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Euromonitor Expects Europe Tourism Recovery to be ‘Slow’ and ‘Painful’

Tourism recovery in Europe in the aftermath of Covid-19 is expected to be long and tedious, according to a Euromonitor report presented at WTM London.

BoG Forecasts 5% Growth for Greece in 2022 Driven by Tourism

The Greek economy can grow at a rate of 5% in 2022 if the tourism sector continues its strong performance, according to Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Revenues Reaching €12bn

Greece’s travel receipts for 2021 are already above initial projections of 5-6 billion euros and are expected to reach 12 billion euros.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Ministry Calls for Extension of Quarantine Hotel Operations

The Greek Tourism Ministry is proposing for the extension of leases that allow hotels to provide accommodation for travelers that test positive for Covid-19.

Minister Kikilias Tells Sky News Greece’s Tourism to Recover Fully in 2022

Greece’s tourism sector is aiming to fully recover significant losses incurred by Covid-19 in 2022, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias tells Sky News.

Covid-19: Unvaccinated Greeks Must Have Negative Test to Enter Banks, Restaurants

Unvaccinated Greeks will no longer be allowed into banks, public services, restaurants, cafes and bars unless they present a negative PCR or rapid test result.

WTM: UNWTO Chief Says Climate Change Bigger Threat Than Covid

“The climate emergency is a bigger threat than Covid,” warned UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili during the UNWTO, WTTC & WTM Ministers’ Summit in London.

WTM: Greece a Favorite Holiday Hotspot for Brits in 2022 

Greece is a favorite destination for British holidaymakers planning to travel in 2022, with the Mediterranean at the top of their wish lists, says the WTM Industry Report 2021.

Greece Coastal Shipping Faced with Challenges Despite Tourism Growth

Increasing tourism flows to Greece this year helped boost coastal shipping activities, but much more needs to be done, says SEEN President Michael Sakellis.

Hotel Occupancy 100% for October 28 Holiday Weekend in Greece

The October 28 national holiday in Greece sent occupancy levels through the roof, reaching 100% at major mainland spots and winter destinations.

Greece Considers Emergency Measures as Covid-19 Cases Spike

Greek officials may be ordering a new round of measures, which may include tougher controls at restaurants and bars, to address a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

UK Removes All Countries from Covid-19 ‘Red’ Travel List

The UK has removed the last seven countries from its Covid-19 red list, which required newly arrived travelers to enter hotel quarantine.

Greek Gov’t Revises Covid-19 Health Measures for Hotels

The Greek government has announced a series of revised Covid-19 protective measures for hotels, after a spike of coronavirus cases in the country.

German Tourism Professionals Give Greece a Vote of Confidence

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias invited German tourism professionals attending the DRV conference in Messinia, to discover other destinations and experiences in Greece.

Greek Tourism Ministry to Invest Recovery Funds in Human Resources

Investing in Greek tourism’s human resources is a top priority in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

US Facilitates Travel, Eases Vaccine Restrictions on Nov. 8

Traveling to the United States is expected to get easier starting on November 8 when a set of new travel rules take effect.

German Tour Operators, Travel Agents Coming to Greece for DRV Conference

Leading tour operators and travel agents from Germany will be in Greece between October 28-31 to participate in the German Travel Association’s (DRV) 2021 conference at Costa Navarino.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Strong Tourism Plan for 2022

Looking to cover lost ground after two years of Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns, Greece has a dynamic plan that aims to attract more tourists in 2022.

Greek Islands Lead Tourism Recovery at Home and in Europe

The Greek islands were the country’s first destinations and among the first in Europe to enter recovery phase after nearly two years of Covid-19, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Minister Calls on Greek Hoteliers to ‘Be Ready’ for Early Tourism Start in 2022

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias is encouraging the country’s hoteliers to “be ready” to welcome tourists for the 2022 season as of March.