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Turnover of Greek Hotels Down by 78% in 2020

Turnover of the Greek hotel industry in 2020 dropped by 78% percent year-on-year to 1.83 billion euros, according to a new report by ITEP.

Greece’s Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate Proposal ‘Rocks the Boat’ at EU

Greece's proposal for an EU-wide coronavirus vaccination certificate to facilitate safe travel will be raised on January 21 during an EU leaders tele-conference.

Covid-19: After Retail, Greece Aims to Allow Intra-regional Travel 

After the reopening of shops, Greek authorities are considering the resumption of intra-regional travel and F&B services.

UK Suspends Travel Corridors, Makes 10-day Quarantine Mandatory for All

All international arrivals to the UK must now take a pre-departure Covid-19 test and self-isolate for 10 days.

UNWTO to Hold Secretary General Election for 2022-2025 Term

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is starting the new year with the election for the position of Secretary General for the 2022-2025 term.

Greece Receives First High-speed Passenger Train

Trainose has welcomed Greece’s first high-speed electrified passenger train that is expected to conduct the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than 4 hours.

Greek Court Decision Stops Parnitha Casino Move

The relocation of the Parnitha casino to the northeastern Athens suburb of Marousi has run into an obstacle after the Council of State annulled a decision that initially approved its transfer.

Athens Clears Way for Renovation of Landmark Buildings

The Municipality of Athens is handing over 63 abandoned buildings for renovation as part of its city regeneration plan.

New York Times Places Andros Among ‘52 Places to Love in 2021’

The popular Greek island of Andros is on a list compiled by the New York Times featuring the “52 Places to Love in 2021”.

Home of Greek Poet Nikos Gatsos to Become a Landmark

The home of one of Greece’s greatest poets, Nikos Gatsos, is set to become a landmark, the Culture Ministry has announced.

H start-up Quendoo εξασφάλισε χρηματοδότηση 750.000 ευρώ

Η Quendoo, μία tech start-up εταιρεία με παρουσία στον χώρο του τουρισμού, εξασφάλισε χρηματοδότηση 750.000 ευρώ για την επέκταση των δραστηριοτήτων της.