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“Greek Summer State of Mind”: The new spot of Tourism Ministry (POLL)

“A Greek Summer State of Mind” is the new message of the Greek tourism campaign presented at a special event on Thursday. The focus of the spot is that “the Greek summer” is more than sun and sea, but also an idea. Wherever you are in the world… whatever you’re …

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Greece increases capacity for travel with ferries and ships

Greece’s Shipping Ministry announced on Wednesday the increase of capacity for travel with ferries and ships. ferries. The loosening of the restriction is attributed to the limited infection rates from coronavirus in the country. The maximum passenger capacity allowed on ferries increases to 60% – from 50% currently- for  ships …

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Greek islands in turmoil due to their health classification as “high-risk zones”

Small Greek islands are in turmoil due to the health classification as “high-risk” destinations by the Ministry of Health. They see such plans as an effort to undermine their struggle to get out of the economic quagmire after the coronavirus lockdown that has significantly affected the tourism sector. Ahead of …

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Aegean resumes flights to 6 foreign destinations from Thessaloniki on June 15

Aegean Airlines announced to resume direct flights from the city of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, to six destinations abroad as of June 15. Following a partial lifting on flight restrictions from Thessaloniki’s ‘Makedonia’ airport depending on the epidemiological profile of the destination countries, Aegean announced the resumption of direct flights to …

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Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

Greece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials told international news agency reuters on Wednesday. “There will be some 20-25 countries whose nationals will be allowed to come,” a government source said, adding …

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Greece Blue Flags 2020: 497 beaches, 14 marinas, 6 boats (List)

With 497 blue flags at its beaches, 14 at its marinas and 6 in sustainable tourism boats, Greece has been second among 47 countries across the world for 2020, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature has announced on Thursday. The region with the most blue flags is again …

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