tourists

Drunken Tourists Steal Bus, Go On Naked Joyride on Greek Island

A group of drunken tourists partied just a little too hard on the Greek island of Poros on Thursday. According to reports in Greek media, the group of ten, all from the Netherlands, finished up their night of drinking with...

Greece Considers Opening to American Tourists by End of July

Greece announced on Monday that it is considering resuming flights to and from the U.S. by the end of July —  under the precondition that tourists will show a “negative” COVID-19 test. The decision was made at a meeting to...

Greece Records More Than 100 Imported Covid Cases Since July 1

Greek health authorities are on high alert after a total of 103 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded since the country opened to mass tourism on July 1. On Tuesday, 14 cases were recorded among tourists tested upon arrival. On...

Greece to Open Its Airports to British Tourists on July 15

Greece announced on Monday that it will open its airports to direct flights from the United Kingdom on July 15. In announcing the decision, government spokesman Stelios Petsas said that it had been taken in consultation with the British authorities,...

Greece Holds Its Breath as First 250 Covid Tests to Tourists Prove Negative

Greek health authorities announced on Thursday that the first 250 Covid-19 tests to tourists arriving on Wednesday, the first day the country opened to mass tourism, proved all negative. The tests were conducted at the international airport of Heraklion, Crete....

UK to Scrap Quarantine For Greece

The UK government confirmed on Saturday that will scrap the requirement for holidaymakers to self-isolate for 14 days upon returning to the UK from trips to Greece, France and Spain. Britons are among the biggest national groups visiting Greece every...

Greece Opens All Airports, Border Points to Tourists on July 1

Greece announced on Friday that it will fully open all its airports to flights from abroad and all border crossings on July 1. All ferries will also be operative as of that date. While presenting the updated tourist-season measures, Tourism...

Greece on Edge as Covid-19-Untested Tourists Arrive on Monday

As Greece gets ready to welcome tourists on Monday, a poll published on Thursday finds that the overwhelming majority of Greeks would like tourists arriving in the country to undergo Covid-19 testing. In a survey conducted by ALCO for the...

Greece Opens to the World on June 15: Here Is How

In a major change in policy, Greece announced that it will open to all tourists, regardless of nationality, beginning on June 15. However, Greek authorities will now focus only on departure airports and not the nationality of the travelers....

Greek Minister Proposes End of Mutual Quarantines for UK, Greek Citizens

Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis officially proposed on Monday evening that Greece and Britain end the mutual quarantines that have been placed on each other’s citizens upon entrance into their countries. “If we don’t impose quarantines for people coming to...