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Porto Carras Grand Resort Hopes to Open on May 20

Halkidiki's Porto Carras Grand Resort expects to begin operations on May 20, considering that there are not new Covid-19 restrictions for the operation of resorts in Greece.

Greece Stops Flights from The Netherlands, Imposes Restrictions on Travel from Germany

Greece is temporarily banning all passenger flights arriving from The Netherlands, as well as flights coming from Germany to any Greek destination but Athens.

Airport Slots: EU to Suspend ‘Use it or Lose it’ Rule for Airlines

The European Parliament has approved the temporary suspension of the EU's rules on airport slots due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Ministry: Greek Hotels that Remain Open to Host Medical Personnel, Armed Forces, etc.

A number of hotels in Greece have remained open to cover specific accommodation needs, such as hosting medical personnel, during the coronavirus pandemic.

IATA Sees Losses Rising for Europe’s Airlines – Data on Greece

Europe’s airlines stand to lose over 76 billion dollars in revenues in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, IATA says and calls on governments to take immediate action.

TUI to Receive KfW Bridge Loan of €1.8bn

Travel giant TUI received the approval of the German government for a bridging loan of 1.8 billion euros from the KfW, to cushion the unprecedented effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

AEGEAN, Hellenic Petroleum Join Forces to Transport Medical Supplies via 10 Cargo Flights

AEGEAN and Hellenic Petroleum will transport medical and pharmaceutical supplies via 10 free cargo flights to support Greece's effort to combat the coronavirus crisis.

Poll: Coronavirus Repercussions on Economy Worry Greeks

The majority of Greeks expect the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic to negatively impact business activity in Greece.

WTTC: 75 Million Jobs in Travel and Tourism are at Risk

Up to 75 million jobs are at immediate risk in global Travel & Tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

IMF: 2020 Outlook for Global Growth Negative but Recovery in 2021

The coronavirus epidemic may push the global economy into recession, but the faster the virus stops, the quicker and stronger the recovery will be, IMF says.

Halkidiki’s Aristotle Municipality Unveils New Logo

The Municipality of Aristotle in Halkidiki has unveiled its new logo, which is part of a broader marketing plan to promote the area's tourism.

Qatar Airways Continues to Operate Weekly Flights to Athens

Qatar Airways has informed that it continues to operate four weekly flights to Athens in its effort to help get people home to their loved ones.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne, King George Hotels Temporarily Suspend Operations

Athens’ Grande Bretagne and King George hotels have temporarily suspended operations due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus in Greece.

Ryanair Releases Limited Schedule for Coming Days

Ryanair will ground most of its aircraft in the coming weeks but will continue to provide repatriation flights for many EU governments amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Athens Airport Lights Up in Greek Colors

In celebration of Greek Independence Day, celebrated on March 25, Athens International Airport (AIA) lit up in Greece's blue and white colors.

Πτήση επαναπατρισμού Ελλήνων από την Κωνσταντινούπολη

Αύριο, Πέμπτη 26 Μαρτίου θα πραγματοποιηθεί έκτακτη ειδική πτήση προς Ελλάδα για την επιστροφή Ελλήνων πολιτών που βρίσκονται στην Τουρκία.

Κορωνοϊός: 10 ερωτήσεις-απαντήσεις για τις μετακινήσεις με τα Μέσα Μαζικής Μεταφοράς

Το υπουργείο Υποδομών και Μεταφορών απαντά σε 10 χρήσιμες ερωτήσεις σχετικά με την μετακίνηση πολιτών με τα μέσα μαζικής μεταφοράς την εποχή του Covid-19.

Pre-coronavirus Travel Revenue for Greece on the Rise – January Data

Greece's tourism revenue was on an upward trend in January, before the coronavirus health crisis hit the country, recording a 24.4 percent rise.

Greece in Lockdown: Police Release New Message on Movement Restrictions

The Greek police has released a new audio message informing citizens on movement restrictions following Greece's lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

European Parliament to Decide on the Stop of Ghost Flights

The European Parliament on March 26 will decide on the Commission's proposal to temporary waive the ‘use it or lose it’ airport slot rule in order to stop the so-called ghost flights.