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Greece Extends Second Lockdown Until December 7

Greece's second nationwide lockdown will be extended until December 7 in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

Minister: Tourism Not to Blame for Second Covid-19 Wave in Greece

Tourism cannot be blamed for the recurrence of the Covid-19 pandemic in Greece, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

G20 Leaders Agree to Facilitate post-Covid-19 Travel and Tourism 

Facilitating tourism and resuming safe travel were among the issues discussed at the G20 summit held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Passenger Traffic Down by 81% at European Airports

Passenger traffic at European airports has decreased by 81 percent as a result of quarantine-based travel restrictions, ACI Europe said.

Italy to Activate ‘Covid-tested’ Safe Air Corridor for Flights from US

Fiumicino in Rome, Italy, will be the first airport in Europe to activate “Covid-tested” safe air corridors, on flights coming from the United States, excluding quarantine for passengers.

Covid-19: England Allows Travel Abroad After December 2

Holidays abroad will be permitted again for millions of Britons after England lifts its current ban on foreign travel and its Covid-19 lockdown measures on December 2.

Saudia Airlines to Resume Flights to Athens from Jeddah in January 2021

Saudia Airlines has announced that it will resume flights from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Athens, Greece, as of January 2021.

HotelBrain Joins Forces with Sky Express Owner to Form New Travel Packages for Greece

HotelBrain and the owner of Greek airline Sky Express have partnered to form attractive travel packages for Greek destinations aimed at both travelers and tourism professionals.

New Archaeological Museum to Open in Ermionida, Greece

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced plans to open a new archaeological museum in Ermionida, a municipality located in eastern Peloponnese.

UNWTO’s Global Tourism Plastics Initiative Gaining Ground

The UNWTO's Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the tourism value chain.

Italy’s La Repubblica Lauds Greek Island Lipsi

A music video released to promote the Greek island of Lipsi is featured in an extensive article of Italy's daily newspaper La Repubblica.

Athens Municipality Offers Health Care Services for the Homeless

The Athens Municipality has opened a social clinic at its Reception and Solidarity Center for the homeless and poverty-stricken, near the center of the Greek capital.