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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…

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Greece & Cyprus team up to reignite tourism

Tourism stakeholders in Greece and Cyprus agreed to introduce incentives for package trips to stimulate travel between the countries as well as actions to attract foreign visitors once the coronavirus pandemic subsides,…

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The nine rules for tourists, flights and hotels in Greece

The coronavirus pandemic will affect airports, hotels and other aspects of your future trips. Greece’s Minister of Tourism, Haris Theocharis on Friday presented health and safety protocols in response to COVID-19. The protocols…

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European Union proposes to extend travel ban to June 15

The European Commission has made an official request to the European Parliament and European Council to extend the travel ban for another month, to June 15, 2020. The temporary travel restriction applies to…

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Reopening Glyfada Beach

Mayor of Glyfada, Giorgos Papanikolaou, has given citizens a glimpse of how they will be able to enjoy the sun, beach and clear blue waters, during a time when the world is…

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BBC: Greece acted fast, can it also save summer?

Although Greece was once labelled as “the black sheep of Europe,” the country in recent times continues to be globally praised for its response to the coronavirus pandemic. In an article published…

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Coronavirus: Sunbathing in plexiglas boxes?

As the Grecian summer is less than a month away, a beach bar in Santorini installed plexiglas around their sunbeds, and stocked up on disposable towels and antiseptics, in order to protect…

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Costa Navarino undergoes upgrade during pandemic

The Costa Navarino resort in the southwestern Peloponnese has used the coronavirus shutdown as a chance to upgrade its resort, with the construction of two new golf courses and two new luxurious…

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The Telegraph: Greek Islands to visit after lockdown

The Telegraph, a British daily newspaper, recently highlighted 14 of Greece’s least populated islands as ideal travel destinations, after the coronavirus lockdown is lifted. The list includes the islands of Kimolos, Tilos,…

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How will Greece gradually reopen after the pandemic?

“The heroes are each and every one of you. Thank you for setting an example for our country around the world.” Greece is preparing for a cautious and gradual reopening after the…

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Emirates launches 10-minute coronavirus test for passengers

In a move that could be a step toward making air travel available to the public again, Aviation giant Emirates has launched a 10-minute coronavirus blood test for passengers departing from Dubai…

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Greece records increase in passenger traffic

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Tuesday an announced an increase in passenger traffic in Greek airports grew 4.7% in the January-February period this year compared with the corresponding period in 2019.…

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