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Greece Announces Extra Covid-19 Measures as Infections Rise

Greece has announced a series of new precautionary measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, including extra restrictions for the islands of Paros and Antiparos.

Greece Requires Negative Covid-19 Test for Entry from Israel

All travelers entering Greece from Israel as of August 17 will be obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test upon arrival.

Greece Air Passenger Traffic Down by 74.3% in Jan-July 2020

Traffic through Greek airports dropped by 74.3%, due to Covid-19, in the first seven months of the year to 9 million passengers against 34.7 million in 2019.

Greek PM Urges Youth to Take Heed of Covid-19 Precautions

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is urging the country’s youth to practice social distancing and mask-wearing in order to keep Covid-19 at bay.

Turkey Threats Impacting Greek Tourism Amid Covid-19

Turkey’s threats against Greece, on top of a growing Covid-19 infection rate, is aggravating the possibility of a tourism sector recovery.

Greek Covid-19 Curfew for Bars and Restaurants Extends to Athens

Greece's overnight curfew for bars and restaurants, imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19, will extend to businesses in Athens.

Covid-19 Restrictions Imposed on Paros and Antiparos Islands

The Greek government has imposed restrictions on the islands of Paros and Antiparos to curb the spread of the Covid-19.

Greek Hoteliers Sign Deal with Intellectual Property Rights Society

Greek hoteliers and the country’s main intellectual property rights organization have inked a deal, which clearly defines copyright and related rights fees for the use of music for the retrospective and current period.

Almost 200 Beaches in Attica Approved for Water Quality – List

Some 200 beaches in the Attica Region, which includes surrounding islands, have been approved for the quality of their waters.

Greece Adds 16 New Elements to National Intangible Cultural Heritage Index

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced the inclusion of 16 new elements to Greece’s National Directory of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

TUI Sees ‘Very Promising’ Bookings for Summer 2021

Hanover-based TUI Group is seeing demand for travel returning and reported a 145 percent rise in bookings for summer 2021.

IATA Data Shows Qatar Airways Carried Most Passengers and Cargo in June

Qatar Airways’ operations in June accounted for 8.1% of international passenger traffic and 6.8% of air cargo traffic, according to data from IATA.

Travelport Extends Content and Merchandising Agreement with Air New Zealand

Travelport has extended its content and merchandising agreement with Air New Zealand, providing more than 68,000 travel agencies with real-time access to the airline’s inventory.