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Greece: Third Round of Aid to Boost Coronavirus-hit Economy

Greece has announced a new round of support measures focusing on employees and businesses, laid-off staff, the Easter bonus, loan payments, and budgetary planning.

Greece’s Tourism Businesses, Workers Benefit from Covid-19 Support Measures

A number of Greek tourism-related businesses and their workers, impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, will enjoy the latest support measures announced by the Greek government.

Greece Steps Up Checks on All Incoming Travelers at Airports

Strict checks are being carried out on all incoming travelers entering Greek airports, regardless of nationality.

Greece’s Seasonal Tourism Staff to Receive Support in View of Covid-19

The unemployment benefits of the seasonal workers in Greece's tourism sector will be extended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Only Greek Island Residents, Suppliers Allowed to Travel by Ferry

Greek authorities have tightened restrictions for ferry travel, allowing travel only to permanent island residents and to those wishing to return to Athens.

Greece Bans Private Pleasure Boats from Entering its Ports

Greece has temporarily banned the entrance of private pleasure boats from entering its ports, as part of efforts to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

EU Agrees to Suspend Airport Slot Rules for Airlines

The EU has agreed with the request of airlines to temporarily waive a "use it or lose it" rule on slot requirements, due to the major impact of Covid-19.

UNWTO Creates Tourism Crisis Committee to Help in Covid-19 Recovery

The UNWTO will create a "Global Tourism Crisis Committee" that will evaluate and advance recommendations for the recovery from the Covid-19 health crises.

Covid-19 Puts a Brake on Athens Metro Late-night Services

Athens public transport authorities have reduced metro, train, and tram services due to a decline in commuter traffic and as part of efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Useful Info on Covid-19 and Travel via Athens Airport

Athens International Airport has included a special section on its website with useful information regarding travel to/from Athens during the coronavirus pandemic.

Air France: Flights to Repatriate European Nationals

Air France has announced that it will maintain several international services in order to transfer French and European nationals back home.

KLM Contact Centers Give High Priority to Repatriation Questions

KLM's contact centers will be giving high priority to questions regarding the repatriation of travelers to The Netherlands.

Clio Muse Launches Next Generation Virtual Tours to World’s Top Attractions

Clio Muse has launched its "Next Generation Tours", a series of tours to the world's top attractions that you can visit right from your own couch!

Εκπαίδευση εξ’ αποστάσεως από το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού

Το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού ενεργοποίησε την ηλεκτρονική πλατφόρμα εξ' αποστάσεως διδασκαλίας για τους σπουδαστές των σχολών τουριστικής εκπαίδευσης.

EasyJet to Ground Majority of Fleet

Low cost carrier easyJet will ground the majority of its fleet of aircraft from March 24 onwards, following country lockdowns and travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.