Greece: specific types of tourism

In the context of the implementation of the national strategy for the development of diving tourism, by the decision of the competent Deputy Minister of Tourism of Sofia Zakharaki, the Council (Συμβούλιο Καταδυτικού Τουρισμού) was established and its members were appointed, who took on the responsibility of studying the available data and observed trends regarding […]

Pandemonium on the beaches of Attica and covid

On Sunday 27/06, starting in the early morning, the beaches of Attica were crowded with vacationers, as the saying goes, “the apple had nowhere to fall.” The heat pushed the Athenians to swim in the sea. However, experts are unhappy with the pandemic over the ongoing covid pandemic. And although the masks were canceled, after […]

Interactive map of covid in Greece

Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias has uploaded interactive maps to Facebook about the progress of the coronavirus pandemic, vaccinations, immunity wall and self-defense measures to be taken this summer. As he writes in his post, two new interactive maps that track the development of the pandemic and vaccinations at the regional unit (and municipality […]

Only 30% of hotels in Halkidiki are full in June

Hotel occupancy in Halkidiki is only 25-30% this month, and hoteliers are worried about how this summer season began, which for the second year in a row has been “in the shadow” of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the President of the Panhellenic Federation of Hoteliers and the Association of Hotels (Πανελλήνιας Ομοσπονδίας Ξενοδόχων και […]

Opening up spheres of the economy is not a reason for complacency

The Greek government and experts are concerned about the picture of a sharp weakening of the compliance with the measures of protection against coronavirus by citizens, starting on Friday, when the quarantine was lifted. “The opening up of economic spheres is not yet a matter of complacency,” government officials say, adding that citizens need to […]

"I feel alive again": first impressions of tourists visiting Greece

Greece has officially opened to tourists in hopes of revitalizing its vital industry hit by the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters writes. After five months of isolation, Greece reopened museums and famous archaeological sites this week, including the Acropolis. “I feel alive again because it has been a very difficult year due to the coronavirus,” Victoria Sanchez, […]

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