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Greece Launches Financial Support Plan for All Covid-hit Businesses

A package of relief measures for all coronavirus-hit businesses in Greece - that includes the suspension of tax contribution payments - has been announced by the government.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Next to Receive Support, Says Minister

Greece's next set of measures to support the economy from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak will focus on the tourism sector.

Study: Thousands of Tourism Jobs at Risk in Greece due to Covid-19

The coronavirus outbreak is expected to have serious repercussions on Greece’s tourism industry, threatening thousands of jobs, according to the KEPE research center.

World Tourism Organization: Stay Home, But Travel Tomorrow!

"By staying home today, we can travel tomorrow," says the UNWTO in a message released to the world as the Covid-19 situation evolves.

Air Cargo is Essential in Fight Against Covid-19, Says IATA

Air cargo operations should be excluded from any Covid-19-related travel restrictions to ensure life-saving medical products can be transported without disruptions, says IATA.

Greek Minister to Propose Tourism Demand-boosting Actions on EU Level

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will propose to his EU counterparts a plan to boost tourism demand as part of measures taken to safeguard the industry after the coronavirus health crisis ends.

Cruise Ships Restricted in Greece Until April 15

All cruise ships from any origin are restricted from entering Greek ports and disembarking passengers until April 15.

ECTAA Calls for More Flexible Refund Rules for Package Travel

As Covid-19 has brought tourism to a standstill, European travel agents and tour operators are calling for a more flexible application of refund rules for package travel.

Covid-19: Commission Gives Guidelines for EU Passenger Rights

The European Commission has published guidelines to ensure EU passenger rights are applied in a coherent manner amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Till then, #StaySafe: A Message from Greek Tourism by Marketing Greece

Marketing Greece is inviting Greek enterprises to pass on a message on behalf of Greek tourism: “When the time is right, we’ll be there for you. Till then #staysafe”.

AEGEAN: Net Earnings Increase to €78.5m in 2019

AEGEAN's 2019 financial results proves the gradual success of its efforts of extending the season, says the company's CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

Ellinair Temporarily Suspends Flight Schedule

Ellinair has announced the temporary suspension of its flight schedule in response to the travel restrictions applied due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Singapore Airlines Cuts Capacity By Half in Response to Border Controls

Singapore Airlines is suspending additional services across its network after the decision of countries around the world to impose border controls to stem the Covid-19 outbreak.

Ryanair Expects to Suspend Most Flights from March 24

From March 24 Ryanair expects to ground almost all routes, except for a small number of flights to maintain essential connectivity, mostly between the UK and Ireland.

ΣΕΤΕ: Συχνές ερωτήσεις και απαντήσεις για τον Covid-19 και τον Ελληνικό τουρισμό

Ο ΣΕΤΕ δημιούργησε ειδική ενότητα στην σελίδα του με πληροφορίες για τις εξελίξεις στον τουρισμό εν μέσω της πανδημίας του κορωνοϊού.

EU Shuts Borders to Limit Spread of Coronavirus

The EU is closing its external borders and temporarily banning "non-essential travel" to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus globally.