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Airlines, Cruise Companies Betting on Greece this Summer

Airlines and cruise companies are looking to Greece this summer in hopes of covering ground lost during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Minister Theoharis to Promote Greece at Spain’s FITUR 2021

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will promote Greece at the International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR in Madrid, Spain.

Minister Theoharis: Greece Tourism Opening in the Spotlight

Greece has a leading role in restarting tourism in Europe and is paving the way for safe travel, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece Officially Opens for the 2021 Tourism Season

Greece is opening for tourism on May 14 under a plan that includes strict health safety protocols and procedures.

Health Minister: Full Vaccination by June on These Greeks Islands 

Greece is moving ahead fast with its new ‘Blue Freedom’ plan, prioritizing Covid-19 vaccination of its islands to ensure the safety of both residents and tourists.

First International Flights of the Season Touch Down in Greece

Dozens of flights touched down across Greece on Thursday in view of the official opening of the country’s tourism season.

Greece Sends Message of Safety, Prioritizes Vaccination of Island Residents

The Greek government is accelerating the vaccination against Covid-19 of residents on dozens of Greek islands.

UK’s Airlines, Tour Operators Want Greece Green-listed for Travel

Leading British airline companies expect a surge in bookings to Greece once the country is placed on the ‘green’ list of the UK’s traffic light system.

Greece to Lift a Number of Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions

A number of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in Greece, including a ban on domestic travel and a rule requiring an SMS for movement, will be lifted on Friday, May 14.

Greece Expects to Make it on UK’s ‘Green List’ Soon, Says Minister

Greece hopes to be included on the UK’s ‘green’ list for travel to the country in the government's upcoming review.

Greek Authorities Preparing to Allow Domestic Travel with Rules

Self-testing and vaccination certificates may be the key to lifting domestic travel restrictions in Greece slated for May 14.

Greece Expects Strong Return of Polish Tourists

Greece is expecting an increased number of visitors from Poland this year, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said after wrapping up his recent official visit to the country.

Greek Tourism Minister Goes to England to Discuss Summer Travel

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has gone to England to discuss travel issues with government representatives, days before Greece officially opens its gates to tourists.

LOT Polish Airlines Adds 3 New Routes to Greece

LOT Polish Airlines has added three new routes to its service to Greece this summer, offering new flights to Thessaloniki, Heraklion and Rhodes.

Greece Looking to Increase Tourist Flow from Poland

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is on an official visit to Poland, looking to increase Greece’s share of Polish tourists.

Holland America Line to Restart Cruising from Greece in August

Holland America Line in August will restart cruising from Piraeus, Greece, with four departures aboard the Eurodam ship.

Facilitating Greece – Germany Summer Travel Tops Ministers’ Talks

Ways to enable travel between Greece and Germany topped the agenda of talks between the tourism ministers of the two countries.

TUI Planning to Restart Greece Holidays from May 14

German travel giant TUI will begin its summer 2021 holidays to Greece as of May 14, the date the country has scheduled to officially open for tourism.

Alonissos Mayor Calls for Creation of ‘One of a Kind’ Underwater Archaeological Park

Alonissos Mayor Petros Vafinis has proposed the creation of an underwater archaeological park – the first of its kind in Greece.

Minister Sees Strong Demand for Travel to Greece from the United States

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has been informed that strong demand for travel to Greece from Americans should be expected in the coming months.