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Henley Index: Greek Passport Maintains 8th Spot Worldwide

The Greek passport remains among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the Henley Passport Index.

Arcadia Presents Tourism Experiences, Year-round Destinations in New Video Campaign

The Arcadia Chamber has launched a new campaign that aims to promote the area’s tourism offerings and year-round destinations.

Katikies Mykonos Ensures Safety with GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Katikies Mykonos has achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities.

Rhodes’ 1st Virtual Marathon Kicks Off with Αthletes from 33 Countries

The International Rhodes Marathon is taking place this year as a month-long virtual event until May 9.

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Palace Hotel to Open to Guests on April 20

The five-star Makedonia Palace hotel will reopen its doors on April 20 to welcome guests to the city of Thessaloniki.

US Government will Not Support Covid-19 Vaccine Passports

The US government does not intend to support a system that requires travelers to carry vaccine passports, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

IMF Sees 3.8% GDP Growth in Greece for 2021

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is forecasting that the Greek economy will grow by 3.8 percent in 2021.

Singapore to Use IATA’s Covid-19 Travel Pass from May

Starting on May 1, passengers traveling to Singapore will be able to use the IATA Travel Pass to store their pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test results.

Ipsos MORI Poll: Majority of Brits Support Vaccine Passports

The majority of Britons support vaccine passports but recognise concerns about the potential issues they could cause, says a poll by Ipsos MORI UK KnowledgePanel.

Celestyal Getting Ready to Offer Safe Cruise Experiences from May

Celestyal Cruises is speeding up procedures for the restart of sailings on May 29, aiming to provide its guests with carefree holidays to the Greek islands.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Sail the Greek Islands in July

Norwegian Cruise Line is planning to restart operations this summer with sailings to the Caribbean and the Greek islands.

UNWTO Looking for Best Ideas to Help Rural Tourism Recover from Covid-19

The UNWTO has launched a new competition to identify the best ideas that will help rural tourism communities recover from the impact of Covid-19.

Covid-19 Still Keeps Passenger Traffic Down at Athens Airport

The Covid-19 pandemic and global travel restrictions in March kept passenger traffic at Athens International Airport below last year's levels.

Crete: Underwater Research Continues at Ancient Olous

For the fourth year scientists conducted underwater research off the Elounda bay on Crete, aiming to shine light on the sunken city of Ancient Olous.

Mitsis Hotels Group Restarts Safe Operation from April 1

The Mitsis Hotels Group on April 1 will open the doors of its five-star Mitsis Grand Hotel on the Greek island of Rhodes.

WTM Survey: 4 in 10 Brits Can’t Wait to Book a Holiday Abroad

Four in 10 Brits are planning to book an overseas holiday this year, according to a survey by WTM London.

IKIES Santorini to Re-open in May with Two New Rooms

The Ikies Santorini boutique hotel will reopen its doors in May and introduce guests to two new luxury rooms that offer comfort and amazing views.

Santorini’s Katikies Chromata Hotel Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation

The Katikies Chromata Santorini luxury hotel in Greece has achieved the GBAC STAR facility accreditation for cleaning protocols.

Report: Consumers are Looking Forward to Traveling Again

A global consumer survey by American Express reveals key trends indicating pent-up demand for travel, a readiness to plan for future trips, and the rise of the digital nomad.

Scandinavians Keen on Visiting Greece with Covid-19 Test or Vaccination Certificate

Scandinavians are willing to travel to Greece this year, either with a negative Covid-19 PCR test or a vaccination certificate.