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Long-haul Travellers Still Cautious About Planning Trips to Europe, ETC Says

As the EU looks set to open its borders, it is imperative that clear messages are communicated to international travellers wishing to visit Europe, says the ETC.

China Rolls Out Health Certificate for Cross-border Travel

China has introduced an electronic health certificate for international travelers, in efforts to facilitate cross-border travel and reopen the economy.

ITB Berlin: Int’l Tourism Spending to Reach pre-Covid-19 Levels in 3 to 5 Years

International tourism spending is expected to reach pre-Covid-19 crisis levels in 3 to 5 years, according to a Euromonitor survey presented at ITB Berlin 2021.

Greece Honored Country at Int’l Art Expo in China

Greece will be the honored country at an international art exhibition that will take place this year in Hainan, China, during February 8 – December 8.

Twin Influencers Become Greece’s Tourism Ambassadors in China

The twin influencers Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou have been selected as the ambassadors of Greek tourism in China.

Life-size Replica of Athens’ Herodion Shines at China’s Harbin Ice Festival

An impressive life-size replica of Athens’ Herod Atticus Odeon, made exclusively of ice, is on display at the Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival in China.

Athens’ First Sunrise for 2021 Featured on Chinese Social Media

Chinese social media users on New Year’s Day had the opportunity to admire Athens’ first sunrise for 2021 through an online campaign that ran on Wechat.

GNTO Promotes Greece on Chinese Social Media

The GNTO promoted Greek destinations to the Chinese market through a social media campaign held by Sina Weibo.

Greece and China Declare 2021 ‘Year of Culture and Tourism’

Greece and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly celebrate 2021 as the Year of Culture and Tourism.

Greece Hits Chinese Social Media Through Polaroid Photo Campaign

Greek destinations and sites were promoted on Chinese social media through the recent “Polaroid Traveler” online campaign.

WTM Virtual to Hold On Demand Sessions

The WTM Virtual event will offer a series of pre-recorded On Demand Virtual Sessions so visitors can keep up-to-date with the latest trends in travel and tourism.

Emirates Partners with Huawei to Enhance its Mobile App Experience for Customers

Emirates has partnered with Huawei to promote its mobile app to users of the smartphone brand and create closer bonds with more customers, especially in China.

Greece is 7th most Googled Holiday Destination Around the World

Greece is among the 10 most searched-for countries for post-lockdown holidays worldwide, ranking seventh on the list compiled by Official-ESTA.com.

Thessaloniki Promoted at Virtual post-Covid-19 Expo

Thessaloniki's tourism offerings were presented to Chinese travel professionals during the "Partnerships in European Tourism" virtual expo.

Greece will Open to 29 Countries on June 15 – Official list

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced the official list of countries from which visitors will be able to arrive and holiday in Greece, with flights to Athens and Thessaloniki, as of June 15.

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.

Cruise Ships to Ban Recent Visitors to China and Cities in Italy

Cruise ships around the world will deny boarding to persons who have traveled or passed through specific countries, including China, in response to the spread of the coronavirus.

Greece and China Discuss New Partnerships in Culture

The potential of new partnerships between Greek and Chinese museums was recently discussed during a meeting of Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni with Chinese art experts.

Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.

Athens Mayor Talks Tourism, Culture and Education in Shanghai

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis covered issues of tourism, culture and education during his recent visit to Shanghai, China.