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Sweden Signals Interest for Tourism to Greece

The Swedes are keen on visiting Greece this summer and additional actions are being taken to facilitate travel between the two countries, according to Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Denmark to Ease Travel Restrictions to Greece

Denmark is expected to lift restrictive guidance to every destination in Greece from June 26, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greek, European Parliaments Approve EU Covid-19 Travel Certificate

Lawmakers in Greece and the EU gave the Covid-19 travel certificate the final go-ahead so that member states can put it into force on July 1.  

Italian Tourism Minister Says Greece the Example to Follow

Italy should follow the example set by Greece in order to bring back foreign travelers, according to Italian Tourism Minister Massimo Garavaglia.

Greek PM Calls for Cooperation to Get EU Covid Travel Pass Off the Ground

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is calling for cooperation between EU member states for the implementation of the EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate for travel.

Austria Discuses Digital Green Certificate Details With 12 EU States

Austrian Tourism Minister Elisabeth Köstinger held a meeting with 12 of her EU counterparts, including Greece, to discuss the rollout of a Digital Green Certificate for travel.

EU’s Digital Green Certificate No Risk to Personal Data 

The launch of an EU-wide Digital Green Certificate for travel will not put data protection at risk, according to European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides.

Commission Urges EU States to Agree on Common Re-Opening Strategy 

The European Commission has called on member states to endorse a common reopening strategy including the issuing of “green certificates” for safe travel.

Aviation, Travel & Tourism Sectors Welcome EU-wide Digital Green Certificate Idea

The world’s aviation, tourism and travel sectors have warmly welcomed the idea of an EU-wide digital green certificate verifying Covid-19 vaccination.

Greece Urges EU to ‘Move Faster’, Adopt ‘Health Passport’ Idea

Greece is calling on EU member states to agree and adopt the idea of Covid-19 vaccination certificates to facilitate travel.