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Covid-19 to Hurt Greece the Most in the EU

The impact of the Covid-19 crisis on Greece is expected to be large due to the importance of tourism in the country, says the European Commission.

Greece – Cyprus – Israel Consider ‘Safe Tourism Zone’ Idea

Greece, Cyprus and Israel are examining the creation of a “safe tourism zone” in view of the fact that they have managed to successfully contain the spread of Covid-19.

Greek Hoteliers Concerned About post-Covid-19 Reality

Greece’s hoteliers are calling on the government to set clear regulations concerning health protocols so that facilities can return to business in the post-Covid-19 era.

Covid-19 Put EU in Deepest Economic Recession in its History, Says Commission

The European Union has entered the deepest economic recession in its history, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the European Commission's Spring 2020 Economic Forecast.

Covid-19: Germany, France Not Eager to Re-start Travel

Germany and France believe that it is “too soon” to allow holidays, adding that a good time to reassess would be mid-June, depending on how the Covid-19 pandemic evolves.

Covid-19: IATA Says No to Leaving Airlines’ Middle Seats Empty

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it does not support mandating Covid-19 social distancing measures that would leave the middle seats of air carriers empty.

Greece-Cyprus Travel Agents Join Forces to Reignite Tourism After Covid-19

Travel agents of Greece and Cyprus are assessing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their tourism sectors, in an aim to draw up a common strategy to restart the sector.

Covid-19: Traffic at Athens Airport Hits Rock Bottom in April

Athens International Airport (AIA) saw traffic in April 2020 hit “rock bottom”, being 98.9% below the respective 2019 levels due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wizz Air Plans Ahead, Announces Routes from London-Luton to Greece

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced new routes to four Greek destinations from London-Luton for summer 2020.

Air France: Masks Compulsory on All Flights as of May 11

Air France will be asking its customers to wear a mask throughout their journey as of May 11, in efforts to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Minoan Lines: Special Ticket Discount for Greece’s ICU Medical Staff

In an act of solidarity and gratitude, Minoan Lines announced that it is offering a special ticket discount to the ICU medical staff of Greece’s 13 Covid-19 referral hospitals.

WTM Global Hub to Reveal What Travelers are Really Thinking – Webinar

As part of its Global Hub initiative, WTM on May 7 will host an online session to reveal what travelers around the globe are really thinking.