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Delphi Forum 2020 Kicks Off Online on June 9

The 5th Delphi Economic Forum 2020 will kick off next week in digital form to share insight on the Covid-19 phenomenon and the way it has changed the world.

Bulgaria Looks Towards Greece and Serbia for Quarantine-free Travel

Bulgaria recently held discussions with Greece and Serbia on lifting restrictions and allowing quarantine-free travel between the three countries.

Opening Borders post-Covid-19: EU Chief Says No to ‘mini-Schengens’

European Commission VP Margaritis Schinas reminded that when it comes to opening up tourism and travel, there is no room for discrimination.

Guidelines for Tourism Eco-system Reboot post-Covid-19 by the European Commission

The European Commission has presented a Tourism and Transport package, aiming to set the foundations for rebooting the tourism eco-system in the post-Covid-19 period.

Greece Welcomes EU Guidelines to Safely Restart Tourism post-Coronavirus

Greece has welcomed the European Commission's guidelines for EU tourism, announced to help member states cope in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

EU Travel Ban: Commission Suggests Extension Until June 15

Τhe Commission has suggested to extend the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU for another 30 days to limit the risk of the Covid-19 virus spreading further.

Commission Issues Advice on EU Non-essential Travel Ban

The Commission has issued additional guidance to ensure that a temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU is being implemented equally by all member states.

Commissioner Schinas Briefed on Coronavirus Impact on Greek Tourism

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas was informed on the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on Greek tourism so far.

Global Experts to Share their Vision for Greece at Delphi Economic Forum 2020

Leading experts from 35 countries will share their vision for Greece during the Delphi Economic Forum 2020 in March.

EU Funding for Greece Projects to Rise with Focus on Green Economy

EU funding for Greece's projects focusing on the green economy, agriculture and migration, is expected to increase by 8% compared to the previous seven-year program.

Europe to Welcome 20,000 More Young Travelers in 2020 via DiscoverEU

Around 20,000 18-year-olds are set to receive a travel pass to Europe under the fourth and latest round of DiscoverEU, an initiative of the European Commission.

Margaritis Schinas Announced as European Commission VP

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has appointed Margaritis Schinas as VP for Protecting our European Way of Life.

SETE Empowers Greek Tourism in Brussels

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) recently visited Europe’s decision-making center, Brussels, to highlight the significance of Greek tourism.

SETE in Brussels – Greek Tourism ‘Speaks Out’ in European Parliament

The European Parliament on Tuesday was informed of the strength, resilience and prospects of Greek tourism, as well as the challenges impending its future.

Interview – Yiannis Retsos: SETE will Give Greek Tourism a Voice in Brussels

SETE President Yiannis Retsos is setting the bar high and moving beyond Greek borders to highlight the importance of Greek tourism.

Greece to Hold Double Celebration on Europe Day 2017

On the occasion of Europe Day on May 9, the Greek Foreign Ministry and the European Commission Representation in Greece will hold a joint event in Athens.

Citizens’ Dialogue in Athens with Commissioner Corina Cretu

European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu will have a discussion with the citizens of Athens during the Citizens' Dialogue event in Greece.

Commission: No EU Citizen will Suffer Discrimination from Trump’s Immigration Decree

The EU will ensure that none of its citizens suffer discrimination by US President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven mainly-Muslim countries.

European Commission Chief Spokesperson Lauds Greek Tourism

Referring to the prospects of Greek tourism on Monday, the European Commission's chief spokesperson, Margaritis Schinas, noted that in 2026 the contribution of tourism to the country's GDP will exceed 22 percent, while 28 percent of the total workforce will be employed in the...

SETE’s 15th Conference to Focus on the ‘Next Day’ for Greek Tourism

The 15th Tourism & Development Conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will focus on the "next day" for Greek tourism entrepreneurs and employees and underline the strategy the sector should follow in order to overcome the ever-increasing challenges in its effort to...