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KLM Reopens US Network to European Travelers

KLM has reopened its United States network to European travelers, on condition that they are vaccinated and hold a negative PCR test.

Greeks and Covid-19 Vaccine: 11% are Hesitant to Get the Jab, 8% Say ‘No’

Eleven percent of Greeks appear hesitant to get the Covid-19 vaccine while eight percent are “refusers” (anti-vaxxers) and do not intend to get the jab.

Covid-19: 70% of EU Adult Population Fully Vaccinated

The EU has reached a crucial milestone with 70 percent of the adult population now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the European Commission announced.

TripAdvisor: Covid-19 Vaccines Driving Demand for Summer Vacations

Vaccine rollouts globally are driving increasing demand for summer vacations, a TripAdvisor traveler data and consumer sentiment analysis reveals.

Gulf Air Begins IATA Travel Pass Trial on Athens, London and Singapore Flights

Passengers traveling on Gulf Air flights from Bahrain to Athens, London and Singapore can use the IATA Travel Pass to store their pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test results.

Covid-19 Vaccine will Fuel Travel Industry Recovery, Says Expedia

People plan to travel more once a Covid-19 vaccine is widely available, signaling industry recovery, an Expedia report reveals.

UNWTO: 2020 Worst Year in Tourism History

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with one billion fewer international arrivals, says the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Covid-19: Greece Opens Holiday Shops with Distancing Measures

Retail stores selling holiday goods will open in Greece on Monday December 7 despite the extension of the country's lockdown measures.

Greece Pushes Second Covid-19 Lockdown to December 14

The government will extend Greece's second Covid-19 lockdown by one week, to December 14, but allow the opening of retail stores selling holiday goods.

EU Secures Another Covid-19 Vaccine for Europeans

The European Commission has announced a new contract to secure up to 405 million doses of a vaccine produced by the European company CureVac.

WTM Virtual: Experts, Aviation Bodies and Hoteliers Get Together at ITIC Investment Summit

Representatives from all sectors of travel and tourism took part in the ITIC Investment Summit, held during WTM Virtual, to discuss ways to boost business recovery and restore traveller confidence.

Travel Demand Will Bounce Back After Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution, Says Emirates President

The approval and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine will help the aviation industry bounce back, according to Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark.

EU to Buy 300m Doses of BioNTech-Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

The European Commission will authorise a contract for up to 300 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer.

PM Mitsotakis Promises Free Covid-19 Vaccine to Greeks Once Available

A vaccine against Covid-19, currently being tested, will be available free of charge to Greeks once it becomes available, says PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Health Minister: Greece Set for 3m Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias confirmed that Greece would by December have access to a first batch of three million doses of a planned Covid-19 vaccine.

Greek PM: Second Covid-19 Lockdown Not an Option

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for all European countries to be on high alert in the coming months, until a coronavirus vaccine is found.

EU Health Commissioner Says Accessible Covid-19 Vaccine Top Priority

Key to effectively addressing the Covid-19 pandemic is finding a vaccine that will be accessible to all, EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides says.