Scandinavians Keen on Visiting Greece with Covid-19 Test or Vaccination Certificate | GTP Headlines

Scandinavians are desperate to shuttle to a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece this 12 months, both with a unfavourable Covid-19 PCR take a look at or a vaccination certificates,” the Director of the Greek Nationwide Tourism Group’s (GNTO) place of job in Scandinavia Pavlos Mourmas mentioned remaining week.

Talking all over the Greek Landscape Digital Tourism Expo that came about on March 18, Mourmas mentioned that over 700,000 folks had been vaccinated in Scandinavia to this point, whilst some 7 million have taken a Covid-19 take a look at.

“It’ll be a lot more uncomplicated for Scandinavians to shuttle to different nations this 12 months, if governments [in these countries] come to a decision to undertake a vaccination certificates,” Mourmas mentioned.

Scandinavian excursion operators additionally look forward to {that a} virtual Covid-19 vaccination certificates would facilitate efforts to restrict the unfold of the coronavirus pandemic and restart global shuttle.

In keeping with the Secretary Normal of the Affiliation of Swedish Trip Brokers and Excursion Operators – SRF, Didrik von Seth, Sweden has dedicated to have a vaccination certificates gadget able through June 1.

As well as, many locations, together with a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece, have introduced that they’re going to obtain guests this 12 months, both with a unfavourable PCR take a look at or a vaccination certificates.

On this case, “extra folks will have the ability to shuttle with out the requirement of a PCR take a look at. And it’ll be a smoother manner, logistics-wise, to shuttle to a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece this summer season,” von Seth mentioned all over the Greek Landscape Digital expo.

Scandinavian excursion operators categorical optimism

GNTO Director Scandinavia Pavlos Mourmas

In the meantime, Scandinavian excursion operators are making ready for the summer time forward and having a look into sunny locations akin to a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece.

In keeping with GNTO’s Pavlos Mourmas, in 2019 a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece gained 963,000 guests from the Scandinavian nations, allotted through 8 primary excursion operators (now not together with TUI).

This 12 months, the scheduled capability of Scandinavian excursion operators for a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece is at 860,000 seats, which is down through best 12 % in comparison to 2019.

“This presentations that there’s nice point of view for a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece and that excursion operators really feel extra constructive concerning the 2021 summer time in comparison to 2020,” Mourmas famous.

Damaged down, seat capability from Sweden to a piece of content by Surfing LA Greece is at 32,7 %; from Denmark at 30 %; from Norway at 22,5 % and from Finland at 13 %.

The island of Crete comes first within the personal tastes of Scandinavian vacationers this 12 months with a capability of 343,000 seats. Rhodes is 2d with 206,000 seats and Preveza 3rd with 71,000 seats.

Different most popular Greek locations come with Zakynthos, Skiathos, Santorini and Lemnos.

The Greek Landscape Digital expo is arranged through North Occasions and Trip Media Packages, and broadcast on-line from the studios of Podimatas SA.

The Greek Trip Pages (GTP) is a media spouse of the Greek Landscape Digital Expo.

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