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Covid-19: Commission Proposes EU Travel Ban Extension Until May 15

Τhe Commission has proposed to prolong the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU until May 15 to reduce the risk of Covid-19 spreading further.

Covid-19: Greece Imposes Strict Rules for Easter Travel – €300 Fine for Violators

Greece has taken its Covid-19 social distancing measures one step further and announced strict rules to prevent travel to the countryside and islands for Easter.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Businesses to Offer 18-month Vouchers Instead of Refunds

A provision is expected to soon pass in Greek Parliament that will allow tourism enterprises to issue 18-month vouchers to customers, instead of paying cash refunds, in efforts to mitigate the effects of Covid-19 cancellations.

EIU: World Economy to Shrink by 2.5% in 2020 due to Covid-19

The world’s economy is expected to shrink by 2.5 percent in 2020, hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) estimates.

Greek Tourism Ministry Announces New 1572 Coronavirus Hotline

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced a new hotline that will provide answers for Covid-19 concerns of consumers, tourists, businessmen and tourism workers.

IATA Chief: Quick Coordinated Action Key to Airlines’ Recovery

IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac has underlined the challenges for the “next day” after the coronavirus, which includes adapting the airline industry to post-Covid-19 realities.

Covid-19: Airlines Allowed to Delay Payments of Air Traffic Control Charges

Airlines are allowed to delay payment of February’s air traffic control charges to November 2020, with payments for March, April and May delayed to 2021.

Athens’ Stanley Hotel Sets Example, Steps in as Shelter Under Greek Covid-19 Plan

The Stanley Hotel in Athens was temporarily being used by the Greek Civil Protection Ministry for incoming travelers to Greece to stay there for a period of 14 days for quarantine reasons.

Covid-19: Lufthansa Group Decides on First Restructuring Package

The Lufthansa Group has decided on extensive measures to reduce the capacity of flight operations long term, as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

#mycityviewchallenge: AIA Invites You to Recreate Athens from Home

Athens International Airport (AIA) is inviting all to join its #mycityviewchallenge / #mycityviewathens challenge on social media to create a digital album of Athens mapped from the inside!

Etihad to Test Airport Technology that Identifies Travellers with Medical Conditions

Etihad Airways will test new technology that allows self-service devices at airports to identify travelers with potential medical conditions.

Ξεκίνησε η λειτουργία της επίσημης ιστοσελίδας για τον COVID-19

Ξεκίνησε πρόσφατα τη λειτουργία της η επίσημη ιστοσελίδα της Ελληνικής κυβέρνησης, με πληροφορίες για όλα τα ζητήματα που αφορούν στην πανδημία του COVID-19.

Metaxa Hospitality Group: Message from the CEO

"Safeguarding human life is the number one priority. We stay at home," Metaxa Hospitality Group CEO Andreas Metaxas says in a message to partners and friends, referring to the COVID-19 pandemic.