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Role of Tourism for Greece in 2019 Revealed by INSETE

Two studies released by INSETE reveal the significant role the tourism sector had on growth and employment in Greece in 2019, before the Covid-19 outbreak.

Greece’s Peak July Month Sees 85.4% Drop in Tourist Arrivals

July, one of the three main months for tourism in Greece, saw the number of inbound arrivals plunge by 85.4%, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

FinMin: Greek Economy Can Brave a Second Lockdown if Needed

Greece’s economy can endure a possible second lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 if necessary, according to Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

SURE Program Ready to Protect Jobs in EU

Greece will receive some 2.7 billion euros in financial support from the EU’s SURE program that aims to protect jobs at risk amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Greece Among UK’s Most Searched-for 2021 Holiday Destinations

Greece is among the Top 10 most searched-for holiday destinations in the UK for 2021, according to a recent study by Medical Travel Compared.

Thessaloniki’s MICE Industry Prepares for a Difficult 2021

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau is preparing for a difficult 2021 and is calling on its members to support its efforts to promote the city as a MICE destination.

Athens’ Hotel Grande Bretagne ‘Not for Sale’, Says Owner

The owner of the Grande Bretagne in Athens have denied reports in local press that the historic hotel is up for sale.

Syros: The Capital of the Cyclades Promoted Through New Digital Campaign

The Municipality of Syros-Ermoupolis and Marketing Greece have launched a new digital campaign, aiming to promote the island as a tourism destination.

Azamara Adds 26 Greek Ports to 2022-2023 Cruise Schedule

Azamara Cruises has announced its full 2022 and winter/spring 2023 itineraries, which feature 26 ports of call on its Greek isle-hopping voyages.

Lufthansa Announces Further Cuts to Fleet and Staff

Lufthansa has announced a permanent, group-wide capacity cut of 150 aircraft and a further reduction of staff.

Greek Travel Agency Promotes Experiences of Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek Experience, an Athens-based travel agency focused on promoting the civilization of ancient Greece, is planning to launch new tours and experiences for international travelers.

Airbus Presents Three Concepts for World’s First Zero-emission Aircraft

Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035.

YES Forum to Hold Open E-dialogue with Young Shipping Executives

The YES Forum on September 24 will hold an open e-dialogue on sustainable development with representatives of the young generation of shipping.