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Survey: 47% of Greeks Will Go on Holiday in Summer 2020

Almost half of the Greeks will go on holiday this summer after the Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted, an online survey conducted by the University Macedonia reveals.

The Telegraph: 14 Small Greek Islands to Visit after Lockdown

The Telegraph has highlighted 14 of Greece's least populated islands as ideal travel destinations for the summer of 2020, after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted.

OECD Highlights Greece as Best Practice for Covid-19 Mobile App

Greece’s mobile service that grants permission to citizens for necessary movement during Covid-19 quarantine is highlighted by OECD as a best practice.

Thessaloniki Reopens Waterfront Area

Thessaloniki's waterfront area will reopen after remaining closed for almost a month due to measures applied to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Greece’s Olympios Zeus Hotel Launches New Website

The Olympios Zeus Hotel Bungalows in Pieria, central Macedonia, has launched its new website with updated information on its upgraded facilities and services.

Air France Group Repatriates More than 270,000 Passengers

Air France and Transavia have operated more than 1,800 flights from 132 airports, enabling the repatriation of more than 270,000 passengers since March 14.

Bild: Greece a Safe Destination for Summer Holidays

Greece is among the countries that German newspaper Bild proposes as "safe destinations" for summer holidays this year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Emirates Steps Up Safety Measures for Passengers, Employees

Emirates is stepping up precautionary measures at the airport and on board to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers.

Aldemar Resorts Shows its Support to Local Communities

Aldemar Resorts is standing by society during these difficult times and launched partnerships to support local communities through its CSR program "CARE".

Op-Ed: In ‘The Day After’, Hospitality is the Future

“Decisions taken now will shape the hospitality of tomorrow,” says Sommet Education CEO Benoît-Etienne Domenget, referring to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry.

TIME Magazine Looks at What Greece did Right in Covid-19 Fight

US weekly Time Magazine features Greece's effectiveness in handling the Covid-19 pandemic, as the country so far has managed to maintain low infection and death rates.

Covid-19: Marriott Looks to Take Hotel Cleanliness Standards to Next Level

Marriott International has launched a Global Cleanliness Council to tackle the realities of the Covid-19 pandemic at the hotel level and further advance the company’s efforts in this area. 

Athens’ Flisvos Marina Takes Action Against Covid-19

The Flisvos Marina, located near the center of Athens, has taken action to support health professionals managing the Covid-19 situation and help cover the needs of vulnerable groups.

Cronwell Hotels Offers Free Holidays to Greek Healthcare Professionals

Cronwell Hotels & Resorts will offer Greek healthcare professionals free stay at its three resorts in Greece, once the Covid-19 crisis subsides.

Qatar Airways Signs $850m Aircraft Financing Deal

Qatar Airways and Standard Chartered have signed a US$850 million financing deal for seven Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

Accor: New Label to Certify Health Standards for Hotels after Covid-19

Accor and Bureau Veritas have developed a label designed to certify that safety standards and cleaning protocols have been achieved to allow accommodation and catering businesses to reopen.

Etihad Airways Outlines Re-start Plans

Etihad plans to operate a reduced network of scheduled passenger services from May 1 to June 30, with the aim of gradually returning to a fuller schedule as and when the global situation improves.

Sky Express Says Thank You to ICU Personnel with Free Tickets

Sky Express is sending its warmest “thank you” to the medical personnel of Greece's Intensive Care Units by offering free tickets to 34 domestic destinations.

#EUvsVirus Hackathon Seeks Solutions to Tackle Covid-19

The European Commission has launched the #EUvsVirus Hackathon aiming to connect innovators, partners and buyers that are seeking for innovative solutions to help tackle the coronavirus.

Γνώμες – Σωτήρης Βαρελάς: «Μαθήματα από το overtourism στο no tourism»

"Τους τελευταίους μήνες, από το overtourism μεταφερθήκαμε στο no tourism, συνειδητοποιώντας πόσο σημαντικός είναι ο τουρισμός άλλα και πόσο ευαίσθητος είναι στις κρίσεις," αναφέρει ο Σωτήρης Βαρελάς, συν-ιδρυτής του...