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TripAdvisor: Covid-19 Vaccines Driving Demand for Summer Vacations

Vaccine rollouts globally are driving increasing demand for summer vacations, a TripAdvisor traveler data and consumer sentiment analysis reveals.

Tourism Recovery, Restoring Trust Top G20 Agenda

Enabling safe mobility and aiding tourism industry recovery were among the issues discussed during a recent G20 meeting of tourism ministers.

Covid-19: Italy Announces 5-day Quarantine for EU Arrivals

Italy has announced that all travelers from EU countries will be required to spend five days in quarantine upon their arrival to the country.

Italians will Book Travel to Greece ‘at the Last Minute’, Say Experts

Travel from Italy to Greece in summer 2021 will depend on last-minute bookings, according to Italian tourism professionals.

#AgapiMouGrecia Online Initiative Gets GNTO Support

#AgapiMouGrecia, an online project that connects Italian travelers with Greece, will continue its activities throughout 2021, under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Kefalonia Voted 7th European Best Destination for 2021

The Greek island of Kefalonia, with a total of 36,551 votes, ranks seventh on the list of the European Best Destinations for 2021.

Saudi Arabia Bans Entry for Travelers from 20 Countries

Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned entry to its territory for travelers from 20 countries, aiming to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

Greece Among Top Countries for 2021 Intra-European Travel

Greece is among the Top 5 preferred countries for intra-European travel in 2021, despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, according to an ETC report.

Meet The Best Greece: The Stars of Greek Luxury Travel on Stage in October 2021

The B2B tourism event "Meet the Best Greece" will take place on Crete in October 2021 with a selection of leading Greek travel suppliers and top International buyers.

Andros Records Rise in Greek Visitors in 2020, Says Survey

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the island of Andros in 2020 managed to maintain 66.1 percent of last year’s arrivals between July and September, according to a survey.

Komotini Receives Special Honor for Accessibility Initiatives

Komotini in northern Greece received a special mention at the 2021 Access City Award for its efforts to ensure equal access to city life for people with disabilities.

Zeus International Adds More Hotels to Portfolio in Italy

Zeus International now has a total of six hotels in its portfolio in Italy, including the Grand Hotel Savoia, a Radisson Collection Hotel, in the Italian Alps.

Covid-19: Countries in Europe Battle Second Wave with Restrictions, Lockdowns

One by one European countries announce harsher measures - including full lockdowns -in efforts to contain the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

ABTA: UK Outbound Travel Significant for Greek Tourism

Greece ranks among the 10 countries with the highest aggregate GVA generated from UK outbound travel, according to a report by ABTA.

Greece is 7th most Googled Holiday Destination Around the World

Greece is among the 10 most searched-for countries for post-lockdown holidays worldwide, ranking seventh on the list compiled by Official-ESTA.com.

‘Stay Safe!’ – Lipsi Mayor Sends Video Message of Support to Italy

The Municipality of Lipsi has sent a message of solidarity to Italy, a country that is severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, through a video posted on social media.

Minoan Lines Brings Greeks Back Home from Italy

Minoan Lines contributed to the repatriation of Greek citizens and transferred them from Italy to Greece, following the Covid-19 travel restrictions imposed worldwide.

Naxos Looks to Attract Special Interest Travelers

The Municipality of Naxos and the Small Cyclades presented the islands' special interest tourism products during Milan's BIT 2020 tourism expo.

Epirus Fascinates Travel Bloggers Greece Network

Travel Bloggers Greece (TBG) recently traveled to Epirus to celebrate its fifth year of promoting Greece as a year round tourism destination.

Booking.com: Greece in Top 10 for Offering Exceptional Guest Experiences

Greece is among the 10 countries honored for offering exceptional hospitality experiences to its visitors, according to Booking.com’s 2020 Traveller Review Awards list.