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Air France Group Repatriates More than 270,000 Passengers

Air France and Transavia have operated more than 1,800 flights from 132 airports, enabling the repatriation of more than 270,000 passengers since March 14.

Minister Tells BBC that Greece Set on Opening to Tourists in July

Greece is preparing to gradually open to travelers in July after health experts give the go-ahead, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told BBC News.

Travel Medicine Specialists Examine Protocols for Greece to Welcome ‘Coronavirus-free’ Tourists

Travel medicine experts are examining health protocols for Greece to welcome inbound travelers during the post-Covid-19 period.

Greek Voucher Plan for Covid-19 Canceled Trips Raises Concerns

Greek consumer groups say that a voucher plan, drawn up to reimburse customers for canceled trips to Greece due to Covid-19, defies national and EU regulation.

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Kick-starts Worldwide Pledging Marathon

The European Union on May 4 will launch a global pledging effort – the Coronavirus Global Response – to raise funds to help in the fight against Covid-19.

IATA: Massive Covid-19 Toll on Greek Economy

The Covid-19 health crisis is forecast at leading to a 52 percent decline in the number of passengers to Greece this year, according to IATA.

Covid-19: Travel and Tourism May See Over 100 Million Jobs Lost – New Estimate by WTTC

The travel and tourism sector faces a staggering 100 million job losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Greek Hoteliers and Tour Operators at Odds Over Covid-19 Cancelations

Greek hoteliers are calling on the Tourism Ministry to resolve payment and booking issues that have arisen with tour operators in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

KAS Ruling: Hotel Blocking View to Acropolis Must Knock Down Top Floors

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided that a hotel constructed in the center of Athens, blocking the view to the Acropolis, will be required to demolish its two top floors.

GlobalData: Former Airbnb Hosts Turn to Long-term Rental Platforms

A growing number of Airbnb hosts around the world have deleted their Airbnb listings and turned to long-term leasing, says GlobalData.

Bild: Greece a Safe Destination for Summer Holidays

Greece is among the countries that German newspaper Bild proposes as "safe destinations" for summer holidays this year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Air France-KLM Group Secures Billions in Funding

The Air France – KLM Group has secured at least 9 billion euros in government aid dedicated to Air France and KLM following talks with the French and Dutch governments.

Emirates Steps Up Safety Measures for Passengers, Employees

Emirates is stepping up precautionary measures at the airport and on board to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers.

Covid-19: Lufthansa Group in Talks for Government Bailouts

Lufthansa Group is in intensive negotiations with the governments of its home countries regarding various financing instruments to sustainably secure its solvency in the near future.

Aldemar Resorts Shows its Support to Local Communities

Aldemar Resorts is standing by society during these difficult times and launched partnerships to support local communities through its CSR program "CARE".

Op-Ed: In ‘The Day After’, Hospitality is the Future

“Decisions taken now will shape the hospitality of tomorrow,” says Sommet Education CEO Benoît-Etienne Domenget, referring to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry.