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Greece's latest tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Ellinair Waives Flight Change Fees for New Bookings

Mouzenidis Group airline Ellinair is waiving flight change fees on all tickets purchased between March 13-31.

Celestyal Cruises Suspends Sailings Until May 1

Celestyal Cruises is taking preventative measures and suspending cruise operations from until May 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Norwegian to Suspend Athens-New York Flights

Norwegian will suspend its nonstop service between Athens and New York from March 29 until the end of April.

Lufthansa Group Airlines Extend Rebooking Options for Travellers

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are expanding their rebooking options to offer more flexibility to the travel plans of customers due to the spread of the coronavirus.

Air France-KLM Adapt Flight Schedules to US Restrictions

The Air France – KLM Group is adapting its flights in accordance to the new US border restrictions that were announced due to the spread of the coronavirus.

Αναβάλλεται επ’ αόριστον το Kea Challenge

Αναβάλλεται επ' αόριστον το Kea Challenge, ο αγώνας τρεξίματος που επρόκειτο να πραγματοποιηθεί στις 4-5 Απριλίου στην Κέα.

Scoot Extends One-time Free Date Change Policy

Scoot, the low cost carrier of Singapore Airlines, is extending its "one-time free date change" policy to all new ticket bookings, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus: Trump Cuts Off Travel from Europe Apart from UK

Citing coronavirus fears, US President Donald Trump announced that travel from Europe is off limits for 30 days with the exception of the UK.

UNWTO: Tourism to Further Cooperate on Coronavirus Response

The UNWTO and WHO agencies have agreed that tourism can play a key role in both containing the COVID-19 outbreak and leading future response efforts.

Advice for Travel During Coronavirus Outbreak

Greece's National Public Health Organization (EODY) has released advise for those traveling during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Commissioner Schinas Briefed on Coronavirus Impact on Greek Tourism

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas was informed on the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on Greek tourism so far.

Kos: PABSEC Tourism Conference on BSEC Countries is Postponed

A tourism conference scheduled to take place on Kos with a focus on the creation of tourist zones in the BSEC countries, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

WHO: Coronavirus is a Pandemic that will Touch Every Sector

The World Health Organization (WHO) has characterized the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic and underlined that it will touch every sector.

Suspension of Greek Hotel Stayover Tax Proposed to Ease Coronavirus Impact

Suspending the "stayover tax", imposed on hotels, is among 10 proposals tabled by the Economic Chamber of Greece in view of the coronavirus' impact on Greece’s economy.

Greek Doctors Consider Turkey High Risk Country for Coronavirus

The Panhellenic Medical Association has expressed concerns over Turkey’s failure to report coronavirus incidents.

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.

Lighting Ceremony of Olympic Flame will Not Have Spectators

The Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony will take place as scheduled on March 12, but without the presence of spectators.

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.