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Recovery – Unity Top Germany’s EU Council Presidency Agenda

Making the EU “strong again” will be Germany’s priority as it takes over the rotating presidency of the European Union Council.

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Kick-starts Worldwide Pledging Marathon

The European Union on May 4 will launch a global pledging effort – the Coronavirus Global Response – to raise funds to help in the fight against Covid-19.

#EUvsVirus Hackathon Seeks Solutions to Tackle Covid-19

The European Commission has launched the #EUvsVirus Hackathon aiming to connect innovators, partners and buyers that are seeking for innovative solutions to help tackle the coronavirus.

Covid-19: Commission Gives Guidelines for EU Passenger Rights

The European Commission has published guidelines to ensure EU passenger rights are applied in a coherent manner amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Central Macedonia Governor Elected President of EU Committee of the Regions

Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas has been elected President of the European Committee of the Regions.

Greece Unveils Presidency Logo for the Council of Europe

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs has unveiled the logo of Greece’s Presidency in the Council of Europe, which is set to begin in May 2020.

Brexit is On: EU-UK Deal Passes Through European Parliament

After the approval of the European Parliament on Wednesday, the UK is ready to officially depart from the Union at 11pm (GMT) on Friday.

Brussels – UK Finalize Brexit for Jan. 31, Travel Continues ‘as Usual’

Travel operators in the UK are sprinting to reassure holidaymakers that travel will continue as usual after the Brexit deadline on January 31.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Brexit Bill Key to Smooth Transition

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis underlined the significance of a Brexit regulations bill that was tabled in parliament.

Brexit on Track after UK Lawmakers’ Approval

British lawmakers have approved a bill that authorizes the UK's exit from the European Union on January 31.

Brexit Deadline Extended Until January 31

The European Union has accepted the UK's request to extend the Brexit deadline until January 31, 2020.

Brexit: It’s a Deal… For Now

The United Kingdom and the European Union on Thursday reached a Brexit agreement, 14 days ahead of the deadline on October 31.

Foreign Ministry Event Presents Greece’s No-deal Brexit Plans

Greece recently presented its post-Brexit measures for trade, business, tourism and agriculture at a Foreign Ministry event in Athens.

‘Get Ready for Brexit’ Campaign Launches in Greece

The UK government has launched a major information campaign urging UK nationals living in Greece to get ready for Brexit on October 31.

Ursula von der Leyen Voted First Female European Commission President

Ursula von der Leyen steps in on November 1, as the new European Commission president and the first woman to take on the five-year position.

‘EU-China Tourism Year’ Initiative Brings Chinese Travelers to Europe

All the more Chinese travelers are putting European destinations at the top of their travel agendas for 2019, following the EU-China Tourism Year 2018 initiative.

EU Clarifies: Americans Can Still Visit Visa-free but Need Pre-Travel Screening

As of 2021, US travelers wishing to visit an EU country will be required to spend 10 minutes online applying for authorization under the EU’s security policy.

Delphi Forum 2019: Economic Growth, Social Cohesion a Must for Greece

Ways of achieving economic growth and ensuring equal opportunities for all, were discussed during the first day of the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, currently taking place in Delphi, central Greece. 

Airlines to Provide Greek Police with Passenger Data as Greece Harmonizes with EU Rules

Airlines will be required to provide the Greek Police with data on passengers traveling into or out of Greece, as the country harmonizes with the EU’s PNR Directive.

European Destinations Prefer Quality Over Quantity, Says Report

Popular European cities are wooing more upmarket, niche and cultured travelers and fewer mass-market tourists, according to a report released by Euromonitor International.