• For Russian tourists in 2021, Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations

     Friday, March 19, 2021

    Once again, for Russian tourists in 2021, Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations, with the travel agencies planning itineraries to Greece. Local operators are predicting that, if conditions with respect to the health crisis permit, in summer 2021, …

  • WTTC welcomes Greece’s tourism reopening plan in May

     Tuesday, March 16, 2021

    As Greece is all set to reopen for holidaymakers from May 14 in a bid to boost the tourism economy of the country, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has welcomed the move as it is keen to see …

  • Greece prepares anti-Covid plan for projecting the country as a top tourist option

     Tuesday, March 16, 2021

    The Greek government has prepared an anti-Covid plan in order to project Greece as a top tourist choice as of May. Among other things, precedence will be given to the vaccination of about 800,000 workers in the tourism industry and …

  • Greece considering tourism restart on May 14

     Thursday, March 11, 2021

    The Greek government is considering restarting tourism on May 14, if the Covid-19 epidemiological situation allows it, said the country’s Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis. Greece has planned a test run of safety protocols in April, welcoming visitors from European Union …

  • Escape to Greece to launch for U.K. travellers

     Wednesday, March 10, 2021

    Escape to Greece is all set launch this month, offering bespoke holidays to 27 destinations in the country, with over 400 hand-picked properties. With the aim to attract discerning independent travellers looking mainly for four-star boutique hotels and eclectic villas, …

  • Greece will welcome tourists vaccinated with Russian & Chinese coronavirus vaccines

     Wednesday, March 10, 2021

    Greece will welcome tourists vaccinated with Russian and Chinese coronavirus vaccines not approved by the European Union, Minister of Tourism Harry Theoharis informed in a recent news conference on Tuesday, within the framework of an international tourism exhibition organized in …

  • Rare snowstorm hits Greece for the first time in a decade

     Thursday, February 18, 2021

    Nearly 3 people were declared dead as a rare kind of massive snowstorm struck Greece for the first time in the last 10 years as temperatures dropped as low as -19 degrees Celsius and parts of the capital were left …

  • Israel and Greece signs new tourism agreement

     Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    Israel and Greece have recently signed a bilateral agreement on tourism cooperation in Jerusalem, providing hope to the tourism industry which has come to a standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Orit Farkash-Hacohen, Minister of Strategic Affairs, Israel told Harry …

  • Greece is considering welcoming incoming tourism this spring

     Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    The government of Greece is making plans to initiate incoming tourism this spring, provided that the infection rate in the country becomes stable and stricter measures are avoided. For the plans to be put into effect are the course of …

  • First high-speed trains to run in Greece

     Monday, January 25, 2021

    The first ETR470 Pendolino train upgraded by Alstom has arrived in Thessaloniki, marking the arrival of high-speed trains in Greece. This is part of a project implemented by TRAINOSE – the main rail transport provider in Greece – in which …


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