Greece is hoping it’s borders will be reopened by mid-May.
Greece aims to allow UK tourists from May: This news will come as a massive boost for the UK’s tourism sector. Haris Theoharis, tourism minister, said that. “depending on the status of the virus, the country is aiming to allowing Brit’s from 14th May”.
In addition, “We are approaching the exit from this dark tunnel. Thanks to the power of the human spirit and the progress of science. Also pPlease allow me to emphasize that no image could better portray the return to the normality of tourism than the Greek smile. The Greek landscape, the Greek hospitality. And regarding 2021, in Greece we are more than optimistic.
We are ready. We are ready to share the experience of liberation from the unpleasant memories of the pandemic. With each and every one of our guests.”
Additionally he explained that visitors will need to have been vaccinated and have a recent negative test. He also added that a “pilot scheme” will be operating from next month to test the outcome.
Currently, under Boris Johnson’s roadmap, people from England could be permitted to take foreign holidays from 17th May. Greece is one of the most popular summer destinations for UK holidaymakers.
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