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SETE Chief: Time is Ripe for Greek Tourism Product Upgrade

The time is ripe for Greece to enrich its tourism product and invest in a new future, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Next Debt Relief Package for Greece Gets Green Light

European finance ministers have approved a next tranche of debt relief measures for Greece worth 748 million euros.

Greek Authorities Working on Health Protocols for Airbnbs

Greek authorities are drawing up health protocols to be applied by short-term rental operators in Greece, according to Airbnb's Giacomo Trovato.

Ios Invites Travelers to Visit with New Campaign – Videos

The Municipality of Ios has launched a new campaign, inviting travelers to visit the island and experience a special summer holiday.

Phāea Resorts to Open its Hotels on Crete in July

Phāea Resorts has announced the opening of its luxury hotels on the island of Crete in July.

Greek PM to Send Out Official Welcome to Tourists from Santorini

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will officially announce the re-opening of Greece after Covid-19 and the launch of the tourism season from Santorini.

Greece Announces Tender for ‘Quarantine Hotels’

The Greek Tourism Ministry will compensate hotels used for Covid-19 isolation purposes and is inviting hoteliers to express interest in the program.

Ministry to Launch ‘Visit Greece App’ for Travelers in the post-Covid-19 Era

The Greek Tourism Ministry will launch a new mobile app to provide travelers with useful information for their trip to Greece in the post-Covid-19 era.

Athens to Set Up Observatory for Tourism

A tourism observatory will be set up in Athens to provide municipal authorities with necessary information to boost tourism growth in the Greek capital.

Germany Opens Borders but Extends Travel Warning to its Nationals

Germany will open its borders to visitors from Austria, France, Denmark and Switzerland on June 16 and has extended a travel warning for Germans until August 31.

Pan Hotel in Athens Opens and Welcomes Guests

The Pan Hotel is ready to welcome visitors to the Greek capital with a refurbished lobby, reception and cafe-bar areas.

Greece Prepares Covid-19 Island Plan as it Opens to Tourism

Greece will soon present its emergency strategy, which includes testing and health infrastructure on the islands, to address possible Covid-19 cases.

Greece Raises Social Tourism Subsidy to Boost Domestic Travel

In an attempt to boost domestic travel, Greece is increasing the social tourism subsidy this year, covering for the first time ferry fares for eligible recipients.

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Athens’ Anti-graffiti Initiative Cleans Up Historic ‘Pil-Poul’ Building

As part of its anti-graffiti campaign, the Municipality of Athens has cleaned the walls of the city's old "Pil Poul" hat factory, a historic building in the Thision district.

Greece Considers ‘Local Lockdowns’ after Covid-19 Violations

Following Covid-19 violations and a rise in cases, Greek authorities said that there is a plan for "local lockdowns" in the event of increased coronavirus incidents.

Cyprus Now Open to Tourism

Cyprus has re-opened to tourists, easing further its Covid-19 restrictions and launching its user-friendly Cyprus Flight Pass platform to facilitate travel.

Greece to be Partner Country at Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2021

Greece will be the partner country of the Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2021 in Helsinki, the largest travel fair in the Nordic countries that is scheduled to take place in January.

WTM London: Business as Usual at ExCeL in November 2020

WTM London has announced that it will be open for "business as usual" at ExCeL during November 2-4, 2020.

Neptune Hotels Resort on Kos Opening on July 1

Kos’ five-star Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Center & Spa has announced its opening on July 1 for the 2020 summer season.