The EU commits €565M for Crete Region Programme 2021-2027. The region’s governor says implementation will begin soon.
Eurogroup Will Release Next €767 Million Euro Tranche for Greece
On Monday, Eurogroup approved the release of 767 million euros in financial help for the debt handcuffed country.
World Leaders Push For Tourism – Putting Us All in Harm’s Way
World leadership during the coronavirus pandemic has failed the people of Earth miserably. It’s a time wen economics was chosen over people.
Greece Travel News Brief – April 18, 2021
Greece moves to reopen the country’s doors to tourists in spite of the ongoing pandemic. Norwegian and other cruise lines sail to Greece.
Greek Hoteliers and Politicians Launch ACME Rocket PR Campaign
Greek political and business leadership launches cartoonish tourism PR campaign in the midst of record COVID-19 cases.
A Workable Vision of Minoan Greatness Reborn on Crete Island
I woke this morning with the afterglow of an unknown face burned into my cerebral cortex. Stirred from a lucid dream by the rare sound of barking by my Cretan Hound Mojito, I tried hard to recall the vivid imagery of dreamy fantasy. In the dream, a man dressed scantily in typical Minoan fashion stood […]
Europe Travel and Tourism Bodies Demand End to COVID Quarantines
20+ travel and tourism bodies including unions across Europe demanded the European Commission leadership replace quarantine restrictions with a common EU testing protocol.
EU Commissioners Propose Disney-Dopey Style COVID Labels
EU officials now want to do a “Disney” on the COVID-19 pandemic after member states show fragmented policies to defeat the virus.
The European Union May Ban American Travelers This Summer
As Europe’s touristic destinations open their borders for travelers from July 1st, EU regulators mull over banning American travelers.
European Council Puts SURE Job Safety Net in Place
The European Council has approved the EU’s SURE scheme to protect thousands of workers at risk because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Greece, Germany, Italy, and Eight Other EU States Agree on Travel Zone
Greece and ten other European Union member states agreed on a set of principles to ensure the freedom of safe travel within the EU.
EU Plan Leaves Saving Summer Vacations to the Member States
The EU has published key guidelines to help member states save summer vacations, but most feel they’ve been left to their own devices.
European Union Extended Travel Ban Until June 15th
The European Commission has called for extending measures to minimalize the spread of the coronavirus until June 15th.
Will the Coronavirus Pandemic End the EU Experiment?
The European Union urgently needs financial injections to deal with this crisis, but there’s an even greater need for solidarity.
COVID-19: EU Approves €2bn Greek Business Support Measures
The European Commission has approved a €2 billion-euro aid package to help Greece weather the economic effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19).