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Negative Covid-19 Rapid Tests Now Accepted for Entry in Greece

Greece is permitting entry for travelers who present negative rapid antigen tests as proof that they are not infected with Covid-19.

Passenger Rules for Travel on Domestic Flights to the Greek Islands

The HCAA has announced rules that all Greek and foreign passengers must follow to travel on domestic flights to island destinations in Greece.

Greece Allows Travel to Islands Only with Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate, Negative Test

The ban on domestic travel in Greece will be lifted on Friday, May 14, but rules will apply for movement to the islands.

Aviation, Travel & Tourism Sectors Welcome EU-wide Digital Green Certificate Idea

The world’s aviation, tourism and travel sectors have warmly welcomed the idea of an EU-wide digital green certificate verifying Covid-19 vaccination.

EU Tourism Ministers Put Forward Proposals for Sector’s Recovery

EU tourism ministers are calling for the need of digital health information tools and financial support, to speed up the sector's recovery.

EU Closer to Agreeing on Digital Vaccination Passport

The EU member states appear ready to agree on the introduction of a digital Covid-19 vaccination passport as early as this month.

EU Lawmakers Propose Testing Protocol to Get Travel Started

EU lawmakers are requesting that a new strategy on sustainable tourism include an EU Health Safety protocol for testing before departure.

IATA: Global Airline Industry to Remain Cash Negative in 2021

Covid-19 measures will keep the global the airline industry cash negative throughout 2021, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, Travel Restrictions to Top EU Leaders Meeting 

Vaccination certificates and non-essential travel restrictions will top the agenda of an EU leaders video conference on Thursday.

Sweden, Austria, Denmark to Introduce Vaccination Certificate 

Austria, Denmark and Sweden are among the countries planning to introduce a Covid-19 vaccination certificate to facilitate travel.

Cyprus to Allow Vaccinated Israelis Restriction-free Admission 

Israeli travelers who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed restriction-free admission into Cyprus starting April 1.

More Countries Consider Covid-19 Health Passport Idea

One by one countries across the globe are announcing or considering plans to allow admission to tourists with proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

Safe Travel, Covid-19 Certificate on Greece-Cyprus Agenda

Greece and Cyprus are looking into ways to simplify travel for Europeans wishing to visit both countries this summer.

Greek PM Expects Tourism to Pick Up in Summer 2021

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis expects to see tourism to Greece pick up pace this summer after the sector took a blow last year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

IATA Calls on Governments to Partner for Air Travel Restart

IATA has called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the Covid-19 epidemiological situation permits.

EU Leaders Fail to Agree on Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

The EU has not reached a decision on a unified approach to movement of individuals in the Covid-19 era, which would help restart the economy and facilitate travel.

Greek PM Explains: Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate ‘Not a Travel Passport’

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis explains that his proposed EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate is not a "travel passport" and will not stand in the way of free movement.

Greece Launches Digital Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate 

Individuals living in Greece who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon be able to request a digital vaccination certificate to be used when needed.

Greece Proposes Three Steps to Restart Tourism

Covid-19 vaccination, rapid testing and exchange of data are the three keys to restarting tourism, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during a UNWTO meeting in Madrid.