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EU States Agree on Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Guidelines 

EU member states have agreed on a set of guidelines that will allow for the establishment of an EU-wide accepted vaccination certificate.

UNWTO: 2020 Worst Year in Tourism History

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with one billion fewer international arrivals, says the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Deep Waters for 2020 Greece Cruise Travel Due to Covid-19

Greece's cruise travel sector all but “drowned” in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic which resulted in a 94% decrease in passengers, according to the Greek Cruise Ship Owners Union.

Council Updates Covid-19 Safe Travel List of Third Countries that can Enter the EU

The European Council has updated its list of epidemiologically safe third countries for which EU member states should lift travel restrictions taken due to Covid-19.

Covid-19: New UK Hotel Quarantine Rule for Arrivals from 30 Red-listed Countries

The UK government has ordered a 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for all incoming UK residents from 30 red-listed countries.

Coronavirus Slashes Thessaloniki Hotel Numbers in 2020

The number of hotel visitors in the Greek northern city of Thessaloniki was down sharply in 2020, compared to a year earlier, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Over 9,600 Small Attica Businesses to Receive Support

The Region of Attica will allocate over 250 million euros to support over 9,600 small and very small enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

TripAdvisor: Crete Among World’s Most Popular Destinations for 2021

The Greek island of Crete is among the world's most popular destinations for 2021, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice - Best of the Best Awards for Destinations.

Anatolia Group Opens Tech-Friendly 5-star ONOMA Hotel in Thessaloniki

Greek company Anatolia Hospitality has opened the doors to its newest five-star member "ONOMA", the hotel that totally adapts to its guests.

Jet2 Launches Flights and City Breaks to Athens for Summer 2022

UK leisure travel group Jet2 will launch flights and city break packages to Athens for the first time – with operations starting in April 2022 from three of its UK bases.

Greece’s Outdoor Activities Revealed Through New Campaign

Marketing Greece has launched a new campaign promoting outdoor activities in Greece, aiming to support Greek tourism and meet the challenges of the new era.

Sommet Education: Keeping Education on Track with Blended & Remote Learning Programs

Hospitality education group Sommet Education is reinforcing its study portfolio with a wide range of flexible learning solutions including blended learning programs.