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Covid-19: No Update on Easing Lockdown Measures for Easter Travel in Greece

Greece’s health experts have yet to decide whether Covid-19 movement restrictions between Greek prefectures should be lifted for Easter.

Greece will Reportedly Open for Tourism Earlier than Expected

Greece is said to be lifting its quarantine restrictions, under conditions, for travelers from specific countries in a first step to re-open for tourism.

Greek Tourism 2021 Revenue Projected at Half of 2019

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has projected that Greece’s tourism revenue this year will reach up to half of 2019 earnings.

Greek Tourism Must Adapt to Changes Brought by Covid-19, says Report

Greek tourism must adapt to increased competition in the Mediterranean and to travelers' different destination selection criteria shaped by Covid-19.

Greeks and Tourists will Abide by Same Covid-19 Rules, Says Tourism Minister

Tourists in Greece will comply with the same Covid-19 rules as residents, the country’s tourism minister, Harry Theoharis, has clarified.

Greece will be Open to Tourists from Serbia as of mid-April

Greece will be able to welcome tourists from Serbia as of mid-April, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told the media in Belgrade.

Greece and Serbia Sign Tourism Agreement to Restart Travel

The tourism ministers of Greece and Serbia have agreed to boost cooperation to counter the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on the tourist flow between the two countries.

Greece Does Not Rule Out Welcoming Tourists Before May

Greece is keen on welcoming tourists ahead of the scheduled opening to tourism in May.

Greece will Have a Better Tourism Year in 2021, Says Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told Reuters that he is sure Greece will have a better tourism year than in 2020.

Greece Aiming for May 14 Tourism Opening

Greece aspires to open to tourism by May 14, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said on the opening day of the virtual ITB Berlin 2021 expo.

Greek Hotels: Safety of Tourists and Staff is Top Priority

Just like in 2020, Greece's hotel enterprises will open their doors to guests this season with high health protection measures in place.

Greece’s International Tourism Campaign to be Ready by Late March

The upcoming tourism campaign to promote Greece abroad should be ready by the end of March, according to GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis.

GNTO’s Fragakis Receives Merit Award for Promotion of Greek Tourism in 2020

Greek travel agents honored GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis with an award for merit for his contribution to the promotion of Greek tourism in 2020.

Greece Prepares for 2021 Tourism Challenges 

The challenges Greek tourism will face in 2021 were discussed during a meeting between Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Eurocontrol: Covid-19 Controls Hindering Hopes for Air Travel Recovery

Divergent Covid-19 restrictions across Europe have hindered all efforts to reverse the slowdown in air travel caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, says Eurocontrol.

Greece Seeking Ways to Put Covid-19 Recovery Funds to Good Use

Investments and reforms should be the top priority when considering the allocation of Greece’s recovery funds, says Alternate Finance Minister Theodore Skylakakis.

DBRS: Covid-19 Shock Greater for Tourism-dependent Greece

Greece will emerge as one of the hardest hit economies by Covid-19 due to the impact of restrictions on tourism, its main revenue-generating industry, says a DBRS Morningstar report.

Greek Destinations with Strict Covid-19 Measures to Get Extra Tourism Promotion in 2021

Greek destinations, where strict Covid-19 measures have been imposed, will receive extra exposure in the country's tourism promotion program in 2021.