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Athens to Host International Olympic Committee Session in 2025

The International Olympic Committee has announced Athens, Greece, as the host city of its IOC Session in 2025.

EBD Includes 5 Greek Destinations Among Best for Vaccinated Travelers

The European Best Destinations (EBD) organization has included five popular Greek destinations among the world's best for Covid-19 vaccinated travelers.

Survey: Half of Brits in Favor of Covid-19 Vaccination Passport

Half of the British public would be in favor of the introduction of vaccination passports for international travel, according to a survey by YouGov.

China Rolls Out Health Certificate for Cross-border Travel

China has introduced an electronic health certificate for international travelers, in efforts to facilitate cross-border travel and reopen the economy.

ITB Berlin: Int’l Tourism Spending to Reach pre-Covid-19 Levels in 3 to 5 Years

International tourism spending is expected to reach pre-Covid-19 crisis levels in 3 to 5 years, according to a Euromonitor survey presented at ITB Berlin 2021.

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.

Greek Yachting to See Promotion in Upcoming Campaign

Yachting is among the tourism sectors that the Greek National Tourism Organization will promote through its three-year campaign.

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.