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Covid-19: Athens Airport Scores High for Safe Travel

Athens International Airport (AIA) is in the top 10 of the world's safest airports on the Safe Travel Score for October 2020.

SuitePad: A Plethora of Upselling Opportunities with Digital Guest Directories

SuitePad presents to hoteliers a plethora of upselling opportunities with digital guest directories.

IATA: New Guidance for Global Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

IATA has released guidance to ensure that the air cargo industry will be ready to support the large-scale handling, transport and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Global Airline Alliances Call for Covid-19 Testing, Digital ‘Health Pass’ to Re-open Borders

The three global airline alliances - oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance - are calling on international governments to act quickly to adopt testing protocols and digital "health pass" technology to re-open borders.

‘Thessaloniki ConfEx Park’ Design Competition Attracts International Interest

The international competition for the design of the "Thessaloniki ConfEx Park" project has attracted the interest of architects from 33 countries in five continents.

Athens Roadworks Bring Greek God Hermes to the Surface

An intact bust of the ancient Greek god Hermes was found at a depth of 1.30 meters during roadworks in central Athens.

10 Ξενοδοχειακά Online Workshops στο φετινό 100% Hotel Show – The Online Edition

Το 100% Hotel Show συνεργάζεται άλλη μια φορά με τη Hotelier Academy, διοργανώνοντας 10 Online Ξενοδοχειακά Workshops.

Covid-19: Greece to Close Elementary Schools as of November 16

Elementary schools in Greece will remain closed as of November 16 in efforts of the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Lockdown in Greece: Guidelines for Tourists

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced guidelines for visitors that are arriving, leaving or already staying in Greece during the national lockdown.

Covid-19 Keeps Greece’s Passenger Traffic Down in October

The Covid-19 pandemic continued to have a negative effect on air travel to Greece in October, according to recent data from the country's airports.

Parliament Approves Greek Tourism Agreements with Portugal, Egypt, Cyprus and Kazakhstan

The Greek parliament has approved agreements on tourism issues between Greece and four countries.

Greece to Receive Over 25m Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine Once Available

Greece will receive more than 25 million doses of a vaccine for the coronavirus in early 2021, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Mount Athos Bans Pilgrimage Due to Coronavirus

The monastic community of Mount Athos will remain closed to all pilgrims until the end of November due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Paros Airport Upgrade Project Secures Funding

The project for improving and expanding infrastructure at the new airport on the Greek island of Paros has secured NSFR funds of over 43 million euros.

TUI’s Payments Delay Upsets Greek Hoteliers

Greek hoteliers are claiming their businesses are at stake, after TUI issued contract amendments that will delay payment for accommodation booked at Greek hotels this year.

Greece to Offer 50% Tax Cut in Bid to Attract Workers from Abroad

Greece is preparing a law that will offer tax incentives to professionals who decide to work in the country and move their tax residence there.

Novotel Athènes Stays Open with ALLSAFE Services

Novotel Athènes has announced that it will remain open, while Greece is facing the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continue offering its services to customers.

Διατίθεται ολοκαίνουργιο Golf Car σε προνομιακή τιμή

Το Varos Village Hotel & Residences διαθέτει προς πώληση Golf Car ολοκαίνουργιο, αμεταχείριστο, ατρακάριστο, με εγγύηση, φυλασσόμενο σε γκαράζ.

WTM Virtual: Experts, Aviation Bodies and Hoteliers Get Together at ITIC Investment Summit

Representatives from all sectors of travel and tourism took part in the ITIC Investment Summit, held during WTM Virtual, to discuss ways to boost business recovery and restore traveller confidence.

Hospitality Challenge: 30 Top Finalists Announced by UNWTO and Sommet Education

UNWTO and Sommet Education have announced the 30 finalists of the Hospitality Challenge, an initiative designed to accelerate recovery in the tourism sector.