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Greece Tightens Covid-19 Testing at Promachonas Border Point

Greece will increase testing at the Promachonas border check point following a spike in Covid-19 cases among incoming visitors.

Greek Minister Says Covid-19 Testing at Entry Points ‘Effective’

Targeted Covid-19 testing conducted at entry points across Greece has been effective, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Ministry Aims to Include All of Greece on the Tourist Map

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to equally distribute tourist traffic to all of Greece’s regions, aiming to ensure inclusive development.

Study: Tourists Trust Greece but Reluctant to Travel

Tourists may be eager to start traveling again and keen on visiting Greece, but the majority is reluctant to do so due to the coronavirus pandemic, a study reveals.

EU Issues Guidelines for Possible Cruise Travel Restart

The EU recently issued guidance in preparation for the possible resumption of cruise ship operations in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Gulf Air Resumes Direct Flights from Bahrain to Athens and Cairo

Gulf Air has resumed its direct flights from Bahrain to Greece's capital Athens, and Cairo in Egypt.

Travelport Extends Private Channel Agreement with Air France KLM

Travelport has announced the extension of its private channel agreement with the Air France KLM group.

Grand Hyatt Athens Hotel Puts Safety First for Guests

The Grand Hyatt Athens Hotel has reopened its doors to provide its guests with a safe hospitality experience near the center of the Greek capital.

Spyros Gianniotis and the European Swimming Elite at The Authentic Marathon Swim

The Greek island of Evia is preparing to host The Authentic Marathon Swim, a prime sports tourism event scheduled to take place from September 4-6.

Changes to PLF Form for Travelers to Greece

All travelers to Greece will be required to fill in the Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 24 hours - not 48 hours as was the case until now - prior to travel, starting July 9.

Covid-19 Weighs on Seasonal Employment in Greece

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a considerable toll on seasonal employment, which is for the most part generated by tourism.

Health Protocols for Hosting Conferences in Greece post-Covid-19

Authorities in Greece have announced health and safety protocols for the organization of conferences in the country.

Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery to Open on September 1

Athens Capital Hotel - MGallery, the new property of Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA, has announced its opening on September 1, in the Greek capital.

Oniro Suites to Offer Unique Summer Holidays on Mykonos

Oniro Suites has announced its opening on June 25, aiming to provide its guests with unique summer holidays on Mykonos.

The Island Concept Boutique Hotel Welcomes its First Visitors to Crete

The Island Concept Boutique Hotel, the brand new seaside resort of Aria Hotels located on Crete, recently opened its doors to receive its first guests.

Greece Puts Health First, Says New Tourism Campaign

“Destination Greece Health First” is the new tourism campaign that has launched to promote Greece as a safe travel destination.

Greece Opens to Travelers with Tests and Caution

Greek authorities may boost Covid-19 testing after thousands of tourists entered the country starting last Wednesday, when Greece re-opened its borders.

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.

Commission Scolds Greece for Passenger Rights Violations

The Commission said it would be launching infringement proceedings against Greece and Italy for violating EU rules protecting passenger rights.

EU Approves Cyprus – Greece Ferry Link

The European Commission has given the green light for the establishment of a ferry link between Greece and Cyprus, paving the way for the launch of a tender in the coming months.