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Covid-19: WHO Advises on Travel but Warns ‘Way Out is Long’

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging governments to be vigilant and carefully assess their strategies in the fight against Covid-19, warning that the road ahead will be challenging.

Vicky Loizou Appointed New Tourism Secretary General

Vicky Loizou has been appointed as the new Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development of the Tourism Ministry.

Study Reveals Covid-19 Impact on Greece’s Source Markets

A recently released study by INSETE reveals the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Greece's source markets and the rollover effect on tourism.

Greek PM Makes Changes to Cabinet

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday introduced changes to his cabinet, keeping key members of the government in place while adding five new faces.

SWOT Takes Over Management of SanSal Boutique Hotel on Crete

SWOT has taken over the operation management of the SanSal Boutique Hotel, a newly established hospitality property in Chania, Crete.

Akti Hotel Invites Travelers to Explore Lake Pamvotida in Ioannina

The Akti Hotel in Ioannina has reopened its doors to provide its guests with warm hospitality services.

Cyprus to Request Covid-19 Test Results from Greek Travelers

Greeks traveling to Cyprus will be required as of Thursday, August 6, to have undergone Covid-19 testing 72 hours prior to departure.

GNTO Teams Up with Mastercard to Promote Greece

The GNTO and Mastercard have joined forces to promote Greece to the German, Danish and Dutch markets through a new campaign running to September 30.

Greece to Charge Tourists for Public Health Services

Tourists in Greece wishing to make use of public health services will soon have to pay a token sum, after the Greek parliament approves an amendment to a relevant bill.

Conference Tourism in Greece Sees Heavy Losses from Covid-19

Over 95% of the international events scheduled to take place in Greece in 2020 have been canceled or postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Aar Hotel & Spa in Ioannina Offers Stress-free Holidays

The Aar Hotel & Spa, in Ioannina, western Greece, has reopened its doors to welcome its guests in a safe environment.

New Chairman Appointed at Athens International Airport

George Aronis, a senior executive with a long career in the banking sector, has been appointed as the new chairman of Athens International Airport.

New ‘Glyfada Maritime Golf Event’ in September

The Glyfada Maritime Golf Event, a new golf tournament for the shipping community, will take place on September 19, at the Glyfada Golf course.

‘Sifnaika Konakia’ Traditional Residences on Sifnos Welcome Visitors

“Sifnaika Konakia”, a complex of traditional residences on Sifnos, is inviting Greek and international travelers to explore the island this summer.

Over Half of Hotels on South Aegean Islands Follow Covid-19 Health Protocols

Over half of the hotels on the Greek islands in the South Aegean Region are operating under health protocols against Covid-19, says an ITEP analysis.

Campaign Invites the Greeks to Discover… Greece!

Aiming to boost domestic travel, Marketing Greece has launched a campaign that introduces Greece's popular and lesser-known destinations to Greek travelers.

The Athens Gate Hotel Opens its Doors to Guests

The Athens Gate Hotel will open its doors to welcome guests to the Greek capital as of August 1.

The Authentic Marathon Swim in Greece to Welcome World Class Athletes

Top athletes from all over the world will participate in The Authentic Marathon Swim, a prime sports tourism event to take place on Evia, Greece, during September 4-6.

Athens Democracy Forum 2020 to Be Held Online

The Athens Democracy Forum will be held as a virtual event this year, during September 30 – October 2, with free online participation.

Zakynthos: Special Offers for Greeks to Boost Domestic Travel

Aiming to boost domestic travel this year, tourism entrepreneurs on the island of Zakynthos have launched an innovative discount program for Greeks.