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Greece Covid-19 Study Reveals Fear, Insecurity, Pessimism

Fear, insecurity, and pessimism are common among Greeks during the Covid-19 era, according to key findings of a study by diaNEOsis.

Greece Seeking Ways to Re-open Retail Amid Covid-19 Fatigue

Greece's committee of health experts will convene on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of easing Covid-19 measures and re-opening retail.

Greek, Italian Tourism Ministers Commit to post-Covid Cooperation

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and his newly-appointed Italian counterpart Massimo Garavaglia have agreed to further strengthen bilateral ties between Greece and Italy.

Austria Imposes Restrictions on Arrivals from Greece

Starting on March 11, travelers from Greece to Austria must present a negative PCR test result upon entry and then enter a 10-day quarantine.

NBG: Liquidity Pressures Dropping in 2021 but Tourism Under Strain 

The liquidity gap for Greek businesses will be halved this year with tourism-related activities remaining under strain, says the National Bank of Greece.

Greece’s Covid-hit Restaurant Owners See 40% Decline in Turnover

Greece’s food and beverages sector suffered a massive shock in 2020 due to Covid-19 lockdown measures. recording a 40% decline in turnover.

Greece to Give Temporary AMKA Number for Vaccination

In efforts to ensure that everyone living in Greece is vaccinated against Covid-19, Greek authorities are making efforts to issue a temporary AMKA number for individuals that do not have one.

Covid-19: Greece Reaches 1m Vaccination Milestone, Boosts Health Care System

"Every week that goes by, we are building a wall of immunity that will allow us to leave this ordeal behind us," said Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek Hoteliers Discuss Summer Hospitality Operations

Ensuring the seamless operation of Greece's hotels this summer period topped the agenda of a meeting between hotelier association presidents from the country.

Eurobank Event Looks Ahead to Next Day for Greek Tourism

The prospects for the recovery of Greek tourism and the challenges the industry will face after the Covid-19 pandemic were focused on during a recent Eurobank web panel event.

Greece Moves into Top 20 Places to be in During Covid-19 Times

Greece has moved into the "Top 20 places to be in" during coronavirus times, based on Bloomberg’s latest Covid Resilience Ranking.

Greece Tables Tourism Recovery Recommendations to Commission

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis sent a letter to European Commissioner Thierry Breton with recommendations for the post-Covid-19 recovery of tourism.

Post-Covid-19 Cruise Return on Greek Tourism Ministry Priority List

Restoring cruise travel to Greece once the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, topped the agenda of talks between Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA.

Minister: Greece will Welcome All UK Travelers with or without Vaccine Certificate

All UK travelers – vaccinated or with negative PCR tests – will be welcome in Greece this summer, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, Travel Restrictions to Top EU Leaders Meeting 

Vaccination certificates and non-essential travel restrictions will top the agenda of an EU leaders video conference on Thursday.

Surge in Covid-19 Cases May Force Greece to Remain in Lockdown 

The sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in Greece pushes back the prospect of the government easing measures on March 1.

Covid-19 Cuts Travelers to Greece Down by 76.5% in 2020

Greece welcomed fewer tourists in 2020 - down by 76.5 percent - after the Covid-19 pandemic brought global travel to a halt.

Greece Urges EU to ‘Move Faster’, Adopt ‘Health Passport’ Idea

Greece is calling on EU member states to agree and adopt the idea of Covid-19 vaccination certificates to facilitate travel.

Coronavirus Injures Greece’s Tourism Revenue in 2020

Covid-19 measures and travel bans cost the Greek tourism sector 13.89 billion euros in 2020, according to the Bank of Greece.

UK Recovery Roadmap Sees Int’l Travel Resuming After May 17

Non-essential international travel from England is not expected to re-open until May 17 at the earliest, according to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.