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The Greek 4: New Tourism Campaign Puts Spotlight on Four Aegean Islands

Greece has launched a new campaign to promote its "Greek 4" - four islands of the Northeast Aegean: Lesvos, Chios, Samos and Leros.

Greece’s First Underwater Museum on Alonissos Opens to Public

The Alonissos Underwater Museum, the first such museum in Greece, recently opened to offer divers the chance to explore the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera.

Travelers from United Arab Emirates Need Negative Covid-19 Test to Enter Greece

All travelers entering Greece from an airport of the United Arab Emirates are obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test result upon arrival.

Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways Now Have e-Ticket Service

Greek ferry companies Blue Star Ferries and Hellenic Seaways have introduced a new e-ticket/boarding pass application on domestic routes.

Greece’s Tourism Receipts in May Suffer Covid-19 Blow

Due to the coronavirus crisis, Greece's travel receipts in May plummeted by 99.2% to 13 million euros from 1.56 billion euros during the same month last year.

New Campaign to Repair Tarnished Reputation of 5 Greek Isles

Greece will launch a campaign aimed at restoring the reputation of five Aegean islands that have suffered the massive influx of migrants and refugees in the last years.

Greece Updates Info for post-Covid-19 Travel

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs has updated important information on travel to Greece in the post-Covid-19 era.

Works at Hellinikon Kick Off as ‘Symbol of Growth & New Jobs’

Works on one of the largest projects in Greece, the Hellinikon mega complex, kicked off on Friday after years of delays.

Emirates will Restart Flights to Greece on July 15

Emirates is restarting flights to Greece with the resumption of its Athens-Dubai route as of July 15.

Airlines Exclude Some Greek Islands from Flight Schedules

European airline companies appear to have excluded a number of Greek islands from their updated flight schedules, which could impact local economies reliant on tourism.

Greek Tourism Receipts Plunge After Covid-19 Lockdowns

Greek tourism receipts and incoming traffic took a hard hit in April after Covid-19 brought global travel to a standstill.

Road Tourism to Greece Generates €1.8bn in 2019

Incoming road tourism from Greece’s neighboring countries accounted for 9.6 million arrivals and 1.8 billion euros in revenue in 2019, according to a study by INSETE.

Greece Prepares for Wildfire Season with More Staff, Equipment

Greek civil protection authorities are gearing up with more staff, new planes and improved infrastructure to address the potential outbreak of wildfires.

Lufthansa Group Re-launches Flights to Greece after Covid-19

The Lufthansa Group will expand its post-Covid-19 flight schedule in the months ahead to include dozens of flights to Greek destinations such as Athens, Thessaloniki and Rhodes.

Ministry: Greek Tourism is ‘Reopening’ its Gates to Welcome Visitors

Greek tourism is gradually "reopening" its gates to welcome visitors to the country, say tourism minister Harry Theoharis, and deputy minister, Manos Konsolas.

Wizz Air: Flights to Athens and Thessaloniki from New Base in Larnaca

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced flights to Athens and Thessaloniki from its new base in Larnaca, Cyprus, starting from July.

Ryanair: Athens is Open to Holidaymakers from June 15 – Video

Ryanair has posted a video about Athens on Twitter, promoting the Greek capital as an ideal destination for summer 2020.

AEGEAN Takes Off with Enhanced Health and Safety Measures

AEGEAN has announced enhanced health and safety measures on all its flights, in accordance with the new travel protocols and hygiene procedures for air transport.

Covid-19: Guidelines Passengers Should Follow at Athens Airport

Covid-19 safety guidelines have been released for those travelling through Athens International Airport.

Covid-19 Pushes Greek Tourism Revenue Down by 71% in March

With air traffic suspended and hotels closed in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 restrictions, Greece saw its travel receipts nosedive by 71%.