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Digital Green Certificate: 13 EU States Agree on Common Criteria for Tourism

Thirteen European Union countries have agreed on criteria in relation to tourism for the creation of an EU ‘green pass’ for travel.

Global Tourism Crisis Committee Advances Solutions for Return of Travel

The UNWTO recently convened its Global Tourism Crisis Committee to lead the sector in harmonizing travel and health protocols and securing vital financing for businesses struggling to survive the Covid-19 crisis.

WTTC: Tourism Drop Wiped Out €23bn from Greek Economy in 2020

The collapse of the Greek travel and tourism sector has wiped out 23 billion euros from the nation’s economy, according to WTTC research.

EU Pushes for June Launch of Digital Green Certificate for Travel

The EU has decided for the Digital Green Certificate proposal to be taken forward as a matter of urgency in order for it to be in force by June.

Digital Green Certificate for Travel: The EU’s Proposal is Open to Third Countries

The Digital Green Certificate - a proposal put forward to enable restriction-free movement in the EU - is open to initiatives being developed globally, according to the European Commission.

PM: Greece will be Open for Tourists in the Summer

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has confirmed that Greece will open this year for tourists as of mid-May.

EU Moves Forward with Greece’s Proposal on Digital Green Certificate for Travel

Greece welcomed the EU's proposal for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel, an idea first tabled in January by the country's PM himself.

EU Aiming to Launch ‘Digital Green Certificate’ for Travel by Summer

The European Commission is aiming to launch a Digital Green Certificate by this summer to facilitate safe travel inside the EU during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Video: Commissioner Schinas and SETE Exchange Views on EU’s Digital Green Certificate

The key elements of the Digital Green Certificate, which is expected to enable restriction-free travel in Europe, were discussed during a teleconference between the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas.