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AirDNA: Covid-19 Hits Short-term Rental Market

The first signs of Covid-19’s effect on the short-term rental market have emerged with thousands of cancelations worldwide, according to AirDNA.

Greek Travel Agents and Airlines at Odds Over Canceled School Trips

Greek travel agents and airlines are at odds over how best to deal with prepaid school trips that were canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Greece Announces New Measures to Address Covid-19 Economic Impact

An emergency plan to address the economic impact of the coronavirus in Greece has been announced by the Greek Finance Ministry.

Polish Market Meets Psiloritis Natural Park on Crete

Aiming to promote Crete's alternative tourism options, the GNTO held a fam trip to the Psiloritis Natural Park for Polish tour operators and journalists.

Transavia Tells Dutch Market to ‘Enjoy’ Thessaloniki

The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki is featured as a "must-see destination" in the inflight magazine of Dutch low-cost airline Transavia.

9th Athens Half Marathon Event Postponed

The 9th Athens Half Marathon event, originally scheduled to take place in the Greek capital on March 22, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Louis Phaethon Beach Hotel in Paphos Gets New Look

Following extensive renovation works, the Louis Phaethon Beach hotel in Paphos, Cyprus, is ready to welcome guests with a completely new look.

Covid-19: Greek Trade & Tourism Bodies Call for Flexible Working Conditions

Greece’s main trade and tourism bodies are calling for flexible working conditions due to the tight measures against the spread of the coronavirus.

Cruise Industry Reacts to US ‘Advice’ Against Travel

The State Department has advised US nationals against traveling on cruise ships, warning that they presented a higher risk of coronavirus infection.

South Kynouria Growing into Top Special Interest Tourist Destination

Tourism Professionals of Kynouria in the Peloponnese are promoting the destination's special interest tourism offerings that include trekking, gastronomy festivals and fishing.

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Join ‘Greece 2021’ Bicentennial Events

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, one of Hollywood's favorite couples, invite all to celebrate the 200th anniversary since the Greek War of Independence.

Kālesma: New Luxury Hotel to Open on Mykonos

The popular Greek island of Mykonos this summer will welcome Kālesma, a brand-new luxury property located on Ornos bay.

Kallichoron Hotel Gives Tips on Personalized Customer Service

The owners of the Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea shared ways to successfully personalize the hotel guest experience.

Arabian Travel Market Expo Postponed for June

The Arabian Travel Market 2020 exhibition has been postponed for June due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak around the world.

Greek Ministry Lays Out MICE Tourism Plan

The Tourism Ministry is looking to further develop Greece's MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism sector.

Thousands Stream Through Doors of Athens’ EMST Museum

Thousands of people visited the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens during the first three days of its operation.

Seajets Launches Two New Routes to Serve More Destinations

Seajets has launched two new routes from the ports of Lavrio and Piraeus that serve a total of seven Greek destinations.

Lufthansa Group Introduces Flexible Rebooking Options

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group have announced more flexible rebooking options for passengers due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Santorini’s Selene Restaurant Relocates to Katikies Garden Hotel

Santorini’s Selene Restaurant is moving from its current location in Pyrgos to the five-star Katikies Garden hotel in Fira.

MSC Opera Continues Cruise Itinerary to Corfu after Coronavirus Incident

An MSC Cruises liner on Wednesday was given the green light by Greek authorities to sail to Corfu after a Covid-19 incident forced passengers to remain temporarily quarantined.