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Covid-19: Greece to Increase Quarantine Hotels, Ship Isolation Cabins

Greek authorities have decided to increase the number of Covid-19 quarantine hotels and ship isolation cabins to address the rise of cases in Greece.

Covid-19: Athens Municipality Shuts Culture and Sports Venues, Technopolis

Sports facilities, museums and cultural venues in Athens have closed in efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the city.

Greece on High Alert After Covid-19 Cases Soar

Greek authorities are urging the use of mask and adherence to hygiene rules after new Covid-19 cases in the country reached a record of 667 on Tuesday.

Greece Mulls Plan B in View of Rising Covid-19 Cases

Should “imported” Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Greece, the government will follow a Plan B that may include stricter measures to curb infection cases.

Greece May See Cruise Tourism Restart in August

Cruise lines are interested in including Greece in their itineraries this coming August, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has informed the Greek government.

Greece Prepares Covid-19 Island Plan as it Opens to Tourism

Greece will soon present its emergency strategy, which includes testing and health infrastructure on the islands, to address possible Covid-19 cases.

Greece Issues Covid-19 Action Guidelines for Hotel Doctors

Greece has issued a set of guidelines for medical doctors cooperating with hotels on the islands and mainland detailing measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

New Rules for Air Travel in Greece post-Covid-19

Greece has announced new rules to ensure that air travel is carried out as safely as possible for passengers and crew, during the post-Covid-19 period.

Greece to Promote Itself as Safe Travel Destination in New Campaign

Greece will promote itself, through a new promotion campaign, as a safe country and tourism destination to travel to in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis.

Airbnb and EODY Team Up to Give Frontline Medical Staff in Greece Places to Stay

Airbnb is working with EODY, Greece's public health organization, to help house frontline medical staff while they carry out their vital work against the coronavirus.

Greece Examining Idea of ‘Health Passport’ to Save Tourism Season from Covid-19

Greece is considering the possibility of introducing the so-called "health passport" that travelers would need to obtain to enter the country after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Advice for Travel During Coronavirus Outbreak

Greece's National Public Health Organization (EODY) has released advise for those traveling during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus Makes Greece Stop Flights to Northern Italy

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has temporary suspended all flights to northern Italy from Greece, as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus outbreak.

Advanced Coronavirus Measures in Place at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has moved ahead with a series of measures to halt the potential spread of the Wuhan virus.

WHO Chief Warns Against Wuhan Virus Travel Bans and Isolation

In response to worldwide concern over the coronavirus outbreak, the head of the World Health Organization called for caution and evidence before proceeding with extreme measures.

Greek Health Body Issues Coronavirus Guidelines to Hotels, Cruise ships & Airlines

Greece’s EODY has released guidelines to tourism services providers, aiming to eliminate the potential spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Global Airport Retail May Go Down with Coronavirus, Study Says

The outbreak of the coronavirus and the resultant ban on travel is expected to impact airport retail worldwide, a study by GlobalData said.

China Bans Outbound Travel Due to Coronavirus

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias held an emergency meeting with the Ambassador of China to Greece, Zhang Qiyue to discuss additional measures in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Health Officials Issue Precautionary Guidelines for New Virus

Despite the limited risk of a new SARS-like virus entering Greece, the country's health officials have issued safety precautions.