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Greek PM Mulls Tighter Covid-19 Measures for Athens – Attica

Additional restrictions in the wider Athens area to curb the spread of Covid-19 may be implemented in the coming days, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece Calls for Joint Covid-19 Health Protocols at UNWTO Meeting

Coordinated actions and common Covid-19 health protocols are vital to enable safe travel in Europe, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

OECD: Better Outlook but Covid-19 Risks and Uncertainty Still High

The OECD has revised its outlook for 2020, predicting a smaller recession of the global economy and slightly greater potential for growth.

Eurocontrol: Covid-19 Controls Hindering Hopes for Air Travel Recovery

Divergent Covid-19 restrictions across Europe have hindered all efforts to reverse the slowdown in air travel caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, says Eurocontrol.

Covid-19: Greek Health Experts Urge Vigilance After Stricter Measures Imposed in Attica

Greek health experts are calling on strict adherence to Covid-19 measures, warning that if cases in Attica do not decrease, harsher restrictions may be required.

DBRS: Covid-19 Shock Greater for Tourism-dependent Greece

Greece will emerge as one of the hardest hit economies by Covid-19 due to the impact of restrictions on tourism, its main revenue-generating industry, says a DBRS Morningstar report.

Greek Tourism Ministry Pledges Additional Publicity for Halkidiki

The Greek Tourism Ministry will take additional marketing actions in 2021 to promote Halkidiki, which has been impacted by tight measures due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Economy Shrinks by 15.2% in Q2

Greece saw its GDP plunge by 15.2% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period a year ago, affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to ELSTAT.

Tourism Minister: Greece Doing Best to Protect Visitors and Locals

Greece is doing everything in its power to ensure the safety of the traveling public and of residents, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told BBC Radio4.

Scotland Places Greece on Covid-19 Quarantine List

Starting from Thursday, September 3, travelers arriving to Scotland from Greece will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

Greece Issues New Aviation Guidelines for Travel

Greece's aviation authority has issued new guidelines in effect through to September 15 at midnight, applying to the traveling public.

Greek Funding Scheme for Small Enterprises Accepting Applications

A Greek government support program funding small and very small enterprises is now accepting applications.

Moody’s: Greece’s Debt Durable Despite Tourism Decline

Despite the slowdown in tourism and the far-reaching repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic, Greece’s debt remains durable, Moody's Investors Service said in a report.

Cardiff-bound TUI Flight from Zakynthos Advised to Quarantine

Passengers on board a TUI flight from Zakynthos to Cardiff were advised to self-isolate after seven people tested positive for Covid-19.

EU Joins COVAX Initiative for Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccine

The European Commission said it would be contributing 400 million euros to the COVAX initiative for equal access to affordable Covid-19 vaccines.

Insurer AXA Lists Greece Among Top Countries for Quarantine-free Travel

Greece has been listed as one of the best countries for travelers who do not want to undergo self-isolation, according to insurer AXA Gulf.

Greece on Heightened Alert as Covid-19 Cases Rise

Greece is preparing to take even stricter measures, including mandatory face masks at all times, as rising Covid-19 cases cause concern.

Zakynthos Hoteliers Eager to Plan for 2021

Zakynthos hoteliers and Ionian Islands Governor Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou recently discussed the viability of tourist enterprises, the operation of Navagio Beach and Covid-19.

UK Keeps Greece on ‘Safe List’ for Travel

Britain has kept Greece on its "quarantine-free" list of countries to and from which travelers can enter the UK without a mandatory 14-day isolation.

Study: Coronavirus Affecting Leisure Travel More

Leisure travel appears to be among the hardest-hit segments with business travel the least affected by the coronavirus pandemic, a study reveals.