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Greek Tourism Shows Recovery but Dangers Still Lurk, Says Report

Greek tourism recovered significantly in summer 2021 but the Covid-19 risk still remains, as well as future negative effects of wildfires, according to Alpha Bank.

Central Greece Region: €40m for Reconstruction of Fire-hit Evia

The Region of Central Greece will release 40 million euros for the reconstruction of fire-hit Evia.

Fires: Northern Evia Tourism Professionals Call for Added Aid 

Evia tourism professionals affected by the recent fires that burned most of the northern part of the island, are calling for additional non-returnable relief measures.

Greece Draws Up Regeneration Plan for Fire-hit Northern Evia

Evia residents and business owners impacted by the devastating fires will receive financial support in the coming days, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Greece Opens Platform for Fire-affected Employees Seeking Subsidies

Greece has opened a platform accepting applications from employees who worked at enterprises that were affected by the massive fires.

Fire-stricken Evia Island in Greece to Get Extra Tourism Promotion

A special tourism development and promotional plan is being prepared for the fire-stricken areas in Greece with extra focus on the island of Evia.

Greek PM Apologizes for ‘Weaknesses’ in Firefighting Response

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis apologized to citizens “for any weaknesses” showed by the state in response to the wildfires that have been raging in Greece.

Attica Governor Activates Health Protection Hotline for Tourists and Residents

Greek residents and tourists in Attica with questions or concerns about the current conditions concerning the wildfires can now call a hotline to get information.

High Fire Risk in Greece for Friday, July 10

Greece's General Secretariat for Civil Protection has warned that on Friday, July 10, the risk of wildfires in certain regions of the country will be very high.

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.

Evia Hoteliers Reach Out for Aid after Fires Stifle Tourist Flows

Evia hoteliers are calling on the government to support them in restoring tourism flows following the massive fire that devastated the island earlier this month.

Fire Devastates Evia Leaving Behind Ecological Disaster

Villages were evacuated and EU aid requested after a fire raged through the Greek island of Evia leaving behind an ecological catastrophe.

Greece Launches 112 Emergency Number Ahead of Fire Season

Greece’s Civil Protection body has launched the 24-hour single European emergency 112 number set to warn of potential dangers, including wildfires.

Greece Issues Warnings for Forest Fire Risk

Strong winds and extremely high temperatures have prompted Greece’s Civil Protection authority and the national fire brigade to issue warnings for the high risk of forest fires.

Greek Civil Protection: Be Ahead of the Fire – Alert, Prevent, Act

As the weather gets hotter and the winds stronger, Greece's civil protection authorities are urging residents and travelers to take preventative measures, be alert and ready to act in order to avoid fires.

Opinion – Fear-mongering: Against Travelers’ Best Interests

Opinion: To capitalize on a nation’s or destination’s tragedy to create false perceptions, serve dubious interests or perpetuate prejudice, is unethical. Fear-mongering is never in the best interests of the traveler.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel to Donate to Wildfire Victims of Attica

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea has announced its support to the victims of the wildfires in Attica through its Room2Give CSR program.

Greece Remains Safe Travel Destination

In view of the fatal wildfires this week in Greece, tourism authorities are reassuring visitors that travel is safe and all the necessary measures are in place.

Athens Hotels Open their Doors to Attica’s Wildfire Victims

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association has announced that it is offering shelter to people displaced by the wildfires that broke out in Attica.

What to Do in Case of Fire

As fires across Greece and other European countries continue, the General Secretariat for Civil Protection is providing residents and travelers with advice.
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