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Minister Examines Measures for Reopening of Acropolis Site

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni recently inspected the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens to determine the measures needed for when it reopens on May 18.

Athens Parks Reopen to the Public

Parks in Athens and the wider Attica region have reopened to the public, following the Greek government’s decision to ease the nationwide lockdown.

Amorgos Sends Message of Optimism Through Gastronomy

Amorgos is sending a message of optimism, through a video focused on its gastronomy, to potential travelers from around the world.

Reviving Tourism, Exports Tops Greece’s Economic Recovery Plan

Greece intends to support tourism and exports, two of its top sectors that are suffering due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Greece’s AEGEAN Airlines Counting on Government Support

Greek national carrier AEGEAN is hoping for government support after it suffered massive losses due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Athens Flying Week 2020 Air Show Canceled

The Athens Flying Week 2020 air show, which was scheduled to take place during 19-20 September, is canceled due to the Covid-19 health crisis.

Emirates Operating Limited Passenger Flights in May

Emirates is operating limited passenger services this month to facilitate travel for residents and visitors wishing to return home.

Delta: All Customers Must Wear Face Coverings for Travel

Delta Air Lines customers as of May 4 are required to wear a face mask or appropriate face covering when traveling with the airline.

Covid-19: EU Safe Travel Policy Key to Rebooting Tourism, Greek Minister Tells CNN

A harmonized safe travel policy across the EU, in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, is a key priority to rebooting tourism in Europe, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told CNN’s Richard Quest.

Study: Greeks Say Yes to Vacation Coupons to Stimulate Domestic Travel

More than half of Greeks say they are willing to accept a vacation discount coupon to go on holiday at a Greek destination, as part of efforts to stimulate domestic tourism.

EU States Urge Commission to OK Vouchers Over Refunds for Covid-19 Travel Cancelations

Twelve EU member states, including Greece, have requested for the European Commission to approve the temporary issuance of vouchers for canceled trips due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Crete Joins #Greecefromhome Initiative – Video

Crete has joined the #Greecefromhome initiative and launched a new video and website, which feature the unforgettable experiences the region can offer visitors.

Microsoft to Introduce Ancient Olympia to the World Through a New App

Ancient Olympia, one of Greece’s most popular archaeological sites, will be introduced to people around the world via a new app to be designed and sponsored by Microsoft.

Lufthansa Group: Passengers Must Wear Masks on All Flights

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are asking all passengers to wear a mouth-nose cover onboard their flights as of Monday, May 4.

Mouzenidis Says ‘Thank You’ to Russian, Ukranian Doctors with Free Greek Holidays

Mouzenidis Group will offer Russian and Ukrainian doctors, currently battling the Covid-19 pandemic, free holidays to Greece.

Costa Navarino: A Message from TEMES Managing Director

Costa Navarino is preparing to welcome visitors to Messinia and offer an unforgettable experience, as soon as travel is allowed, TEMES Managing Director Stephanos Theodorides says.

Op-Ed: What is the Impact of Covid-19 on Educational Institutions?

"Digitalization has become a necessity with the Covid-19 crisis being a catalyzer of the digital transformation in the education world," says Sommet Education CIO Eric Wyttynck.

Greece Wants Travelers to Feel Safe and Secure After Covid-19

Making travelers to Greece feel safe and secure is of vital importance, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during an interview on BBC Radio.

Greece’s Archaeological Sites Set to Reopen on May 18

Greece’s archaeological sites, closed for two months as part of Covid-19 containment measures, are scheduled to reopen to the public on May 18.

Greece to Soon Announce post-Covid-19 Health Protocols, Tourism Minister Tells Bloomberg

Greece will soon announce health regulations for hotels to follow in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, the Greek tourism minister, Harry Theoharis, told Bloomberg.