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Webinar: Παρουσίαση πλατφόρμας NDC της Singapore Airlines

H Singapore Airlines, στις 21 και 28 Ιανουαρίου διοργανώνει δύο webinars για την παρουσίαση της δικής της πλατφόρμας NDC.

Zurab Pololikashvili Nominated to Lead UNWTO for Four More Years

The members of the UNWTO's Executive Council have nominated Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili to continue leading the United Nations specialized agency for four more years.

IATA Urges Support for Greek Proposal on Common EU Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

IATA is urging the EU to support Greece's proposal to agree on a common digital European Covid-19 vaccination certificate that would facilitate travel.

Greece Proposes Three Steps to Restart Tourism

Covid-19 vaccination, rapid testing and exchange of data are the three keys to restarting tourism, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during a UNWTO meeting in Madrid.

Greece’s Regional Airports See 2020 Traffic Plunge by 71%

Covid-19 drove passenger traffic through Greece’s 14 regional airports down by 71.4 percent in 2020 against 2019, according to managing company Fraport Greece.

Greece on Bucket List of Global Travel Writers for 2021

Global travel writers have included Greece on their bucket list of destinations for 2021, according to a survey by FINN Partners Global Travel Practice.

Covid-19: Airlines Begin to Try IATA Travel Pass

Emirates and Etihad Airways are among the first airlines in the world to trial the IATA Travel Pass, a digital platform for Covid-19 testing and vaccine information.

Biden May Reverse Trump’s Order to Lift US Covid-19 Travel Ban on Europe

Outgoing US President Donald Trump’s decision to lift Covid-19 travel restrictions on Europe and Brazil on January 26, may be reversed by Joe Biden once he takes office.

Conde Nast Traveller Shares its List of the Best Greek Islands to Visit in 2021

UK's Conde Nast Traveller has compiled a list of the “Best Greek islands to Visit in 2021” and features some of Greece's most popular vacation spots.

Commission Approves Works on Central Greece E65 Highway 

The European Commission gave Greece the go-ahead to proceed with the construction of a road network linking Trikala town with the main Egnatia Motorway.

Athens to Welcome Olympic Museum in 2021

Athens this year will welcome its Olympic Museum dedicated to the long history of the Olympic Games.

Crete’s Lasithi Plateau Launches Digital Platform for Local Producers

The Municipality of Lasithi Plateau, located on the island of Crete, has launched a digital platform to support local producers.

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.