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EU Proposes Stronger Visa Policy for More Security

The European Commission has tabled a new proposal on visa procedures, ahead of a plan to update the Visa Information System (VIS).

Boosted Greek Consular Services Meet Russian Visa Demand

Greek consular services in Moscow are meeting the increased demand for visas by Russian nationals wishing to travel to Greece, Alternate Foreign Minister Nikos Xydakis said on Tuesday, adding that the goal is to further increase tourist flows from Russia.

With Eye on Russia, Ministry Simplifies Non-Schengen Visa for Greece

In efforts to facilitate travel from non-Schengen countries to Greece, the foreign ministry has pushed for the simplification of the visa process.

WTM 2015: Visa Facilitation Could Benefit Europe’s Economy by €114 bn, ETC says

The European Travel Commission (ETC) called at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London for reform of the way visas are granted to leisure and business travellers.

More Non-Schengen Travelers Choose Greece

The number of travelers outside the 26-country Schengen Area visiting Greece has tripled in 2014 compared to 2010, according to figures released by SETE Intelligence.

Kefalogianni Briefs Foreign Press On Tourism Priorities Under Greece’s Presidency

"Greece is a perfectly safe country for all visitors," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told foreign journalists covering EU affairs, during a press conference at the Zappeion Megaron in Athens.