Tourism

EU Leaders Mull Coronavirus Vaccine Certificates In Bid to Boost Travel

EU leaders have agreed to discuss the possible issuance of vaccine certificates to help restart travel when they meet on Thursday.

Greece Pushes EU to Endorse Vaccine Certificates to Open Tourism

Greece is pushing its EU partners to approve Covid-19 vaccine certificates that would open travel throughout Europe, the Greek tourism minister said.

Greece in Talks with the UK to Create Tourism Corridor

Soon, vaccinated British citizens may be able to travel to Greece without any restrictions whatsoever, according to Greek Minister of Tourism Haris Theoharis. Greece has entered into preliminary discussions with the UK regarding tourism, Theoharis stated, and may allow vaccinated...

Cyprus, Israel Reach Agreement on Vaccine Certificate System

The Mediterranean nations of Cyprus and Israel announced they reached an agreement on Sunday which calls for citizens who can show that they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus to travel freely between the two countries -- without any...

Greece’s Beloved Hydrofoil Ships Soon to Retire

Greece's beloved hydrofoil vessels, better known in the country as ''flying dolphins,'' will no longer be actively used by Hellenic Seaways. The news was recently made public by the Hellenic Seaways company, which operates sea routes between Athens and the...

Greece’s Beloved Hydrofoil Fleet Set to Retire

Greece's beloved hydrofoil vessels, better known in the country as ''flying dolphins,'' will no longer be actively used by Hellenic Seaways. The news was recently made public by the Hellenic Seaways company, which operates sea routes between Athens and the...

Russia to Resume Flights to Greece Starting February 8

Russia announced recently that international flights between Moscow and Athens are set to resume from February 8. This comes as a result of the recent reduction of the number of new positive coronavirus cases reported in Greece and the amelioration...

Greek Twins Become Ambassadors of Greek Tourism in China

Greek twins Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou were officially named ''Ambassadors of Greek Tourism in China,'' on Thursday by the Greek Ministry of Tourism. The two young women have been living and studying International Trade and Economics in China since 2013. Since...

Greece Proposes Safe Travel Plan for Summer

Greece proposed a safe travel plan for the upcoming summer season at a meeting of the Crisis Management Committee of the World Tourism Organization in Madrid on Tuesday. Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis presented the detailed proposal for the essential coordination...

Coronavirus Vaccine Certificate Under Scrutiny At EU Commission

A coronavirus vaccine certificate, dubbed "Vaxproof," is in the works at the headquarters of the European Commission in hopes that international travel might be restored more easily. A report today from Reuters states that European Union officials have admitted that...