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UK Tightens Covid-19 Testing Rules for Inbound Travelers

As of December 7 all inbound travelers to the UK will be required to show a negative pre-departure Covid-19 test.

Acropolis to be Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors as of June 2022

The Acropolis and its monuments will become accessible to visually impaired individuals as of June, according to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Athens Mayor Awards Pope Francis with Gold Medal of Honor

The Municipality of Athens recently honored Pope Francis with the city's Gold Medal of Honor.

Athens has 11 Free Wi-Fi Hotspots for Residents, Visitors

The Municipality of Athens is offering residents and visitors free wireless Internet access in 11 city locations.

Emblems Collection: Accor Introduces New Portfolio of Luxury Hotels

Accor has announced the launch of the Emblems Collection, a unique global portfolio of boutique hotels and luxury resorts.

Study: Senior Tourism is a €13.6bn Opportunity for Greece

If properly developed, senior tourism could contribute 13.6 billion euros to Greece’s economy and generate 173,000 jobs in five years, a study by diaNEOsis says.

Most Accessible Routes in Athens for People With Disabilities Now Online

The Municipality of Athens has launched a new online guide that shows the Greek capital’s most accessible routes for people with disabilities.

Greece Named Best Tourism Destination at US Tested Reader Survey Awards 2021

Greece has been announced Best Tourism Destination for 2021 at the Tested Reader Survey Awards, organized for the 18th year by Global Traveler magazine.

TravelStaytion Selected as Official Connectivity Provider of Homes & Villas by Marriott Int’l

TravelStaytion has been selected as an official connectivity provider of Homes & Villas by Marriott International.

Redevelopment of Panepistimiou Street in Athens Begins

The Municipality of Athens has started redevelopment work on Panepistimiou street in an aim to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.

Dior Takes its ‘Cruise 2022’ Collection to More Greek Destinations

Following an impressive fashion show in Athens last summer, Dior has taken its ‘Cruise 2022’ collection to more Greek destinations.

Greece: Hotel Booking Demand to Hit 20-year High in 2022, Says Eurobank

Demand for hotel bookings in Greece is expected to hit a 20-year high in 2022, according to data presented by Eurobank.

Alexandros Vassilikos Wins Second Term as Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has reappointed Alexandros Vassilikos as its president for a second term.

Greece Talks Business at IBTM Tourism Expo in Barcelona

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is participating in the IBTM World 2021 MICE tourism exhibition in Barcelona.

Two Parks for Dogs Open in Athens

The Municipality of Athens has opened two dog parks in the areas of Probonas and Neos Kosmos offering pet owners areas to take their four-legged friends for off-leash exercise and play in a secure environment.

Bulgaria Places Greece on ‘Red Zone’ List for Travel

Bulgaria has placed Greece on its list of ‘Red Zone’ countries for travel following a rise of Covid-19 cases in the country.

Greece Aiming to Develop its Mountain Tourism Product

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking into ways to further develop its mountain tourism product to attract visitors to Greece throughout the year.

Thessaloniki’s History and Culture Come to Life via ‘Artelot’ App

The Thessaloniki Municipality has introduced the city's residents and visitors to an augmented reality app, offering them the opportunity to experience more of the city’s history and culture.

Celestyal Cruises to Boost its Brand Globally Through New Holding Company

Celestyal Cruises and its parent company, Louis plc, have announced a strategic investment agreement with funds managed by Searchlight Capital.

Nafplio Marina Upgrade to Move Ahead

The marina in Nafplio, the Peloponnese, is on its way to get an upgrade, which will give it a mooring capacity of 210 vessels.