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August Inbound Traveler Flows to Greece Sink Due to Covid-19

The number of inbound visitors to Greece in August 2020 was down by 73.3% year-on-year as a result of the Covid-19 measures.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Risk Map, Measures Change for Some Areas

Greece has updated its Covid-19 risk-assessment map as the level of risk for a number of the country's regional units has changed.

Guidance on Greece’s Covid-19 Rules for Masks and Curfew

Clarifications have been given for the two new rules in Greece announced for areas that are designated as high-risk on the country’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map.

Greece’s Covid-19 Risk Level is Low to Moderate When Compared to Other Countries

Despite Greece's fresh spike in Covid-19 cases, its risk level is considered low to moderate when compared to other European countries, according to the ECDC's updated health map.

Greek Police Use Loudspeakers to Remind People of New Covid-19 Restrictions

Greek police are using loudspeakers on patrol cars to inform citizens of high-risk areas on the new Covid-19 rules in place: wearing masks at all times and staying indoors during a late night curfew.

European Commission Issues First Emission of EU SURE Social Bonds

The European Commission recently issued a 17-billion-euro inaugural social bond under the EU SURE instrument to help protect jobs and keep people in work.

Hotels in Thessaloniki Consider Closing Until Covid-19 Begins to Subside

Thessaloniki Hotels Association President Andreas Mandrinos has painted a gloomy picture for the city's hotels, which are facing hard times due to Covid-19.

New Tourist Guide School Opens in Rethymno, Crete

A new school for tourist guides has opened in Rethymno, Crete, as part of the Tourism Ministry’s efforts to upgrade tourism education.

GNTO Presents the Way Greece Opened for Tourism Amidst Covid-19

The measures Greece implemented for the safe opening of tourism in summer 2020 were presented by the GNTO to the World Travel & Tourism Council's president and members.

CNT Places Athens Among Friendliest Cities in Europe

Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) has placed Athens among the 10 Friendliest Cities in Europe with the most smiling, welcoming people.

Lufthansa to Deploy 4 Airbus A350-900s to Frankfurt Hub

For the duration of the winter timetable, Lufthansa will be deploying four of the currently parked Airbus A350-900s to its hub in Frankfurt.

ITB Asia 2020 Virtual Attracted 35,000 Travel Professionals

The ITB Asia 2020 travel trade show this year welcomed over 35,000 tourism professionals to its first virtual event.

Only Ferry Flights Allowed at Kastoria Airport

Restrictions have been announced for Kastoria Airport "Aristotelis", as part of Greece’s preventive measures to limit the further spread of Covid-19.

To YES to Shipping Forum 2020 έρχεται στις 29 Οκτωβρίου

To YES to Shipping Forum 2020, θα λάβει χώρα την Πέμπτη 29 Οκτωβρίου, στα πλαίσια του Posidonia Web Forums Week.

O όμιλος Electra Hotels & Resorts στηρίζει τον αγώνα κατά του καρκίνου του μαστού

Ο Όμιλος Electra Hotels & Resorts στηρίζει το έργο του Πανελλήνιου Συλλόγου Γυναικών με Καρκίνο Μαστού «Άλμα Ζωής».