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Study: Visitors to Crete Satisfied with Covid-19 Safety

Eight in 10 foreign travelers to Western Crete said they feel safe with regard to Covid-19 and expressed their satisfaction with overall adherence to health protocols.

Challenges and Chances Ahead for Greece’s Coastal Shipping

Greece’s coastal shipping sector suffered a blow in the last year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic with the renewal of its fleet being an urgent priority.

Bloomberg: Greece in Top 20 Best Places to Be During Covid-19

Greece is making reopening progress moving up in Bloomberg's June resilience ranking and entering the Top 20 best places to be in during Covid-19.

Greece Moves Up on Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience Ranking

Greece has moved up six spots on Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience Ranking, which reports on the best places to be during Covid-19.

Greek F&B Support Scheme Gets EU Approval

The European Commission has approved a 500-million-euro support package aimed at helping food and beverages (F&B) services providers recover from the Covid-19 impact.

Final Data: Greece Arrivals, Travel Receipts Take a Blow in 2020

Arrivals and travel receipts in Greece took a massive blow last year hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to final tourism data for 2020.

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.