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UNWTO Lists 23 Recommendations for Tourism’s Recovery from Covid-19

The UNWTO has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector recover from the unprecedented challenge of coronavirus (Covid-19).

Global Airline Capacity Nosedives Hit by Coronavirus Outbreak

In the last seven days some 20 million scheduled seats were cut by airlines globally, according to OAG Aviation Worldwide.

Commission Issues Advice on EU Non-essential Travel Ban

The Commission has issued additional guidance to ensure that a temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU is being implemented equally by all member states.

Greek PM Encourages Gov’t Officials to Offer Half of Salary for Covid-19 Cause

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called on government officials to offer half of their salaries over the next two months to help address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Study: 50% of Greeks Believe they will be Infected by Covid-19

Half of all Greeks believe they will at some point contract the Covid-19 virus with a large percentage calling for stricter measures, according to a study by Interview.

Cybersecurity a Key Issue for Airports During Covid-19 Pandemic, Says ACI

ACI World has issued guidance on IT practices, including cyber security measures, for airports around the globe, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Chios Tourism Body Calls for Gov’t Actions to Restore Tourist Activity

The Chios Tourism Organization is calling for measures to restore the island’s reputation after being impacted by the refugee crisis and now by the coronavirus outbreak.

US Expresses Solidarity with Greece Through New 2021 Logo

The US government will use the new #USGreece2021 logo for all its programming in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence and the unbreakable bonds of friendship between the two countries.

GNTO Launches Tender Process to Upgrade ‘Visit Greece’ Website

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has launched a tender process for the upgrade of its official website, Visit Greece.

Athens Extends ‘Help at Home’ Program to Support Vulnerable Groups

The Municipality of Athens has introduced its “Help at Home Plus” program that aims to support vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Skiathos Palace Cup Postponed Due to COVID-19

The Skiathos Palace Cup, a sailboat match racing event that was scheduled to take place in May on Skiathos, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Singapore Airlines to Issue S$5.3Billion in New Equity

Singapore Airlines will offer all shareholders S$5.3 billion in new equity and up to a further S$9.7 billion through 10-year Mandatory Convertible Bonds.