Tourism sector struggles as it prepares for full reopening in July

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Coronavirus, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tourism
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Greek resort areas prepare to welcome the first tourists of the season, with regional airports due to reopen to international flights on July 1. Having missed out on a significant portion of the season already, workers and businesses are starting to feel the pinch, while complications arising from the tightening of EU-wide travel guidelines are causing further anxiety in the sector.

In the coming days, Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias will be conducting a whistle-stop tour of 18 regional airports to coordinate the new operating protocols for receiving international arrivals, which will come into force next week. Tea...

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