Greece's Minister of Tourism mr. Haris Theoharis official statement concerning the opening of tourism for the summer 2021
Monday the 29th of March 2021
Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis stated in a press conference on Tuesday that Greece is pinning its hopes on opening its tourist season on May 14 – but only to those who have been vaccinated or have antibodies against the coronavirus or test negative for it.
The vaccination of tourist workers will be prioritized, he added, after those who belong to vulnerable groups are inoculated.
“We aim to open tourism by May 14, with specific rules and updated protocols. Until then, we will gradually lift the restrictions if conditions allow,” Theoharis noted to journalists.
The Tourism Minister spoke to the press at the Acropolis Museum as part of the International Tourism Fair ITB Berlin, which this year, because of the pandemic,...