Greece’s government now admits that the current lockdown to stop COVID-19 was too late. Now, hospitals in the country are overwhelmed.
According to recent data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) as many as 174 million jobs in the tourism sector will be lost this year on account of the negative effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
Greece has temporarily banned passenger flights arriving from Barcelona and the wider region of Catalonia.
Greece has announced the doubling of the number of Israeli tourists allowed to visit the country from 600 to 1,200 per week.
Security checks aboard ferries in Greece will be heightened in order to ensure Covid-19 safety precautions are adhered to.
Europe’s Baltic states have joined to create the eurozone’s first “travel bubble” in order to restart the zone’s tourism post COVID-19.
According to a recent survey, half of the Greek population does not want to open the borders until the danger of the coronavirus has passed.
This week, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis took part in a video conference with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, and other heads of state to propose the creation of “safe corridors” for travel once the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. Present at the teleconference were Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Danish PM Mette Frederiksen, Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Singaporean PM Lee […]