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Covid-19 Hits Younger Ages in Thessaloniki Creating Concerns

Thessaloniki authorities are alarmed over new Covid-19 cases increasing among younger age groups as well as a spike in the number of infections.

Report: Greece Among 10 Best-selling Honeymoon Destinations for 2021

Greece is on the list of the Top 10 Best-selling Honeymoon Destinations for 2021 that has been released by international travel specialist Kuoni.

Grigoris Tasios to Serve Second Term as President of Hellenic Hoteliers Federation

Greek hotelier Grigoris Tasios has been elected to serve a second term as the president of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation.

Qatar Airways: 99.988% of Passengers Flown COVID-19-free

Qatar Airways' monitoring and hygiene program has resulted in more than 99.988% of passengers travelling Covid-19-free on board its aircraft since February 2020.

Virtual Athens Marathon 2020: How to Register

Six simple steps have to be followed to participate in the upcoming Virtual Athens Marathon 2020 event.

Athens Capital Hotel–MGallery Takes Part in Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Aiming to support women suffering from breast cancer, the Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery is taking part in an awareness campaign running until the end of the month.

WTM Virtual Platform is Now Live

WTM Virtual, the new digital platform for this year’s WTM London and London Travel Week, is now live and open for all registered delegates.

Repositioning Greece After Covid-19 a Priority for Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry is working with marketing experts Repositioning Greece to formulate a comeback strategy in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis.

More Israeli Travelers Allowed to Enter Greece Per Week

The maximum number of Israeli travelers allowed to enter Greece per week has increased, the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has announced.

Nine-month Passenger Traffic to Greece Down by 68.9%

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports dropped by 68.9 percent in the first nine months of the year.

Greek FinMin: Relief Measures for High-risk Covid-19-hit Areas

The Greek Finance Ministry has announced relief measures aimed at assisting areas that have been hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

Greek Environment Ministry Re-examines Urban Planning Law

Urban planning and construction zone procedures for the development and design of land use in Greece are being formulated with priority given to tourist destinations.

Four Investment Schemes Interested in Majority Stake of Alexandroupolis Port

Four investment schemes have expressed interest to acquire a majority stake of the “Alexandroupolis Port Authority SΑ” in Greece.

New Heraklion Tourism Guide to Show Travelers ‘Where Crete Begins’

A new multilingual tourism guide, focusing on the experiences travelers can live in the city of Heraklion on Crete, will soon be available to visitors.

Museum of Modern Greek Culture Among Winners of #EUinmyRegion Postcard Contest

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture in Athens is among the winners of the Postcards competition of the #EUinmyRegion campaign.

‘Rental Center Crete’ Launches New Website in Greek

Rental Center Crete, a leading car rental company located on Crete, has launched its website in the Greek language.

Selene Restaurant Sponsors ‘50 Great Greek Wines’ Event in Athens

Santorini’s Selene Restaurant was the Platinum Sponsor of the "50 Great Greek Wines" competition, which aims to place Greek wine at the top of the world wine scene.

AEGEAN-Olympic Air Cancel and Reschedule Flights for October 18-19

AEGEAN and Olympic Air are cancelling and rescheduling flights for Sunday and Monday due to work stoppages announced by Greek aviation personnel unions.

Study: Masks on Planes Make Covid-19 Risk ‘Virtually Nonexistent’

The possibility of contracting Covid-19 on board an airplane is “virtually non-existent” when passengers wear masks, according to a recent study.

Arrivals at Greek Hotels, Campsites up 1.3% in 2019

A 1.3 percent rise was recorded in arrivals at hotels and tourist campsites in Greece in 2019, according to final data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).