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EU Moves Forward with Green Certificates Aiming for June 

The Digital Green Certificate, aimed at enabling travel across the EU, is expected to enter into force in June or early July, according to EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders.

Greek PM: More Covid-19 Relief for Wage-earners, Businesses

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced five new support measures, including tax breaks and insurance cuts, in an attempt to relieve Greek households and reignite the economy in the aftermath of Covid-19.

All the Covid-19 Measures for a ‘Safe’ Greek Easter

Greeks will celebrate Easter for a second time at home this year, with measures aimed at ensuring a better, freer summer.

Greek PM: No Easter Travel, Movement Between Regions from May 15

Greece will not lift Covid-19 lockdown restrictions for the upcoming Easter holiday, keeping the rule that bans travel between regions in place until May 15.

US Urges Citizens to Reconsider Travel Abroad Due to Covid-19

The US State Department is urging Americans to reconsider all travel abroad, after updating its travel advisories, including its notice for Greece.

Minister: Fresh EU Funding for Greek Businesses on its Way

Fresh funding for a wide range of Greek businesses, including tourism enterprises, will be announced soon, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Cruise, Yachting, Diving Top Greece Regional Tourism Meeting

Cruise travel, yachting, and diving topped the agenda of the 1st Inter-Regional Forum held by Greece’s Regional Tourism Council.

Greek PM Expects Return to Normalcy in May

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece will return to normalcy in the aftermath of Covid-19 with the restart of economic activity in May.

Porto Carras Grand Resort to Open Doors in June After Major Refurbishment

The iconic Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki, Northern Greece, is ready to welcome its guests as of June 1, offering a series of new and upgraded experiences.

Op-Ed: ‘Looking Towards Tourism with Optimism, Under a New Operating Model’ – Aris Marinis

Aris Marinis, the president of the General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET), tells us how the need for a travel consultant is expected to rise in order to cover customer wishes in the post-coronavirus era.

Greece’s Step-by-step Tourism Opening Plan Aims to Recover Lost Ground

Balance, safety, and respect of travelers’ needs are the focus of Greece’s progressive plan to open to tourists on May 14 in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Greece has Tourism Workers in Covid-19 Vaccine Priority Line

Greek tourism sector employees are expected to be next in line for Covid-19 vaccination once all people belonging to vulnerable groups receive the jab.

Covid-19: Greek Hoteliers Call for Measures to Facilitate Road Tourism

Greek hoteliers are calling on the government to take measures that will facilitate road travel and ensure safe admission into the country.

United Airlines Announces New Flight to Athens from Washington D.C.

United has announced a new Washington-Athens route, following Greece’s opening to vaccinated visitors.

Greek Promachonas and Nymphaea Road Borders Now Open to Travelers

Road travelers can enter Greece through two border points, as long as they provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test result.

Covid-19: High Viral Load, Greek Easter Holiday Force Authorities to Reconsider Measures

Greek authorities are not ready to lift Covid-19 lockdown measures, which would, among others, allow inter-regional travel.

Covid-19 Self-testing Mandatory for Greek Transport Workers

Workers in Greece’s transport sector are among those that must undergo mandatory self-testing for Covid-19 once a week.

Op-Ed: ‘Greek Tourism Today and Beyond 2021’ – George Vernicos

Tourism must be adjusted to the new 'after covid era' reality, emphasizing on quality and sustainability, according to George Vernicos, the Secretary General of SETE and representative of tourism to the European ESC.

HOTREC’s Marie Audren: ‘European Hospitality is Up Against Challenges Beyond Covid-19’

HOTREC Director-General Marie Audren shares her thoughts on the challenges of the Covid-19 era and the opportunities it brings for the development of the European hospitality industry.

Greece Looking to Safely Resume Air Connectivity with Russia

The safe restart of air travel between Greece and Russia was among the main issues on the Greek tourism minister’s agenda during his Moscow visit.