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Survey: 47% of Greeks Will Go on Holiday in Summer 2020

Almost half of the Greeks will go on holiday this summer after the Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted, an online survey conducted by the University Macedonia reveals.

Reviving Air Travel Key to Greek Tourism Restart

Key to getting Greek tourism back in motion is resolving the issue of air transport, Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas said.

Greek Minister: EU Strategy Needed for Tourism Comeback after Covid-19

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has called for a common EU strategy in order for tourism demand to rise and the industry to restart.

EU Ministers Seek Ways to Get Tourism Back on Track

EU tourism ministers, via video conference, exchanged best practices and identified ways to enhance the support to the sector, which has been badly hit by the Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Hoteliers Request Operation of Airbnb-type Rentals to be Temporarily Suspended

Greek hoteliers have requested for the temporary suspension of short-term rental leases for private properties, citing reasons of public health due to Covid-19.

Greece Allocates €33.7m to Coastal Shipping, Island Entrepreneurship

The Greek Shipping Ministry will allocate 33.7 million euros to support island entrepreneurship and coastal shipping in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

G20 Tourism Ministers Promise to Help Industry Recover from Covid-19

G20 nations have pledged to provide support to travel and tourism, one of the most heavily affected sectors by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Telegraph: 14 Small Greek Islands to Visit after Lockdown

The Telegraph has highlighted 14 of Greece's least populated islands as ideal travel destinations for the summer of 2020, after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted.

OECD Highlights Greece as Best Practice for Covid-19 Mobile App

Greece’s mobile service that grants permission to citizens for necessary movement during Covid-19 quarantine is highlighted by OECD as a best practice.

Thessaloniki Reopens Waterfront Area

Thessaloniki's waterfront area will reopen after remaining closed for almost a month due to measures applied to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Condor Secures €550m German State Loan

Condor will receive a state-guaranteed loan of 550 million euros as Covid-19 aid and to fully refinance the bridging loan it received following the insolvency of Thomas Cook.

Greece’s Olympios Zeus Hotel Launches New Website

The Olympios Zeus Hotel Bungalows in Pieria, central Macedonia, has launched its new website with updated information on its upgraded facilities and services.

WTM Portfolio Unveils ‘Global Hub’ Resource Platform

WTM Portfolio, the parent brand for WTM London, has launched the WTM Global Hub, a new online portal that aims to connect and support travel industry professionals around the world.