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WTM Virtual Day 1 Focuses on the Travel Industry’s Future

The first day of WTM Virtual on November 9 pulled together ministers, travel leaders, entrepreneurs, experts and researchers to discuss the future of the travel industry in the post-Covid-19 era.

Apple Leisure Group Expands to Greece, Takes Over Management of Three Hotels

Apple Leisure Group's first three European hotels outside of Spain are located on the Greek islands of Crete, Corfu and Zakynthos, and have a total of 845 rooms.

Grand Forest Metsovo Voted Again as Leading Landmark Hotel in Europe

The Grand Forest Metsovo in Ioannina, Greece, was once again named "Leading Landmark Hotel in Europe" at the World Travel Awards.

IFITT Greece: Διαδικτυακή ημερίδα για την επόμενη μέρα του τουρισμού

Το Ελληνικό Παράρτημα του IFITT θα πραγματοποιήσει διαδικτυακή ημερίδα με τίτλο "Ψηφιακός Μετασχηματισμός στον Ελληνικό Τουρισμό: Σχεδιάζοντας την Επό...

Greece Extends Travel Restrictions for Some Countries Until November 30

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended travel restrictions for travelers from a number of countries, as part of efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Greece.

Greek Regions on Germany’s List of Covid-19 ‘Risk Areas’

Germany has updated its travel advice and added regions in Greece to its "risk areas" list due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country.

Greek Tourism’s Connection with Gastronomy, Local Products is Essential, Says Deputy Minister

Connecting Greek tourism with the country's gastronomy and local products is a strategic choice for the future, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Rethymno will Aim to Attract More American Tourists in 2021

The Municipality of Rethymno has joined forces with ASTA Greece to promote the city's tourism offerings to the US market and attract more travelers.

Lufthansa Starts First Trial Run for Covid-19 Rapid Tests

As of November 12, Lufthansa will begin conducting the first test runs for comprehensive Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on select routes.

Zakynthos’ Lesante Blu Resort Voted Greece’s Leading Resort at WTA 2020

The Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort on Zakynthos has been announced as "Greece’s Leading Resort for 2020" at the World Travel Awards (WTA).

Το 100% Hotel Show υπόσχεται 30 ημέρες ξενοδοχειακού networking

To 100% Hotel Show παρουσιάζει ένα πολυεπίπεδο online πρόγραμμα 30 ημερών, που έχει στόχο να αποτελέσει την πλατφόρμα επικοινωνίας μεταξύ ξενοδόχων και εταιρειών.

US Election: Greece Congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory in the 2020 US presidential election.

Greece’s Second Lockdown is in Response to Pressure on Healthcare System

Sotiris Tsiodras, epidemiologist and head of the Greek government’s Covid-19 health committee, explains why Greece went into a second lockdown.

Δικαιώματα επιβατών: Ακύρωση εισιτηρίων λόγω COVID-19

Η ΕΕΚΕ ενημερώνει το καταναλωτικό κοινό για τα δικαιώματά του σε περίπτωση που ένα προγραμματισμένο ταξίδι είναι πλέον ανέφικτο, λόγω της νέας καραντίνας.

Ενεργοποιείται άμεσα η πλατφόρμα τηλεκπαίδευσης για τις σχολές τουρισμού

Το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού ενεργοποιεί άμεσα την ηλεκτρονική πλατφόρμα εξ αποστάσεως εκπαίδευσης στις ΑΣΤΕ - Σχολές Ξεναγών και στα ΙΕΚ.

UNWTO and IMO Call for Safe Resumption of Cruise Operations

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) are calling for the gradual resumption of cruise operations.

EU Downgrades 2021 Growth Forecast Due to Covid-19 Resurgence

The European Commission has downgraded its 2021 growth forecast as one by one member states enter second lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

How Greece’s Public Services will Function During Second Lockdown

The Ministry of Interior has released information on how Greece's public services will function as of November 9 during the country's second national lockdown.

AEGEAN Still Running Flights During Greece’s Second Lockdown

AEGEAN is maintaining its domestic flights and most of its international network during Greece's second lockdown period.

Greek Regions Preparing 2021 Tourism Promotional Campaigns

The tourism campaigns of the Greek regions for the 2021 season will be largely based on online promotions through social media.