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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.

Saudi Arabia Bans Entry for Travelers from 20 Countries

Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned entry to its territory for travelers from 20 countries, aiming to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

Greece Among Top Countries for 2021 Intra-European Travel

Greece is among the Top 5 preferred countries for intra-European travel in 2021, despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, according to an ETC report.

France Bans Travel from Non-EU Countries

France has banned all but essential travel from outside the European Union and tightened testing requirements for travelers coming from EU countries.

France Announces Negative Covid-19 Test Requirement for EU Travelers

Passengers arriving from EU destinations to France will be required to present a negative PCR test conducted up to 72 hours prior to departure.

Andros Records Rise in Greek Visitors in 2020, Says Survey

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the island of Andros in 2020 managed to maintain 66.1 percent of last year’s arrivals between July and September, according to a survey.

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.

ABTA: UK Outbound Travel Significant for Greek Tourism

Greece ranks among the 10 countries with the highest aggregate GVA generated from UK outbound travel, according to a report by ABTA.

Air France Updates Flight Schedule for November, December

Air France has announced that it will operate 50 percent of its flight schedule planned for November and December.

Greece Updates Data on Covid-19 Cases from Inbound Travel

The most imported Covid-19 positive cases in Greece are from five countries, according to data of the Greek General Secretariat for Civil Protection.

Analysis: Controls, National Covid-19 Policies Affecting Airfares

Flight restrictions and government travel policies, including Covid-19 testing and quarantine measures, are affecting travel trends, according to an analysis by ForwardKeys.

Covid-19: Germany, France Not Eager to Re-start Travel

Germany and France believe that it is “too soon” to allow holidays, adding that a good time to reassess would be mid-June, depending on how the Covid-19 pandemic evolves.

Athens Voted Second Best Destination in Europe for 2020

Athens is the second Best European Destination to visit in 2020, according to an online voting competition of the EBD organization.

Booking.com: Greece in Top 10 for Offering Exceptional Guest Experiences

Greece is among the 10 countries honored for offering exceptional hospitality experiences to its visitors, according to Booking.com’s 2020 Traveller Review Awards list.

European Best Destination 2020 – Vote for Athens!

Athens is competing with 19 popular cities in Europe for the title of "European Best Destination 2020".

Greece’s ‘TicketSeller’ Shortlisted as Best Newcomer at SESA Startup Competition 2019

Greek online travel agency TicketSeller is among the finalists of the South Europe Startup Awards (SESA) competition in the “Best Newcomer” category for 2019.

Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.

Ryanair Announces New Athens – Toulouse Route for 2020

Ryanair has announced a new Athens route to Toulouse, France, with a twice-weekly service commencing in March 2020.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Grecotel Hosts Classic Vehicles of Great Britain’s Veteran Car Club in Larissa

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel recently hosted the drivers and classic vehicles of the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain, which is currently on its “Orient Express 2019” voyage.