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Greece Lifts 7-day Quarantine Rule for EU States, US, UK, UAE, Serbia and Israel

Greece has lifted quarantine restrictions for travelers from the EU and five other countries who have been fully vaccinated or tested negative for Covid-19.

Parliament Approval Next Key Step for Greece’s Hellinikon Project

Τhe Hellinikon investment in Athens is moving closer to implementation after the Greek parliament ratified the contract transferring partial ownership of the area to Lamda Development.

Greece Lifts Covid-19 Quarantine Rule for Vaccinated Israeli Tourists

Travelers from Israel that have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will not need to quarantine after arriving in Greece, according to a new aviation directive.

Europeans Want Greece for their Upcoming Trip, Says Study

Greece is the first place European travelers wish to visit for their next trip, according to a study conducted by the Royal Elcano Institute and Spanish tourism institute Turespaña.

National Geographic Gives 6 Countries a ‘Tour’ of Alonissos’ Underwater Museum

National Geographic is offering its readers in six countries a complete introduction to Greece's first underwater museum, located near the island of Alonissos.

Condor Releases Summer 2021 Flight Plan for Greece

German leisure airline Condor on May 3 will launch its 2021 summer schedule that includes flights from seven airports in Germany to 16 popular Greek destinations.

GNTO Explores Ways to Promote Athens Abroad

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is exploring ways to boost the promotion of Athens to international markets.

Gastronomy Tourism Proposals in Greece Up for Discussion

A series of proposals for the development of gastronomy tourism in Greece are now open for public consultation, the Tourism Ministry has announced.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Gets Green Light

Greece’s Central Council of Architecture has approved a landscaping study for the creation of a Metropolitan Park in the area of Hellinikon on the Athenian Riviera.

Investments in Iconic Projects Key to Greece’s Competitive Edge

Greece must accelerate key infrastructure upgrades and iconic projects that will bring added value to destinations so as to remain competitive, an INSETE study says.

TUI Group Announces Resignation of George Dimas

TUI Group has announced that George Dimas is resigning as the company's head of TUI Musement in Greece and a member of the Board of Directors of TUI Hellas to pursue other opportunities.

Hellinikon MoU Secures Greek Antiquities, Moves Project Forward

The Greek Culture Ministry and Lamda Development agreed to protect all antiquities at Hellinikon while ensuring works proceed according to schedule.

INSETE Study Reveals 2010-2019 Tourist Trends in Greece 

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study of the average per capita expenditure of incoming tourists in Greece during the 2010-2019 decade.

Study: Greece – Spain Tourist Spending Disparity

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study that compares the average spending per tourist in both Greece and Spain in 2018 and 2019.

Covid-19 Nearly Halts 10-month International Arrivals to Greece

During the January-October 2020 period, the number of international arrivals to Greece by land and air fell to 8.27 million, according to INSETE data.

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Extra Covid-19 Relief 

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for additional support measures for tourism enterprises in Greece that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Strike in Greece Causes Changes to AEGEAN, Olympic Air Flights

AEGEAN and Olympic Air have announced flight cancellations and reschedules during November 25-27 due to industrial action announced by Greece’s air traffic control personnel.

Heraklion Glimmers in Europe’s Travel Gloom, Says Report

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, ranks as the EU’s most resilient major city in terms of tickets issued for travel between October 1-December 31 this year.

Mohegan’s Casino Project in Greece to Take 3 Years After Permit Issue

The first integrated resort and casino to be constructed in Greece, at the former Athens airport in Hellinikon, is expected to take three years to complete.

AEGEAN-Olympic Air Cancel and Reschedule Flights for October 18-19

AEGEAN and Olympic Air are cancelling and rescheduling flights for Sunday and Monday due to work stoppages announced by Greek aviation personnel unions.