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Greece Explores Ways to Support Air Connectivity with the UK

The need of an incentive strategy to support air connectivity and passenger flows to Greece from the UK was highlighted by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greek Travel Agents and Airlines at Odds Over Canceled School Trips

Greek travel agents and airlines are at odds over how best to deal with prepaid school trips that were canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

POX: Greek Hoteliers and Hospitality Employees Stand United

The collective labor agreement for hotel employees in Greece has been extended, the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) has announced.

Lufthansa Group to Cancel 23,000 Flights in April

The Lufthansa Group will cancel 23,000 flights from March 29 to April 24 due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus.

Emirates Introduces New Fee Waiver Policy

Emirates has introduced a new fee waiver policy for customers with booked tickets issued until March 31 that want to change their travel plans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

New Dates Announced for Delphi Forum 2020

The organizer of the high-profile Delphi Economic Forum 2020 has announced new dates for the event to take place, following its postponement due to the coronavirus outbreak.

EU Looks to Suspend Airport Slot Rules to Stop ‘Ghost Flights’

The European Commission is looking to suspend airport slot EU regulations for airlines, due to the major impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on the aviation industry.

Greece Announces New Measures to Address Covid-19 Economic Impact

An emergency plan to address the economic impact of the coronavirus in Greece has been announced by the Greek Finance Ministry.

Covid-19: Greek Conference Tourism Body Tables Aid Ideas

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) has proposed measures aimed at limiting the impact of the coronavirus oubreak on the MICE tourism industry.

Greece Welcomes €500m Business Investment Scheme

Greek businesses will benefit from a new 500 million euros EIB investment scheme aimed to strengthen innovation, competitiveness and entrepreneurship.

AEGEAN Extends Waiver for Rebooking Fees

Greek airline company AEGEAN is extending its waiver of rebooking fees for customers that wish to reschedule their travel plans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Ryanair Suspends All Flights to Italy Until April

Ryanair is suspending all flights to/from and within Italy, following the country's lock down to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

9th Athens Half Marathon Event Postponed

The 9th Athens Half Marathon event, originally scheduled to take place in the Greek capital on March 22, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Covid-19: Greek Trade & Tourism Bodies Call for Flexible Working Conditions

Greece’s main trade and tourism bodies are calling for flexible working conditions due to the tight measures against the spread of the coronavirus.

Cruise Industry Reacts to US ‘Advice’ Against Travel

The State Department has advised US nationals against traveling on cruise ships, warning that they presented a higher risk of coronavirus infection.

EIB Backs Greece With €200m in Aid for Refugee Strain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will extend 200 million euros of immediate aid to Greece for migration response.

Lufthansa Group May Cut Flights By Up to 50%

Lufthansa Group may cut flights by up to 50 percent in the coming weeks due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus.

Arabian Travel Market Expo Postponed for June

The Arabian Travel Market 2020 exhibition has been postponed for June due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak around the world.

Alitalia Suspends Flights from Milan Malpensa

Alitalia will suspend any national and international service to and from Milan Malpensa airport as of March 9, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Greek Ministry Lays Out MICE Tourism Plan

The Tourism Ministry is looking to further develop Greece's MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism sector.