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Survey: Travelers’ Optimism Returns as Vaccines Fuel Hope

New research reveals that the travelers’ appetite to explore the world remains undiminished and is fueled by the roll out of vaccines worldwide.

Henley Index: Greek Passport Maintains 8th Spot Worldwide

The Greek passport remains among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the Henley Passport Index.

Arcadia Presents Tourism Experiences, Year-round Destinations in New Video Campaign

The Arcadia Chamber has launched a new campaign that aims to promote the area’s tourism offerings and year-round destinations.

Katikies Mykonos Ensures Safety with GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Katikies Mykonos has achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities.

Rhodes’ 1st Virtual Marathon Kicks Off with Αthletes from 33 Countries

The International Rhodes Marathon is taking place this year as a month-long virtual event until May 9.

Nine in Ten Travelers Say ‘Yes’ to Digital Health Passports, Poll Shows

Over nine in 10 travelers feel comfortable to use a digital health passport for future trips, according to a survey published by travel technology company Amadeus.

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Palace Hotel to Open to Guests on April 20

The five-star Makedonia Palace hotel will reopen its doors on April 20 to welcome guests to the city of Thessaloniki.

US Government will Not Support Covid-19 Vaccine Passports

The US government does not intend to support a system that requires travelers to carry vaccine passports, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

Singapore to Use IATA’s Covid-19 Travel Pass from May

Starting on May 1, passengers traveling to Singapore will be able to use the IATA Travel Pass to store their pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test results.

Ipsos MORI Poll: Majority of Brits Support Vaccine Passports

The majority of Britons support vaccine passports but recognise concerns about the potential issues they could cause, says a poll by Ipsos MORI UK KnowledgePanel.

Celestyal Getting Ready to Offer Safe Cruise Experiences from May

Celestyal Cruises is speeding up procedures for the restart of sailings on May 29, aiming to provide its guests with carefree holidays to the Greek islands.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Sail the Greek Islands in July

Norwegian Cruise Line is planning to restart operations this summer with sailings to the Caribbean and the Greek islands.

UNWTO Looking for Best Ideas to Help Rural Tourism Recover from Covid-19

The UNWTO has launched a new competition to identify the best ideas that will help rural tourism communities recover from the impact of Covid-19.

Covid-19 Still Keeps Passenger Traffic Down at Athens Airport

The Covid-19 pandemic and global travel restrictions in March kept passenger traffic at Athens International Airport below last year's levels.

Crete: Underwater Research Continues at Ancient Olous

For the fourth year scientists conducted underwater research off the Elounda bay on Crete, aiming to shine light on the sunken city of Ancient Olous.

Covid-19: Italy Announces 5-day Quarantine for EU Arrivals

Italy has announced that all travelers from EU countries will be required to spend five days in quarantine upon their arrival to the country.

TUI Sees Summer 2021 Bookings at ‘Encouraging Level’

TUI has announced that bookings for the summer 2021 season have reached an "encouraging level" at 2.8 million guests.

Mitsis Hotels Group Restarts Safe Operation from April 1

The Mitsis Hotels Group on April 1 will open the doors of its five-star Mitsis Grand Hotel on the Greek island of Rhodes.

Germany: Int’l Air Travelers Must Present Negative Covid‑19 Test Before Arrival

All international travelers arriving to Germany by air are now required to present a negative Covid‑19 test before embarking on their journey.

European Travel Commission Invites Partners to Join #OpenUpToEurope Campaign

The European Travel Commission (ETC) is seeking partners to invest in a pan-European campaign aiming to reinforce consumer confidence and stimulate pent-up demand for travel in Europe.