UK to ditch quarantine for arrivals from Greece

UK to ditch quarantine for arrivals from Greece

Britain will ditch a 14-day quarantine period for people arriving from countries it deems to be lower-risk for Covid-19, the UK government said on Friday. Official travel advice against all but essential travel outside Britain will also be eased for some countries and regions. Taken together, these changes will make it easier for Britons to […]

Acropolis Museum reopens after Covid-19 lockdown and celebrates the 11th birthday

Acropolis Museum reopens after Covid-19 lockdown

Visitors wear face masks as they view exhibits at the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Thursday. The museum reopened its doors to the public on June 15 after being closed for almost three months due to coronavirus Covid-19 restrictions. Around 150 people visit the museum each day since the reopening. Before the lockdown, the museum had […]

Greece battling Spain, Portugal for German tourists


Greece is going to battle it out with Spain and Portugal to attract the biggest possible share of tourists from major markets this summer, especially Germany, as the big German tour operators have started aggressively promoting packages to Greece and the Balearics – the islands that have done better at combating Covid-19 than continental Spain.

Ferry routes to Greek islands resume


Service resumed to all Greek island and mainland ports as part of the fourth phase of the government’s plan to gradually bring the country out of a nationwide lockdown imposed in March to curb the spread of Covid-19. Health measures on all ships include strict physical distancing while all passengers must complete a health questionnaire and have their temperature taken.