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GNTO Gets Silver Award for ‘Greece Always in Season’ Twitter Campaign

The Greek National Tourism Organization's "Greece Always in Season" campaign won the silver award for "Best Use of Twitter" at the Social Media Awards 2020.

Tinos Municipality Takes Tourism Forward with Technology

The Tinos Municipality has launched two new tourism applications for smartphones, aiming to facilitate travelers and create unique holiday experiences.

New Campaign to Put Greece’s Outdoor Activities in Spotlight

Greek tourism promotion body Marketing Greece is planning a new campaign to promote the outdoor tourism activities offered in Greece.

Two Luxury Hotels Announced for Hellinikon Project by Lamda and TEMES

Lamda Development and TEMES have entered a strategic agreement to develop two state-of-the-art luxury hotels as part of the Hellinikon project in Greece.

Greece’s Tourism, Culture and Agrifood to Benefit from EU Emergency Funding

Tourism and culture are among Greece's areas to receive support from EU emergency funds released to help member states recover from the Covid-19 health crisis.

Aviation Bodies: Flexible Slot Use a Must for Air Transport Recovery

Global aviation organizations are calling on regulators worldwide to adopt more flexible slot rules and preserve air transport connectivity.

Rebuilding Air Connectivity: Routes and ACI World Partner to Help Airports

Routes and ACI World have partnered to provide guidance for airports at a world level to help them recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

Turkey Provokes EU with Varosha Actions, May Face Sanctions

Turkey may face sanctions if it does not stop all illegal activity in Varosha, Cyprus, EU lawmakers warn.

Study: Greece Gives Good Example on How to Protect Jobs During Covid-19

Greece’s job retention approach during the Covid-19 pandemic successfully mitigated the possibility of large-scale unemployment, according to a recent study.

ITB India Goes All-virtual for 2021 Event

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions, the inaugural ITB India will take place as an entirely virtual event during April 7 - 9, 2021.

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.

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.