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

Greece Not on England’s ‘Green’ Travel List

Greece is not on England’s announced ‘green’ travel list, meaning that restrictions will apply to people returning from the country.

EU Covid-19 Certificate: Aviation and Travel Sectors Call for Swift Action

Europe’s aviation, travel and tourism sectors are calling for swift action among institutions to make the EU Covid-19 Certificate operational by June for travel to reopen in a safe way.

Airlines Urge Countries to Apply WHO Covid-19 Travel Management Proposals

The global airlines industry is calling on governments to comply with Covid-19 recommendations on international travel from the World Health Organization (WHO).

IATA Expects Net Airline Industry Losses of $47.7bn in 2021

IATA expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021 and says immediate priorities are restart plans, employment support and cost reduction.

IATA Signs Deal to Boost Travel with Covid-19 Testing

IATA has announced an agreement with Eurofins that will add 800 Covid-19 test centers across 50 countries to the IATA Travel Pass lab network.

Henley Index: Greek Passport Maintains 8th Spot Worldwide

The Greek passport remains among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the Henley Passport Index.

Air Travel: February Showed No Indication of Recovery from Covid-19

February showed no indication of a recovery in demand for air travel as international passenger demand was down by 88.7 percent, according to IATA.

Willie Walsh Takes Over at IATA

Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac.

New Research Backs Rapid Covid-19 Testing for Safe Restart of Air Travel

New research by OXERA and Edge Health backs rapid Covid-19 testing for the safe and efficient restart of air travel, says IATA.

Travelport Announces first NDC-booked Travelers on Qantas

Travelport has started the roll out of bookings on Qantas using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) – the very first such trips enabled by a global distribution system (GDS).

Air Transport Sector Needs Stimulus Measures, Says IATA

IATA has called for governments to stay engaged and consider stimulus measures for the air transport sector as part of the preparations to restart international travel in the Covid-19 era.

Poll: Air Travelers are Gaining Confidence but Frustrated with Restrictions

Although travelers are showing confidence in returning to the skies, 84% say they will not travel if it involves quarantine, according to IATA's latest poll.

Air Travel Protocols and Guidelines for 2021 Must be Defined, Says CEO of AEGEAN

The necessary protocols and guidelines for air travel this year must defined to help tourism restart, according to AEGEAN CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

IATA: Global Airline Industry to Remain Cash Negative in 2021

Covid-19 measures will keep the global the airline industry cash negative throughout 2021, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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 in the UK's recovery plans, due to be outlined on February 22.

More Countries Consider Covid-19 Health Passport Idea

One by one countries across the globe are announcing or considering plans to allow admission to tourists with proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

IATA: 2020 Worst Year in History for Air Travel Demand

IATA's global passenger traffic results for 2020 show that last year “was a catastrophe for demand” due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

IATA Calls on Governments to Partner for Air Travel Restart

IATA has called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the Covid-19 epidemiological situation permits.

Greek PM Explains: Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate ‘Not a Travel Passport’

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis explains that his proposed EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate is not a "travel passport" and will not stand in the way of free movement.

IATA Urges Support for Greek Proposal on Common EU Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

IATA is urging the EU to support Greece's proposal to agree on a common digital European Covid-19 vaccination certificate that would facilitate travel.