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German Media Commend Greece for Tourism ‘Blessing’

Greece’s “success” in winning over travelers this summer and fall featured in the German press recently, describing the country as a tourism “winner”.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Performance a ‘Pleasant Surprise’, Says Head of Hoteliers

Greece’s tourism revenue this year has already reached half of 2019 earnings, which is a ‘pleasant surprise’, says HHF President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek PM Expects 2022 to Be ‘Very Good Year’ for Tourism

Greece is expected to have a very good tourism year in 2022, judging by this season’s performance, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek Tourism Sector Meets with New Minister, Lists Priorities

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias had his first meeting with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and discussed a number of key issues involving the sector.

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.

Greece and Saudi Arabia Boost Cooperation in Tourism, Investments

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and his Saudi Arabia counterpart Ahmed Al Khateeb are aiming to stimulate tourism between the two countries and facilitate travel.

SETE: Protecting Greece’s Tourism Brand is the Aim for 2021

The goal of Greece’s tourism enterprises this year is to operate safely to protect the country’s brand, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Greece, Saudi Arabia Agree on Mutual Recognition of Vaccine Certificates

Greece and Saudi Arabia have agreed to mutually recognize their Covid-19 vaccination certificates in the near future.

Greece has Tourism Workers in Covid-19 Vaccine Priority Line

Greek tourism sector employees are expected to be next in line for Covid-19 vaccination once all people belonging to vulnerable groups receive the jab.

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.
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