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Greek Tourist Arrivals at 60% of 2019 Levels

Greek tourism figures this season are moving higher than expected with international arrivals already surpassing 60 percent of 2019 levels.

United Airlines Launches First Ever Nonstop Service Between Athens and Washington D.C.

United Airlines has launched the first ever nonstop flight between Athens, Greece, and Washington D.C. in the United States.

Greece Updates Rules for Ferry Travel from the Mainland to the Islands

The Greek authorities have announced some changes to the rules for ferry travel from the mainland to the islands.

Alitalia to Increase Athens-Rome Flights in August

Alitalia from July 31 will increase the number of flights between Athens and Rome, returning to three daily.

Almiriki Hotel Apartments: Open for Unforgettable Summer Holidays on Chios

Almiriki Hotel Apartments, a family-owned hospitality property on the island of Chios, has reopened its doors to offer unforgettable summer holidays.

Civitel Creta Beach Welcomes Back Travelers on May 28

Civitel Creta Beach hotel, a member of Civitel Hotels & Resorts group, will have its official grand opening on Friday, May 28.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Getting Ready for Summer 2021

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa is getting ready to open its doors and welcome visitors back to the Greek island of Kos.

Greece Allows Travel to Islands Only with Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate, Negative Test

The ban on domestic travel in Greece will be lifted on Friday, May 14, but rules will apply for movement to the islands.

GNTO Expects Greek Tourism to See a Good Year

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is optimistic that Greece’s tourism sector will see a much better year than it did in 2020.

Video: AEGEAN and GNTO Show Just How ‘Hot’ Greece is as a Tourism Destination

The new ad campaign of AEGEAN and the GNTO shows just how ‘hot’ Greece is as a tourism destination for travel all year round.

Alitalia to Fly Daily Between Athens and Rome from May 31

Italian carrier Alitalia will begin daily flights between Athens and Rome starting on May 31.

Interview – Lefteris Parvantonis: ‘The Vision of Astir Odysseus Kos is to Offer High Quality Services’

With Greece's opening for tourism on its way, the GM of the Astir Odysseus Kos, Lefteris Parvantonis, introduces the resort, its philosophy and its new services.

Katikies Santorini and Katikies Mykonos Ready to Welcome the 2021 Season

Katikies Santorini and Katikies Mykonos, two hotels of the stunning Katikies collection, will be open for the 2021 season from May 14 and May 20 respectively.

TUI Planning to Restart Greece Holidays from May 14

German travel giant TUI will begin its summer 2021 holidays to Greece as of May 14, the date the country has scheduled to officially open for tourism.

Anaktorikon Boutique Hotel in Tripoli to Open on May 10

The Anaktorikon Boutique Hotel in Tripoli, located in the Peloponnese region, will be welcoming visitors once again as of May 10.

Greece Confirms 5 Nonstop Routes Between Athens and the United States

Athens this year will welcome direct flights from New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Newark and Washington DC, the Greek Tourism Ministry has confirmed.

Summer Senses Luxury Resort on Paros Welcomes Summer Season on May 20

The five-star Summer Senses Luxury Resort will open its doors on May 20 and safely welcome guests to the Greek island of Paros.

‘Pillow urban stay’ in Thessaloniki Prepares for May Opening

The Pillow urban stay, located in the heart of Thessaloniki, just 200 metres from the White Tower, is preparing to open its doors in May.

Commission Sees ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for EU Tourism this Summer

There is a “glimmer of hope” for EU tourism this summer, according to European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton.

Alitalia: Summer 2021 Seasonal Flights from Rome to 9 Greek Islands

Alitalia this summer season will connect Rome Fiumicino airport with nine Greek islands and Milan Linate airport with Rhodes.
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