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IATA Chief: Quick Coordinated Action Key to Airlines’ Recovery

IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac has underlined the challenges for the “next day” after the coronavirus, which includes adapting the airline industry to post-Covid-19 realities.

#mycityviewchallenge: AIA Invites You to Recreate Athens from Home

Athens International Airport (AIA) is inviting all to join its #mycityviewchallenge / #mycityviewathens challenge on social media to create a digital album of Athens mapped from the inside!

Etihad to Test Airport Technology that Identifies Travellers with Medical Conditions

Etihad Airways will test new technology that allows self-service devices at airports to identify travelers with potential medical conditions.

Metaxa Hospitality Group: Message from the CEO

"Safeguarding human life is the number one priority. We stay at home," Metaxa Hospitality Group CEO Andreas Metaxas says in a message to partners and friends, referring to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deutsche Bank Suggests Travel with ‘Health Certificate’ Could Help Tourism

Deutsche Bank has suggested actions that tourist destinations could take, after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, to ensure a balance between health risks, economic damage control and travel.

Greece Allows Cruise Ship Short-term Berthing at Ports

The Greek government has agreed to allow cruise ships to carry out short-term berthing at ports in Greece under strict safety rules.

UNWTO Invites Tourism Stakeholders Onboard #TravelTomorrow Effort

The UNWTO has introduced a digital resource platform as part of its #TravelTomorrow campaign that was launched following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marketing Greece Unveils New Digital Journeys Through #GreeceFromHome Initiative

The upgraded Discovergreece.com travel platform, powered by Marketing Greece, reveals new digital journeys to Greek destinations through the #GreeceFromHome initiative.

Epirus Palace Hotel Donates Medical Supplies to Ioannina Hospital

Aiming to help curb the spread of Covid-19 in Greece, the Epirus Palace Congress & Spa hotel has donated medical supplies to the Ioannina University Hospital.

Athens Municipality Offers Arts and Culture Online

The Municipality of Athens is offering everyone the chance to enjoy a wide selection of cultural programs and shows online - right from the comfort of their home.

NFL Athens Running Event Goes Virtual

The organizers of the No Finish Line (NFL) Athens running event, in May, will hold a symbolic virtual event on social media with the race's athletes.

OΑΕΔ: Παράταση προγράμματος κοινωνικού τουρισμού

O ΟΑΕΔ παρατείνει το πρόγραμμα Κοινωνικού Τουρισμού 2019-2020, για διάστημα ίσο με τη διάρκεια των έκτακτων μέτρων που έχουν ληφθεί για τον περιορισμό του Covid-19.

Phāea Resorts: A Message from the co-CEOs

The co-CEOs of Phāea Resorts on Crete have sent a message to their partners and friends in travel informing that they are constantly evaluating the Covid-19 situation and adjusting their decisions accordingly.

OECD Forecasts Post-Covid Slowdown of the Greek Economy

The Greek economy is expected to suffer a blow once the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, due to its heavy reliance on tourism, according to the OECD.

Ionian Island Waterway Network Operation Deferred to 2021

The operation of the first waterway network in Greece, set to link the Ionian islands, has been deferred to 2021 due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Bets on Contemporary Culture with €15m Boost

The Greek government will allocate 15 million euros in funds to enhance contemporary culture and support artists during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Europe’s Hard-hit Aviation Industry Calls on EU to ‘Act Now’

Europe’s aviation stakeholders are ringing alarm bells calling on EU lawmakers to take action now and protect the industry as the Covid-19 crisis pushes ahead.

Greece’s East Med Yacht Show 2020 Postponed

The East Med Yacht Show 2020, a prime yachting event scheduled to take place in Piraeus during May, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Emirates Gets Approval to Fly Certain Passenger Flights

Emirates has received approval to carry passengers outbound from the UAE to some destinations in Europe as of April 6.

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines Make All Fare Types Rebookable

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines are changing their ticket fare structure, aiming to create even more flexibility for their customers.