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Greek Tourist Arrivals at 60% of 2019 Levels

Greek tourism figures this season are moving higher than expected with arrivals already surpassing 60 percent of the corresponding number of 2019.

Greece Sees Over 40% Rise in Tourist Arrivals in June

Tourist arrivals to Greece in June were over 40 percent compared to last year, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort Upgrades Services, Enters New Era

Halkidiki's Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort has entered a new era after upgrading its hospitality services and introducing new gastronomy options for its guests.

Kallichoron Offers Eco-living Stay at its New Signature Villa on Astypalea

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is introducing a new eco-friendly accommodation option on the Greek island of Astypalea with the opening of a new luxury villa.

Greece Expects to Welcome More Tourists this Year, PM Mitsotakis Tells ‘Bild’

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis told Germany’s Bild newspaper that he expects Greece this year to welcome twice as many tourists than in 2020.

Transavia Adds 3 New Routes to Greece from France

Transavia is adding three new routes to its service to Greece this summer, offering new flights to Preveza, Corfu and Santorini from France.

Lufthansa Opens to 7 New Destinations in Greece this Summer

Lufthansa has added seven brand new destinations in Greece to its network for summer 2021.

Greece Officially Opens for the 2021 Tourism Season

Greece is opening for tourism on May 14 under a plan that includes strict health safety protocols and procedures.

‘All you want is Greece’ Campaign Launches as Tourism Restarts

Greece has officially launched its 2021 tourism campaign, which includes 5 videos and goes beyond promoting ‘sun and sea’.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort is Opening Under ‘Supreme Standards’ Plan

The Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki, northern Greece, will reopen its doors on May 15 under its ‘Miraggio Supreme Standards’ health and safety plan.

UK’s Airlines, Tour Operators Want Greece Green-listed for Travel

Leading British airline companies expect a surge in bookings to Greece once the country is placed on the ‘green’ list of the UK’s traffic light system.

Greece Expects Strong Return of Polish Tourists

Greece is expecting an increased number of visitors from Poland this year, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said after wrapping up his recent official visit to the country.

Greek Tourism Minister Goes to England to Discuss Summer Travel

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has gone to England to discuss travel issues with government representatives, days before Greece officially opens its gates to tourists.

Greece Reopening Beaches, Museums, Open-air Cinemas

As Greece is gearing up for the official start of the tourism season, the government is gradually easing Covid-19 lockdown restrictions to reopen social and economic activity.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Opens its Doors on May 15

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea will officially open its doors for summer 2021 on May 15, following the Greek government's plan to reopen for tourism.

Holland America Line to Restart Cruising from Greece in August

Holland America Line in August will restart cruising from Piraeus, Greece, with four departures aboard the Eurodam ship.

Greek Minister Goes to Germany Ahead of Tourism Re-opening

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is on an official visit to Berlin in efforts to boost the tourist flow from Germany to Greece this year.

Greece on UK Travelers’ List for Summer 2021 Sun

Tickets for travel to Greece from the UK between July and September are at 12 percent of 2019 levels, according to travel analytics firm ForwardKeys.

Greek Minister Goes to the United States ahead of Tourism Reopening

Greece’s tourism minister will be in the US over the next few days as part of an awareness-raising effort ahead of the country’s official opening to tourists in May.

Greece Looking to Safely Resume Air Connectivity with Russia

The safe restart of air travel between Greece and Russia was among the main issues on the Greek tourism minister’s agenda during his Moscow visit.
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