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Novotel Athènes Stays Open with ALLSAFE Services

Novotel Athènes has announced that it will remain open, while Greece is facing the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continue offering its services to customers.

Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa Offers Safe Hospitality Near Athens

The Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa remains open, offering a safe accommodation experience in Athens, while Greece is facing the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic.

New Growth Opportunities to Lead Recovery of Travel, Says Oxford University’s Ian Goldin

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought travel to a standstill but new growth opportunities are expected to lead recovery in 2021 and beyond, says Oxford University Professor Ian Goldin.

GNTO: Sustainable Development a Priority in Greece’s Tourism Campaigns

Sustainable development is a priority for Greece, that the Greek National Tourism Organization will continue to promote through its tourism campaigns.

Travel Demand Will Bounce Back After Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution, Says Emirates President

The approval and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine will help the aviation industry bounce back, according to Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark.

ITB Virtual Convention will Shine Spotlight on Rebuilding Trust in Travel

Experts from the hospitality, aviation and cruise industries will analyze the role of trust management in tourism, during the ITB Virtual Convention on November 19.

Greek Consumers Group Issues Guidelines for Canceled Trips Due to Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece's Union for Working Consumers (EEKE) informs the public on their options in case they are forced to cancel a planned trip as a result of Covid-19 restrictions.

Ryanair’s O’Leary Says Air Travel Will Return to pre-Covid-19 Volumes in 2021-2022

Air travel may go back to pre-Covid-19 volumes sooner than expected - by 2021-22, Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary predicts.

Rethymno will Aim to Attract More American Tourists in 2021

The Municipality of Rethymno has joined forces with ASTA Greece to promote the city's tourism offerings to the US market and attract more travelers.

Lufthansa Starts First Trial Run for Covid-19 Rapid Tests

As of November 12, Lufthansa will begin conducting the first test runs for comprehensive Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on select routes.

UNWTO and IMO Call for Safe Resumption of Cruise Operations

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) are calling for the gradual resumption of cruise operations.

GNTO to Support Athens City Center Market

The Greek National Tourism Organization has announced a collaboration with the Athens Traders Association to promote the center of the Greek capital and support its local market.

ACI Calls for EU Recovery Plan for Airports

ACI Europe is calling for an EU Recovery Framework for Aviation and for governments to provide the requisite funding to support airports.

Beauty of Lipsi Shown Through New Music Video

A music video that reveals the beauty of Lipsi has been released by the island's municipality to promote the destination's tourism offerings ahead of the 2021 season.

Euromonitor: Global Tourism will Take 3-5 years to Recover from Covid-19

Global tourism will take at least 3-5 years to recover from Covid-19, but players are finding innovative ways to survive the crisis, according to Euromonitor International.

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.

Marriott International Announces New President of Europe, Middle East and Africa

Marriott International has appointed Satya Anand as its President for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Covid-19: Athens Municipality Shuts Culture and Sports Venues, Technopolis

Sports facilities, museums and cultural venues in Athens have closed in efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the city.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Three Accor Hotels in Athens Receive ‘ALLSAFE’ Label

Accor, a global leader in the augmented hospitality sector, granted the ALLSAFE label to three of its hotels in Athens, Greece.