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Booking.com: 7 Predictions for the Triumphant Return of Travel in 2022

Booking.com has made seven predictions on the way people will reignite the travel spark in 2022.

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.

Curfew and Music Ban for Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa Due to Covid-19

Emergency Covid-19 restrictions will go into effect in Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa as they were declared ‘red’ areas on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

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.

Covid-19 Curfew Announced for Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama

The Greek regional units of Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map, due to a rise in cases.

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.

Covid-19: Greece Sees Big Drop in Rail Passengers in First Quarter of 2021

Greece is the second EU country that saw the largest decrease in rail passengers in the first quarter of the year, due to the impact of Covid-19, according to Eurostat.

Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella Go ‘Red’ on Greece’s Covid-19 Map

The Greek regional units of Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on the country’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

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.

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.