Economy and Tourism


Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently said that Greece will soon permit entry for travelers who present negative rapid antigen tests on arrival, as proof that they are not infected with the coronavirus (Covid-19). During a tourism-related meeting with the regional governor for Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, the minister said that the government aims to […]


The Council of the European Union has today approved changes to the recommendation on a coordinated approach on the restriction of free movement within the block amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The update of the recommendation comes at a time when a large share of EU citizens has been vaccinated, the EU vaccine passport for travel […]


In September, space for a dance section and international section will take place in the Campania Teatro with performances under the guidance of Argentine Director, Marina Otero; Greek Choreographer, Dimitris Papaioannou; and Swiss Director, Christoph Marthaler. This year will be the fourteenth edition of Campania Teatro being held from June 12 to July 11. Over […]


Group of Seven countries will provide 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses over the next year and work with the private sector, the G20 and other countries to increase the contribution over months to come, according to an almost finalised draft of the communique. “The commitments since we last met in February 2021 including here in […]


Airbus, Safran, Dassault Aviation, ONERA and Ministry of Transport are jointly launching an in-flight study, at the end of 2021, to analyse the compatibility of unblended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with single-aisle aircraft and commercial aircraft engine and fuel systems, as well as with helicopter engines. This flight will be made with the support of […]


The tourism, travel, and hospitality online talk show, MHRA REPORTS will have as next guest speaker, Alison Mizzi President and Simon De Cesare Vice President of the Malta Business Bureau (MBB). The host of the programme, MHRA CEO Mr Andrew Agius Muscat, will engage with Ms Mizzi and Mr De Cesare, on what are the […]


The number of tourists that visited Egypt in the first five months of 2021 totaled two million, Minister of Tourism Khaled El-Enany said on Wednesday during a seminar held by the Mostaqbal Watan (Nation’s Future Party) political party. This equals to 400,000 tourists visiting Egypt per month, El-Enany noted, which is regarded as an impressive […]


The European Union is sending a strong message with its vaccination and digital Covid certificates campaign. Once this infrastructure is in place, it is paramount to focus on pushing forward tourism on an international level, Maltese MEP Josianne Cutajar said. She was addressing the Global Tourism Forum in Bodrum, Turkey. The Maltese MEP added that […]


The worldwide tourism sector won’t be able to open till the world is prepared for journey underneath a single system, the pinnacle of the World Tourism Group (WTO) stated Friday. For that to occur, world leaders need to come back collectively. “Counting on vaccination methods alone won’t be sufficient,” stated Taleb Rifai. “We have to […]

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