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Greek PM Attends 3rd Smart Covid-19 Management Group Discussion

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently took part in the third teleconference of countries that managed to successfully contain the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Israel Wants to Resume Flights with Greece, Says PM Netanyahu

Greece and Israel are discussing joint efforts to resume flights between the two countries, during the post-Covid-19 period, in a safe manner.

Online 5th Delphi Economic Forum to Focus on ‘The Day After’ Covid-19

The Delphi Economic Forum will run online this year and focus on the challenges the world will face “The Day After” the Covid-19 crisis.

Greece Open to Tourists from June 15 without Covid-19 Tests or Quarantine

Greece's 2020 tourism season will begin on June 15, the day the country will begin welcoming back flights from abroad.

Covid-19: Greek PM Discusses Possible Tourism Pact with Specific Countries

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is interested in the creation of 'safe corridors' that will allow people to travel between countries that have had success in containing the Covid-19 pandemic

Greek Minister Aiming for July Tourism Opening to Lead to a ‘Strong’ August

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is aiming for the opening of the Greek tourism season in July to boost the sector in August, the country's most strongest month of the season.

PM Mitsotakis Gives Best-case Scenario for 2020 Greek Tourism

Under the best-case scenario, Greece will be open for business and welcoming tourists in July, provided that the EU has agreed on health protocols for travel, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Minister: Health Safety Protocols, Diplomatic Contacts in Greek Tourism’s Recovery Plan

Health safety protocols and diplomatic contacts to reopen borders are included in Greece's plan for the tourism sector's restart.

Covid-19: Greece Invited to Join Seven-nation Alliance to Reopen Tourism

Greece has reportedly been approached to be part of an alliance to boost tourism and trade among the few nations that managed to contain the spread of Covid-19 with success.

Greek Gov’t Focuses on Ways to Reopen Restaurants Outdoors

The Greek government is focusing on ways that will allow businesses active in the F&B industry to operate outdoors, aiming to get the market going as the Covid-19 pandemic subsides.

Minister Examines Measures for Reopening of Acropolis Site

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni recently inspected the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens to determine the measures needed for when it reopens on May 18.

Microsoft to Introduce Ancient Olympia to the World Through a New App

Ancient Olympia, one of Greece’s most popular archaeological sites, will be introduced to people around the world via a new app to be designed and sponsored by Microsoft.

Covid-19: Greece’s Restrictive Measures in Place Until Sunday, Deputy Minister Reminds

Greece's non-essential movement ban is still valid and will be lifted after Sunday, the deputy minister of civil protection, Nikos Hardalias, has reminded.

Greece will Open Year-round Hotels on June 1, PM Announces

The operation of year-round hotels in Greece will resume on June 1, the country's prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has announced.

Covid-19: Greece Extends Lockdown Measures Until May 4

Greece is extending its lockdown until Monday, May 4, Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas has announced.

Greece Expected to Tighten Covid-19 Measures for May Day Weekend

Measures, similar to those that were introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus during the Easter holiday, are expected to apply for the May Day three-day weekend in Greece.

Greece was Among Top 2020 Travel Destinations for Austrians Before Covid-19

Austria's travel magazine T.A.I. said that Greece was among the first outbound destinations of choice this summer for Austrians, before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Orthodox Easter Behind Closed Doors Due to Covid-19

Greek Orthodox Easter this weekend will be held behind closed doors and at home in efforts to combat the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek officials.

SETE: 10 Steps for Greek Tourism to Restart

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has presented 10 targeted actions that are needed to restart and support the country's tourism sector after the Covid-19 crisis.

World Media Commend Greece on Coronavirus Crisis Control

Media worldwide are praising the Greek government on its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, as it remains among the few countries in the world with low infection and death rates.