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Covid-19: Greece Benefits from Announcing Travel Opening Early

Announcing its opening to travelers and setting out clear Covid-19 guidelines has given Greece a head start in tourism recovery, according to ForwardKeys.

Larissa, Greece, to Host ‘Major Cities of Europe’ Conference in October

The city of Larissa in central Greece this October will host the annual conference of the Major Cities of Europe, a European network that promotes city innovation.

‘Connecting Europe Express’ Train Begins Journey tο Cities in the EU

“Connecting Europe Express”, a special train put together as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, has began its five-week journey to over 100 cities including Athens.

Travel Industry Urges One Line on EU Covid Certificate Verification

The travel industry is urging member states to harmonise the verification standards of the EU Digital COVID Certificate to ensure a smooth passenger experience.

Seven Greek Cities Among Europe’s Top 10 Most Resilient for Summer Travel

Seven Greek cities are among the most resilient destinations in Europe for this summer, according to research by ForwardKeys.

Europe Day: Discover the European Union on May 9

The EU is inviting people across its member states and beyond to celebrate Europe Day on May 9 through online activities and events.

European Parliament Approves Brexit Trade Deal

European Parliament approved the Brexit trade deal by an overwhelming majority, paving the way for a “new chapter” of friendly relations between the EU and the UK.

ETC Releases 7-step Guide for Sustainable Tourism Development

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has published a seven-step guide for the sustainable tourism development of European destinations.

UFI: Global Exhibition Industry Revenues Down by 68% in 2020

The global exhibition industry saw its revenues drop by 68% in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry - UFI.

Greece Ready to Address Brexit Challenges

The Greek government has taken actions to cover legislative and administrative needs, and provide information to citizens and businesses, following the UK's exit from the EU as of December 31.

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.

ForwardKeys: 3 Greek Destinations Resilient in Q3 Despite Covid-19

Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion were among the Top 10 cities in Europe showing resilience in Q3 in terms of international travel tickets, says ForwardKeys.

IATA: Covid-19 Comeback Hits September Air Passenger Demand

A second wave of Covid-19 and consecutive lockdowns across Europe have driven air demand in September down by 82.5% against 2019, says IATA.

Covid-19: Countries in Europe Battle Second Wave with Restrictions, Lockdowns

One by one European countries announce harsher measures - including full lockdowns -in efforts to contain the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Marriott International Announces New President of Europe, Middle East and Africa

Marriott International has appointed Satya Anand as its President for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Telework Gaining Ground Among Employees in the Coronavirus Era

The majority of employees working from home in the Covid-19 era want to be able to choose between remote work and the office once restrictions ease, a survey reveals.

Greek DMC Shows Luxury Side of Epirus and Zagorohoria to Travel Agents

Aiming to promote Greek tourism, Luxury Greece DMC & Travel held a fam trip to introduce the destinations of Epirus and Zagorohoria to international luxury tourism professionals.

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.

CLIA Announces Ukko Metsola as New Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Ukko Metsola as its new Director General for Europe.

IATA: Air Passenger Demand Plunges in July

Air passenger demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometers, dropped by 79.8% in July compared to the same month in 2019, IATA said.