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WTTC Warns Against Panic and Stigmatization Over Coronavirus

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is warning against disproportionate reactions and the possible stigmatization of Chinese tourists as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Advanced Coronavirus Measures in Place at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has moved ahead with a series of measures to halt the potential spread of the Wuhan virus.

WHO Chief Warns Against Wuhan Virus Travel Bans and Isolation

In response to worldwide concern over the coronavirus outbreak, the head of the World Health Organization called for caution and evidence before proceeding with extreme measures.

Greek Health Body Issues Coronavirus Guidelines to Hotels, Cruise ships & Airlines

Greece’s EODY has released guidelines to tourism services providers, aiming to eliminate the potential spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Global Airport Retail May Go Down with Coronavirus, Study Says

The outbreak of the coronavirus and the resultant ban on travel is expected to impact airport retail worldwide, a study by GlobalData said.

China Bans Outbound Travel Due to Coronavirus

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias held an emergency meeting with the Ambassador of China to Greece, Zhang Qiyue to discuss additional measures in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Health Officials Issue Precautionary Guidelines for New Virus

Despite the limited risk of a new SARS-like virus entering Greece, the country's health officials have issued safety precautions.

GNTO Targets Senior Travelers in Scandinavia

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is promoting Greece as a silver tourism destination to tour operators in Scandinavia.

Hellenic Trade Council Secures Promotion of Greece in South China

The Hellenic Trade Council has secured the promotion of Greece and the showcasing of Greek products in the city of Dongguan in South China.

8th German-Greek Assembly Puts Spotlight on Greece’s Health Tourism

Greece’s health tourism product was highlighted during the 8th German-Greek Assembly held in Hersonissos on Crete.

Call for Abstracts: Int’l Conference on Environmental Science and Technology – CEST2019

The organizing committee of the 16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology - CEST2019, which is to take place on Rhodes, has issued a call for abstracts.

Crete to Present Alternative Tourism Forms at ‘f.re.e 2018’ Travel Fair in Munich

The Region of Crete will promote its alternative tourism forms at the “f.re.e 2018” travel and leisure fair in Munich, during February 21-25.

“Authentic” Marathon Expo In Athens Expected To Attract Record Number Of Visitors

Preperations are underway for the ERGO "Authentic" Marathon Expo 2014 and organizers are expecting a new record number of visitors this year.

Greece’s Competitiveness Continues To Plunge

Greece this year fell another seven places in the rankings of 142 countries from 83rd place to 90th in the Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012, released by the World Economic Forum last month. Greece remains the lowest-ranked country of the European Union and is below...