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Qatar Airways: 99.988% of Passengers Flown COVID-19-free

Qatar Airways' monitoring and hygiene program has resulted in more than 99.988% of passengers travelling Covid-19-free on board its aircraft since February 2020.

WTM Virtual Platform is Now Live

WTM Virtual, the new digital platform for this year’s WTM London and London Travel Week, is now live and open for all registered delegates.

Nine-month Passenger Traffic to Greece Down by 68.9%

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports dropped by 68.9 percent in the first nine months of the year.

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.

UNWTO Partners with Expedia Group to Guide Tourism Recovery

UNWTO and the Expedia Group have joined forces, aiming to strengthen ties between the public and private sectors and drive tourism’s recovery from Covid-19.

Airbnb Announces New Commitment to Safer Travel

Airbnb is asking its hosts and guests to committ to safer travel with its newly launched COVID-19 Safety Practices.

ABTA Calls for Tourism Recovery in a More Responsible Way – Report

The travel industry must be rebuilt in a more responsible way in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

Greek DMC Shows Luxury Side of Epirus and Zagorohoria to Travel Agents

Aiming to promote Greek tourism, Luxury Greece DMC & Travel held a fam trip to introduce the destinations of Epirus and Zagorohoria to international luxury tourism professionals.

Eastern Halkidiki Promoted as Wine Tourism Destination to Croatian Market

The Municipality of Aristotle in Eastern Halkidiki recently presented the area’s tourism offerings and wine routes to Croatian tourism professionals.

MICE Industry to Depend More on Technology, Says IAPCO President

The international MICE industry is undergoing major changes due to the coronavirus pandemic and becoming more and more dependent on technology, says IAPCO President Ori Lahav.

Special Virtual Athens Marathon 2020 Announced for November

Following the cancellation of this year's "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", organizers have decided to hold a virtual edition of the event during November 8-22.

IRONMAN 70.3 Greece Sets Date for 2021 Event: October 24

The IRONMAN 70.3 Greece triathlon event has set a new date for its second edition, to take place in October 2021 in Messinia, in the Peloponnese.

Qatar Airways Plans to Expand Network to 124 Destinations by End of 2020

Qatar Airways has announced its winter flight schedule aiming to rebuild its network to 124 destinations until the end of 2020.

Grecotel Announces Opening of its Larissa Imperial Hotel

Grecotel Larissa Imperial, a five-star hotel located in Larissa, central Greece, will reopen its doors on October 12, ready to offer safe hospitality experiences to guests.

ACI Gives Alternatives to Physical Distancing at Airport Security Checkpoints

ACI World has designed 11 alternative measures to physical distancing in order to keep air passengers and staff safe and checkpoints moving when traffic increases.

Study: Greek Tourism Sees Severe Losses in the ‘New Normal’

Greek tourism revenue and employment have been hit hard by Covid-19, according to “The New Normal – Short- & Long-term Effects” study by Ira Media.

Crete Makes Good Impression Despite Covid-19 Impact on Arrivals

Crete made a good impression this year despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and a considerable drop in arrivals, with 8 in 10 saying health protocols were satisfactory.

Greece’s Philoxenia Expo May be Held as Hybrid Event

TIF-Helexpo may hold Thessaloniki's annual Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition as a hybrid event due to Covid-19.

Ioannina’s Beauty to Show Through New Photo Contest

Aiming to showcase the beauty and unique nature of Ioannina, the destination's municipality is holding a photo contest.

Air France Updates Flight Schedule for November, December

Air France has announced that it will operate 50 percent of its flight schedule planned for November and December.