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Covid-19: Greece Joins rescEU Medical Equipment Reserve

Greece has joined the rescEU medical equipment reserve program, building up stocks of critical medical supplies to confront the coronavirus pandemic.

Greece Updates Data on Covid-19 Cases from Inbound Travel

The most imported Covid-19 positive cases in Greece are from five countries, according to data of the Greek General Secretariat for Civil Protection.

Air Travelers from Bulgaria, Romania to Enter Greece Only with Negative COVID-19 Test

As of July 28, travelers flying from Bulgaria and Romania to Greece will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test, performed up to 72 hours before their entry into the country.

Greece will Open to 29 Countries on June 15 – Official list

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced the official list of countries from which visitors will be able to arrive and holiday in Greece, with flights to Athens and Thessaloniki, as of June 15.

European Best Destination 2020 – Vote for Athens!

Athens is competing with 19 popular cities in Europe for the title of "European Best Destination 2020".

Blue Air Announces Plans to Link Bucharest with Athens

Romanian carrier Blue Air has announced plans to include Greece in its new flight programing for the summer.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Serves ‘Greek Breakfast’ to Foreign Diplomats

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels held a culinary event to introduce its Greek Breakfast initiative to Greece’s foreign diplomats.

Cypriots, Greeks Among Europe’s Top 5 Hotel and Restaurant Spenders

Cyprus, Greece, Spain and Malta nationals are Europe’s top spenders when it comes to food and accommodation, according to Eurostat.

Greece Among Most Welcoming Places on Earth, Says Booking.com

Greece has been included on the list of the 10 most welcoming places on earth, which was recently released by Booking.com.

INSETE: Greece Received 8.3 Million Road Travelers in 2017

Travelers visiting Greece via road reached 8.3 million in 2017, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s intelligence body INSETE.

TripAdvisor: Blue Air Among Europe’s Best Low-cost Airlines for 2018

Blue Air has been included on the list of the Best Low-cost Airlines in Europe in TripAdvisors' 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards for Airlines.

Wizz Air Launches Seven New Routes from Athens

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air has launched operations from Athens, aiming to bring affordable air travel services to Greek customers.

Wizz Air Announces 8 New Routes from Athens

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will launch eight new routes from Athens to Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova and Poland.
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East Macedonia-Thrace Region Strengthens Tourism Ties With Romania

"Our Romanian friends now have the chance to come to our area in just a few hours and enjoy great hospitality via our new avenues of communication to Drama, Xanthi and Evros through Bulgaria where the roads are very modern now and continue to improve," the vice governor of the...

GNTO Spending Cuts Affect Offices Abroad

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) saved some 62 million euros last year as its operating expenses in 2010 were reduced by 36.85 percent compared to the year before, according to an announcement the organization made last month.

Philoxenia 2010: ARGO Int’l Forum

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies and the United Nations Development Program organized the first international forum “ARGO: The first Black Sea Partnership Forum for Tourism and Travel Operators” with the attendance of tourism professionals from the Black...

Early Reservations for Chalkidiki Drop

The tourism traffic to Chalkidiki recorded a five percent increase in 2008 over 2007, according to local tourism professionals who calculate the increase in tourism revenue at seven percent for the same period of comparison.

HAPCO to Present Conference Tourism Strategies

Renowned Greek and international professionals of conference tourism are expected to honor the "5th Pan-Hellenic Conference for Business and Conference Tourism" organized by the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).