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Flight Bookings to Greece Jump for July and August, Says ForwardKeys

Greece is among the countries that has seen a significant jump in international flight bookings for July and August, says travel analytics firm ForwardKeys.

Greece Prepares Covid-19 Island Plan as it Opens to Tourism

Greece will soon present its emergency strategy, which includes testing and health infrastructure on the islands, to address possible Covid-19 cases.

Greece Raises Social Tourism Subsidy to Boost Domestic Travel

In an attempt to boost domestic travel, Greece is increasing the social tourism subsidy this year, covering for the first time ferry fares for eligible recipients.

EU Health Commissioner Says Accessible Covid-19 Vaccine Top Priority

Key to effectively addressing the Covid-19 pandemic is finding a vaccine that will be accessible to all, EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides says.

Greek Business Events Industry Sees Abrupt Halt Due to Covid-19

Covid-19 brought an abrupt halt to strong momentum in Greece's MICE industry, according to the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Airline Losses in 2020 Expected to Top $84 Billion

Referring to 2020 as "the worst year in the history of aviation", IATA expects the airline industry to lose $84.3 billion due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greece Renews Efforts to Bring Back the Parthenon Marbles

Greece has set up a new advisory committee tasked with bringing the Parthenon Marbles back from the British Museum.

Athens’ Anti-graffiti Initiative Cleans Up Historic ‘Pil-Poul’ Building

As part of its anti-graffiti campaign, the Municipality of Athens has cleaned the walls of the city's old "Pil Poul" hat factory, a historic building in the Thision district.

Metaxa Hospitality Group to Open All its Hotels in July

The Metaxa Hospitality Group will open all of its hotels located on the islands of Crete and Santorini in July.

AKS Hotels Announces Reopening of Properties in the Peloponnese

AKS Hotels, a leading Greek hospitality group, is excited to announce the reopening of its award-winning hotels in the East Peloponnese.

Ammon Zeus Hotel Opening July 1 Under New Health and Safety Standards

The Ammon Zeus Hotel in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is opening its doors on July 1 and assures that it will meet the expectations of guests for hygiene, cleanliness and safety in the post-Covid-19 era.

VLM Travel on Andros Announces Reopening of Properties

VLM Travel on Andros has announced the reopening of Erato Apartments, Villa Bagia and Katerina Beach Rooms as of June 19.