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Thessaloniki Tells its Rural Stories via New Campaign

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has launched a new campaign to promote the rural side of Greece's northern port city.

Greece Sends its Message for World Tourism Day 2020

On World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures underlined the significance of social cohesion and rural development for tourism growth in the post-Covid-19 era.

Athens Puts New Covid-19 Management Plan into Action

The Athens municipality has announced a new series of precautionary measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 in inner-city neighborhoods.

WTTC Calls for Global Coordinated Approach to Rebuild Travel Confidence

The international travel & tourism industry needs a global coordinated approach that will enhance the travel experience in the post-Covid-19 era, says the WTTC.

German Tourism Market ‘Discovers’ Thessaloniki and Halkidiki in post-Covid-19 Era

The tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki were recently presented to 40 German tourism professionals that took part in the FVW Workshop Greece 2020.

Additional Covid-19 Measures Announced for Greek Destinations

Starting on Saturday, September 26, additional precautionary measures will apply to a number of Greek regions, including Attica and Trikala, with the aim to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Singapore Airlines Looks to Resume Flights to More Destinations

The Singapore Airlines group is constantly looking for opportunities to resume flights to more destinations in its global network.

Major Projects to Boost Thessaloniki’s Reputation in Southeastern Europe

Major infrastructure works are underway in Thessaloniki, which are expected to contribute to the development of the city as a trade hub and a significant tourism destination.

CoronaPass: Ticketseller Facilitates Covid-19 Testing for Customers to Ensure Safe Travel

Τicketseller has joined forces with medical care provider CrossBorderMedCare to offer its customers special services for travel during Covid-19 times.

Astir Palace Vouliagmeni Donates Hand Sanitizers to Public Schools

The Astir Palace Vouliagmeni hospitality company has donated hand sanitizers to public schools in the areas of Vari, Voula and Vouliagmeni to help curb the spread of Covid-19.

SETE Forecast: Greece’s Revenues from Foreign Tourists to Reach Only €3bn

Greece's travel receipts from abroad are expected to reach only €3 billion in 2020 due to the impact of Covid-19, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

IATA Wants Covid-19 Testing Before Boarding

IATA is requesting that all passengers be tested for Covid-19 before flying, in efforts to reignite air travel and address the issue of varying quarantine measures.

Covid-19: Greece Joins rescEU Medical Equipment Reserve

Greece has joined the rescEU medical equipment reserve program, building up stocks of critical medical supplies to confront the coronavirus pandemic.

Monica Bellucci’s Performances at the Herodion Postponed

The “Maria Callas: Lettres et Mémoire” performances, starring Monica Bellucci and scheduled to take place September 28-30 in Athens, have been postponed.

Greece’s Peak July Month Sees 85.4% Drop in Tourist Arrivals

July, one of the three main months for tourism in Greece, saw the number of inbound arrivals plunge by 85.4%, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Among UK’s Most Searched-for 2021 Holiday Destinations

Greece is among the Top 10 most searched-for holiday destinations in the UK for 2021, according to a recent study by Medical Travel Compared.

Thessaloniki’s MICE Industry Prepares for a Difficult 2021

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau is preparing for a difficult 2021 and is calling on its members to support its efforts to promote the city as a MICE destination.

Syros: The Capital of the Cyclades Promoted Through New Digital Campaign

The Municipality of Syros-Ermoupolis and Marketing Greece have launched a new digital campaign, aiming to promote the island as a tourism destination.

YES Forum to Hold Open E-dialogue with Young Shipping Executives

The YES Forum on September 24 will hold an open e-dialogue on sustainable development with representatives of the young generation of shipping.

Central Macedonia to Redefine Brand Strategy for 2021

The Region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece is looking to redefine its brand strategy and prepare for the 2021 tourism season.