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Larissa’s Hotel Metropol Opens with Safety Measures in Place

The Hotel Metropol in Larissa has reopened its doors to guests, offering accommodation services in line with the health protocols announced by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greece to Cover Cost of Coronavirus-infected Tourists

Greece will cover the cost of treatment for any tourists who test positive for Covid-19 during their visit to the country.

Most Greek Hotels Postpone Opening Until Flights Resume

Greek year-round hotels have received the green light to open their doors, but the majority remains closed, waiting for airlines to resume flights to Greece.

Enhanced Rules on Greek Beaches for Summer

Greek health authorities have announced a revised set of rules to be implemented on all Greek beaches for protection against Covid-19 infection.

UK Considers ‘Air Bridges’ Option to Reopen to Tourism

In efforts to reopen to tourism, the British government is examining the possibility of allowing mutual travel between countries with effective Covid-19 management.

Amorgos to Become Movie Location for New International Production

The Greek island of Amorgos will be the filming location of a new movie based on the novel “Tochter” by Lucy Fricke.

Holiday Inn Athens – Attica Ave. Airport West Reopens on June 9

The Holiday Inn Athens - Attica Ave. Airport West hotel is ready to open its doors on June 9 and welcome visitors to the Greek capital.

Barceló Hydra Beach Resort Welcoming Back Visitors in July

The Barceló Hydra Beach Resort will open on July 3, ready to offer its guests quality summer holidays in the town of Ermioni in the Peloponnese.

Kalamata’s Elektra Hotel Opens with Light Refurbishment

The Elektra Hotel & Spa, a four-star boutique hotel located in the city of Kalamata, has reopened following a light refurbishment of its public areas.

Covid-19 Throws Airline Sector Off Course

Airports and airlines will need at least three years before they begin to recover losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study by S&P Global Ratings.

Greece’s Outdoor Cinemas Open Offering Post-covid-19 Relief

Open-air cinemas across Greece are opening their doors to the public, running on a 70 percent capacity with open bars and no intermissions.

Platform for Accessible Tourism on the Greek Islands to Launch

A new web platform that will look to make the Greek islands accessible to tourists with special needs will launch in June.

Preveza’s Monolithi Beach Named Safest in Europe for Summer 2020

The beach of Monolithi in Preveza, Greece, ranks first on the list of the “Safest Beaches in Europe for a Summer Holiday in 2020” recently released by EBD.

AthensWas Hotel Welcomes its Guests to the Greek Capital

AthensWas, a luxury design hotel located in a prime location near Athens' landmark sites, has reopened and welcoming visitors to the Greek capital.

Poseidon Hotel on the Athenian Riviera Opens its Doors

The Poseidon Athens Hotel has opened its doors to welcome visitors to the Athenian Riviera.

Cosmorama Puts Safety First for post-Covid-19 Travel

Greek tourism agency Cosmorama is ready to offer travelers a series of vacation packages that have been carefully planned with safety in mind, for travel during the post-COVID-19 period.

Civitel Creta Beach to Welcome Guests as of July

The Civitel Creta Beach resort on Crete, having adopted adequate hygiene protocols and safety methods, will officially open its doors on July 1.

Thessaloniki Int’l Fair 2020 to Run Under Safety Protocols in September

The 85th Thessaloniki International Fair 2020, scheduled to take place in the Greek northern port city during September 5-13, will run under strict health protocols.

Greece Lays Out Plan to Make Best Use of EU Emergency Funding

The Greek government is looking to put 22.5 billion euros in EU subsidies, aimed at addressing the impact of Covid-19, to immediate use.

Minister: Greece’s Seasonal Tourism Employees Covered by New Bill

Seasonal employees in tourism, will be re-hired for the current period, according to a bill presented by the Greek Labor Ministry.