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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.

Mykonos Not Hit By Wave of Cancellations, Says Greek Tourism Minister

Despite the recently imposed Covid-19 restrictive measures on Mykonos, the island is not seeing mass booking cancellations, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Authorities Mull New Measures as Covid-19 Hits Greek Islands

Greek authorities are examining a new round of measures to address a surge in positive Covid-19 cases on the islands due to the spread of the Delta variant.

Tourism is Not Causing Covid-19 Spike in Greece, Says Minister

The increase of Covid-19 cases in Greece is not related to tourism, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

German Tourists Picked Greece in June

A total of 260,000 German tourists visited Greece in June, demonstrating their confidence in the country.

Quality Top Priority for Greek Tourism in 2021

The year ahead will be defined by last-minute bookings and diversification, said Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis during a recent Economist conference held in Athens.

Delta Variant Puts Pressure on Greek Tourism

Greek tourism professionals are once again revising downwards their projections for 2021 in view of an imminent fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates New Marina at Benitses on Corfu

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently inaugurated a new marina in the small town of Benitses on the island of Corfu.

PM: Greece to Set Up Mobile Vaccination Units at Tourism Spots

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced that mobile units would be set up at tourist destinations countrywide to accelerate vaccinations against Covid-19.

‘Tourism can be the Doctor of Greek Economy’ this Year, Says Minister

Targeted and efficient use of EU funds are key to restoring tourism to Greece post-Covid-19, which will in turn bolster the economy, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Re-examining Rules for Travel in View of Delta Coronavirus Variant

Greece is re-examining rules for travel and restriction-free admission into the country after the emergence of the Delta variant of Covid-19.

Freedom Pass: Greece Entices Young to Get the Jab with €150 Travel Gift Card

Greece will be giving young people €150 to get the jab against Covid-19 in efforts to accelerate vaccinations.

NBA Great Magic Johnson ‘Shares’ Greece Vacation with the World

Straight from the isles of the Ionian Sea, NBA legend Magic Johnson is giving the world a ‘tour’ of Greece this week via his vivid twitter travel posts.

Dutch Government Relaxes Travel Restrictions for all of Greece Except for Attica

From Sunday, June 27, people from The Netherlands will be able to travel to destinations in Greece with no restrictions upon return.