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Meteora features in CNN's list of top 21 destinations for 2021

Meteora features in CNN’s list of top 21 destinations for 2021

Greece is on CNN’s list of 21 destinations to visit in 2021. Specifically, CNN referenced Meteora. Spiritual, magical, mystical, extraordinary, breathtaking, peaceful – these are only some of the words people use…

Embassy of Canada in Greece joins #OrangetheWorld Campaign

Embassy of Canada in Greece joins #OrangetheWorld Campaign

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, deep-rooted and devastating violations of human rights in the world. Today, on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women,…

Australia: International travel “not impossible” in 2021

Australia: International travel “not impossible” in 2021

There’s a glimmer of hope that Australians may be able to travel overseas next year. According to Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham, the prospect of 2021 international holidays is “not impossible”. It will…

Record 7,600km flight between Montreal and Athens

Record 7,600km flight between Montreal and Athens

Air Transat Flight TS690 touched down in Athens at 7:45am on Monday, having flown all the way from Montreal, Canada. The one-time service was operated by Airbus A321LR and covered 7,651 km.…

China resumes flights from Greece to Beijing

China resumes flights from Greece to Beijing

The Civil Aviation Administration of China announced it will resume direct flights to Beijing from eight countries including Greece, Thailand, Cambodia, Denmark, Sweden and Canada from Thursday. But travellers would be subject…

Greece extends travel bans and restrictions for some countries

Greece extends travel ban and restrictions for some countries

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority issued a new aviation directive (NOTAM) on Wednesday, extending travel ban and restrictions to several European and Balkan countries. The NOTAM aims to protect passengers and residents…

Update: The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list’ 1

Update: The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list’

On Thursday, the European Council updated the list of safe countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. From July 31, residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia,…

Temporary ban on Holy Communion in Toronto

Temporary ban on Holy Communion in Toronto

Toronto Public Health (TPH) has issued revised COVID-19 guidelines that ban the offering of Holy Communion to the faithful. The new guidelines state that suspended services include “Communion and other close contact activities.” “Community…

Travelling to Greece? Here's what you need to know now

Travelling to Greece? Here’s what you need to know now

As of July 1, Greece will open to tourism following the relaxation of coronavirus-related restrictions. The following information was released by Government spokesman Stelios Petsas. “Greece is proceeding to the next step…

The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list'

The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list’

The European Union Member States have finally approved a list of 14 countries, considered as epidemiologically safe, after days of discussions and disagreements. As of July 1, residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan,…

EU borders likely closed to US travellers and others 8

EU borders likely closed to US travellers and others

European Union member states have drawn up a list of safe non-EU countries to open borders to. 14 non-EU countries and four states can enter the EU, including those coming from Australia,…