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Searches for Greece Still Strong Among Fall Travelers

Demand for travel to Greece remains robust with all the more travelers choosing to visit in the fall, according to a study carried out by Tourix.

Air France Wins Four Skytrax World Airline Awards for 2021

Air France received four honors at the World Airline Awards 2021, organized by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.

Thessaloniki’s Exhibitions will Take Place as Planned Despite Covid ‘Red’ Status

TIF-Helexpo’s upcoming exhibitions in Thessaloniki will take place as planned despite the city going ‘red’ on Greece’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map.

US Travelers in Favor of Int’l Vaccination Passports, Says Survey

The majority of US travelers believe vaccination passports should be required for international travel, says a survey by OAG.

Europeans Still Eager to Travel, Greece Tops Their Bucket List

Greece is among the 10 destinations on the bucket lists of European travelers for summer and autumn, according to an ETC survey.

World Tourism Day 2021 to Focus on Inclusivity

The UNWTO is inviting member and non-member states, businesses and individuals to celebrate inclusivity during World Tourism Day 2021 on September 27.

Russian Travelers Opt for Greece in the Fall

Russian travelers are choosing Greece as an autumn holiday destination, according to data by insurance company Rosgosstrakh.

Athens Topped UK, US, French Traveler Searches for August 

Athens was the most searched for destination in August by potential travelers from the US, UK and France, according to data released by Tourix.

Chania Municipality to Conduct Survey on Tourists’ Preferences

The Municipality of Chania will conduct a survey on the behavior and preferences of travelers that prefer to visit the city during the off-season.

Greek Hoteliers to Take Action for Social Welfare

The Greek Labor Ministry and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels have announced new joint initiatives for social welfare, aiming to support vulnerable groups in Greece.

Covid-19: Curfew, Music Ban Imposed on Three Areas in Greece

The Greek authorities have imposed Covid-19 restrictions, which include an overnight curfew, on the areas of Achaia, Ilia and Ikaria.

Celestyal Sells its ‘Experience’ Cruise Ship

Celestyal Cruises has sold its “Experience” cruise ship due to the market conditions resulting from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens’ Kolonos Festival Line-up Announced

Athens’ Kolonos Festival 2021 will host popular Greek artists in a number of concerts and theater performances scheduled to take place during September 6-28.

STR: Travelers Choose Smaller Types of Accommodation in Summer 2021

Smaller types of accommodation attracted the interest of travelers this summer, as consumers continued to adapt to living in a Covid-19 world, STR said.

Hotel Prices in Greece Exceed Pre-pandemic Levels, Says Study

Hotel prices in Greece significantly increased during July-August 2021, compared to the average prices of 2019, says an analysis by Mabrian Technologies.

Avra Collection Partners with Travelstaytion

Avra Collection has announced its partnership with Travelstaytion, an online platform for professionally managed holiday and short term-let rentals.

Bettany Hughes Shows Greece’s ‘Wonders’ to UK Audience

Greece’s ancient “wonders” and most recent archaeological findings were revealed to UK television viewers through the show of British historian Bettany Hughes.

Greece Mulls Mandatory Vaccination for Other Groups Fearing Covid-19 Surge in Fall

Greece is examining the possibility of extending mandatory Covid-19 vaccination for other professional groups, expecting a surge in cases in the fall.

Greece’s Magnesia Region Looks to Attract More Visitors from Poland

In efforts to attract more travelers from Poland to the area of Magnesia in central Greece, the GNTO and local authorities recently held a press trip for Polish media.

Santorini’s Katikies Kirini Hotel Achieves Health Security Verification

The Katikies Kirini hotel, located on Santorini, has become Sharecare Health Security Verified with Forbes Travel Guide.