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Covid-19: Rules to Enter Banks and Public Services in Greece

Authorities in Greece have announced stricter rules for entry into banks and public services after the recent surge of Covid-19 cases in the country.

Giorgos Zafeiris Re-elected President of Hotel Owners’ Association of Magnesia

Greek hotelier Giorgos Zafeiris has been re-elected president of the Hotel Owners' Association of Magnesia for a three-year term.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Numbers at 60% of 2019 Levels, Says Hoteliers Chief

Greece’s tourism numbers for 2021 have reached some 60 percent of 2019 levels, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Recovery Funding Programs for Greek Tourism SMEs to Open in December

Small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in Greece will be able to tap into 1.6 billion euros in recovery funding as of next month.

Greece’s Philoxenia Tourism Expo Returns After Covid-19 Hiatus

The Philoxenia 2021 international tourism exhibition will open its doors in Thessaloniki this month after going on hiatus last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

WTM: Half of Brits Plan Two or More Holidays in 2022, Beach Vacations Top Wish List

Half of Brits are planning to take two or more holidays in 2022, with overseas beach destinations topping their wish list.

Covid-19: Greece on Spain’s List of ‘High-risk’ Areas for Travel

Spain has placed Greece, Denmark, the Czech Republic and several other countries and regions on its “high-risk” travel list.

Brexit Effect on Global Travel Still to Come, Says Report

The full impact of Brexit on the global travel industry has not yet been felt, according to the findings of a report released during the WTM London expo.

Greeks and Covid-19 Vaccine: 11% are Hesitant to Get the Jab, 8% Say ‘No’

Eleven percent of Greeks appear hesitant to get the Covid-19 vaccine while eight percent are “refusers” (anti-vaxxers) and do not intend to get the jab.

Greece a Leading Choice for European Travelers Seeking to Get Away by March

Greece is among the Top 5 destinations of choice for Europeans hoping to take a holiday by March, the latest European Travel Commission survey says.

‘Ministry Park’ Project to Free Up Space in Athens for Public Housing

The relocation of nine ministries from Athens’ center to a “ministry park” on Mt Hymettus is expected to create favorable conditions for public housing in the Greek capital.

Think-tank Expects 4% Growth for Greece in 2022

The Greek economy is slated to grow at a rate of 4% in 2022, according to the Foundation of Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE).

Booking.com: 7 Predictions for the Triumphant Return of Travel in 2022

Booking.com has made seven predictions on the way people will reignite the travel spark in 2022.

Mayor: Athens Urban Regeneration Program Largest in Decades 

Athens’ urban overhaul, which includes the redevelopment of central streets and parks, is the largest such program to take place in the Greek capital in the last decades, says the city's mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Searches for Greece Still Strong Among Fall Travelers

Demand for travel to Greece remains robust with all the more travelers choosing to visit in the fall, according to a study carried out by Tourix.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Ready to Make its Comeback

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” will make its comeback to the Greek capital during November 13-14, following its absence last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites to Stay Open During Winter

Athina Luxury Suites, a boutique hotel on the Greek island of Santorini, will remain open all year long to welcome travelers also during the winter season.

Greece Performing ‘Below Expectations’ on Innovation

Greece ranks 47th on a list of 132 of the world’s most innovative countries, performing “below expectations” according to the Global Innovation Index by WIPO.

Air France Wins Four Skytrax World Airline Awards for 2021

Air France received four honors at the World Airline Awards 2021, organized by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.

Next Regeneration Project for Athens: Panepistimiou Street

The Municipality of Athens is moving ahead with the redevelopment of central Panepistimiou Street as part of its general urban regeneration plan for the Greek capital.