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Metaxa Group’s Hotels Receive Safety and Quality Certifications

The hotels of the Metaxa Hospitality Group have been certified by leading international organizations for the safety standards and quality services they offer to guests.

Ethiopian Airlines Expands its Global Hub at Addis Ababa Int’l Airport

Ethiopian Airlines has successfully completed a new state-of-the-art passenger terminal at its hub in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Amalia Hotel Athens Ready to Reopen on August 28

The Amalia Hotel Athens will reopen its doors on August 28, to welcome travelers to the Greek capital.

Study: Tourists Ready to Travel, If Safety Measures Are in Place

The majority of travelers are ready to consider booking domestic and international trips, but only if safety measures are in place, a study by Travelport reveals. Released by Travelport, the study found that at all parts of the travel journey, it is deemed criti

IATA Tells Passengers Masks Save Lives

IATA is asking air travelers to be responsible and wear masks at all times during travel to ensure the safety of passengers and crew.

Lufthansa Group Restricts Exceptions from Compulsory Masks

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are restricting the exceptions from the obligation to wear a mask onboard their flights.

UN Chief: Covid-19 Puts 100 Million Tourism Jobs at Risk

The coronavirus pandemic has put 100 million direct tourism jobs at risk, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.

MSC Cruises Postpones Restart of ‘Magnifica’ Sailings

MSC Cruises has postponed the restart of cruises with its Magnifica ship until September 26.

Greece to Receive €2.7bn in Financial Support from SURE Program

Greece is set to receive 2.7 billion euros in financial support from the European Union's SURE program that aims to protect employment amid the coronavirus pandemic.

IATA Releases Health Checklist to Help Airlines with Covid-19 Guidance

IATA has released an airline self-assessment health checklist to help airlines comply with Covid-19 guidance.

Athens Metro to Increase Frequency of Services as of August 31

Rail Transport Company STASY, as of August 31, will increase the frequency of services on Athens' metro lines 2 and 3, in efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

UK’s STA Travel Ceases Trading Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

STA Travel, a UK-based youth travel company, has ceased trading due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global travel industry.

Greek Tourism Arrivals and Revenue Plummet Due to Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 crisis, Greece in June saw a 93.8% drop in inbound travelers and a 97.5% decline in revenue, compared to the same month in 2019.

Sabre Extends Distribution Agreement with United Airlines

Sabre Corporation has extended its global distribution agreement with United Airlines to provide travel agents access to the airline's content globally through the Sabre travel marketplace.

ITB Asia 2020 Event Goes Virtual

Messe Berlin (Singapore), the organizer of ITB Asia 2020, has announced that the annual travel trade show will go virtual during October 21 – 23.

MSC Cruises Includes Greece in Restart Plans

MSC Cruises announced that it will soon resume cruises in the Mediterranean with Greek destinations included in its itineraries.

‘Chania, Always Pure’ Campaign Targets Greek and European Travelers – Video

Aiming to attract European and Greek travelers, the Chania Chamber has launched a new campaign that features the city as an ideal destination for safe holidays.

Works for New Golf Courses on Schedule at Costa Navarino

The development of two new golf courses at Costa Navarino in Messinia, stretching over 150 hectares at Navarino Hills, is progressing according to schedule.

Cavo Mare Villas Promises Safe and Luxury Holidays on Zakynthos

The ultra-luxury hospitality complex of Cavo Mare is open and welcoming guests to its safe nine luxury villas on the island of ​​Zakynthos.

Emirates’ A380 Restarts Flights to Five Destinations

Emirates has deployed its iconic A380 aircraft to the international destinations of Amsterdam, Cairo, London, Paris and Guangzhou.