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Greece Subsidizes Holidays for an Additional 125,000 Applicants

Greece will subsidize holidays for an additional 125,000 applicants under its “Tourism for All” plan.

Greece and Albania Explore Joint Ventures in Tourism

Greece and Albania are explore ways to work together to increase tourist flows between the two countries.

Greece and Serbia Agree to Facilitate Tourism

Greece and Serbia have agreed to take actions that will facilitate travel and tourism between the two countries.

Rebuilding Evia’s Tourism Identity a GNTO Priority

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) plans to take action to rebuild fire-hit Evia’s tourism identity.

Airlines from the US Boost Link to Greece with 56 Weekly Flights

Direct flights from the United States to Greece are set to boost tourism in the country and bring in 1 billion euros in revenue.

Greece Meets Conditions to Become Health Tourism Destination

Greece could potentially attract 100,000 tourists seeking medical, health and wellness services who would generate more than 400 million euros annually.

Tapping into Wellness Tourism Next Priority for Greece

Greece is aiming to tap into wellness tourism and take actions to attract investments in that direction.

Ioannina and Epirus Want to Boost Airline Connectivity in Winter

Hoteliers in Ioannina and Epirus are calling for more direct international flights in the winter and spring.  

Greece’s Tourism Industry Prioritizes Sustainability and Infrastructure

The Greek Tourism Ministry is focusing on achieving sustainability, implementing infrastructure works and extending the tourist season.

BoG: Inbound Travelers to Greece Rise 90.3% in Jan-Nov 2022

Ιnbound travelers to Greece increased in January-November 2022 by 90.3% over the same period in 2021.

Greece’s New GNTO Melbourne Branch to Boost Ties with Diaspora 

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will soon be opening a new office in Melbourne, Australia.

More Hotels in Athens to Meet Growing Tourist Demand

More hotels are opening up in Athens to meet the increasing tourist demand on the back of a growing number of direct flights to the Greek capital this year.

Austrians Have Eyes Set on Greece for Summer 2023

Destinations in Greece are in high demand among Austrian travelers for the coming summer period.

Greece – Italy Tourism Boards Join Forces

The tourism boards of Greece and Italy have teamed up to promote tourism between the two countries and co-organize initiatives in this direction.

Greece Takes Actions to Strengthen Tourist Flows to Thessaloniki

Increasing the number of international flights to Thessaloniki and Makedonia Airport and reaching out to new markets are top priorities for Greece.

WHO Calls for Travelers to Wear Masks on Long-haul Flights as New Covid-19 Variant Emerges

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging governments to re-instate mask-wearing rules on long-haul flights and in high-risk situations.

Greece Inks Long-term Deals with 10 Airlines to Boost Tourism

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has entered agreements with 10 airlines as part of efforts to boost tourism in Greece all year round.

Greece to Require Passengers from China to Take Preflight Covid Test

Greece will require passengers from China to take preflight Covid test and wear masks on board flights.  

EU States Agree to Pre-Departure Covid-19 Testing for China Travelers

The EU has agreed to introduce pre-departure Covid-19 testing on all arrivals from China, following a surge of the pandemic in the Asian country.

Next Step for Greece: Investing in Silver, Accessible Tourism

Greece plans to invest more in connecting culture with travel and in new segments such as senior and accessible tourism.