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    Greece gears up to receive vaccinated and COVID-negative tourists from May

    The post Greece gears up to receive vaccinated and COVID-negative tourists from May appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. People who are vaccinated against COVID-19, have antibodies or test negative can travel to Greece this summer, tourism minister Harry Theocharis has said. Tourism is a major income earner for Greece, which has led calls for an EU-wide vaccination certificate to help unlock travel. The industry accounts for about a fifth of the Greek economy and employs one in five workers, but arrivals collapsed last year because of the pandemic. Greece is aiming to kick off its vital summer season by mid-May, said Theocharis as he addressed the…

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    Greece opens doors to welcome international travellers

    The post Greece opens doors to welcome international travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Greece has formally opened to visitors, kicking off a summer season it hopes will resurrect its vital tourism industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Greece also opened its museums, including the Acropolis museum, home to renowned sculptures from Greek antiquity. As of now, foreign tourists will be allowed in Greece if they have been vaccinated or can show negative Covid-19 test results. Travel between regions, including to the islands, will also be allowed for those with negative tests or vaccinations. “Greece is offering what people need. Calm and care-free moments on the…