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GNTO’s Visitgreece Provides Info and Advice on Covid-19

The GNTO has launched a special section on its "Visitgreece" website informing the public on the measures applied in Greece to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Scoot Offers Voucher Refunds for Flexible Rebooking

Scoot is offering voucher refunds for the full value of bookings made on or before 15 March 2020 for travel up to 31 May 2020 with immediate effect.

Greece Launches Financial Support Plan for All Covid-hit Businesses

A package of relief measures for all coronavirus-hit businesses in Greece - that includes the suspension of tax contribution payments - has been announced by the government.

Study: Thousands of Tourism Jobs at Risk in Greece due to Covid-19

The coronavirus outbreak is expected to have serious repercussions on Greece’s tourism industry, threatening thousands of jobs, according to the KEPE research center.

Greek Minister to Propose Tourism Demand-boosting Actions on EU Level

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will propose to his EU counterparts a plan to boost tourism demand as part of measures taken to safeguard the industry after the coronavirus health crisis ends.

Covid-19: Commission Gives Guidelines for EU Passenger Rights

The European Commission has published guidelines to ensure EU passenger rights are applied in a coherent manner amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Till then, #StaySafe: A Message from Greek Tourism by Marketing Greece

Marketing Greece is inviting Greek enterprises to pass on a message on behalf of Greek tourism: “When the time is right, we’ll be there for you. Till then #staysafe”.

Ellinair Temporarily Suspends Flight Schedule

Ellinair has announced the temporary suspension of its flight schedule in response to the travel restrictions applied due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Singapore Airlines Cuts Capacity By Half in Response to Border Controls

Singapore Airlines is suspending additional services across its network after the decision of countries around the world to impose border controls to stem the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid-19 Costs Greek Hotels €522m in Losses

Cancellations up until now at Greek hotels, due to the coronavirus outbreak, are estimated to have cost 522 million euros in losses for the industry.

GNTO Stops Greece Promo Campaign Due to Covid-19

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is temporarily suspending its international promotional campaign of Greece due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19: Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Guidelines for Greeks

Greece's Foreign Ministry has issued guidelines for Greek citizens on travelling in and out of the country, in efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19.

AEGEAN to Temporarily Cut Most International Flights

Greek airline company AEGEAN is temporarily cutting the majority of flights in its international network, following the elevation of the Covid-19 virus to pandemic status.

Posidonia 2020 Event Rescheduled for October

The Posidonia 2020 maritime event in Greece has been rescheduled for October due to the further spread of Covid-19.

Kallichoron Hotel: Travel Flex Policy for Free Cancellations

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Astypalea's Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has postponed its opening for the season and has introduced a flexible policy for cancellations.

Austrian Airlines to Temporarily Terminate Flight Operations

Austrian Airlines is temporarily terminating all regular flight operations as of March 18 due to entry bans being imposed across the globe to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Air France Grounds Airbus 380 Aircraft and KLM its Entire Boeing 747 Fleet

The Air France-KLM Group will gradually reduce its flight activity during the next two months following travel restrictions imposed in France and other countries due to Covid-19.