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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.

Difficult Year Ahead for Greek Tourism, Says Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis says 2021 will be a “difficult” year for tourism as very much depends on how other countries address the pandemic.

Greece to Direct EU Resilience Funds into Special Forms of Tourism

Greek special forms of tourism - linked to agriculture and marine activities - will benefit from EU relief funds after the European Commission approved Greece’s resilience plan.

Celestyal Cruises Resumes Operations from Piraeus Port

Celestyal Cruises has resumed operations from Piraeus Port with its signature seven-night “Idyllic Aegean” itinerary on the Celestyal Crystal.

Greece Puts Film Tourism High on Agenda

The Tourism Ministry and the Municipality of Athens have teamed up to give Greece a leading role in the international film industry.

Greece to Accept Negative Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Tests for Entry

Greece is expected to soon permit entry for travelers who present negative rapid antigen tests as proof that they are not infected with Covid-19.

Northern Greece Plays a Big Part in Country’s Tourism Restart, Says Minister

Northern Greece has a leading role in this year's opening of the country's tourism, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

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.