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New Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias Takes the Helm

Vassilis Kikilias took over his new post from Harry Theoharis, aiming to continue “what has been built so far” for the Greek tourism sector and create a new product for the country.

Vassilis Kikilias Appointed New Tourism Minister of Greece

In a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, Vassilis Kikilias was appointed as the new tourism minister for Greece, replacing Harry Theoharis.

Ministry Priority to Get Northern Evia Tourism Enterprises Back to Business

"Our priority is to ensure that tourism enterprises affected by the devastating fires on Evia will be operational as soon as possible," Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greek Hoteliers Say Tourism to Reinforce Northern Evia Recovery

Tourism enterprises in Northern Evia face viability challenges after fires ravaged the island this month, with local hoteliers calling for an urgent recovery package.

Greece Sees Tourism Approaching Record 2019 Levels

Greek tourism is reaching 2019 levels according to Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis, who also confirmed that Greece received more than 2 million tourists in July and August.

Minister Commits to Fast Support for Fire-hit Evia Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said he would see to it that additional aid would be extended to tourism enterprises and employees affected by the fires on Evia.

Northern Evia Professionals Launch Tourism Campaign After Fires

Tourism professionals on the Greek island of Evia, which saw thousands of hectares of woodland ravaged by fires, have launched an online campaign to raise awareness and garner support to rebuild their future.

Op-Ed: ‘A New Era of Tourism’ – Harry Theoharis

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

Small Places Big Dreams: Educational Program for Women in Greek Tourism

Mexoxo, an international non-profit organization committed to empowering women, has launched an educational program for women in Greek tourism.

Skiathos Island Achieves 95% Vaccination Level

Skiathos is setting the example with nearly 95% of its population vaccinated against Covid-19, said Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis during his recent visit to the island.

Piraeus Hosts Official Naming Ceremony of Silversea Cruises Newest Ship

The port of Piraeus in Greece hosted the christening of the Silver Moon, the newest ship in the ultra-luxury fleet of Silversea Cruises.

Next 4 Weeks Crucial for Greek Tourism, Says Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis sees the next four weeks as ‘crucial’ for Greek tourism with everything depending on how the Covid-19 pandemic develops.

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Katakolon as New Embarkation Port in Greece

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the addition of Katakolon as its new embarkation port in Greece.

Tourism Minister: Vaccination Against Covid-19 Key to Keeping Greece Open

Vaccination against Covid-19 is the key to keeping the country open for tourists, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Covid-19 Vaccination Tops Tourism Minister’s Crete Agenda

The importance of boosting vaccinations in Heraklion, the capital of Crete, was discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and the city's mayor, Vassilis Lambrinos.

Greece Takes Action to Reopen Zakynthos’ Famed Shipwreck Beach

A bill open for public consultation is expected to pave the way for the popular Navagio Beach on Zakynthos to reopen to the public.

Greece Sees Over 40% Rise in Tourist Arrivals in June

Tourist arrivals to Greece in June were over 40 percent compared to last year, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Covid-19: Greece to Increase Quarantine Hotels, Ship Isolation Cabins

Greek authorities have decided to increase the number of Covid-19 quarantine hotels and ship isolation cabins to address the rise of cases in Greece.

Greek Experts Warn of More Mykonos-style Measures for Other Islands

Greek health experts are warning that Covid-19 measures like those imposed on Mykonos over the weekend may be ordered for other Greek islands.