This week travel experts discuss the need for Greece to adapt in the wake of COVID-19, and more news on the economy and summer vacations.
The National Public Health Organization (EODY) reported on Saturday 3,232 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours.
The people of Crete are weary of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and the seeming inability of Greek leadership to protect them.
Greece’s Health Ministry’s committee of experts is now considering which activities will restart in the country when new cases of COVID begin to decline.
The low-cost airline, mindful that Covid restrictions change regularly, has announced three new connections to Greek islands of Mykonos, Rhodes and Skiathos in 2021.
With the pandemic still ravaging Greece’s citizens and the country’s economy, foreign business interests seem to be calling all the shots (pun intended).
National Vaccination Committee President Maria Theodoridou says vaccinations in Greece will exceed one million within a week.
If the vaccines don’t arrive soon, Greece will be out of the tourism business for 2021 and beyond. But the wider news is far worse.
In a just-published press release from Heraklion MP Dr. Nikos E. Igoumenidis, the cardiologist parliamentarian lambasts the Mitsotakis administration over Heraklion, Crete’s current coronavirus “red” status.
The president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH), Alexandros Vassilikos, is calling for an injection of capital.
According to Greece’s National Public Health Organization (EODY) there were another 1.113 new coronavirus cases recorded on Saturday.
Earlier this week news outlets reported on the New Democracy government’s concerns the third wave of coronavirus might be fueled by a stopgap COVID-19 strategy.
According to the latest Global Barometer of Tourism of the UNWTO the collapse of international travel represents an estimated loss of $1.3 trillion.
Greece set to lure international professionals to work remotely with tax breaks that could reverse the brain drain the country suffers of.
Greece’s Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias announced on Friday the extension of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown measures until Monday, January 18.