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Greek Tourist Guides to Get Covid-19 Support in Full, Says Minister

Tourist guides in Greece will receive full compensation for losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Ready to Issue EU Digital Covid Certificate for Travel

Greece will be ready to grant EU Digital Covid-19 Certificates to its residents in June after successfully passing simulation tests.

Greece Sees Upbeat Travel Demand from France

French demand for travel to Greece appears to be picking up, said Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis after an official visit to Paris.

Global Travel Stakeholders Welcome EU Covid-19 Pass Deal

Global tourism stakeholders have welcomed the agreement between EU lawmakers and member states on the EU Digital COVID Certificate for travel.

South Aegean Islands Want Individual Classification on ECDC Covid-19 Map

The governor of the South Aegean is calling for each of the region's islands to be classified individually on the ECDC's colour-coded Covid-19 map.

EU Set to Open its Borders to Vaccinated Third-country Travelers

Travelers from third countries wishing to visit member states of the European Union will soon be able to do so as long as they provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

UK Sends Out Mixed Messages for Travel with its ‘List’

Despite the UK allowing international travel to 12 ‘green listed’ destinations, rules concerning ‘amber list’ territories, which includes Greece and Spain, are vague.

EU to Enter New Round of Negotiations Over ‘Covid-19 Certificate’

EU member states failed on Tuesday to reach an agreement on regulations to govern the EU Covid-19 Certificate, which is expected to facilitate travel.

Airlines Urge UK to Make Greece ‘Green’ for Restriction-free Travel

Pressure by British travel and aviation stakeholders is mounting on UK authorities to reverse Greece's exclusion from the country's 'green' travel list.

Covid-19: Greece Not Ruling Out Local Lockdowns in Case of Virus Load

Greek authorities are leaving open the possibility of ordering local lockdowns should Covid-19 incidents rise anywhere across Greece.

Greece Sees Air Arrivals Rise Slightly in April

Greek airports recorded a slight increase of 1.75% in the number of international arrivals in April this year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Minister Theoharis: Greece Tourism Opening in the Spotlight

Greece has a leading role in restarting tourism in Europe and is paving the way for safe travel, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece and UAE Agree to Mutual Quarantine-free Travel

Greece and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a ‘safe travel corridor’ agreement to facilitate movement between the two countries.

Greece Releases Updated Rules for Port Activity

The Health Ministry has released updated Covid-19 management protocols to be enforced at all Greek ports.

SETE Chief Expects Tourism Action to Pick Up Next Month

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos said he expects tourism to pick up pace later in June, and sector enterprises to recover.

Balance Key to Success of Greece’s Tourism Season 

Maintaining the balance between public health and economic activity is the key for a successful tourism season in Greece, according to sector officials.

Health Minister: Full Vaccination by June on These Greeks Islands 

Greece is moving ahead fast with its new ‘Blue Freedom’ plan, prioritizing Covid-19 vaccination of its islands to ensure the safety of both residents and tourists.

PM: Greece Extends Warm and Safe Welcome to Visitors from Serbia

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis extended a warm welcome to holidaymakers from Serbia during a meeting with the country’s PM, Ana Brnabić.

First International Flights of the Season Touch Down in Greece

Dozens of flights touched down across Greece on Thursday in view of the official opening of the country’s tourism season.

Greece Sends Message of Safety, Prioritizes Vaccination of Island Residents

The Greek government is accelerating the vaccination against Covid-19 of residents on dozens of Greek islands.