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Greek Travel Agencies Suffer Covid-19 Blow

Turnover for Greece’s travel agencies dropped by 90% after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data.

Mykonos Business Owners Furious Over Covid-19 Curfew for Bars and Clubs

Business owners on the popular island of Mykonos are against a government decision that requires nightclubs and bars to close at midnight as a preventative measure against Covid-19.

Stiff Fines in Greece for Covid-19 Carelessness

Greek authorities have not only tightened measures aimed at restricting the spread of Covid-19, but are also imposing steep fines on violators for carelessness.

Greece Extends Labor Contract Suspension Period for Covid-hit Tourism Businesses

Greek tourism business employers impacted by Covid-19 will still be able in August and September to suspend employee contracts.

XRTC: Greek Coastal Shipping Sector Sailing Uncharted Waters

Greece’s coastal shipping industry needs to find ways to remain above water as it faces the unprecedented challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to XRTC Business Consultants.

Greek PM Vows to Support Tourism Sector Work Force

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the state would support tourism sector employees who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

US Urges Citizens to ‘Reconsider’ Travel to Greece Due to Covid-19

The US State Department has issued a new advisory for Greece urging its citizens to reconsider plans for travel due to increasing cases of Covid-19.

Covid-19 Restrictions Imposed on Greek Island of Poros

Greek health authorities have announced emergency restrictions for the island of Poros, after at least 13 people were found to be positive to Covid-19.

Greek Authorities Mull Harsher Covid-19 Measures for August 15 Holiday

Greek health authorities may announce harsher measures against Covid-19, ahead of the August 15 holiday which marks the largest mass exodus of the year in Greece.

Report: Greek SMEs Feel the Covid-19 Effect

The outbreak of Covid-19 has impacted Greece’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) as much as the economic crisis in 2009, says the National Bank of Greece.

Greek Health Expert Explains Rise in Covid-19 Cases

Greek infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras gave explanations regarding the sudden increase of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Greece.

Greek PM Urges Persistent Vigilance Against Covid-19

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis urged Greeks to adhere to hygiene measures, in an attempt to encourage more vigilance in view of surging Covid-19 cases in the country.

Greek Hoteliers See Dismal Year Ahead Due to Covid-19

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios has painted a gloomy picture for Greece’s hospitality sector, which has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: WHO Advises on Travel but Warns ‘Way Out is Long’

The World Health Organization is urging governments to be vigilant and carefully assess their strategies in the fight against Covid-19.

Greece to Charge Tourists for Public Health Services

Tourists in Greece wishing to make use of public health services will soon have to pay a token sum, after the Greek parliament approves an amendment to a relevant bill.

Airlines Want to Restart Travel with Joint US – EU Covid-19 Tests

Airline companies are calling on leaders to implement a common Covid-19 screening plan in efforts to resume travel between Europe and the US.

Greece Presents Data on Positive Covid-19 Cases from Inbound Travel

Greek authorities have conducted 127,900 Covid-19 tests since July 1, when Greece opened its borders to tourists, recording 295 confirmed cases in travelers.

Greece Announces Additional Covid-19 Border Measures

Greek authorities have announced additional Covid-19 measures at Greece's borders in view of rising arrivals by land.

Greek Hoteliers Demand Unified Covid-19 Approach

Citing a drop in bookings in Northern Greece, hoteliers are calling for a single unified Covid-19 approach that will not impact arrivals to the country.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Mandatory Covid-19 Testing

Greek hoteliers are urging the government to implement mandatory Covid-19 testing 72 hours ahead of travel to all incoming tourists.