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The Greek 4: New Tourism Campaign Puts Spotlight on Four Aegean Islands

Greece has launched a new campaign to promote its "Greek 4" - four islands of the Northeast Aegean: Lesvos, Chios, Samos and Leros.

Greece’s Covid-19 Imported Cases Remain Low, Says Minister

Greece's Covid-19 cases from incoming travel arrivals have remained at a low number since the country opened its gates to tourists.

Tourism Ministry Looks to Promote Moschato-Tavros Area in Athens

The Greek Tourism Ministry will support an urban regeneration project that will aim to upgrade the Moschato-Tavros Municipality, located south of Athens.

Almost 80% of Hotels in Greece are Open for 2020 Tourism Season

The percentage of hotels that are operating in Greece at the moment is just under 80%, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Announces More Funds to Boost Domestic Tourism

The Greek government will raise the budget for the 2020-2021 “Tourism for All” social tourism program from 30 million euros to 100 million euros.

Covid-19: Passenger Capacity Limit to Remain for Greek Ferries

Despite high demand for ferry travel, Greek coastal shipping vessels will continue traveling with less passengers and not add more capacity to its routes.

Greece is Laying the Foundations for Tourism’s Future, Says Minister

Greece's gradual opening to tourism aims to boost the country's economy, following the outbreak of Covid-19, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Six Greek Ports will Open to Cruise Ships in August

Six ports in Greece will be open to cruise ships as of August 1, the Greek Tourism Ministry has announced.

Greece Waiting for Covid-19 Guidance to Restart Cruise Tourism

The rules that must be followed on cruise ships in Greek ports, during the post-Covid-19 era, are expected to be officially announced this week.

Greece – UAE Team Up for Tourism

Greece and the United Arab Emirates have announced a series of joint actions in tourism for the 2020-2022 period.

Greece Won’t Impose New Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece may have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases but, according to government officials, a second nationwide lockdown will not be imposed.

Greece Mulls Plan B in View of Rising Covid-19 Cases

Should “imported” Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Greece, the government will follow a Plan B that may include stricter measures to curb infection cases.

Greece Now Allows Direct Flights from the UK

Greece on July 15 opened its skies to the United Kingdom and is now allowing direct flights from the country.

What’s Next for Greek Tourism – Minister

Allowing direct flights from Sweden as of July 22 and resuming cruise travel in August are among the next steps of Greek tourism's restart.

British Tourists are Welcome in Greece, Says Minister

"British tourists are welcome in Greece," Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis stated during an interview on UK television.

Greek Minister Says Covid-19 Testing at Entry Points ‘Effective’

Targeted Covid-19 testing conducted at entry points across Greece has been effective, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Hosts German Tour Operators on Crete

The Metaxa Hospitality Group recently welcomed over 150 German tour operators, travel agents and journalists to its Creta Maris resort on Crete.

UK Tour Operators Want Support to Restart Tourism to Greece

Specialist tour operators working out of the UK are calling on Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis to support their efforts to rekindle travel to Greece.

Greece – Egypt Aim to Restart Tourism

Greece and Egypt will be working together to reignite tourism, strengthening ties between the two countries even further.

Greece Puts Health First, Says New Tourism Campaign

“Destination Greece Health First” is the new tourism campaign that has launched to promote Greece as a safe travel destination.