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Greece Features in GNTO-Mastercard Joint Campaign

Greece takes the spotlight in a new promotional campaign run jointly for the second year by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Mastercard.

Aktaion Beach Boutique Hotel Promises Special Moments on Agistri

The Aktaion Beach Boutique Hotel is inviting travelers to discover the beauties and authentic hospitality of Agistri island.

Greece and Cyprus Explore Ways to Promote Religious Tourism

Greece and Cyprus are exploring ways to promote their religious heritage through the EU’s Re-Cult program.

Crete Continues to Invite Travelers to ‘Sense the Authentic’

The Region of Crete, through an ongoing campaign, continues to invite travelers to “sense” the island's authenticity.

EU Approves €130m Support Scheme for Greek Covid-hit Small Enterprises

The European Commission has approved a 130-million-euro Greek scheme to support micro and small enterprises affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

US Keeps Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Due to Delta Variant

The United States is keeping all existing Covid-19 travel restrictions in place due to concerns over the spread of the Delta variant, the White House has confirmed.

Greece’s Covid-19 Vaccine Platform for 12-15 Age Group Opens on July 30

Greek authorities have announced that the Covid-19 vaccination platform for children aged 12-15 will open on July 30.

Covid-19: Norway Applies Restrictions to Travelers from Some Greek Regions

Several Greek regions are included in the “dark red” and “red” categories of Norway’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map, which means travelers must quarantine upon arrival.

Greece Looking to Further Develop its Religious Tourism Product

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking into ways to boost Greece’s presence in the lucrative religious tourism market.

Minoan Lines: 100% of Employees Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Minoan Lines has announced that 100% of its central and port offices staff have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

New Azur Retreat on Meganisi Takes Accommodation to Different Heights

The Azur Retreat, a new boho lux resort on the Ionian island of Meganisi, has opened and is offering travelers a whole new accommodation experience.

Air Travel: Most Passengers Support Mask-wearing, Says Survey

Most air travelers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term, according to a survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Celestyal Cruises Further Upgrades Ventilation System of its Fleet

Celestyal Cruises has partnered with AtmosAir Solutions with the aim to further upgrade its ventilation system across its fleet.

City of Athens Announces Syntagma Square Revamp

Athens’ main square at Syntagma will get a makeover as part of the municipality’s urban regeneration program.

Messinia Hoteliers Campaign Urges Covid-19 Vaccination

The Messinia Hoteliers Association is urging people to get vaccinated through a new campaign launched to raise awareness on preventing the spread of Covid-19.

GNTO and ECTAA ‘Showcase’ Greece to European Markets

European travel professionals were informed on Greece’s tourism infrastructure through the ‘Showcase’ online presentations by the GNTO and ECTAA.

Greek Tourism Recovery on Agenda of Xenia 2021 Expo

Greece’s tourism professionals will gather in Athens during November 27-29 to participate in the Xenia 2021 trade event at the Metropolitan Expo.

Santorini’s Grace Hotel Launches Gastronomy Experiences at Santoro Restaurant

The Santoro Restaurant of the Grace Hotel Santorini, Auberge Resorts Collection is launching unique culinary experiences for guests and locals on Santorini this summer.

ETC: European Tourism Recovery in Sight this Summer

European travel activity is set to build some momentum moving into the peak summer months due to the gradual ease of restrictions, according to a report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Athens Taking Steps to Renovate Historic Theatrou Square

The Athens Municipality will soon announce a tender for the redevelopment of Theatrou Square near the center of the Greek capital, worth 1.9 million euros.