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Greece Prepares for Covid-19 Management as Vacationers Return

Greek authorities said they would be reintroducing bi-weekly coronavirus briefings as they prepare to deal with returning vacationers and school openings.

Greece Adds Covid-19 Restrictions to More Destinations

Starting Tuesday, additional measures will apply across Greece following a decision by health authorities aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.

Belgium Updates Travel Advisory for Greece

Belgium revised its travel advisory on Greece, including the country on its orange list, which involves non-essential travel under “increased vigilance”.

Greek PM Set to Announce Relief Measures, Tax Cuts in Thessaloniki

A solidarity contribution, tax cuts, and insurance payment deferments are among the measures to be announced by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis next month.

Greece to Receive €2.7bn in Financial Support from SURE Program

Greece is set to receive 2.7 billion euros in financial support from the European Union's SURE program that aims to protect employment amid the coronavirus pandemic.

WTTC Launches Interactive Covid-19 Travel Demand Recovery Dashboard

The WTTC has launched a new in-depth data dashboard highlighting the recovery of travel demand across flights and hotels in the post-Covid-19 era.

IATA Releases Health Checklist to Help Airlines with Covid-19 Guidance

IATA has released an airline self-assessment health checklist to help airlines comply with Covid-19 guidance.

Athens Metro to Increase Frequency of Services as of August 31

Rail Transport Company STASY, as of August 31, will increase the frequency of services on Athens' metro lines 2 and 3, in efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

UK’s STA Travel Ceases Trading Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

STA Travel, a UK-based youth travel company, has ceased trading due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global travel industry.

MSC Cruises Celebrates Float Out of ‘Seashore’ Vessel

The float out of the MSC Seashore, the longest ship of MSC Cruises at 339 metres, recently took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.

International Music Festivals Taking Place on Rhodes

The island of Rhodes, this summer will host two international music festivals as part of its efforts to enrich its tourism product and enhance the travel experience of visitors.

Interview – Max Behesht: ‘Swiss Education Group Aims to Shape the Future of Hospitality’

The Academic Dean of César Ritz Colleges Switzerland, R. Max Behesht, underlines the focus of Swiss Education Group to deliver high quality education.