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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...

UK Newspaper Suggests Brits Should Visit Greek Islands in 2021

One of Great Britain's most popular tabloids, The Mirror, recently published a list of twelve destinations that the British should visit in 2021. Among the top-12 list, one can find many Greek islands, showing how Greek summer destinations are still...

Lake Plastiras: Greece’s Idyllic Man-Made Lake that Looks Like Switzerland

Lake Plastiras, located in central Greece, is known as "Little Switzerland" for its idyllic landscape that resembles the Swiss Alps. The stunning blue lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and verdant pine forests, captivating visitors at any time of...

Santorini Named "Best Island in Europe" at Global Traveler Awards

Greece, and in particular the island of Santorini, received high praise at the 2020 Global Traveler Awards, held virtually on Monday by the United States-based travel magazine, being singled out for top awards in several categories. Greece was named "Favorite...

Aradena: Crete's Ghost-Town Hanging on the Edge of a Gorge

Aradena is an abandoned settlement in the region of Sfakia on the island of Crete, which attracts thousands of visitors every year, despite being on the very edge of a steep cliff! The strange but interesting story of the village...

Greece Honored at World Travel Awards 2020

Long known as a top tourist destination, Greece was distinguished at the World Travel Awards in Moscow, Russia on Friday. The Greek Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourist Organization were jointly awarded the World's Leading Tourist Board...

Greek Tourism Takes Plunge in 3rd Quarter Due to Covid-19

Greek tourism took a giant plunge in the third quarter due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures released on Friday. In the accommodation sector, the turnover in the third quarter amounted to only 1.55 billion...

Greece’s Natural Beauty and Rich History Come Together in Island Paradise of Alonissos

According to National Geographic Travel, the Greek island of Alonissos is one of the top travel destinations for 2021. The idyllic island was specifically chosen as the leading voice in travel and exploration aims to highlight sustainable and climate-friendly...

Greek Hotels Plead For Help Amidst Despair Over TUI Debt

Greek hotel owners are facing huge losses this year as Tui AG, the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world, is deferring the payment of monies due to them this year — until March of 2021. The Anglo-German...