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Ancient Olympia Authorities Take Action to Boost Tourism

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia will launch a series of actions and initiatives to attract more travelers, extend duration of stay and boost revenues.

Greece Increases Funding for 2022 Evia Tourism Campaign

Greece will increase funding for the tourism promotion of the fire-sticken island of Evia in 2022, from 1.5 million euros to 2 million euros.

Central Greece Region: €40m for Reconstruction of Fire-hit Evia

The Region of Central Greece will release 40 million euros for the reconstruction of fire-hit Evia.

Fires: Northern Evia Tourism Professionals Call for Added Aid 

Evia tourism professionals affected by the recent fires that burned most of the northern part of the island, are calling for additional non-returnable relief measures.

Greece Draws Up Regeneration Plan for Fire-hit Northern Evia

Evia residents and business owners impacted by the devastating fires will receive financial support in the coming days, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Greece Opens Platform for Fire-affected Employees Seeking Subsidies

Greece has opened a platform accepting applications from employees who worked at enterprises that were affected by the massive fires.

Minister Commits to Fast Support for Fire-hit Evia Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said he would see to it that additional aid would be extended to tourism enterprises and employees affected by the fires on Evia.

Northern Evia Professionals Launch Tourism Campaign After Fires

Tourism professionals on the Greek island of Evia, which saw thousands of hectares of woodland ravaged by fires, have launched an online campaign to raise awareness and garner support to rebuild their future.

Greek PM Says Saving Lives a Priority in Natural Disasters

Protecting all forms of life in natural disasters is a key priority, said Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday in the aftermath of the country’s worst fires in decades.

Relief Measures for Greece’s Fire Victims Announced

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced a series of relief measures to help the victims of the devastating wildfires in Greece.

Massive Fires a Blow to Tourism for Greek Island of Evia

The ongoing fires that are ravaging Evia, Greece, have delivered a blow to tourism, according to the Greek island’s hoteliers association.

Greek PM Apologizes for ‘Weaknesses’ in Firefighting Response

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis apologized to citizens “for any weaknesses” showed by the state in response to the wildfires that have been raging in Greece.

EU, World Stand By Greece with Firefighting Aid

A dozen countries have extended firefighting support to Greece which is still struggling to put out wildfires across the country in one of the worst summers in its modern history.

Mediterranean Tourism Body: Fires Wake-up Call, Concrete Solutions Needed

Following fires in Greece, Italy, Albania, Morocco, North Macedonia, Turkey and Lebanon, the Mediterranean Tourism Foundation (MTF) is calling on authorities to extend support with concrete action.

Greek Hoteliers Offer Hundreds of Rooms in Fire-hit Areas

Greek hoteliers are making available hundreds of rooms as accommodation for victims of the wildfires that have been devastating Greece.

Greece in State of Emergency as Fires Rage On

Greece declared a state of emergency on Thursday until August 9 as dozens of fires continued to burn in the wider Athens area, on Evia island, in Central and Northern Greece and in the Peloponnese.

Greece Struggles to Save Olympics Birthplace as More Fires Break Out

As temperatures continue to soar in Greece, firefighters are battling forest fires in various parts of the country, including near Ancient Olympia and its temples.

Greece Forest Fires Rage on Flared by Heatwave

Dozens of forests fires have broken out across Greece in conditions of extreme heat with the largest at the northwest Athens suburb of Varibobi and Evia island.

Greece to Strengthen Covid-19 Response, Disaster Prevention with EIB €595m Loan

A new €595 million EIB loan will help transform civil protection in Greece to better tackle Covid-19 and respond to natural disasters including floods, forest fires and earthquakes in all 13 Greek regions.

Mycenae Site and Museum Reopen to the Public

The archaeological site of Mycenae has reopened to visitors after a recent wildfire charred the surrounding area.