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Covid-19: After Retail, Greece Aims to Allow Intra-regional Travel 

After the reopening of shops, Greek authorities are considering the resumption of intra-regional travel and F&B services.

UNWTO Applauds Greece’s Proposal for Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate 

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ proposal for an EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate.

Increasing Covid-19 Risk in Central Athens Concerns Experts

Greece’s Covid-19 committee is concerned about the rising coronavirus incidents, especially in the central sector of Athens.

Greek PM Confident About Tourism in Summer 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed optimism that tourism activity in Greece will be much better this summer.

EY: 2% of Businesses Ready for Covid-19 Shock on Supply Chains

A mere 2% of businesses across the globe were prepared for the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on supply chains, according to a survey by EY.

WTTC Says Vaccine Prerequisite for Travel Equals ‘Discrimination’

Setting Covid-19 vaccination as a prerequisite for travel would be equal to discrimination, according to WTTC President Gloria Guevara.

Greece Considers Reopening Shops with Measures

Greek authorities are examining ways to reopen shops on January 18, in efforts to revive the market which has remained closed due to extended Covid-19 lockdown measures.

Greece Covid-19 Vaccination Website Opens

Individuals can now book an appointment for Covid-19 vaccination following the launch of the country’s online registration platform.

Minister: Achieving Tourism in 2020 a ‘Feat’ for Greece

Tourism will continue to be a driver of the Greek economy by tapping into the knowhow it gathered after opening up to tourists during the pandemic, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greece Taking Covid-19 Actions to Prevent Possible 3rd Wave

Greece is adjusting Covid-19 measures week by week depending on the epidemiological situation, in efforts to prevent a third wave of the deadly virus.

Covid-19 Vaccination May Ease Restrictions on Travel, Says Greek Tourism Minister

Travel in the coming year may likely be easier for people who have chosen to be vaccinated against Covid-19, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

OECD Expects Gradual Recovery for Greek Economy in 2021

The Greek economy is set to recover gradually next year and projected to accelerate in 2022, according to the latest OECD Economic Outlook report.

Greece and Saudi Arabia Agree to Deepen Ties Through Tourism

The Greek tourism minister and his Saudi Arabia counterpart discussed strengthening ties through tourism and investments as well as ways to address the Covid-19 crisis.

Greece’s Relief Package for 2nd Covid-19 Lockdown: €3.3bn for Businesses, Workers

The Greek Finance Ministry will release 3.3 billion euros in aid to support businesses and workers impacted by Greece's second Covid-19 lockdown.

Emergency Funding for Greek Tour Bus Professionals Approved

The Greek government has approved the allocation of some 21 million euros for the relief of tour bus enterprises that suffered revenue loss due to Covid-19.

Growing Concerns in Attica Over Soaring Covid-19 Incidents

In view of the continuously rising Covid-19 cases in Attica, Greek authorities have not ruled out the possibility of lockdown measures in the region.

Greece Announces Second Round of Covid-19 Relief Measures

The Greek government will release a package 2.5 billion euros in relief aid for business activities and employees impacted by the new Covid-19 measures.

Greece Ponders Changes to Golden Visa Scheme

Τhe Greek government is examining changes to its golden visa program in an effort to safeguard the property market and curb shady activity.

Greek Professionals Welcome Aid for Covid-19 Tour Bus Losses

Greek tourism enterprises operating buses have welcomed the approval of 20 million euros in aid to cover Covid-19-related losses in July and August.

New Covid-19 Plan for Greece After Thessaloniki, Rodopi, Larissa Go ‘Red’

A new round of month-long measures aimed at curbing the resurgence of Covid-19 in Greece, will be announced by Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday.