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Greece Examines Softer Measures to Address Covid-19 Fatigue

Greece is planning to implement a “smart strategy” that will encourage its citizens to contribute to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

EU and WHO Aiming for Universal Recognition of Health Certificates

The EU and the WHO are working to achieve the universal recognition of digital green certificates that will facilitate travel in the post-Covid-19 era.

Cyprus to Welcome Vaccinated Brits in May

British travelers who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to visit Cyprus as of May 1.

Greece to Welcome Brits this Summer ‘With or Without’ a ‘Vaccine Passport’

All British travelers are welcome to Greece this summer with or without a vaccination certificate, says Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

KEPE: Greek Tourism Improvement Hinges on Vaccination

Greece may see growth in the third quarter of 2021 provided a large part of its population and its tourism source markets are vaccinated against Covid-19.

Greek Hoteliers Want Rapid Testing for Staff and Guests

Hoteliers in Greece are proposing on-the-spot rapid testing to be conducted on employees and guests in efforts to ensure that a possible Covid-19 spread is under control.

Hotels Chamber Launches #filoxeniaMoU Greek Hospitality Action

Greek hoteliers have launched #filoxeniaMoU, a month-long initiative dedicated to the importance of hospitality in the recovery of tourism.

EU Lawmakers Propose Testing Protocol to Get Travel Started

EU lawmakers are requesting that a new strategy on sustainable tourism include an EU Health Safety protocol for testing before departure.

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).

ECTAA Calls on Airlines to Refund Travel Companies

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) is urging airlines to fulfil their refund obligations.

Sweden, Austria, Denmark to Introduce Vaccination Certificate 

Austria, Denmark and Sweden are among the countries planning to introduce a Covid-19 vaccination certificate to facilitate travel.

Eurocontrol: Covid-19 to Keep Air Traffic Slow to June 2021

Eurocontrol expects air traffic to be down by 55 to 70 percent through to June, impacted by Covid-19 measures.

Covid-19 Forces Israel to Ban All Flights

Israel will not be allowing any passenger flights into and out of the country through to January 31.

Qantas to Require Covid-19 Vaccination on All Int’l Flights

Pre-flight Covid-19 vaccination will be a “necessity” for passengers wishing to fly internationally with Qantas, according to the airline’s CEO.

Study: Masks on Planes Make Covid-19 Risk ‘Virtually Nonexistent’

The possibility of contracting Covid-19 on board an airplane is “virtually non-existent” when passengers wear masks, according to a recent study.

Covid-19: Aviation, Tourism Sectors Not Happy with EU Guidance on Travel Restrictions

Aviation and tourism bodies are disappointed with the EU's guidance to member states on better coordinating Covid-19 travel measures.

G20 Tourism Ministers Agree to Public-Private Actions for Sector Recovery

In a historic meeting, in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, G20 Tourism Ministers addressed the current challenges to the tourism sector and the way forward.

TUI Ready for Travel but Needs to Cut Costs

TUI is ready to resume travel activities and due to the Covid-19 crisis has decided to move ahead with a global realignment of its plan and to cut costs.