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Greece to Welcome Direct Flights from UK

Direct flights from the UK are set to resume on July 15, Greece said on Monday, days after Britain allowed quarantine-free entry for Greek nationals.

Greek Tourism Adjusting as Travel Resumes

The Greek tourism industry is adjusting after Covid-19 and will require fine-tuning in the coming months, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greece Preparing for Possible Covid-19 Cases ‘Entering’ Via Travel

Greek authorities are preparing for the possibility of Covid-19 cases 'entering' the country once tourism opens.

Greece Invites its Tourism Businesses to Open for 2020 Season

Greek tourism businesses will receive much support in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, assures the government's spokesman, Stelios Petsas.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Support Measures to be Announced this Week

The Greek government is expected this week to announce support measures for the country's tourism sector in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Greece Ready to Present Protocols for Air, Ferry and Road Transport

Greece is getting ready to announce its health protocols for the safe operation of air, ferry and road transport during 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.

Gov’t Spokesman: Greek 2020 Tourism Season Shorter, But Not Lost

The Greek 2020 tourism season is not completely lost, despite the smaller duration it may have, says gov't spokesman, Stelios Petsas.

Reviving Air Travel Key to Greek Tourism Restart

Key to getting Greek tourism back in motion is resolving the issue of air transport, Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas said.

Covid-19: Greece Extends Lockdown Measures Until May 4

Greece is extending its lockdown until Monday, May 4, Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas has announced.

Greece Expected to Tighten Covid-19 Measures for May Day Weekend

Measures, similar to those that were introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus during the Easter holiday, are expected to apply for the May Day three-day weekend in Greece.

Greece to Gradually Ease Covid-19 Lockdown Measures at Month’s End

Greece will begin to progressively ease Covid-19 restrictions as of April 27, says Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas.

Greek Orthodox Easter Behind Closed Doors Due to Covid-19

Greek Orthodox Easter this weekend will be held behind closed doors and at home in efforts to combat the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek officials.

Covid-19 Lockdown Keeps Greeks at Home for Easter

Greeks will not be taking their Easter holidays in the countryside as is common practice in view of strict measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Greece May Take Additional Measures for Ferry, Air Travel

The Greek government may take additional measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus in Greece, including rules on ferry travel in the country.

Regulatory Framework for Airbnb-style Rentals in Greece Expected After Tourism Season

A new regulatory framework involving the short-term rental market in Greece should be expected after the end of this year's tourism season.

Halkidiki in State of Emergency After Flash Storm 

The Greek government declared a state of emergency for Halkidiki, after gale-force winds stormed through on Wednesday night, leaving at least seven people dead and dozens injured.

New Greek Cabinet Announced by Government Spokesman

Following the Greek parliamentary elections on Sunday, July 7, marked by the victory of the New Democracy party, the new cabinet was announced on Monday.