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Visa Agrees with Ministry to Send Digital Nomads to Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to attract more remote workers as part of an agreement with digital payments company Visa.

Greece Issues New Covid-19 Health Rules for Hotels to Follow in 2022

The Greek government has announced a new set of Covid-19 health protocols to be followed by hotels in 2022.

Greece Looks to Further Strengthen Tourist Flows from France

As part of ongoing efforts to strengthen incoming tourism flows, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias met with the board of the Greece-France Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Greece Sees Robust Arrival Numbers in First Months of 2022

International arrivals to Greece increased sharply in the first two months of 2022, recording a 261.6% rise over 2021 to 2.6 million passengers.

Tourism Minister Wants Hoteliers to Offer Greeks Better Prices

Greece’s tourism minister, Vassilis Kikilias, is calling on hoteliers to offer discounts to Greeks after spring in order to ensure that everyone has a chance to holiday.

Visa Teams Up with Greece to Provide Tourism Trend Data

Visa is aiming to contribute to the recovery of the Greek tourism industry by providing data and trends as part of a new agreement with the Tourism Ministry.

Greece and China Agree on Tourism Action Plan for 2022-2024 Period

Greece and China have agreed to work together on a two-year joint action plan which foresees among others targeted promotional activities and increasing tourist flows.

Crete Favorite 2022 Destination for TUI Customers

Customers of global leisure travel giant TUI Group have selected Crete as their favorite destination overall for 2022.

Greek Hoteliers Say Air Tickets Likely to Rise Due to Ukraine War

Greek hoteliers are waiting to see how Russia’s war on Ukraine will evolve and the inevitable repercussions it will have, including higher costs, on tourism.

Small Enterprises in Athens’ Historic Center to Get Support

The Municipality of Athens will support 111 small businesses operating in the city’s historic center with 2.3 million euros in funds.

Greece Tourism Gradually Covering Lost Ground, Shows INSETE Data

Greece’s tourism industry is slowly but steadily recouping losses incurred by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data by INSETE.

Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2022 – Applications Now Open

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has announced the opening of applications for the Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2022.

Royal Caribbean Group to Launch Winter Cruises from Greece

Royal Caribbean Group will operate winter cruises out of Greece starting February 2023, according to an announcement by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greece – EU Culture Ministers Call for Protection of Ukraine Heritage

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her EU counterparts have signed a declaration calling for the protection of Ukraine’s cultural heritage.

Greece Expecting Tourist Cancelations from Russia

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has confirmed that the Russia-Ukraine war will inevitably lead to tourist cancelations in Greece.

Covid-19: Greek Ferries Return to 100% Capacity

Greece is fully lifting capacity measures on ferries as the number of Covid-19 cases appear to be stabilizing.

Greek Tourism Industry Resilient Despite Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Greece’s tourism industry is resilient and will deal with the repercussions of the Russia-Ukraine war as it did with the Covid-19 crisis, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Takes More Actions to Ensure Accessible Destinations

Greece is taking more actions to make its tourism destinations accessible to people with disabilities.

Greeks Join Ukraine Airbnb Support Initiative

The Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA) has joined a global Airbnb initiative to support people impacted by the Russian invasion through symbolic bookings made for properties in Ukraine.

ITB Berlin: Ukraine War Expected to Impact Tourism

Russia’s war activities in Ukraine and the inevitable repercussions are bound to impact the tourism industry, according to German Travel Association (DRV) President Norbert Fiebig.