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Greece Announces New Measures to Address Covid-19 Economic Impact

An emergency plan to address the economic impact of the coronavirus in Greece has been announced by the Greek Finance Ministry.

9th Athens Half Marathon Event Postponed

The 9th Athens Half Marathon event, originally scheduled to take place in the Greek capital on March 22, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Στις 12 Ιουνίου η τελετή απονομής των Greek Hospitality Awards 2020

Ραντεβού στις 12 Ιουνίου δίνει η τελετή απονομής των Greek Hospitality Awards 2020, στα πλαίσια των μέτρων περιορισμού διάδοσης του COVID-19.

Covid-19: Greek Trade & Tourism Bodies Call for Flexible Working Conditions

Greece’s main trade and tourism bodies are calling for flexible working conditions due to the tight measures against the spread of the coronavirus.

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.

Lufthansa Group May Cut Flights By Up to 50%

Lufthansa Group may cut flights by up to 50 percent in the coming weeks due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus.

Arabian Travel Market Expo Postponed for June

The Arabian Travel Market 2020 exhibition has been postponed for June due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak around the world.

Αναβάλλεται ο Ημιμαραθώνιος της Αθήνας

Την αναβολή του 9ου Ημιμαραθωνίου της Αθήνας αποφάσισαν οι διοργανωτές του, στο πλαίσιο των μέτρων περιορισμού εξάπλωσης του κορωνοϊού στην χώρα.

Αναβάλλεται το 12ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Λάρισας

Μετατίθεται χρονικά το 12ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Λάρισα λόγω των μέτρων πρόληψης κατά της διάδοσης του κορωνοϊού στη χώρα μας.

Alitalia Suspends Flights from Milan Malpensa

Alitalia will suspend any national and international service to and from Milan Malpensa airport as of March 9, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus Threatens 2020 Int’l Tourist Arrivals

The UNWTO has revised its 2020 prospects and sees a decrease in international tourist arrivals and receipts this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

IATA: Coronavirus May Cost Airlines $113bn in 2020 Revenue

The spread of Covid-19 to more than 80 countries may cost the airline industry up to 113 billion dollars, says IATA.

MSC Opera Continues Cruise Itinerary to Corfu after Coronavirus Incident

An MSC Cruises liner on Wednesday was given the green light by Greek authorities to sail to Corfu after a Covid-19 incident forced passengers to remain temporarily quarantined.

UK Airline Flybe Announces Collapse

British carrier Flybe has entered into administration after failing to secure a 100-million-pound government loan.

Greece Considers Support for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

The ministries of economy, development and tourism are examining a series of measures to support business owners in the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak.

SETE Proposes Hotel Cancellation Fee Waivers in View of Covid-19

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is proposing a flexible cancellation policy for hotels in efforts to limit the impact from the coronavirus outbreak.

Report: Greece 2020 Tourism Resilient but Still Faced with Coronavirus and Refugee Crisis

Entering the third month of 2020 and a key pre-booking period for the summer ahead, Greece is faced with the refugee crisis and the coronavirus outbreak.

IATA Calls for Suspension of Slot Use Rules, Cites Covid-19 Impact

Due to exceptional circumstances created by the coronavirus outbreak, IATA is requesting that airport slot regulations be suspended for the entire running year.

Greece Controls Borders in Efforts to Delay Coronavirus Spread into EU

Greece has managed to contain the spread of Covid-19 to seven confirmed cases, after a series of emergency measures that included restricting the country’s border with neighboring Turkey.

Ryanair to Cancel Up to 25% of Short Haul Flights to/from Italy

Ryanair from March 17 will reduce its short haul flight program - mainly to and from Italy - by up to 25 percent, for a three-week period, in response to the Covid-19 virus.