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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.

Italy to Activate ‘Covid-tested’ Safe Air Corridor for Flights from US

Fiumicino in Rome, Italy, will be the first airport in Europe to activate “Covid-tested” safe air corridors, on...

EU Chief: First Covid-19 Vaccinations May Start in December

The European Union may start vaccinating its residents in December, according to European Commission President...

EU Solidarity Fund: Parliament Approves €823m in Aid for Eight Member States

Greece is among the countries that will receive aid from the EU Solidarity Fund due to the public health emergency...

Europeans: Covid-19 ‘Uncertainty’ Requires Stronger Actions by EU

European citizens are calling for more EU competence, funds and far-reaching actions to address the challenges of...

EU Cooperates with EASA to Launch Common PLF for Safe Arrivals

The EU is cooperating with EASA to launch a first pilot version of a common digital PLF to ensure safe arrivals for...

EU Leaders Reiterate Pledge to Work Together on Covid-19 Actions

EU leaders have agreed that lifting Covid-19 restrictions should be gradual and also explored ways to develop a...

Commission Commends Greece, Paves Way for €767m Tranche

The European Commission commended Greece for moving ahead with reform commitments, and said it would proceed with...

European Commission Recommends Use of Rapid Antigen Tests for Covid-19

The Commission is pushing for the use of Covid-19 rapid antigen tests in efforts to ensure a common approach and...

European Tourism Federations Urge EU-wide ‘Covid-normal’ Health Code

The tourism federations of the private sectors of Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway are urging the European...

EU to Extend Select Measures to Support Coronavirus-hit Aviation Sector

The EU will extend select measures for the aviation sector, considering that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on...

Greece Gets Access to €2bn Through EU’s SURE Support Program

Greece has gained access to 2 billion euros worth of funds from the EU's SURE instrument, which is aimed to help...

EU Secures Another Covid-19 Vaccine for Europeans

The European Commission has announced a new contract to secure up to 405 million doses of a vaccine produced by the...

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