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Poll: 7 in 10 Europeans will Travel for Holidays this Year

A new Euronews poll shows that seven in ten Europeans will travel for holidays this year and four in five are willing to carry vaccine passports for international travel.

TripAdvisor: Covid-19 Vaccines Driving Demand for Summer Vacations

Vaccine rollouts globally are driving increasing demand for summer vacations, a TripAdvisor traveler data and consumer sentiment analysis reveals.

Greece Among 7 Countries to Launch EU Digital Covid Certificate

The EU Digital Covid Certificate, which aims to facilitate travel this summer, has gone live in seven member states, including Greece.

Covid-19 Affects Travel Plans of Germans for Greece

Although Germans are dreaming of the Greek islands this year, Greece’s epidemiological situation is negatively affecting their travel plans for the summer season.

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.

Greece Takes Over Presidency of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Greece has taken over the Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) from Germany.

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.

Central Macedonia will Aim to Attract More German Travelers

Central Macedonia will aim to attract more German travelers in 2021, according to the region's deputy governor for tourism, Alexandros Thanos.

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.

Greece to Show its Best at ITB Berlin 2021 Virtual Tourism Expo

Greece is ready to show its best at the virtual ITB Berlin 2021 travel and tourism trade show that will take place during March 9-12.

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.

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.

Webinars on ‘Dark Tourism’ Guided Tours Announced by FEG and Clio Muse

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) and Clio Muse Tours are organizing 30 educational webinars on dark tourism guided tours.

EU Approves €1.25bn German State Aid for TUI

The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute with up to 1.25 billion euros to the recapitalization of TUI AG.

Komotini Receives Special Honor for Accessibility Initiatives

Komotini in northern Greece received a special mention at the 2021 Access City Award for its efforts to ensure equal access to city life for people with disabilities.

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.

Germany Lifts Global Travel Ban, Issues Europe Warnings

Germany has lifted a general Covid-19 travel warning announced in March for some 160 non-EU territories while issuing partial or full travel restrictions for more than 10 European nations.

Covid-19: Greece Joins rescEU Medical Equipment Reserve

Greece has joined the rescEU medical equipment reserve program, building up stocks of critical medical supplies to confront the coronavirus pandemic.

Greece Attends First Expo After Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece presented its alternative forms of tourism at the TourNatur 2020 exhibition held September 4-6 in Düsseldorf, Germany.