Google data shows Greece is now the third most popular destination for Americans in 2021.
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EC Approves €1.14 Billion in COVID-19 Support Funds for Greece
Some 90,000 small and medium-sized businesses in Greece will now be able to access €1.14 billion euros released this week by the European Commission to address the impact of Covid-19.
Greece Officials Acknowledge Imported Covid-19 Incidents Under Control
Greece’s government has reported that there have been imported cases of COVID-19, but that the situation is well under control.
Greek Government Rolling Out Methods to Keep Tourists Safe
Athens is looking at agreements with neighbor states, then with other EU nations, and finally internationally.
Intensive Covid-19 Testing Continues for Greece Arrivals
Greece’s Secretary-General of Civil Protection says intensive inspections for the coronavirus continue for those arriving from abroad.
Scientists Now Say Worldwide COVID-19 Spread a Near Certainty
Tourism professionals should not hold out false hope for a kill-off of COVID-19 spread. Experts say the virus may affect all countries.
Greece Tourism Eligible for Part of Huge European Union “Green Fund”
According to news from the European Commission, forecasts for the Greek economy are likely to be revised upwards. This, highlighted news the commission is considering the country for eligibility for a part of a huge green fund for investing in sustainability. The EU Commissioner for Economy recently presented the Commission’s European “Green Deal,” an investment-growth […]
A New Ferry Will Link Piraeus Port with Chios and Lesvos Islands
A new sea link between the port of Piraeus, initially with Mesta on Chios island and afterward with the port of Sigri on Mytilene is effect.
Ithaca Island’s Mayor Bans Plastic Bags – Distributes Textile Replacements
The island of Ithaca has banned plastic bags and has distributed replacement textile ones free of charge in a move toward sustainability.
Chania’s Domus Renier Boutique Wins Best Historic Hotel Award
Chania’s Domus Renier Boutique Hotel has just been awarded Europe’s Best Historic Hotel by Historic Hotels Worldwide for 2018.
Is the Coming Hellenic – German Health Tourism Deal Cursed?
According to news this week from the 8th Annual Hellenic-German Assembly, Greece’s health tourism prospects were the central focus discussed at meetings in Hersonissos, Crete. But, an initiative by German banking and investments interests
SETE 2018 Conference to Focus on Digital and Destination Management
“Tourism in Transition,” or #someTHINKdifferent,” is the theme of the upcoming SETE conference in Athens. The conference, organized in cooperation with TOPOSOPHY and entertainment company weareJARVIS, will host over 500 tourism professionals.
Ryanair Launches New Athens to Heraklion Route
Ryanair launched a new Athens to Heraklion route which will commence on 15 June 2018 with a 4-weekly service. This new route offers Greek consumers even more choice and is on sale now from the Ryanair.com website.
Galaxy Hotel in Heraklion Begins PURE Wellness Rooms Program
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio has become the first hotel in Greece to offer the PURE Wellness Rooms program. The program is based on unique air and surface cleaning technology that transforms the hotel rooms into relaxation and comfort areas.
Scientists Unravel the Secrets of the Phaistos Disc
The mystery of the Phaistos Disk has been “solved by 99 percent” according to linguist and archaeologist Gareth Owens.The Disc is one of the most controversial inscriptions in the history of mankind.