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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.

Marketing Greece Presents an ‘Endless Greek Summer’ for Domestic and Int’l Markets

Marketing Greece has announced the new "Endless Greek Summer" campaign that targets both domestic and international travelers.

Air Transat Ready to Restart Flights to Athens

Air Transat, Canada’s leisure carrier, has announced that it will restart flights to Athens as of July 27.

GNTO Supports Greek Summer 2020 Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has included a number of cultural and sport events under its auspices this summer.

In[n] Athens Hotel Open and Welcoming Guests

The innAthens Hotel has resumed operations and is welcoming guests to the center of the Greek capital.

Greece Bans Entry to Serbian Citizens

Greece will impose a temporary ban on the entry of Serbian citizens starting on Monday at 6am, due to the rapid increase of coronavirus cases in the neighboring country.

Greek Minister Sets Mid-July Date for UK Open Travel

Greece may be ready to welcome British travelers by mid-July, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during an interview on UK television.

Greece on UK’s List Allowing Quarantine-free Travel

Britain has included Greece on the list of countries to and from which travelers can enter the UK without a mandatory 14-day isolation.

Greek PM: More Liquidity Measures for Covid-hit Businesses

Dozens of tourism enterprises will be able to benefit from a 3.5-billion-euro set of liquidity measures announced by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Athens Airport Sees Pick Up in Int’l Passenger Traffic

International passenger traffic is gradually picking up at Athens Airport, since Greece officially reopened to tourism.

CLIA Welcomes EU Guidance for Resumption of Cruises in Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has welcomed the publication of the "Interim Guidance for Restarting Cruise Operations" by the EU’s Healthy Gateways program.

Thessaloniki Promoted at Virtual post-Covid-19 Expo

Thessaloniki's tourism offerings were presented to Chinese travel professionals during the "Partnerships in European Tourism" virtual expo.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Partners with Italian Chef Luca Piscazzi

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens has joined forces with Italian chef Luca Piscazzi to provide its guests with unique gastronomy experiences on the Athenian Riviera.

Philoxenia Hotel is Welcoming Guests to Halkidiki

The Philoxenia Hotel, located in Halkidiki, has opened its doors to provide its guests with unforgettable summer holidays in northern Greece.

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.