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1 in 3 Greeks are planning to holiday this summer

1 in 3 Greeks are planning to holiday this summer

According to a survey conducted by the Association of Business and Retail Sales of Greece (SELPE), one in three Greeks intend to take a holiday this summer. The survey – which was…

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Greece opens its gates to tourism

The day finally arrived for many eager travellers. Greece reopened Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” to more international flights, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in…

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Domestic air travel picks up at Athens airport

Flights at Athens Airport are gradually increasing, Greek Infrastructure and Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis said on Tuesday, reported GTP Headlines. Speaking on Skai TV and referring to June 1 data from Athens…

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Pyrgi, the “painted village” in Chios

Pyrgi is a picturesque medieval village on the island of Chios, known as the “painted village” thanks to the unique facade of the stone houses, which mostly consist of stunning grey and…

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Travellers still dream of visiting Greece despite Covid-19

“In travellers’ minds, Greece has those key elements that make it the most attractive destination in the Mediterranean for the next quarter,” said a study conducted by Athens-based tourism marketing company Mindhaus…

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Study finds Greeks do not intend on dining out after Covid-19

As the food service industry reopened for business on Monday following the coronavirus lockdown, a study released by the Research Institute of Retail Consumer Goods (IELKA) found that two-thirds of consumers do…

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COVID-19 safety guidelines for Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” has released safety guidelines for passengers travelling through its premises, to prevent the Covid-19 spread. Those travelling through Athens International Airport, should keep in mind the following:…

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Daily Mail features Syros, the ‘Italian Masterpiece’

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, which is now becoming more and more popular, was featured by Daily Mail as an “Italian masterpiece.” Titled, “A little Italy… in Greece”, the article notes…

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EU Calls for voluntary use of coronavirus tracing app

One of the latest announcements by the European Commission encourages travellers to use virus-tracing apps so that Covid-19 restrictions may be lifted earlier and travel can resume, raising privacy concerns in the…

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Coronavirus: New rules for air travel in Greece

New health protocols to ensure that air travel in Greece is carried out as safely as possible for passengers and crew, during the post-Covid-19 period, were announced by the Greek Transport Ministry…

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The Mykonos Project gets approved amid coronavirus

“As chairman of the central advisory board, I am pleased that we can attract significant growth investment in this country. Through the process of strategic investments, we achieve excellent and effective cooperation of all co-responsible services, cooperation that leads to quick decisions with full respect for the environment and national natural wealth “.

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How Greek tourism may evolve in Covid-19 reality

Consulting firm Deloitte Greece presented three alternative scenarios about how the landscape of the Greek tourism and hospitality industry might evolve in 2020 and 2021 in the new reality posed by the coronavirus pandemic.…

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Greece’s proposal to the EU to restart tourism

Greece is calling on the European Commission to adapt its proposal for a pre-travel coronavirus test to be instituted across the EU in order to allow travel to begin once the lockdown…