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Greek PM Mulls Tighter Covid-19 Measures for Athens – Attica

Additional restrictions in the wider Athens area to curb the spread of Covid-19 may be implemented in the coming days, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

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.

OECD: Better Outlook but Covid-19 Risks and Uncertainty Still High

The OECD has revised its outlook for 2020, predicting a smaller recession of the global economy and slightly greater potential for growth.

Covid-19: Greek Shipping Minister Says Safety at Sea Effective

Safety at sea has been effective thanks to the implementation of Covid-19 health protocols, according to Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

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.

Greece Issues New Aviation Guidelines for Travel

Greece's aviation authority has issued new guidelines in effect through to September 15 at midnight, applying to the traveling public.

Cardiff-bound TUI Flight from Zakynthos Advised to Quarantine

Passengers on board a TUI flight from Zakynthos to Cardiff were advised to self-isolate after seven people tested positive for Covid-19.

EU Joins COVAX Initiative for Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccine

The European Commission said it would be contributing 400 million euros to the COVAX initiative for equal access to affordable Covid-19 vaccines.

Insurer AXA Lists Greece Among Top Countries for Quarantine-free Travel

Greece has been listed as one of the best countries for travelers who do not want to undergo self-isolation, according to insurer AXA Gulf.

Greece on Heightened Alert as Covid-19 Cases Rise

Greece is preparing to take even stricter measures, including mandatory face masks at all times, as rising Covid-19 cases cause concern.

Zakynthos Hoteliers Eager to Plan for 2021

Zakynthos hoteliers and Ionian Islands Governor Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou recently discussed the viability of tourist enterprises, the operation of Navagio Beach and Covid-19.

UK Keeps Greece on ‘Safe List’ for Travel

Britain has kept Greece on its "quarantine-free" list of countries to and from which travelers can enter the UK without a mandatory 14-day isolation.

Study: Coronavirus Affecting Leisure Travel More

Leisure travel appears to be among the hardest-hit segments with business travel the least affected by the coronavirus pandemic, a study reveals.

Greece Takes Action to Prevent Second Wave of Covid-19

Greece is bracing for what seems to be an imminent second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic after a surge in cases this month.

Greek Coastal Destinations Winning Over Tourists in Covid-19 Times

Coastal destinations in Attica and the South Aegean islands are winning over the trust of domestic and foreign travelers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Greek FinMin Examines Support Measures in Covid-19 Aftermath

Greece's Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said the government was preparing a mixed package of measures to support Covid-hit households and businesses.

Gloomy Outlook Ahead for Greek Hoteliers

The Greek hospitality sector will need four years to cover lost ground with most professionals struggling to survive in 2021.

Crete Town Chania Imposes Tighter Covid-19 Measures

The popular town of Chania on Crete, has imposed tighter restrictions in efforts to curb the further spread of Covid-19.

Greece Prepares for Covid-19 Management as Vacationers Return

Greek authorities said they would be reintroducing bi-weekly coronavirus briefings as they prepare to deal with returning vacationers and school openings.