World COVID-19: Greece lightens restrictions for some Tourists
Plans for a refugee camp on Lesbos is too isolating, critics say
The European Union has announced a quarter-billion euros in funding for five new refugee camps on Greek islands, including on Lesbos. Some are worried the new site will not improve conditions for migrants on the island.The new migrant facility on Lesbos will be built next to an active landfill, according to a map published by local media in the fall.
Theaccelerates the rate for the programmed opening of its tourist season, mid-May. As of Monday, April 19, the Septaine so far in force will be adjourned, but only for nationals of certain countries, including France and the States of the Union, the United States Great Britain Heraklion Chania Crete Santorini Athens
Greece to open high schools as home-testing campaign begins
Greece to open high schools as home-testing campaign beginsATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will open high schools next week despite a record number of daily new cases recently, officials said on Wednesday, as the government began mass distribution of home-testing kits it hopes will help control the pandemic and reopen the economy.
»Read also - Travel in Greece: Vaccines, PCR tests ... How is the country with a" pilot program "that, emphasized the Government spokesman Aristotelia Peloni, without giving more details.
ARISTOTELIA PELONI, however, clarified that travelers will be forced to follow the containment restrictions currently in Greece, such as displacement limitations between departments.»Read also - Greece: The
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to facilitate the movements of Europeans that may attest that they have been vaccinated against CVIV-19; that they have passed a PCR or antigenic test; or they are immunized after being infected.
The trouble with maskless tourists .
Authorities recently closed the Chichen Itza Maya ruin site in Mexico after police complained of tourists without masks, while police in Puerto Rico have handed out a number of fines for non-compliance. So why are so many tourists seemingly ignoring the rules around mask wearing? According to Michael O'Regan, a senior lecturer at Bournemouth University and former assistant professor at the Institute for Tourism Studies, the issue is a complicated one.