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Global travel writers want to visit Greece in 2021

Global travel writers want to visit Greece in 2021

According to a Finn Partners Global Travel Practice survey, an overwhelming majority of global travel writers (94%) plan to resume travel this year for first-hand reporting. And on their bucket list of…

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Greek passport can access 184 countries visa-free in 2021

The Greek passport is among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the 2021 Henley Passport Index, with its holders enjoying visa-free access to 184 countries. This marks the third consecutive year that Japan has held…

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…

Qantas plans to resume international flights in July 2021

Qantas plans to resume international flights in July 2021

Qantas is selling seats on international flights for July 2021! Australia’s largest airline has been grounded since early 2020, however internet users can now book overseas flights including to Greece, Singapore, Hong…

Folli Follie plans to open 80 new stores

Folli Follie plans to open 80 new stores

Greek jewellery and fashion accessories company giant Folli Follie plans to open 80 new stores in the next three years. The vision was announced by Giorgos Samios, the group’s former chief financial…

Greece extends travel restrictions until November 30

Greece extends travel restrictions until November 30

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended a series of travel restrictions until November 30. The extension aims to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is recalled that Greece entered its second nationwide lockdown on…

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,…

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,…

Crete - Sense the authentic

Crete – Sense the authentic (VIDEO)

Crete is one of Greece’s most famous islands and is not just a popular destination in the summer, but all year round. What makes Crete unique? It is more than the beauty,…

No international travel till 2021

No international travel till 2021

Forget new pictures from your international holiday, this year we’re filling social media with pictures of previous trips and memories. Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the National Press Club it is “more…

Australia extends international travel ban 12

Australia extends international travel ban

Australians will have to wait even longer before they can travel overseas, as the travel ban has been extended to mid-September, as reported by the Daily Mail. Due to the pandemic, on March…

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Greek Tourism Minister: We are opening with absolute safety

“This weekend we are restarting the Greek summer, Greek tourism. We are once again putting the country’s most important production machine ahead. We put an end to the anxiety of the 700 thousand employees…