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Greek PM Calls for Cooperation to Get EU Covid Travel Pass Off the Ground

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is calling for cooperation between EU member states for the implementation of the EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate for travel.

Greece Wants Sanctions Against Belarus for Ryanair Incident

Greece is calling on the EU to take action against Belarus after the forced landing of a Ryanair passenger jet in Minsk on May 23 and the arrest of a dissident journalist.

Global Travel Stakeholders Welcome EU Covid-19 Pass Deal

Global tourism stakeholders have welcomed the agreement between EU lawmakers and member states on the EU Digital COVID Certificate for travel.

Fraport Airport Upgrade Project in Greece Sends Message of Trust to Investors 

Fraport's decision to invest in the upgrade of 14 regional airports in Greece is sending a loud message to global investors who are interested in doing business in the country.

Greek PM: Regional Airport Upgrades An Investment in Tourism

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece was entering a new era thanks to a 440-million-euro investment by Fraport in the upgrade of 14 regional airports.

Covid-19: Greece Not Ruling Out Local Lockdowns in Case of Virus Load

Greek authorities are leaving open the possibility of ordering local lockdowns should Covid-19 incidents rise anywhere across Greece.

Health Minister: Full Vaccination by June on These Greeks Islands 

Greece is moving ahead fast with its new ‘Blue Freedom’ plan, prioritizing Covid-19 vaccination of its islands to ensure the safety of both residents and tourists.

PM: Greece Extends Warm and Safe Welcome to Visitors from Serbia

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis extended a warm welcome to holidaymakers from Serbia during a meeting with the country’s PM, Ana Brnabić.

Greece Sends Message of Safety, Prioritizes Vaccination of Island Residents

The Greek government is accelerating the vaccination against Covid-19 of residents on dozens of Greek islands.

Greek PM: EU Covid-19 Travel Certificate Should Go into Effect ‘as Soon as Possible’

Getting the EU’s Covid-19 certificate off the ground as soon as possible in order to facilitate travel is vital, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

EU Expects Covid-19 Travel Pass to be Ready by June

The EU expects most member states to be ‘technically ready’ to implement the Covid-19 travel certificate system by the first week of June with the official launch expected at the end of that month.

Greece Submits National Recovery Plan to EU

Greece has submitted the final draft of its ambitious national recovery plan to the European Commission, which is aimed at dealing with the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek PM: More Covid-19 Relief for Wage-earners, Businesses

Five new support measures have been announced to relieve Greek households and reignite the economy in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Greek PM: No Easter Travel, Movement Between Regions from May 15

Greece will not lift Covid-19 lockdown restrictions for the upcoming Easter holiday, keeping the rule that bans travel between regions in place until May 15.

Greek PM Expects Return to Normalcy in May

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece will return to normalcy in the aftermath of Covid-19 with the restart of economic activity in May.

Greece’s ‘Ktimatologio’ Land Registry Offers Online Services

Lawyers, court clerks, notaries, and engineers will now have access to Greece’s land registry, also known as ‘ktimatologio’, through a new digital platform.

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, says 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.