Tag: July 1

Coronavirus cases spike again in Greece

Coronavirus cases spike again in Greece

Greece recorded 293 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period, its highest daily tally since the start of the outbreak in the country. Infectious diseases expert Gkikas Magiorkinis warned…

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,…

Flight from Sweden lands in Rhodes despite ban

Flight from Sweden lands in Rhodes despite ban

A flight from Sweden landed on Rhodes on Thursday, despite not being on the list of “green light” countries, whose residents are allowed to enter Greece. Initial reports stated that the flight…

21,000 passengers passed through Athens Airport on July 1

21,000 passengers passed through Athens Airport on July 1

More than 21,100 passengers on 55 international flights arrived at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” on July 1. July 1 was an important day for Greece. Tourism in Greece “opened” as international…

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,…

Stelios Petsas

Greece has the largest increase in air ticket searches

Greek government spokesman, Stelios Petsas, referred to the companies that are reopening today, during today’s press briefing. “As of today, June 29, the children’s camps, cinemas, canteens in theaters and cinemas, casinos,…

Greek airports will open for foreign flights on July 1

Greek airports will open for foreign flights on July 1

Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas emphasised that Greece’s “primary concern is the safety and health of all,” during a press briefing on Thursday. He stressed that a decisive step has been taken to…

Hilton Athens

Hilton Athens welcomes you with Cleanstay

As Greek tourism starts to get back on its feet, Hilton Athens has announced it is opening its doors to guests again next Wednesday, July 1, implementing all security and hygiene protocols.…

Greek PM on Bloomberg: 2021 is a year of strong recovery

Greek PM on Bloomberg: 2021 is a year of strong recovery

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his belief that Greece, after the successful management of the coronavirus pandemic, can achieve an “extremely strong recovery in 2021.” His comments were made during an international…