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Covid-19 Support on National and EU Level

Greek Travel Pages and GTP Headlines present a collection of updates for the tourism and travel industry concerning the COVID-19 support on national and EU level for businesses and workers. Greece, specifically, has announced a series of measures – which are updated regularly – aiming to tackle the pandemic and keep the economy afloat.

Greece Announces Extra Support for Closed Businesses in April

Greek businesses that will remain closed in April by state order will receive more financial aid ranging from 1,000...

HOTREC Rolls Out #TogetherForHospitality Campaign to Support Tourism Recovery

HOTREC, the European umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés, has launched a digital campaign to...

Greece Welcomes Extra €2.5bn Under Commission’s SURE Tool

The Greek government has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for additional funding through the SURE...

Austria Discuses Digital Green Certificate Details With 12 EU States

Austrian Tourism Minister Elisabeth Köstinger held a meeting with 12 of her EU counterparts, including Greece, to...

EU Recovery Fund Approval in Germany Halted

Hours after its approval by German lawmakers, a 750-billion-euro EU Covid-19 recovery fund was temporarily blocked...

Global Tourism and Aviation Bodies Turn to UK PM to Restore Travel

International tourism and aviation bodies are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include the restart of travel...

EU Eases Airport Slot Rules for Summer 2021

Airlines will be granted the possibility to return 50% of their slot series before the start of the 2021 summer...

Airlines: EU Decides Less Strict Rules for Use of Take-off and Landing Slots

The EU will revamp rules for the use of airport slots to prevent "ghost flights" and support the air transport...

Greece Gets €728m in SURE Unemployment Support

Greece is set to receive a total of 728 million euros in funding from the EU's SURE unemployment scheme.

Greece to Strengthen Covid-19 Response, Disaster Prevention with EIB €595m Loan

A new €595 million EIB loan will help transform civil protection in Greece to better tackle Covid-19 and respond to...

Airlines: EU Preparing New Covid-19 Slot Relief to Avoid Ghost Flights

The EU is preparing new temporary rules to help air carriers cope with the decline in air traffic caused by the...

EU States Agree on Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Guidelines 

EU member states have agreed on a set of guidelines that will allow for the establishment of an EU-wide accepted...

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