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Greece to Open Restaurants, Cafes with Safety Regulations in May

Greek restaurants, cafes and F&B services are set to open outdoors on May 3 after Orthodox Easter with protocols to be announced in the coming days.

All the Covid-19 Measures for a ‘Safe’ Greek Easter

Greeks will celebrate Easter for a second time at home this year, with measures aimed at ensuring a better, freer summer.

Greek PM: More Covid-19 Relief for Wage-earners, Businesses

Five new support measures have been announced to relieve Greek households and reignite the economy in the aftermath of Covid-19.

EU Moves Forward with Green Certificates Aiming for June 

The Digital Green Certificate, aimed at enabling travel across the EU, is expected to enter into force in June or early July, according to EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders.

Most Greek Hotels to Open from mid-June, Says Head of Hoteliers

The majority of Greek hotels are expected to open in the second half of June, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

GNTO Supports Virtual Events Promoting Crete and Thessaloniki

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting two virtual events that will promote the popular destinations of Thessaloniki and Crete.

Delphi Economic Forum to Host 800 Speakers from 42 Countries in May

The 6th Delphi Economic Forum will take place during May 10-15 in hybrid form with the participation of 800 speakers from 42 countries.

Lamia in Central Greece to Host 2021 Acropolis Rally

The city of Lamia in Central Greece will host the 2021 Acropolis Rally, scheduled to take place in Greece between September 9-12.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

US Urges Citizens to Reconsider Travel Abroad Due to Covid-19

The US State Department is urging Americans to reconsider all travel abroad, after updating its travel advisories, including its notice for Greece.

Minister: Fresh EU Funding for Greek Businesses on its Way

Fresh funding for a wide range of Greek businesses, including tourism enterprises, will be announced soon, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Cruise, Yachting, Diving Top Greece Regional Tourism Meeting

Cruise travel, yachting, and diving topped the agenda of the 1st Inter-Regional Forum held by Greece’s Regional Tourism Council.

Elitour: George Patoulis Re-elected President of Greek Health Tourism Council

Attica Governor George Patoulis has been re-elected president of the Greek Health Tourism Council – Elitour for a second term.

Greek PM Expects Return to Normalcy in May

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece will return to normalcy in the aftermath of Covid-19 with the restart of economic activity in May.

Greece’s Step-by-step Tourism Opening Plan Aims to Recover Lost Ground

Balance, safety, and respect of travelers’ needs are the focus of Greece’s progressive plan to open to tourists on May 14 in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Covid-19: Greek Hoteliers Call for Measures to Facilitate Road Tourism

Greek hoteliers are calling on the government to take measures that will facilitate road travel and ensure safe admission into the country.

ETOA: EU Must Speed Up Launch of Digital Green Certificate

With summer approaching, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is calling on EU authorities to speed up the process for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel.

Sporades Isles to Get New Ferry Connection from Thessaloniki

The Greek Shipping Ministry will launch a tender for a new ferry service to connect Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands three times a week.

Greek and Int’l Tourism Professionals Meet at Travel Trade Athens 2021 Event

The 7th Travel Trade Athens event has brought together executives of leading tourism enterprises from Greece and abroad.

Delphi Forum to Analyze the Future of Greek Tourism

The future of Greek tourism will be analyzed during the 6th Delphi Economic Forum that is scheduled to take place in hybrid form between May 10-15.