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Sweden Signals Interest for Tourism to Greece

The Swedes are keen on visiting Greece this summer and additional actions are being taken to facilitate travel between the two countries, according to Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Denmark to Ease Travel Restrictions to Greece

Denmark is expected to lift restrictive guidance to every destination in Greece from June 26, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greek, European Parliaments Approve EU Covid-19 Travel Certificate

Lawmakers in Greece and the EU gave the Covid-19 travel certificate the final go-ahead so that member states can put it into force on July 1.  

Italian Tourism Minister Says Greece the Example to Follow

Italy should follow the example set by Greece in order to bring back foreign travelers, according to Italian Tourism Minister Massimo Garavaglia.

European Commission Gives Answers to Questions About the EU Digital COVID Certificate

The European Commission provides answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding the EU Digital Covid Certificate, which aims to facilitate travel within Europe.

UNWTO Athens: Greek PM Says Safe Travel, Retaining Jobs Key Priorities  

Greece’s main concern is to ensure safe travel and retain jobs, said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during the 66th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe (CEU) that is taking place in Athens.

Greece and Saudi Arabia Boost Cooperation in Tourism, Investments

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and his Saudi Arabia counterpart Ahmed Al Khateeb are aiming to stimulate tourism between the two countries and facilitate travel.

Greek PM Calls for Cooperation to Get EU Covid Travel Pass Off the Ground

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is calling for cooperation between EU member states for the implementation of the EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate for travel.

Global Travel Stakeholders Welcome EU Covid-19 Pass Deal

Global tourism stakeholders have welcomed the agreement between EU lawmakers and member states on the EU Digital COVID Certificate for travel.

EU to Enter New Round of Negotiations Over ‘Covid-19 Certificate’

EU member states failed on Tuesday to reach an agreement on regulations to govern the EU Covid-19 Certificate, which is expected to facilitate travel.

GNTO Expects Greek Tourism to See a Good Year

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is optimistic that Greece’s tourism sector will see a much better year than it did in 2020.

Greek PM: EU Covid-19 Travel Certificate Should Go into Effect ‘as Soon as Possible’

Getting the EU’s Covid-19 certificate off the ground as soon as possible in order to facilitate travel is vital, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

EU Expects Covid-19 Travel Pass to be Ready by June

The EU expects most member states to be ‘technically ready’ to implement the Covid-19 travel certificate system by the first week of June with the official launch expected at the end of that month.

Q&A on the EU Covid-19 Certificate for Travel

Answers to 10 of the most commonly asked questions regarding the EU Covid-19 Certificate that would allow travel within Europe without additional restrictions or discrimination.

Greece, Saudi Arabia Agree on Mutual Recognition of Vaccine Certificates

Greece and Saudi Arabia have agreed to mutually recognize their Covid-19 vaccination certificates in the near future.

Europe’s Lawmakers Agree to Terms of ‘EU Covid-19 Certificate’ for Travel

The EU Covid-19 Certificate, a document enabling EU-wide restriction-free travel, has inched closer to materialization after the European Parliament agreed to the basic terms.

EU Covid-19 Certificate: Aviation and Travel Sectors Call for Swift Action

Europe’s aviation, travel and tourism sectors are calling for swift action among institutions to make the EU Covid-19 Certificate operational by June for travel to reopen in a safe way.