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DBRS: Covid-19 Shock Greater for Tourism-dependent Greece

Greece will emerge as one of the hardest hit economies by Covid-19 due to the impact of restrictions on tourism, its main revenue-generating industry, says a DBRS Morningstar report.

Extra Covid-19 Restrictions Announced for Attica

Greece has announced extra restrictions for the region of Attica, which includes the city of Athens, aimed at curbing the further spread of Covid-19.

EU to Extend Slot Waiver for Airlines Until 27 March 2021

The European Commission intends to extend the suspension of EU regulations on airport slots for the 2020/2021 winter season, until 27 March 2021.

Covid-19: International Tourism Suffers Loss of 440 Million Arrivals in Jan-June 2020

Covid-19 lockdowns during the January-June 2020 period had a massive impact on international tourism with arrivals showing a 65% drop when compared to 2019.

Greek Tourism Ministry Pledges Additional Publicity for Halkidiki

The Greek Tourism Ministry will take additional marketing actions in 2021 to promote Halkidiki, which has been impacted by tight measures due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Hoteliers President Sees 2021 as ‘Year of Survival’

“Greek tourism remains strong... but 2021 will be a year of survival,” according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Parnitha Casino Relocation to Athens Suburb Approved

The Greek Environment and Energy Ministry has given the green light for the casino on Mt. Parnitha to relocate to the northeastern Athens suburb of Marousi.

TUI First to Start Cruises in Greece

TUI Cruises has become the first company to offer itineraries in Greece, after successfully restarting cruise travel from German ports.

Air France: Ticket Changes at No Extra Cost

Air France travelers can change their tickets at no extra cost on the date and to the destination of their choice for trips until 31 March 2021.

Delphi Forum 2021 Dedicated to Bicentennial of Greek Independence

The 6th Delphi Economic Forum is scheduled to take place in May 2021 and will be dedicated to the bicentennial of Greek Independence.

ITB Asia 2020 Will Look to Reinvent Travel in the New Normal

The ITB Asia 2020 Virtual event, scheduled to take place during 21-23 October, has revealed its agenda that will focus on ways to reinvent travel.