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Celestyal Cruises to Start Sailings for 2021 on May 29

Celestyal will start its 2021 cruises on May 29, instead of late April, after Greek authorities announced plans for the reopening of tourism by May 14.

DRV: German Demand for Travel to Greece is High for Summer 2021

Demand for Greek destinations remains high among German travelers for the 2021 summer season, says DRV President Norbert Fiebig.

Greece Planning to Re-open Shops and Restaurants

Greek authorities are planning to gradually lift Covid-19 restrictions and allow retail shops and restaurants to re-open in the coming weeks.

EU Auditors Probe the Protection of Air Passenger Rights During Covid-19

The European Court of Auditors has launched an audit to assess whether the Commission was safeguarding the rights of air passengers during the Covid-19 crisis.

UN Agencies Release Inclusive Recovery Guide for Women in Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and UN Women have released an Inclusive Recovery Guide for women in tourism.

Greece on Germany’s Covid-19 ‘Risk Areas’ List

Germany has updated its travel advice and included all of Greece on its list of “risk areas” due to an increase of coronavirus incidents in the country.

ICAO to Celebrate Achievements of Women in Aviation

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on March 8 will hold a virtual event to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Experts Give Greece Tips on How to Attract Digital Nomads

Technology, affordable accommodation and government incentives are some of the elements that make a destination attractive for digital nomads, according to experts.

Central Macedonia Film Office Promoted at International Festival

The Film Office of Central Macedonia promoted the Greek region as a filming destination at Romania’s Film O’ Clock International Festival.

Greece to Set Up 1st UNWTO Mediterranean Coastal & Maritime Tourism Observatory

The UNWTO's first Mediterranean Coastal and Maritime Tourism Observatory will be set up in Greece this June.

INSETE: Greek Tourism 2020 Performance in Numbers

The INSETE research body has released data showing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Greece's tourism industry in 2020.

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.

Italians will Book Travel to Greece ‘at the Last Minute’, Say Experts

Travel from Italy to Greece in summer 2021 will depend on last-minute bookings, according to Italian tourism professionals.

Greece’s Untapped Tourism Products Analyzed

Religious travel, gastronomy, history and mythology are among the untapped tourism products that Greece should promote to attract more travelers.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Aviation Directive for Domestic Air Travel

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended travel restrictions for domestic flights in Greece until March 8.

Attica Region’s Digital Tourism Campaign Honored at IAB MIXX Awards 2020

The digital tourism campaign of the Attica Region won three honors at the IAB MIXX Awards 2020.

Athens Hotels Score High for Covid-19 Safety Measures

International and Greek travelers gave Athens hotels a high rating for the Covid-19 safety measures implemented in 2020, a GBR survey has revealed.

Low-cost Airlines Will Lead post-Covid-19 Recovery, Says Survey

The low-cost airline model will lead post-Covid-19 recovery and help revitalize demand, according to a GlobalData survey.

Coronavirus Puts Athens’ Hospitality Market on Hold

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, international travel restrictions and low demand have put Athens’ hospitality market on hold.

Athens Hoteliers President Agrees for Covid-19 Vaccination Certificates for Travel

Vaccination certificates could positively affect the intention of people to travel, enhance safety and simplify procedures, according to the president of Athens' hoteliers, Lambrini Karanasiou-Zoulovits.