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Greece Invites the World to Keep in Touch… from Home

Greece is sending out a message to the world: to stay home - due to the current Covid-19 developments - but at the same time to stay in touch through its new online platform "Greece From Home".

Hellinikon Project One Step Closer to Materialization

The Hellinikon project, to go up at Athens’ former airport, is moving one step closer to becoming a reality after Greece’s Central Archaeological Council approved the demolition of 900 buildings on the premises.

Greek Tourism Sector Recovery Depends on Covid-19 Crisis Duration, Says BoG

The duration of the coronavirus pandemic will be the decisive factor for the Greek tourism industry’s comeback, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).

Pre-coronavirus Travel Revenue for Greece on the Rise – January Data

Greece's tourism revenue was on an upward trend in January, before the coronavirus health crisis hit the country, recording a 24.4 percent rise.

#GreeceFromHome: Grekaddict Brings Greece to All via Live Streaming

Travel experiences booking platform Grekaddict.com is bringing Greece to everyone's home through its new online initiative #GreeceFromHome.

Greece Bans Flights from UK and Turkey

Greece has temporarily banned all passenger flights arriving from the United Kingdom and Turkey, aiming to limit the further spread of the coronavirus.

Useful Info on Covid-19 and Travel via Athens Airport

Athens International Airport has included a special section on its website with useful information regarding travel to/from Athens during the coronavirus pandemic.

AEGEAN: Net Earnings Increase to €78.5m in 2019

AEGEAN's 2019 financial results proves the gradual success of its efforts of extending the season, says the company's CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

AEGEAN: Flight Adjustments Due to Covid-19

AEGEAN has announced flight adjustments due to changes in passenger demand caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

AEGEAN Extends Waiver for Rebooking Fees

Greek airline company AEGEAN is extending its waiver of rebooking fees for customers that wish to reschedule their travel plans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

Airlines Honored for Top 2019 Performance at Athens Airport

The airlines that achieved the fastest development at Athens International Airport (AIA) during 2019 were awarded at a special ceremony in Athens.

Greece Sets Citizen Protection Plan for Summer Season

The presence of Greek police will increase this summer at passport control points at airports, ports, and borders across the country.

Condor Planning 150 Weekly Flights to Greece

German leisure airline Condor will offer 150 flights per week to 16 destinations in Greece this summer.

SETE Proposes Hotel Cancellation Fee Waivers in View of Covid-19

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is proposing a flexible cancellation policy for hotels in efforts to limit the impact from the coronavirus outbreak.

Greece 1821-2021 Bicentennial Events: Call for Proposals

Interested parties wishing to participate in the bicentennial Greece 1821-2021 events are invited to submit proposals on its online platform, according to the organizing committee.

INSETE: Road Arrivals to Greece Up by 35.6% in January 2020

The number of arrivals by road to Greece increased in January by 35.6 percent to 625,600 compared to 462,000 in the same month a year ago.

Greece – Egypt Join Forces Against Antiquities Smuggling

Greece and Egypt have agreed to boost efforts in the area of culture with a primary focus on jointly addressing the illegal trade of antiquities.

Norwegian Spirit Cruise Ship to Homeport in Piraeus, Greece, for First Time

Norwegian Cruise Line will homeport its all-new Norwegian Spirit ship for the first time in Piraeus, Greece, beginning in April.

Greece and Egypt Look to Target Long-haul Markets Together

Greece and Egypt are looking to establish a joint tourism cooperation in an aim to attract more tourists to both countries from long-haul markets such as the US and Australia.