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Covid-19: After Retail, Greece Aims to Allow Intra-regional Travel 

After the reopening of shops, Greek authorities are considering the resumption of intra-regional travel and F&B services.

UNWTO Applauds Greece’s Proposal for Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ proposal for an EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate.

Tourism Minister: Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Not Required for Greece Entry

A Covid-19 vaccination certificate will not be required for travel to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Increasing Covid-19 Risk in Central Athens Concerns Experts

Greece’s Covid-19 committee is concerned about the rising coronavirus incidents, especially in the central sector of Athens.

US to Require Negative Covid-19 Tests for International Travelers

All international travelers to the United States will have to present a negative Covid-19 test result to be allowed admission into the country as of January 26.

Greek PM Confident About Tourism in Summer 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed optimism that tourism activity in Greece will be much better this summer.

EY: 2% of Businesses Ready for Covid-19 Shock on Supply Chains

A mere 2% of businesses across the globe were prepared for the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on supply chains, according to a survey by EY.

Greek PM Proposes Joint EU Vaccination Certificate for Travel

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is calling for the introduction of an EU-wide vaccination certificate that will facilitate safe travel.

WTTC Says Vaccine Prerequisite for Travel Equals ‘Discrimination’

Setting Covid-19 vaccination as a prerequisite for travel would be equal to discrimination, according to WTTC President Gloria Guevara.

Greece Considers Reopening Shops with Measures

Greek authorities are examining ways to reopen shops on January 18, in efforts to revive the market which has remained closed due to extended Covid-19 lockdown measures.

Greece Covid-19 Vaccination Website Opens

Individuals can now book an appointment for Covid-19 vaccination following the launch of the country’s online registration platform.

Minister: Achieving Tourism in 2020 a ‘Feat’ for Greece

Tourism will continue to be a driver of the Greek economy by tapping into the knowhow it gathered after opening up to tourists during the pandemic, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greece Taking Covid-19 Actions to Prevent Possible 3rd Wave

Greece is adjusting Covid-19 measures week by week depending on the epidemiological situation, in efforts to prevent a third wave of the deadly virus.

Sector Professionals Say Greek Tourism on Hold

Greek tourism professionals are expecting the season to open after May, depending on the vaccination rates for Covid-19 and the effectiveness of containment measures.

Covid-19 Restrictions Taking Toll on Greek Retail

Coronavirus pandemic restrictions took a toll on Greece’s retail activity in 2020 when sales dropped by 15 billion euros impacting for the most part SMEs.

Greek Authorities Worried About Rising Covid-19 Cases in Attica

Greek authorities are constantly revising Covid-19 measures based on the epidemiological burden of each area, with particular concerns focused on western Attica suburbs.

Greece Announces 7 Actions to Support Businesses, Employees

In efforts to support businesses and employees out of work due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Greek government announced new aid for January.

Covid-19: Greece to Open Nursery and Primary Schools First

Greek health experts have agreed that kindergartens and primary schools can re-open on January 11, under strict guidelines and Covid-19 measures.

Covid-19 Vaccination May Ease Restrictions on Travel, Says Greek Tourism Minister

Travel in the coming year may likely be easier for people who have chosen to be vaccinated against Covid-19, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Tough Covid-19 Lockdown Measures for New Year’s in Greece

Greek authorities said Covid-19 restrictions including a curfew, no travel between prefectures, and text messaging for all movement, would also apply for New Year’s.