Covid-19 in efforts to accelerate vaccinations.

Greece Set to Announce ‘Privileges’ for the Vaccinated

Greek authorities are expected to announce special rights for the fully vaccinated including greater freedom of movement and access to indoor spaces.

Greece Prepares to Deal With ‘Delta’ Variant Emergence

Greek authorities are preparing an action plan to address the possible spread of the new Covid-19 Delta variant in the country.

Travelport Study Says Restoring Trust Key to Industry Recovery

Restoring trust in travel can go a long way towards boosting industry recovery and stimulating purchasing behavior, a study by Travelport found.

Long-haul Travellers Still Cautious About Planning Trips to Europe, ETC Says

As the EU looks set to open its borders, it is imperative that clear messages are communicated to international travellers wishing to visit Europe, says the ETC.

No Extra Covid-19 Rules for Clean Monday Holiday in Greece

Greek authorities will not impose extra Covid-19 restrictions for the upcoming three-day Clean Monday holiday.