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Heraklion Glimmers in Europe’s Travel Gloom, Says Report

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, ranks as the EU’s most resilient major city in terms of tickets issued for travel between October 1-December 31 this year.

EU to Extend Select Measures to Support Coronavirus-hit Aviation Sector

The EU will extend select measures for the aviation sector, considering that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on air traffic is likely to continue into 2021.

Covid-19 Puts a Brake on Greece’s Golden Visa Scheme

Greece’s golden visa program has seen an impact due to the Covid-19 pandemic with the number of visas and residence permits having dropped significantly since the start of 2020.

Greece Gets Access to €2bn Through EU’s SURE Support Program

Greece has gained access to 2 billion euros worth of funds from the EU's SURE instrument, which is aimed to help companies and employees affected by Covid-19.

Coordinated Action Needed to Resume Travel, Say European Tourism Experts

European tourism experts and MEPs are calling for an EU-wide coordinated approach that will ensure the seamless restart of travel and tourism.

Covid-19: Athens Airport was Resilient in Q3, says ACI Europe Report

Athens Airport managed to show signs of resilience in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic achieving a smaller third quarter (Q3) decline compared to other airports in the region.

Greek Travel Agents Seek Support to Survive Covid-19

Greek travel agents are seeking government support to shore up liquidity and cover operating costs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

ForwardKeys: 3 Greek Destinations Resilient in Q3 Despite Covid-19

Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion were among the Top 10 cities in Europe showing resilience in Q3 in terms of international travel tickets, says ForwardKeys.

EU Secures Another Covid-19 Vaccine for Europeans

The European Commission has announced a new contract to secure up to 405 million doses of a vaccine produced by the European company CureVac.

Vigla Hotel on Amorgos Upgraded to 4-Star

The Vigla Hotel on the Greek island of Amorgos has successfully completed its upgrade to a four-star hospitality unit.

Sommet Education Opens New Paris Campus of Ecole Ducasse for Culinary Arts

Sommet Education has announced the opening of the new École Ducasse - Paris Campus, a venue dedicated to teaching culinary and pastry arts.