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Athens-Attica: New Covid-19 Measures Include Teleworking, Suspension of Concerts

A series of additional measures to curb the further spread of Covid-19 in downtown Athens and other areas of Attica have been announced.

Ryanair to Cut October Capacity by Another 20% Due to Travel Restrictions, Policies

Ryanair will cut its October capacity by a further 20%, due to damage caused to forward bookings by continuous changes in EU government Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Europe’s Travel and Tourism Industry Calls for End to Quarantines in EU

Over 20 travel and tourism bodies are calling for the European Commission to replace quarantine restrictions with a common EU testing protocol for travel.

EU Covid-19 Recovery Funding to Go into Green and Digital Investments

The European Commission presented its 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy that includes a set of goals to be met through the use of 672.5 billion euros in financial aid.

100 Destinations Now Have ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp of WTTC

One hundred destinations are now using the ‘Safe Travels’ global safety and hygiene stamp of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

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.

Greek Court Rules Hard Rock Out of Hellinikon Casino Game

Greece’s highest court has issued its final decision and ended a legal conflict over the 30-year permit to run a casino at the Hellinikon area in Athens.

Covid-19: Greece Updates Rules for Land Border Travel

Greek authorities have extended temporary restrictions for travel through its land borders to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Ireland Announces 14-day Quarantine for Arrivals from Greece

Travelers arriving to Ireland from Greece must self-isolate for 14 days as of Monday, September 21, according to the Irish government.

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.

Countries Recognize Greece’s post-Covid-19 Tourism Opening as a Success

Greece's opening of tourism in the post-Covid-19 era has been recognized by other countries as "successful", according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Minister: Greece Still Winning Investors’ Vote of Confidence

Greece is still winning over investors, despite the Covid-19 crisis, as landmark projects like Hellinikon enter materialization phase, according to Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Tourism Ministers of the World Pledge to Make International Travel Safe Again

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed the “Tbilisi Declaration” with a commitment to make international travel safe again.

Covid-19 Travel Guidelines for Entry to Greece Updated

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has released updated guidelines for travel to Greece in the post-Covid19 era.

GNTO President Reveals Plans for Greece’s Tourism Promotion

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has revealed plans regarding the strategy it aims to follow to promote Greece abroad in the post-Covid-19 era.

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.

Covid-19: Trikala Placed Under Observation, Restrictions Announced

Restrictions have been announced for Trikala in Thessaly, as it has been included among Greece’s “epidemiological burdened areas” due to Covid-19.

Greek Court Final Decision to Pave Way for Mohegan’s Casino Plans

Greece’s highest court is expected to issue its final decision and end a legal conflict over the 30-year permit to run a casino at the Hellinikon area in Athens.