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Germany, UK, France Top Tourism Markets for Greece in Summer 2020

Visitors from Germany, the UK, France, Poland and Italy made up the bulk of incoming travelers in the 2020 summer season.

Theoharis: Open Businesses, Safety Key to See Greek Tourism into New Era

Keeping Greece's tourism economy going and ensuring the health of all involved (professionals, visitors and locals) are the top priorities for the Tourism Ministry.

Covid-19: Tourism Minister Expects Greece to Recover 20% of Last Year’s Revenue

Tourism-related revenues are expected to reach 20% of last year's earnings by the end of 2020, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Proposes Coordinated EU-wide Covid-19 Actions

Greece has forwarded proposals to the European Commission for the implementation of Covid-19 measures to restore safe travel.

Gaining Lost Ground in 2021 Key Priority for Greek Tourism After Covid-19

Quality, sustainable tourism practices, training and next generation upgrade works are priorities for Greece in 2021.

Greece – TUI Optimistic as Demand Extends Tourism Season into Autumn

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis discussed the extension of the tourism season in Greece with TUI, as bookings are already in place for November.

Minister: Opening to Tourism Gave Strength to Greece’s Brand Name

Greece's tourism opening in July helped strengthen the country's brand name and establish it internationally as a safe destination, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Calls for Joint Covid-19 Health Protocols at UNWTO Meeting

Coordinated actions and common Covid-19 health protocols are vital to enable safe travel in Europe, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Countries Recognize Greece’s post-Covid-19 Tourism Opening as a Success

Greece's opening of tourism in the post-Covid-19 era has been recognized by other countries as "successful", according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greek Tourism Ministry Pledges Additional Publicity for Halkidiki

The Greek Tourism Ministry will take additional marketing actions in 2021 to promote Halkidiki, which has been impacted by tight measures due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Destinations with Strict Covid-19 Measures to Get Extra Tourism Promotion in 2021

Greek destinations, where strict Covid-19 measures have been imposed, will receive extra exposure in the country's tourism promotion program in 2021.

New Olympia Forum Looks to Boost Development of Greece’s Regions

The Olympia Forum I, a new event that aims to contribute to the economic and cultural development of the country’s 13 regions, will take place during September 18-20 in Ancient Olympia.

England‘s Quarantine Decision for Greek Islands Not Justified, Says Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said the UK government's decision to include 7 Greek islands on the quarantine list for arrivals to England was "very unfortunate".

Minister Defends Reopening Greek Tourism Market in Covid-19 Times

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis highlights the importance of Greece reopening its tourism market despite the difficult conditions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Strengthens Tourism Relations with Serbia

Greece's Parliament has ratified an agreement with Serbia which sees a stronger cooperation between the two countries in the field of tourism.

Tourism Minister Tells CNN he’s Proud of How Greece Reopened to Visitors

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told CNN that he is proud of how Greece reopened to tourism, given the difficult conditions due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Most Covid-19 Cases in Greece Not from Inbound Tourism

Most of Greece's Covid-19 cases have resulted from non-compliance with health and safety regulations and not from inbound tourism, according to Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Tourism Minister: Greece Doing Best to Protect Visitors and Locals

Greece is doing everything in its power to ensure the safety of the traveling public and of residents, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told BBC Radio4.

Scotland Places Greece on Covid-19 Quarantine List

Starting from Thursday, September 3, travelers arriving to Scotland from Greece will be required to quarantine for 14 days.

Misleading UK Press Impacting Greek Tourism, Says South Aegean Chief

The governor of the South Aegean Region is calling on the Tourism Ministry to rectify “false claims” in the UK press with regard to the number of Covid-19 cases in Greece.