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UNESCO Elects Greece to World Heritage Committee

Greece has been elected with 119 votes as a member of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for the next four years.

Greece and China to Boost Cooperation in Tourism, Culture

Greece and China are further strengthening ties aiming to create a “gateway between Asia and Europe”.

Greece Takes Over Presidency of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

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

Turkey Threats Impacting Greek Tourism Amid Covid-19

Turkey’s threats against Greece, on top of a growing Covid-19 infection rate, is aggravating the possibility of a tourism sector recovery.

Greece and Egypt Enter Exclusive Economic Zone Agreement

Greece and Egypt have entered into a maritime agreement that defines the Exclusive Economic Zones in the Eastern Mediterranean between the two countries.

EU Foreign Ministers Agree to Jump-start Tourism

EU foreign ministers have agreed that movement restrictions should be lifted to and from countries that show a low number of Covid-19 cases.

Greece and Italy Ink Maritime Border Deal

Greece and Italy have entered into a maritime agreement that defines the exclusive economic zones of the two countries, allowing them to explore and exploit hydrocarbon resources in the area.

Greece and 10 Countries Agree to Ensure Safe Travel Within the EU

Eleven EU states, including Greece, agreed to ensure the freedom of safe travel within the Union through the coordination of tourism policies and the gradual lifting of border controls.

Greece Stands by Spain Amid Covid-19 Crisis

Greece recently expressed ts solidarity to Spain by raising the country's flag on top of the Hellenic Parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in central Athens.

Greece Looks to Improve Visa Processing Due to Rise in Demand

Τhe Greek government is looking to address the increased demand for traveler visas to Greece, mainly from Russia and China.

Albania Hit Hard by 6.4 Quake

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit Albania early Tuesday, has left behind at least 14 people dead and over 600 injured.

Greece – US Explore Issues of Cultural Exchange

Taking action for the return of items illegally removed from Greece was highlighted during the second round of Greece - US strategic talks in Athens.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Majority Vote in Greece Snap Polls

Greece's center-right New Democracy (ND) party received a majority 39.8 percent of the public vote in Sunday’s national elections.

Greek Tourism To Receive Funds From New NSRF Program

Greek tourism will be supported by funds under the new National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) program, it was announced on 5 August.
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Greece Reshuffles Government, Tourism Ministry Unaffected

Olga Kefalogianni was among the few untouched ministers and remained at her post as Tourism Minister on Monday, 24 June, following the cabinet reshuffle of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek Officials Prepare For A Safe Tourism Season

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Ministry of Public Order will hold a series of meetings with regional and local authorities that will involve safety issues in order to best prepare for the country's peak tourism season.
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Visa-Free Regime Between Russia And Greece In The Cards

During its EU Presidency in the first half of 2014, Greece will promote a waiver of the visa obligation for Russian nationals that have a biometric passport, Public Order and Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Dendias said on Monday, 17 December, during his visit in Moscow.

Athens Center In Need Of Protection, Tourism Minister

“The improvement of public safety is a prerequisite for tourism development especially in the historic center of the capital but also more widely throughout Athens,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said in late July after a meeting with Public Order and Citizen Protection...