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Travellers to Greece from Romania, Bulgaria must Show Negative Coronavirus Test

Greek health authorities have decided that travelers from Romania and Bulgaria arriving to Greece must present negative Covid-19 test results otherwise they will not be allowed to enter the country. The measure will apply from the morning of Tuesday, July...

Romanian Tourist Tests Positive for Covid-19; Travels 72 Hours Around Crete

A tourist from Romania who tested positive for Covid-19 blatantly disregarded safety protocols after reportedly traveling around the island of Crete for at least 72 hours after her arrival. The traveler had come to Greece with the intent of spending...

Greek Yogurt Copycats Spreading in Europe

The Greek Embassy in Bucharest, Romania has notified Athens that "Greek" yogurt is being sold in food outlets and large supermarket chains across the country, despite an EU directive. The directive specifies that the phrase "Greek yogurt" cannot be used...

Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania Plan to Host the World Cup

Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania on Saturday announced a joint effort to host the 2030 World Cup and 2028 Euros. "We are starting a common course, with optimism, with a smile, seriousness, awareness of reality and basically for better days...

Greek Prime Minister Visits Romania for First Time Since 2008 (video)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid an official visit to to Bucharest, Romania, on Friday, a full eleven years after former Greek PM Costas Karamanlis' visit in 2008. Tsipras stated that the eleven years since the last visit by a...

Bartholomew Blesses World’s Largest Orthodox Church in Romania

Photo: wikipedia Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew  on Sunday blessed the world's largest Orthodox church, located in Bucharest, Romania. He officiated at the ceremony along with Romanian Patriarch Daniel and one hundred priests, according to a report from the AP. Many thousands of...

Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania Announce Plans to Bid for 2030 World Cup

Sports ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia agreed on Friday to apply to jointly host the World Cup in 2030. Meeting in Belgrade the ministers declared their country's readiness to host the 2030 World Cup while recognizing that it...

Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania to Jointly Bid for 2030 World Cup

Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania are planning to propose a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2030, the four state leaders decided on Friday. The four men met on the sidelines of a summit in the Bulgarian...

Medical Tourism an Important Source of Revenue for Greece

The International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) is organising a conference on medical tourism with focus on the exchange of know-how, synergies and promotion of health services. The conference is held in Bucharest, Romania, on November 3-5. "It is yet another effort...

Greek Retail Chains Opening Stores in Tax-Friendly Romania

Large Greek retail chains see a great window of opportunity in Romania where consumer incomes are increasing while value added tax in food and other goods is dropping. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, Greek retail giants Jumbo, Sarantis, Folli...