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Athens-Attica Hotels Report €700m Revenue Loss in 2020 Due to Covid-19

Attica's hotels in 2020 saw a revenue loss of 700 million euros after a severe drop of arrivals and occupancy rates due to Covid-19.

Crystal Cruises Announces New Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement

Crystal Cruises will require all customers to be fully inoculated with a Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their Crystal cruise.

Mediterranean Yacht Show Will Not Take Place in 2021

The Greek Yachting Association (GYA) has decided to cancel the Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) 2021 event, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Vaccine a Game-changer for Return of Business Travel, Says GBTA

Vaccination against the Covid-19 pandemic could be a game-changer in the recovery of business travel, says the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).

Alltours: Allsun Hotel Chain to Request Vaccination Certificate in the Fall

As of this fall, guests at Allsun hotels will be required to present a Covid-19 vaccination certificate before check in.

Greek Tourism Says ‘Health First’ in Six Languages

The “Destination Greece. Health First” website, which includes all travelers need to know on Greece's health protocols for tourism, is now available in six languages.

TTO: Vaccinations, Bilateral Agreements Vital for Greek Tourism Recovery

The recovery of Greek tourism depends on the course of vaccinations and the bilateral agreements to be signed with other countries, according to TTO President Voula Patoulidou.

Europeans Eager to Get Traveling, Aiming for May-July

Locked up for months due to Covid-19 containment measures, Europeans are looking to go on vacation early this summer, according to the latest report by the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Greece to Roll Out 2021 Tourism Strategy Based on New Digital Tools

The Greek National Tourism Organization's 2021 tourism strategy will include the complete revamp of the "Visit Greece" website and upgrade of a number of other digital tools.

UFI: Global Exhibition Industry Revenues Down by 68% in 2020

The global exhibition industry saw its revenues drop by 68% in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry - UFI.

Greece: Non-essential Domestic Air Travel Banned Until March 1

Only essential domestic travel is allowed between all airports in Greece, according to an updated aviation directive.

Survey: Covid-19 Vaccines Paramount for US Travel Industry Recovery

The role of vaccination in the recovery of US travel and tourism from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is considered paramount, a survey by Destination Analysts reveals.

IATA: Free Training to Former Cabin Crew Transitioning into Job Market

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is organizing an online training course to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market.

Jet2 Suspends Flights and Holidays Until April 14 Due to Covid-19

Jet2 is extending the suspension of flights and holidays up to April 14, due to the ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Tourism Industry Shows High Demand for ITB Berlin NOW Digital Expo

Some 2,000 exhibitors from 120 countries have registered so far for the ITB Berlin NOW 2021 virtual event scheduled to take place during March 9-12.

Mykonos Mayor Discusses Tourism Restart with Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Mykonos Mayor Konstantinos Koukas discussed ways to safely restart tourism this summer.

SAS to Offer Flights to Athens and Chania for Spring-Summer 2021

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has included Athens and Chania on its spring - summer flight schedule for 2021.

Greece Announces Next Covid-19 Vaccine Priority Age Groups

Greece’s national vaccination plan is entering its next phase with the inoculation of the next two priority groups: individuals aged 60-64 and 75-79.

Greek Ports See 95% Drop in Cruise Passenger Arrivals in 2020

Cruise ship arrivals and passenger visits to Greek ports dropped 95% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

GBTA: Full Recovery of Business Travel Expected by 2025

The recovery of international business travel to pre-pandemic levels is expected no earlier than 2025, according to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).