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Greece Urges EU to ‘Move Faster’, Adopt ‘Health Passport’ Idea

Greece is calling on EU member states to agree and adopt the idea of Covid-19 vaccination certificates to facilitate travel.

Coronavirus Injures Greece’s Tourism Revenue in 2020

Covid-19 measures and travel bans cost the Greek tourism sector 13.89 billion euros in 2020, according to the Bank of Greece.

Athens-Attica Hotels Report €700m Revenue Loss in 2020 Due to Covid-19

Attica's hotels in 2020 saw a revenue loss of 700 million euros after a severe drop of arrivals and occupancy rates due to Covid-19.

UK Recovery Roadmap Sees Int’l Travel Resuming After May 17

Non-essential international travel from England is not expected to re-open until May 17 at the earliest, according to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

ECTAA Calls on Airlines to Refund Travel Companies

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) is urging airlines to fulfil their refund obligations.

GNTO Aims to Give Greek Gastronomy the Attention it Deserves

The Greek National Tourism Organization is looking into ways to promote Greek gastronomy and connect local cuisine and products with tourism.

Brits are Booking to Go to Crete this Summer, says easyJet

The island of Crete in Greece is among the current "front runner" destinations the Brits are booking to travel to in summer 2021, according to easyJet.

Emirates to Restart Athens–New York Flights in June

Emirates will resume its daily services from Dubai to New York (Newark Liberty International Airport) via Athens from June 1.

El Greco Tours Opens Chania, Crete, to Tourists from Denmark

Greek DMC El Greco Tours has partnered with Danish tour operator Folke Ferie to boost arrivals from Denmark to Chania, Crete, for the 2021 summer season.

Greek Startup ‘Clio Muse Tours’ Among 25 Winners of UNWTO’s SDGs Competition

Greek startup Clio Muse Tours is among the 25 winners of the UNWTO's SDGs Global Startup Competition.

Crystal Cruises Announces New Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

Crystal Cruises will require all customers to be fully inoculated with a Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their Crystal cruise.

Mediterranean Yacht Show Will Not Take Place in 2021

The Greek Yachting Association (GYA) has decided to cancel the Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) 2021 event, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.