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Greek Restaurant Owners to Shut Doors in Protest of Covid-19 Curfew

Restaurant owners across Greece say they will keep their businesses closed for a week in an act of protest against the government's Covid-19 restrictions.

Airbnb: Greece Among 10 Countries with Most ‘Enhanced Clean‘ Listings

Greece is among the top 10 countries with the highest number of Enhanced Clean listings on Airbnb.

Condor to Extend Services from Kalamata to Munich and Dusseldorf

Condor Airlines will extend its routes from Kalamata, Greece, to Munich and Dusseldorf in Germany, until November.

Xenia Tourism Expo Postponed for 2021

The Xenia 2020 tourism expo in Greece has been postponed for 2021 due to the extraordinary circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Supports #EUBeachCleanUp Campaign

Greece supports the European Commission’s #EUBeachCleanUp environmental campaign and will hold a beach cleanup event in Kavouri, south of Athens, in September.

‘Trust is the New Luxury in Tourism’ – Interview with Konstantinos Tzikopoulos, GM at Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort

Trust is the “new luxury” in tourism in the Covid-19 era, according to Konstantinos Tzikopoulos, the GM at the Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki.

Greece Unveils Face Masks Inspired by its Cultural Heritage

Greece’s Archaeological Resources Fund has launched a collection of textile face masks featuring prints and drawings inspired by the country’s rich cultural heritage.

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Get Ready to Host ‘FVW Workshop Greece 2020‘

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki are getting ready to host the FVW Workshop Greece 2020, the annual meeting of FVW magazine that focuses on the German tourism market.

Airports: Vanishing Traffic, Collapsing Revenues – Analysis

The global airport industry is confronted with vanishing traffic and collapsing revenues as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, an ACI World analysis reveals.

ITB India 2021 Event Goes Hybrid

The ITB India trade show will take place in Mumbai in April 2021 as a hybrid event, combining a live trade fair and a virtual event.

Zakynthos Hoteliers Concerned About Covid-19 Restrictions

Zakynthos hoteliers are concerned about the Greek government's decision to impose restrictions on the popular island, following a surge in coronavirus cases.

Celestyal Cruises Honored at MedCruise Awards 2020

Celestyal Cruises has been honored at the MedCruise Awards 2020 for its solidarity initiatives amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

IATA: Air Passenger Demand Plunges in July

Air passenger demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometers, dropped by 79.8% in July compared to the same month in 2019, IATA said.

TCB Calls for Measures to Revive Thessaloniki’s MICE Industry

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) is calling on the government to implement support measures that will help the city's MICE industry restart operations in the Covid-19 era.

Covid-19 Measures Announced for Heraklion on Crete

Greek authorities have announced emergency restrictions for the region of Heraklion on Crete, in efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

WTTC and ICC Issue Covid-19 Restart Guide for Employers

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have released a set of recommendations for safely re-opening customer facing businesses in the age of Covid-19.

East Med Yacht Show 2020 Canceled Due to Covid-19

The East Med Yacht Show 2020, a prime yachting event taking place annually in Greece, has been canceled due a surge in coronavirus cases this month.

Greece Stops Flights from Barcelona

Greece will temporarily ban all passenger flights arriving from Barcelona and Catalonia, starting Monday, August 31 at midnight.

Covid-19 Restrictions Imposed on Zakynthos, Lesvos

Greek health authorities have announced emergency restrictions for the islands of Zakynthos and Lesvos, following a surge in coronavirus cases.

Crowne Plaza Athens Hotel Puts Safety First for Guests

The Crowne Plaza Athens City Center hotel will reopen its doors on September 1, with enhanced hygiene and cleaning procedures.