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Greece and China Expect ‘Year of Culture and Tourism’ to Spark Travel Interest

The joint events of the Greece-China Year of Culture and Tourism 2021 are expected to spark travel activity between the two countries in the post-pandemic era.

EUMED 9 Countries Should ‘Lead the Way’ for Climate Change, Says Greek PM

EU leaders have adopted the Athens Declaration on Climate Change and the Environment in the Mediterranean during the 8th EUMED 9 Summit held in the Greek capital.

Thessaloniki Looks Forward to New Metro and Other Key Development Projects

“Thessaloniki is changing,” Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently said when referring to development projects that will be key to the city’s economic growth.

Greek PM Expects 2022 to Be ‘Very Good Year’ for Tourism

Greece is expected to have a very good tourism year in 2022, judging by this season’s performance, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

New Thessaloniki ConfEx Park to Be ‘Greenest’ Expo, Conference Center in Europe

The new Thessaloniki ConfEx Park, once completed, will be Europe’s greenest exhibition and conference center, according to Greece’s national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo.

PM Revises Upward Greece’s 2021 Economic Growth Forecast to 5.9%

Greece’s economic growth forecast for 2021 has been revised upwards from 3.6% to 5.9%, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

Greece Expects ‘Strong Recovery’ for Economy After GDP Jumps 16.2%

Greece’s economy took a turn for the better in the second quarter of the year, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

PM Mitsotakis to Announce Tax Cuts at Thessaloniki Fair

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce tax cuts and present a set of measures for vulnerable households at the 85th TIF in Thessaloniki.

Tourist Demand for South Aegean Islands Going Strong

Tourist demand for the South Aegean islands is robust but vigilance is required in view of Covid-19 developments, said the region's governor George Hatzimarkos.

Greece Draws Up Regeneration Plan for Fire-hit Northern Evia

Evia residents and business owners impacted by the devastating fires will receive financial support in the coming days, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Rising Covid-19 Cases in Greece Not Tourism-related

The rise in Covid-19 cases in Greece over the past few weeks cannot be attributed to inbound travelers, says infectious disease expert Charalambos Gogos.

Greek PM Says Saving Lives a Priority in Natural Disasters

Protecting all forms of life in natural disasters is a key priority, said Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday in the aftermath of the country’s worst fires in decades.

Greece Expresses Sorrow for Philhellene Archaeologist Stephen Miller’s Death

Stephen G Miller, the archaeologist who unearthed the ancient stadium of Nemea in the Peloponnese, and devoted his life to the revival of the Nemean Games, passed away at the age of 79.

Fire-stricken Evia Island in Greece to Get Extra Tourism Promotion

A special tourism development and promotional plan is being prepared for the fire-stricken areas in Greece with extra focus on the island of Evia.

Relief Measures for Greece’s Fire Victims Announced

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced a series of relief measures to help the victims of the devastating wildfires in Greece.

Greek PM Apologizes for ‘Weaknesses’ in Firefighting Response

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis apologized to citizens “for any weaknesses” showed by the state in response to the wildfires that have been raging in Greece.

EU, World Stand By Greece with Firefighting Aid

A dozen countries have extended firefighting support to Greece which is still struggling to put out wildfires across the country in one of the worst summers in its modern history.

Greece Struggles to Save Olympics Birthplace as More Fires Break Out

As temperatures continue to soar in Greece, firefighters are battling forest fires in various parts of the country, including near Ancient Olympia and its temples.

Greece Forest Fires Rage on Flared by Heatwave

Dozens of forests fires have broken out across Greece in conditions of extreme heat with the largest at the northwest Athens suburb of Varibobi and Evia island.

Covid-19: Mobile Vaccine Units to Give Greece’s Hotel Workers the Jab

The Greek government says it will deploy mobile vaccination units in order to facilitate hotel workers that wish to get vaccinated against Covid-19.