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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...

Summer 2020: The Death of the American Tourist in Greece?

The news, it seems, is rather bleak at this point for Americans planning to spend their holidays in Greece and the rest of Europe this summer, as the EU announced plans to gradually re-open travel --- but only between...

Tourists Visiting Greece This Summer Must Test Negative for Coronavirus

The Greek Minister of Tourism said on Thursday that all tourists planning to visit Greece this summer, after the season begins on July 1, must have tested negative for the coronavirus before they board the airplane to come to...

Greece Banks on Tourists Arriving Overland to Save Tourism Season

Greece hopes that travelers arriving overland will soften the blow to tourism this season as traditional markets remain closed due to coronavirus restrictions. Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis said on Saturday that "overland tourism will recover faster so the conditions must...

Could Greek Beaches Look Like This in Coronavirus Era?

Many people wonder how summer tourism could even be a thing in 2020, as billions of people around the globe continue to remain at home in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. A company from Italy...

US Embassy Urges Americans in Greece to Request Extension of Visa-Free Status

The consular section of the US Embassy in Greece issued a statement on Friday urging American citizens who are currently in Greece to apply for an extension if they cannot leave the country due to the ban on certain...

Belgians' Interest in Greek Tourist Destinations Sees Huge Uptick

The positive course of early vacation reservations from the Belgian tourist market, as well as the increased interest of thousands of Belgian nationals in all Greek destinations, was reflected at the 62nd International Tourist Exhibition "Salon des Vacances," which...

South Aegean Islands Gain Most from Lucrative Greek Tourist Trade in 2019

Tourist arrivals to the islands of the South Aegean region of Greece reached new and historic levels in 2019, surpassing the record performance of 2018, the South Aegean Regional Administration said in an announcement on Wednesday. The announcement, citing official...