The quarantine begin to weaken.
In Greece, where on may 4, will gradually begin to take quarantine measures, is planned to open all the hotels, and the mass start of the tourist season is planned for July 1, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Country.
So, it is specified that the hotels operating all year round will open on 1 June. In addition, the Minister of tourism of Greece Harry theoharis announced that in July will be the return of tourists to the country.
“This season will not be the same as in other years, I’d be a fool if I believed that this could change. However, we can do a lot to re-open tourist economy,” said theoharis.
Tourism is the main source of income for Greece. Last year the country was visited by 34 million tourists, which brought the country’s 18 billion Euro, which is about 10-12% of total revenue. The tourism industry provides employment to approximately every fifth employee.
Passenger transport in Greece today has dropped by 90 per cent for ferries, according to the Association of passenger traffic and 59% for domestic and international flights in March, according to the civil aviation authority.