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EU Digital COVID Certificate for Travel is Now Official

The EU has cleared the way for the establishment of the Digital COVID Certificate which is expected to facilitate travel in Europe from July 1.

EU: Fully Vaccinated Should Be Exempt from Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

The Commission has proposed for fully vaccinated persons holding Covid-19 vaccination certificates to be exempt from travel-related testing and quarantine.

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.

EU Makes Progress on Covid-19 Digital Certificate for Travel

EU ambassadors have agreed a mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal for the Covid-19 Digital Green Certificate for travel.

ECDC Map Places Greece on Higher Covid-19 Risk Level 

All of Greece's regions are either labelled high or medium risk on the weekly European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) map.

Covid-19: Wider Athens Goes High Risk Red on ECDC Map 

Greece's Attica region, which includes Athens, has been labeled “red” on the weekly European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Covid-19 map.

Greece’s Ionian Isles Labeled ‘Green’ on ECDC Covid-19 Map

The Ionian islands in Greece are among the handful of areas in Europe labeled “green” on the updated colour-coded Covid-19 map of the ECDC.

EU Puts ‘Dark Red’ Zones on Covid-19 Map to Curb Non-essential Travel

The EU has agreed to update its traffic light system with the color "dark red", which will apply to areas where Covid-19 is circulating at very high levels.

Greece – EU Discuss Joint Tourism Protocols for Covid-19

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and EU officials discussed the need of a common approach to health and safety protocols to facilitate travel in Europe.

Covid-19: Aviation, Tourism Sectors Not Happy with EU Guidance on Travel Restrictions

Aviation and tourism bodies are disappointed with the EU's guidance to member states on better coordinating Covid-19 travel measures.

EU Countries Agree on Common Approach to Travel Restrictions Linked to Covid-19

EU ministers have agreed to coordinate better on Covid-19 travel measures with a 3-common criteria, a colour-coded map and a framework for possible restrictions.

EU Travel Ban: Commission Suggests Extension Until June 15

Τhe Commission has suggested to extend the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU for another 30 days to limit the risk of the Covid-19 virus spreading further.

No More Free UK Entry to EU Residents, Priority on Skilled Workers

European Union citizens will no longer enjoy preferential immigration status after Brexit on 29 March 2019, while priority will be given to skilled workers.