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Accor Reports Revenue of €701 Million in First Quarter of 2022

Accor, a world leading hospitality group, reported first-quarter 2022 revenue of 701 million euros, up 85% like-for-like (LFL) versus Q1 2021.

WTTC: Tourism to Reach 2019 Levels by 2023, Create 126m New Jobs by 2032

A bullish forecast from the WTTC shows that global Travel & Tourism GDP could reach pre-pandemic levels by 2023 and that the sector is expected to create nearly 126 million new jobs within the next decade.

IATA: Europe Air Passenger Traffic to Fully Recover in 2024

Total passenger numbers to and from Europe are expected to reach 86 percent of pre-Covid 2019 levels in 2022, before making a full recovery in 2024, says IATA.

IATA: Ticket Sales Rise as Countries Do Away with Covid Controls

Confidence in travel is growing stronger as countries begin to lift Covid-19 restrictions but more needs to be done to restore full connectivity, says IATA.

Entering Greece: New Covid-19 Rules for International Travelers

Inbound travelers to Greece from EU/Schengen countries and 33 non-EU countries that hold a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate will no longer be subject to additional restrictions.

IATA: Global Air Traffic Demand in 2021 Down by 58.4% Over pre-Covid 2019 Levels

IATA announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2021 showing that demand fell by 58.4% compared to 2019.

IATA Calls for Removal of All Travel Barriers

IATA, representing the world’s airline companies, is calling on national governments to swiftly ease Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Britain Scraps Covid Tests for Fully Vaccinated Travelers

From February 11, travelers wishing to visit England and Scotland will no longer have to take Covid-19 tests prior to travel if they have completed a full cycle of vaccination.

Greece’s Entry Rules Unchanged, All Travelers Must Present Negative Covid-19 Tests

The Greek authorities have extended all Covid-19 aviation directives that concern flights and arrivals to Greece from abroad.

Global Tourism Remains Far Below Pre-pandemic Levels, Says UNWTO

Tourism professionals are expecting international arrivals to return to pre-Covid-19 levels only in 2024 or later, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

IATA: November Air Traffic Improves but Omicron May Lead to Slowdown

Global air travel managed to recover some lost ground in November but appears to be slowing down after that due to the onset of the Omicron variant.

ForwardKeys Reveals 4 Positive Travel Trends for 2022

A new analysis by ForwardKeys reveals 4 key trends that have the potential to positively affect travel in 2022 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 Air Travel Measures for Greece Get Update

Greek authorities have updated the rules for inbound travelers, as part of preventive measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.

UK Changes Covid-19 Testing, Quarantine Rules for Vaccinated Travelers

Fully vaccinated travelers entering the UK, as of January 7 will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test or self-isolate on arrival.

Business Travel Industry Shows Concern as Omicron Emerges

International business travel professionals are concerned about the potential economic impacts from the emerge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the global industry.

Greece Introduces New Covid-19 Measures for Holiday Season

Aiming to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in Greece, the government has cancelled festive events in open spaces and announced new Covid-19 measures for the holiday season.

Covid-19 Risks During Air Travel are Low, Says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has clarified that the aircraft cabin remains a very low risk environment for contracting Covid-19.

Greek Yachting Professionals Hope for a Strong Tourism Comeback in 2022

Greek yachting professionals appear optimistic about the sector’s performance in 2022, despite the emerge of the Omicron variant and global travel restrictions for Covid-19.

New Covid-19 Rules: How Travelers Can Enter Greece

All inbound travelers to Greece, regardless of vaccination status, must now present a negative Covid-19 test result taken before entering the country.

Greece Updates Travel Rules, Covid-19 Recovery Certificate Now Valid for Only 3 Months

Greek authorities have announced that Covid-19 recovery certificates for entering Greece are now valid for only 90 days.
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