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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.

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.

Greece Looking to Open to Travelers from the United States

The United States is one of the markets that Greece is eyeing to form a travel arrangement that will open up tourism between the two countries this year.

US Government will Not Support Covid-19 Vaccine Passports

The US government does not intend to support a system that requires travelers to carry vaccine passports, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

Austria Discuses Digital Green Certificate Details With 12 EU States

Austrian Tourism Minister Elisabeth Köstinger held a meeting with 12 of her EU counterparts, including Greece, to discuss the rollout of a Digital Green Certificate for travel.

Covid-19 Health Protocols for Greek Tourism in the Pipeline

A set of finalized Covid-19 health protocols for Greece's tourism sector is expected to be announced in the coming period.

Greece Rules Out Opening Retail on March 29 Due to Covid-19 Case Surge

Greece has ruled out opening retail on March 29 as initially planned due to an upsurge in Covid-19 cases.

Greece Set to Welcome Large Number of Romanian Tourists 

Greece will be the first preferred destination for Romanians this year, according to the economy minister of Romania, Claudiu Nasui.

FinMin Expects €8bn in Greek Tourism Revenue This Year

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras is expecting Greece's tourism revenue to double this year predicting it will reach 8 billion euros compared to 4 billion in 2020.

EU’s Digital Green Certificate No Risk to Personal Data 

The launch of an EU-wide Digital Green Certificate for travel will not put data protection at risk, according to European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides.

Athens Hoteliers President Agrees for Covid-19 Vaccination Certificates for Travel

Vaccination certificates could positively affect the intention of people to travel, enhance safety and simplify procedures, according to the president of Athens' hoteliers, Lambrini Karanasiou-Zoulovits.

PM: Greece Prepares to Welcome Tourists Safely for Summer

Greece's priority is to make travel safe and easier, the country's prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said during the Nueva Economia Forum organized by Spain.