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Vaccinated Abroad? All You Need to Know for Greece Recognition

A portal is now open where individuals who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 abroad, can declare vaccination status in Greece and request the issue of an EU Digital Covid Certificate.

The New York Times Highlights Crete as Best Spring Skiing Destination

Crete and its mountains are highlighted as the best spring skiing destinations in an online feature recently published by The New York Times.

Greece Among Top Choices of US Travelers Over 50 for Holidays in 2022

Greece is among the top 10 international destinations that US travelers over 50 want to visit in 2022, according to a survey recently released by TravelAwaits.

Corfu to Reveal Secrets of Old Town Through New AR Tourism Guide

Internet users will soon have the opportunity to explore the monuments and hidden gems of the old town of Corfu through a new augmented reality (AR) tourism guide.

DiscoverEU: Almost 61,000 Young Travelers to Explore Europe by Train

A total of 60,950 young Europeans will receive a free travel pass to explore Europe by train under the DiscoverEU program of the European Commission.

KLM Adds Sustainable Aviation Fuel to All Flights from Amsterdam

KLM has added Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to all flights departing from Amsterdam with the aim to further stimulate the SAF market.

Parthenon Frieze Fragment to Return to Greece from Italy

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, will soon receive a fragment of the eastern frieze of the Parthenon, from Italy's Museo Archeologico Antonio Salinas.

Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa Receives Green Key Eco-label for 5th Consecutive Year

The Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa, located in the northern suburbs of Athens, for the fifth consecutive year has been awarded with the Green Key eco-label for its sustainability tourism practices.

UK Changes Covid-19 Testing, Quarantine Rules for Vaccinated Travelers

Fully vaccinated travelers entering the UK, as of January 7 will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test or self-isolate on arrival.

Greece: Certification Seals for Pet-friendly Hotels, Breweries and Olive Mills Accessible to All Visitors

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced new certification seals for destinations and specific businesses that meet defined standards, such as those concerning accessibility.

Central Macedonia Shows Tourism Side to Domestic, International Markets

The Central Macedonia Region during the last few months held promotional events in Greece and abroad to show the authentic experiences its destinations offer travelers.

EU Invites European Cities to Become Climate-neutral and ‘Smart’ by 2030

The European Commission is inviting cities to become part of the Mission ‘100 Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030’.

Athens and Belgrade to Strengthen Tourism, Culture Relations

The cities of Athens and Belgrade have agreed to strengthen cooperation in a number of sectors including tourism and culture.

Business Travel Industry Shows Concern as Omicron Emerges

International business travel professionals are concerned about the potential economic impacts from the emerge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the global industry.

Three Greek Airports Show Pre-pandemic Performance in October

Three Greek airports in popular holiday destinations managed to exceed pre-pandemic passenger traffic performance in October, according to ACI Europe.

Polish Tourism Professionals Meet Central Macedonia and Heraklion

Polish tourism professionals were introduced to the Greek destinations of Central Macedonia and Heraklion, Crete, during the Greek Tourism Workshop in Warsaw.

GNTO Honored by China’s Largest Social Media Platform ‘WeChat’

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) was honored with the ‘WeChat Channels Creator Plan’ award by China’s largest social media platform WeChat.

Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Gets Travelife Gold Certification

The Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki hotel has received the Travelife Gold certification for its sustainability and social responsibility practices.

Greece Wants to Boost Cultural Cooperation with Nigeria

Athens and Nigeria will soon sign memorandums of cooperation on various issues, including to work together to combat the illicit trafficking of cultural goods.

Ancient Greek Experience Renamed A.G.E. in Group Rebrand

Athens-based travel group ‘Ancient Greek Experience’ recently unveiled its new logo after rebranding to the more global company title ‘A.G.E. Travel Group’.