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Following Greece’s winter snowstorm named “Elpis” (Hope), which on Monday swept across a number of areas and brought cold weather, power outages, traffic chaos and a two-day shutdown, Greece’s government spokesman Yiannis Oikonomou on Wendesday informed how schools, shops and services will operate over the next two days in Attica and regions affected. More specifically,
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Photo source: European Commission / Photographer: Denis Lovrovic The European Council took one more step toward simplifying travel procedures during the Covid-19 pandemic, proposing that member states implement a “person-based approach” which allows holders of valid EU digital Covid certificates to travel restriction-free. The recommendation is set to take effect on
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Photo source: @eraaorg Travel measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 have not worked, said sector associations worldwide this week, welcoming a call by the World Health Organization (WHO) for restrictions on travel to be lifted or eased and urging for a harmonized approach. WHO has said that restrictions on travel are not only […]
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Hotel occupancy levels at winter destinations in Greece reached 60 percent during the Christmas and New Year holidays, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) announced on Monday. Citing figures by the Winter Hotel Observatory of the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP), HCH said that the vast majority – 97 percent – of hotels […]
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Photo source: @Thessaloniki Travel Thessaloniki’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites are now available on the Google Arts & Culture online platform. The arts & culture platform features high-resolution images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from Google’s partner cultural organizations throughout the world. Through the platform, internet users can take a
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Greece is taking one more step toward reducing its environmental footprint announcing that it would be subsidizing the purchase of electric taxis as part of a four-pronged transport ministry strategy. Transport Minister Costas Karamanlis presented the “Green Taxi” program during the 5th E-mobility Conference held in Athens this week. The decision is part of the […]