x

Economy

Tourism Min to BBC: Greece Safeguarding Health of Residents, Visitors alike

LONDON  – Greece will safeguard the health of both its population and that of tourists, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told BBC World, commenting on the European Commission's proposals to revive tourism during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Theoharis said Greece will use the model of a gradual restart of tourism activities, as it has done with the pandemic, to prevent a new breakout of infections.

Detailed protocols regarding the operation of hotels, transport and beaches are being unrolled this week to deal with issues related to tourism, based on recommendations by scientists, he noted.

(ANA-MPA/I. Rakitzi)

RELATED

ATHENS — Credit ratings company Fitch has revised Greece’s outlook to positive from stable, although it kept the country’s rating at BB, two notches below investment grade.

Top Stories

United States

JANUARY 14-17 GLENBROOK, NV – The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco 2022 Young Adult Winter Retreat ‘Citizens of the Desert: Embracing Our Role as Christian Witnesses to Our World’ takes place January 14-17, Martin Luther King weekend, at Lake Tahoe, the Galilee Camp and Conference Center, 1776 U.

Associations

CHICAGO – The Greek Women’s University Club (GWUC) celebrated the organization’s 90th anniversary and the launch of the Hellenic Revolution’s 200th anniversary with a scholarship presentation to three female students on December 29th at Jameson’s Charhouse.

Cinema

The long-awaited historical epic film My Beloved Smyrna (Σμυρνη Μου Αγαπημενη)  has arrived in Greek cinema theaters after a glamorous premiere at the Megaron - Athens Concert Hall.

Video

TNH’s Happenings of the Week by Eraklis Diamataris

The National Herald’s Happenings of the Week (Jan 8 – Jan 15) as have been reported at the print and digital editions of TNH and presented by the TNH Editor Eraklis Diamataris.