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Germany, UK, France Top Tourism Markets for Greece in Summer 2020

Visitors from Germany, the UK, France, Poland and Italy made up the bulk of incoming travelers in the 2020 summer season.

Greece Establishes Certification Seal for ‘Glamping’ Accommodation

The Greek Tourism Ministry has introduced a new certification seal for businesses in Greece that offer 'glamping' accommodation among their services.

Greece Extends Rules for Russian Arrivals

Russian travelers to Greece are still obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test upon arrival to the country.

Microsoft Announces Cloud Services Investment in Greece

Microsoft Corp will invest in the creation of a new data hub in Greece, expected to stimulate entrepreneurship and investment activity.

IMF: Greek Economy to Shrink by 9.5%

The Greek economy is expected to shrink by 9.5 percent in 2020 due to the Covid-19 shock, which has interrupted the country’s economic recovery, the IMF said.

Greece to Ban Single-use Plastics by 2021

The Greek Environment Ministry has tabled a bill in parliament which - once passed - will ban the use of single-use plastics by July 2021.

Rail Passenger Rights to Improve for Travelers in Europe

The European Union is looking to make rail travel more convenient and passenger-friendly, in particular for those with disabilities or reduced mobility.

Athens Airport: Int’l Passenger Traffic Down by 72.3% in September

Substantially hit by the Covid-19 impact on air travel, international passenger traffic at Athens Airport in September was down by 72.3% compared to the same month last year.

Covid-19: Restrictive Measures Imposed on Achaia and Ioannina in Greece

Restrictive measures have been announced for the entire regional unit of Achaia and the Municipality of Ioannina in Western Greece to combat the spread of Covid-19.

Avis Secures €130m to Invest in Sustainable Transport

Avis, a leading car rental company in Greece, has secured 130 million euros in funding for the expansion of its fleet of electric and hybrid cars.

KLM Submits Restructuring Plan to Dutch Government for €3.4bn Loan

KLM has submitted a restructuring plan to The Netherlands Ministry of Finance in order to obtain a government loan and guarantees to the value of 3.4 billion euros.

YES to Shipping Forum 2020 Joins Posidonia Week of Web Events

YES to Shipping Forum, the annual event for the young generation of the shipping industry, this year will be held online on October 29.

Οι υποψηφιότητες για το νέο Δ.Σ. της ΠΟΞ

Η Πανελλήνια Ομοσπονδία Ξενοδόχων (ΠΟΞ) ανακοίνωσε τις υποβληθείσες υποψηφιότητες για την εκλογή του νέου Διοικητικού Συμβουλίου της.