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

IATA Warns of Airport Delays Due to Pent-up Demand for Air Travel

With Covid-19 travel restrictions being removed in most places, IATA is calling on governments to have plans in place to meet expected demand this summer.

EU Approves €6.8m Greek Aid Measure to Compensate Ellinair for Covid-19 Damages

The European Commission has approved a €6.8 million Greek aid measure to compensate Ellinair for the damage suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic.

WTTC: Tourism to Reach 2019 Levels by 2023, Create 126m New Jobs by 2032

A bullish forecast from the WTTC shows that global Travel & Tourism GDP could reach pre-pandemic levels by 2023 and that the sector is expected to create nearly 126 million new jobs within the next decade.

EU Urges Member States to Lift Last Remaining Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders has called for Member States of the European Union to lift the last remaining Covid-19 travel restrictions within the bloc.

Covid-19: Tourism Leaders See Sector’s Restart Underway

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have welcomed the steady lifting and easing of the travel restrictions introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

IATA, ACI Europe Call on Greece to Lift Health-related Travel Restrictions

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ACI Europe are urging Greece to take further steps and lift all health-related travel restrictions ahead of the summer season.

Greek Passport Remains Among World’s Most Powerful in 2022

The Greek passport remains among the most powerful in the world, ranking 7th on the Henley Passport Index, offering its holders visa-free access to 185 countries.

New Covid-19 Surges Keep Travel Restrictions in Place

One out of five destinations continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of Covid-19 impact the restart of international tourism, according to the UNWTO.

AEGEAN Airlines Sets Agenda for Stronger 2022

Boosting air routes, accelerating the delivery of new aircraft and implementing a strategy adapted to the Covid-19 era are the priorities of Greek carrier AEGEAN for the months ahead.

AEGEAN CEO: Infrastructure, Vaccination Key to Greece Air Travel Recovery

Increasing Covid-19 vaccination reach and completing crucial infrastructure are key for Greece's tourism recovery, according to AEGEAN CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

AEGEAN: 70% Growth in Summer Passenger Traffic vs 2020

AEGEAN during July and August saw its passenger traffic increase by 70%, compared to the same period in 2020, to more than 2.3 million passengers.

Greece will Welcome US Visitors Until End of Season, Says Tourism Minister

While a number of EU countries are imposing additional Covid-19 travel restrictions on US visitors, Greece is making it clear that it has no intention of excluding American arrivals.

International Travel Still on Hold Despite Uptick in May, Says UNWTO

Despite a small uptick in May, the emergence of Covid-19 variants is weighing on the recovery of international travel, says the UNWTO.

IATA Sees Domestic Air Travel Demand Improving

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is seeing an improvement in domestic air travel demand while international passenger travel continues to be stalled due to restrictions.

European Commission Gives Answers to Questions About the EU Digital COVID Certificate

The European Commission provides answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding the EU Digital Covid Certificate, which aims to facilitate travel within Europe.

Q&A on the EU Covid-19 Certificate for Travel

Answers to 10 of the most commonly asked questions regarding the EU Covid-19 Certificate that would allow travel within Europe without additional restrictions or discrimination.

ATM 2021 to Host over 60 Countries Despite Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

A total of 62 countries will participate this year at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, which will take place as an in-person event in Dubai during May 16-19.

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.

Covid-19 Aviation Directives Keep Passenger Traffic Down in Greece

Passenger traffic at Greek airports continued its downward trend in February due to Covid-19 travel restrictions and aviation directives.

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.