Greece opens for tourists but Brits banned in last minute change of heart

Greek officials told the Guardian that the decision was made in line with the European Commission' s recommendation to phase out travel restrictions gradually. “The ban [on passenger flights from] Great Britain remains in place for the next two weeks,” the tourism minister, Harry Theoharis confirmed on TV. Health minister, Vassilis Kikilias said: “Our goal is for Greece to remain a safe country looking forward to the tourism season.