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EU Moves Forward with Green Certificates Aiming for June 

The Digital Green Certificate, aimed at enabling travel across the EU, is expected to enter into force in June or early July, according to EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders.

All the Covid-19 Measures for a ‘Safe’ Greek Easter

Greeks will celebrate Easter for a second time at home this year, with measures aimed at ensuring a better, freer summer.

US Urges Citizens to Reconsider Travel Abroad Due to Covid-19

The US State Department is urging Americans to reconsider all travel abroad, after updating its travel advisories, including its notice for Greece.

Minister: Fresh EU Funding for Greek Businesses on its Way

Fresh funding for a wide range of Greek businesses, including tourism enterprises, will be announced soon, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Cruise, Yachting, Diving Top Greece Regional Tourism Meeting

Cruise travel, yachting, and diving topped the agenda of the 1st Inter-Regional Forum held by Greece’s Regional Tourism Council.

Greek PM Expects Return to Normalcy in May

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece will return to normalcy in the aftermath of Covid-19 with the restart of economic activity in May.

Greece’s Step-by-step Tourism Opening Plan Aims to Recover Lost Ground

Balance, safety, and respect of travelers’ needs are the focus of Greece’s progressive plan to open to tourists on May 14 in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Covid-19: Greek Hoteliers Call for Measures to Facilitate Road Tourism

Greek hoteliers are calling on the government to take measures that will facilitate road travel and ensure safe admission into the country.

Sporades Isles to Get New Ferry Connection from Thessaloniki

The Greek Shipping Ministry will launch a tender for a new ferry service to connect Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands three times a week.

Greece Covid-19 Study Reveals Fear, Insecurity, Pessimism

Fear, insecurity, and pessimism are common among Greeks during the Covid-19 era, according to key findings of a study by diaNEOsis.

Halkidiki Tourism Professionals May Cover 50% of Covid-19 Testing Costs for Tourists

Tourism professionals in Halkidiki, Northern Greece, are examining the possibility of paying for part of the cost of Covid-19 testing for tourists.

Covid-19 Vaccination May Ease Restrictions on Travel, Says Greek Tourism Minister

Travel in the coming year may likely be easier for people who have chosen to be vaccinated against Covid-19, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

OECD Expects Gradual Recovery for Greek Economy in 2021

The Greek economy is set to recover gradually next year and projected to accelerate in 2022, according to the latest OECD Economic Outlook report.

Greece and Saudi Arabia Agree to Deepen Ties Through Tourism

The Greek tourism minister and his Saudi Arabia counterpart discussed strengthening ties through tourism and investments as well as ways to address the Covid-19 crisis.

Greece’s Relief Package for 2nd Covid-19 Lockdown: €3.3bn for Businesses, Workers

The Greek Finance Ministry will release 3.3 billion euros in aid to support businesses and workers impacted by Greece's second Covid-19 lockdown.

Growing Concerns in Attica Over Soaring Covid-19 Incidents

In view of the continuously rising Covid-19 cases in Attica, Greek authorities have not ruled out the possibility of lockdown measures in the region.

Greece Announces Second Round of Covid-19 Relief Measures

The Greek government will release a package 2.5 billion euros in relief aid for business activities and employees impacted by the new Covid-19 measures.

Greece Ponders Changes to Golden Visa Scheme

Τhe Greek government is examining changes to its golden visa program in an effort to safeguard the property market and curb shady activity.

Repositioning Greece After Covid-19 a Priority for Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry is working with marketing experts Repositioning Greece to formulate a comeback strategy in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis.

Europe Braces for Second Wave of Covid-19 with Harsher Measures

One by one Europe’s leaders are announcing tighter measures this week to curb what appears to be a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.