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Study: Visitors to Crete Satisfied with Covid-19 Safety

Eight in 10 foreign travelers to Western Crete said they feel safe with regard to Covid-19 and expressed their satisfaction with overall adherence to health protocols.

Challenges and Chances Ahead for Greece’s Coastal Shipping

Greece’s coastal shipping sector suffered a blow in the last year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic with the renewal of its fleet being an urgent priority.

Greece Covid-19 Study Reveals Fear, Insecurity, Pessimism

Fear, insecurity, and pessimism are common among Greeks during the Covid-19 era, according to key findings of a study by diaNEOsis.

Greek Hoteliers, Ministry Discuss Mountain Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will set up a special working group to draw up a national strategy for the development of mountain tourism in Greece.

Greece to Cover Covid-19 Tests for Company Staff

Companies in Greece with more than 20 employees are now eligible for free rapid testing for Covid-19.

Greece Eager to Open Retail, Get the Economy Going

Greek authorities plan to re-open the retail market at the end of the March, hoping to salvage the Orthodox Easter season ahead of the tourism season scheduled to open by May 14.

Covid-19: Greece Reaches 1m Vaccination Milestone, Boosts Health Care System

"Every week that goes by, we are building a wall of immunity that will allow us to leave this ordeal behind us," said Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek Hoteliers Discuss Summer Hospitality Operations

Ensuring the seamless operation of Greece's hotels this summer period topped the agenda of a meeting between hotelier association presidents from the country.

Greece to Welcome Brits this Summer ‘With or Without’ a ‘Vaccine Passport’

All British travelers are welcome to Greece this summer with or without a vaccination certificate, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

EU Closer to Agreeing on Digital Vaccination Passport

The EU member states appear ready to agree on the introduction of a digital Covid-19 vaccination passport as early as this month.

Greece Tables Tourism Recovery Recommendations to Commission

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis sent a letter to European Commissioner Thierry Breton with recommendations for the post-Covid-19 recovery of tourism.

Minister: Greece will Welcome All UK Travelers with or without Vaccine Certificate

All UK travelers – vaccinated or with negative PCR tests – will be welcome in Greece this summer, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, Travel Restrictions to Top EU Leaders Meeting 

Vaccination certificates and non-essential travel restrictions will top the agenda of an EU leaders video conference on Thursday.

Surge in Covid-19 Cases May Force Greece to Remain in Lockdown 

The sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in Greece pushes back the prospect of the government easing measures on March 1.

Greece Urges EU to ‘Move Faster’, Adopt ‘Health Passport’ Idea

Greece is calling on EU member states to agree and adopt the idea of Covid-19 vaccination certificates to facilitate travel.

PM: Greece Prepares to Welcome Tourists Safely for Summer

Greece's priority is to make travel safe and easier, the country's prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said during the Nueva Economia Forum organized by Spain.

Greek Tourism Minister Says Health Certificate Gaining Ground

The idea of an EU-wide vaccination certificate that will enable safe travel is gradually being accepted by more EU nations, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Santorini Hoteliers Call on Gov’t to Set Tourism Opening Date

Hoteliers on Santorini are calling on the Greek government to set a specific date for the re-opening of tourism so travelers can plan ahead and book.

Halkidiki Tourism Professionals May Cover 50% of Covid-19 Testing Costs for Tourists

Tourism professionals in Halkidiki, Northern Greece, are examining the possibility of paying for part of the cost of Covid-19 testing for tourists.

Study: Crete’s Positive Health Record Attracts Travelers

The Greek island of Crete is winning over prospective travelers thanks to its effective management of the coronavirus pandemic.