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Amadeus Reveals 5 Key Trends to Drive Travel Recovery in Post-Covid-19 Era

Travel technology provider Amadeus has revealed five emerging trends expected to drive travel recovery in the post-Covid-19 era.

CLIA Announces MSC Cruises’ Pierfrancesco Vago as its New Global Chairman

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, as its new Global Chairman.

ETC: 52% of Europeans Plan to Travel in Next Six Months

The European Travel Commission's (ETC) latest report reveals that 52 percent of Europeans plan to travel in the next six months.

Greece on Bucket List of Global Travel Writers for 2021

Global travel writers have included Greece on their bucket list of destinations for 2021, according to a survey by FINN Partners Global Travel Practice.

Turnover of Greek Hotels Down by 78% in 2020

Turnover of the Greek hotel industry in 2020 dropped by 78% percent year-on-year to 1.83 billion euros, according to a new report by ITEP.

UK Suspends Travel Corridors, Makes 10-day Quarantine Mandatory for All

All international arrivals to the UK must now take a pre-departure Covid-19 test and self-isolate for 10 days.

Greek Hoteliers Chief Calls for Common EU Plan to Ensure Safe Travel

An EU plan for travel would ensure the free movement of people amid the Covid-19 pandemic, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Coastal Shipping Sector Sees Challenging Year Ahead

Greece's coastal shipping sector is up against a number of challenges ahead of the 2021 tourism season, according to a survey by IOBE.

Travelers Must Have Negative Covid-19 Test Result to Enter England

Passengers arriving from all international destinations to England, as of Friday, January 15, will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test.

Greek Consumer Confidence Picks Up Marginally in December

Greek consumer confidence picked up slightly in December, as the economic climate index reached 91.5 points against 91.0 points in November 2020, according the IOBE think tank.

CLIA: Cruise Sector Heading into 2021 with Optimism

The international cruise industry appears optimistic and ready to address the challenges of the new year ahead, CLIA says in its latest report.

Greece Needs to Reposition its Tourism Product, Say Hospitality Experts

Greece needs to reposition its tourism product and improve connectivity in order to emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis, according to hospitality experts.

Greek Professionals Expect New Tourism Trends After Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to bring new trends in travel and tourism, emerging from the desire of travelers for safe and vivid experiences.

Covid-19: Cyprus to Lift Travel Ban for 56 Countries as of January 15

The Cypriot government has released a list of 56 countries that will be given relaxations for travel to Cyprus as of January 15.

Brown Hotels to Open 20 Properties in Greece and Cyprus

Brown Hotels is planning to expand its portfolio of properties with the opening of over 20 new properties in Greece and Cyprus.

ACI Europe: Over 6,000 Air Routes in Europe Still Not Restored

More than 6,000 air routes previously operated from Europe’s airports have not been restored since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an ACI Europe report.

Athens Attends Major International Tourism Exhibitions

The Athens Development & Destination Management Agency in 2020 participated in leading international tourism exhibitions to promote the Greek capital to MICE professionals.

UNWTO: Plunge in 2020 Arrivals Drives Tourism Back to 1990 Levels

The year 2020 will go down in history as the worst year on record for global tourism with international arrivals expected to reach 1990 levels, the UNWTO says.

YouGov: 3 in 10 Brits do not Plan to Travel Next Year

Three in 10 Brits do not plan to travel at all in the next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data released by YouGov.

Two Katikies Hotels Among First in the World to Get Health Security ‘Seal of Approval’

Greek hotels Katikies Santorini and Katikies Mykonos are among the first in the world to become Sharecare Health Security Verified with Forbes Travel Guide.