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Greece Examining Idea of ‘Health Passport’ to Save Tourism Season from Covid-19

Greece is considering the possibility of introducing the so-called "health passport" that travelers would need to obtain to enter the country after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Seeks to Re-launch Golden Visa Program

The Greek government is examining the re-launch of its golden visa program that was suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid-19: MEPs Call for EU Action Plan for Tourism

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee has urged the Commission to come up with a European action plan to help the tourism sector overcome the Covid-19 crisis.

Sojern: Covid-19 Brings Last-minute Bookings Back into the Picture

Greece and Switzerland appear to be on people’s minds despite the lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest data by travel solutions provider Sojern.

UNWTO Calls on Govts to Bolster Tourism with Stronger Actions

The UNWTO has called for governments to “go beyond words” and take action to safeguard the millions of tourism jobs under threat due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

#TogetherInTravel: WTTC Launches Campaign to Inspire Global Tourism Community

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched a new marketing campaign, named #TogetherInTravel, aiming to stimulate the global tourism community.

Greece was Among Top 2020 Travel Destinations for Austrians Before Covid-19

Austria's travel magazine T.A.I. said that Greece was among the first outbound destinations of choice this summer for Austrians, before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Municipality Invites Travelers to Visit #PiraeusfromHome

The Municipality of Piraeus has launched the #PiraeusfromHome campaign to promote the port city's unique features and locations.

Greek Marinas Association Supports Remote Learning Programs for Students

The Greek Marinas Association (GMA) will donate 165 tablet computers to the Greek Education Ministry, aiming to enhance its remote learning programs.

Mercedes-Benz Hellas Donates Light Vans to EKAV Ambulance Service

Mercedes-Benz Hellas has offered three light commercial vehicles to Greece's EKAV (ambulance services) to support the country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thessaloniki’s Mediterranean Palace Hotel Gives Back to the Community

Thessaloniki's Mediterranean Palace Hotel has donated a defibrillator to the city's AHEPA University Hospital, aiming to support the work of its medical staff amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Virgin Australia Enters Voluntary Administration

Virgin Australia has entered voluntary administration due to the impacts of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Interview – Kostas Panagakis Discusses the Basics for Hospitality’s Rebirth after Covid-19

Following research, Travelworks PR's founder, Kostas Panagakis, discusses his views and expectations for the hospitality sector in the post-Covid-19 era.

Πτήση επαναπατρισμού Ελλήνων από την Αίγυπτο

Tην Παρασκευή 24 Απριλίου θα πραγματοποιηθεί ειδική πτήση επαναπατρισμού με αεροσκάφος της εταιρείας Air Cairo από το Κάιρο απευθείας στην Αθήνα.

Underwater Treasures of Leros Highlighted in German Media

Germany's "Tauchen" travel magazine highlights Leros, a tiny Greek island in the Dodecanese, as a prime diving destination due to its underwater treasures.