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Covid-19: Greece Aiming for Safe Easter and Summer with More Freedom

The lifting of Greece’s lockdown restrictions will be done responsibly, aiming for a safe Easter and a summer with more freedom, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Digital Green Certificate: 13 EU States Agree on Common Criteria for Tourism

Thirteen European Union countries have agreed on criteria in relation to tourism for the creation of an EU ‘green pass’ for travel.

WTTC: Tourism Drop Wiped Out €23bn from Greek Economy in 2020

The collapse of the Greek travel and tourism sector has wiped out 23 billion euros from the nation’s economy, according to WTTC research.

Greek PM: Self Tests, Vaccinations Weapons Against Covid-19   

Greece is in its last critical two-month battle against Covid-19, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in parliament, adding that hopes were now on self-testing and vaccination.

Greece’s Covid-hit F&B Sector to Get €330m in Aid

The Greek government will subsidize the country’s food and beverages (F&B) sector with 330 million euros in aid to assist recovery after Covid-19. 

Greece Takes Over Presidency of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Greece has taken over the Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) from Germany.

Greek Tourism to Gain from ‘Ellada 2.0’ Resilience Plan

The Greek tourism sector stands to gain from a total of 57 billion euros in funding out of Greece’s national recovery and resilience plan dubbed “Ellada 2.0”.

Greece Aims for National Recovery with 160 Projects

Greece is aiming to get on track to recovery with 160 actions worth 60 billion euros to be channeled into digital transformation, employment, health and education.

Legendary Acropolis Rally Returns to Greece for 2021 Competition

The legendary Acropolis Rally returns to Greece for the first time in eight years, after the competition was added to the 2021 calendar of the WRC.

Greek Independence Day Celebrated with National Pride in Greece and Abroad

Greece marked Independence Day on March 25 with a shortened parade attended by world leaders and no crowds due to tough Covid-19 measures.

Greece to Welcome Official Guests to Celebrate Revolution Bicentennial

Greece will welcome official guests to join celebrations on March 25 for the 200th anniversary since the 1821 Greek Revolution.

Greek PM: Foreign Investors Trusting Greece More Than Ever

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has welcomed European Investment Bank (EIB) backing for urban development and energy efficiency investment across Greece.

Delphi Economic Forum 2021 to Take Place in Hybrid Form in May

Over 350 speakers from 32 countries will participate in the Delphi Economic Forum 2021, scheduled to take place in hybrid form during May 10-15.

PM: Greece will be Open for Tourists in the Summer

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has confirmed that Greece will open this year for tourists as of mid-May.

Greece Examines Softer Measures to Address Covid-19 Fatigue

Greece is planning to implement a “smart strategy” that will encourage its citizens to contribute to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

EU Moves Forward with Greece’s Proposal on Digital Green Certificate for Travel

Greece welcomed the EU's proposal for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel, an idea first tabled in January by the country's PM himself.

EU Aiming to Launch ‘Digital Green Certificate’ for Travel by Summer

The European Commission is aiming to launch a Digital Green Certificate by this summer to facilitate safe travel inside the EU during the Covid-19 pandemic.

European Commission to Propose Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate for Travel

The European Commission this week will submit its proposal for the establishment of an EU-wide digital Covid-19 vaccination certificate to facilitate safe travel.

New Covid-19 Support for 500,000 Greek Businesses

Greece has announced a new round of Covid-19 support measures for some 500,000 businesses and millions of employees.

EU Vaccination Certificate for Travel May be Ready Before Summer

An EU-wide vaccination certificate that will facilitate travel may launch before the summer, according to European Commission VP Margaritis Schinas.