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Celestyal Getting Ready to Offer Safe Cruise Experiences from May

Celestyal Cruises is speeding up procedures for the restart of sailings on May 29, aiming to provide its guests with carefree holidays to the Greek islands.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Sail the Greek Islands in July

Norwegian Cruise Line is planning to restart operations this summer with sailings to the Caribbean and the Greek islands.

UNWTO Looking for Best Ideas to Help Rural Tourism Recover from Covid-19

The UNWTO has launched a new competition to identify the best ideas that will help rural tourism communities recover from the impact of Covid-19.

Covid-19 Still Keeps Passenger Traffic Down at Athens Airport

The Covid-19 pandemic and global travel restrictions in March kept passenger traffic at Athens International Airport below last year's levels.

Crete: Underwater Research Continues at Ancient Olous

For the fourth year scientists conducted underwater research off the Elounda bay on Crete, aiming to shine light on the sunken city of Ancient Olous.

Covid-19: Italy Announces 5-day Quarantine for EU Arrivals

Italy has announced that all travelers from EU countries will be required to spend five days in quarantine upon their arrival to the country.

TUI Sees Summer 2021 Bookings at ‘Encouraging Level’

TUI has announced that bookings for the summer 2021 season have reached an "encouraging level" at 2.8 million guests.

Mitsis Hotels Group Restarts Safe Operation from April 1

The Mitsis Hotels Group on April 1 will open the doors of its five-star Mitsis Grand Hotel on the Greek island of Rhodes.

Germany: Int’l Air Travelers Must Present Negative Covid‑19 Test Before Arrival

All international travelers arriving to Germany by air are now required to present a negative Covid‑19 test before embarking on their journey.

European Travel Commission Invites Partners to Join #OpenUpToEurope Campaign

The European Travel Commission (ETC) is seeking partners to invest in a pan-European campaign aiming to reinforce consumer confidence and stimulate pent-up demand for travel in Europe.

WTM Survey: 4 in 10 Brits Can’t Wait to Book a Holiday Abroad

Four in 10 Brits are planning to book an overseas holiday this year, according to a survey by WTM London.

IKIES Santorini to Re-open in May with Two New Rooms

The Ikies Santorini boutique hotel will reopen its doors in May and introduce guests to two new luxury rooms that offer comfort and amazing views.

Santorini’s Katikies Chromata Hotel Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation

The Katikies Chromata Santorini luxury hotel in Greece has achieved the GBAC STAR facility accreditation for cleaning protocols.

Report: Consumers are Looking Forward to Traveling Again

A global consumer survey by American Express reveals key trends indicating pent-up demand for travel, a readiness to plan for future trips, and the rise of the digital nomad.

Scandinavians Keen on Visiting Greece with Covid-19 Test or Vaccination Certificate

Scandinavians are willing to travel to Greece this year, either with a negative Covid-19 PCR test or a vaccination certificate.

Euromonitor Webinar to Assess Prospects for Global Travel and Tourism

Euromonitor International and WTM Global on March 25 will host a webinar to discuss the prospects for the global travel and tourism market.

GNTO France: EU’s Green Certificate Brings Optimism for Greek Tourism’s Restart

The Director of GNTO France Dimitra Voziki is optimistic about Greece's tourism reopening, especially now that the Commission proposed an EU-wide digital green certificate for travel.

Central Macedonia will Aim to Attract More German Travelers

Central Macedonia will aim to attract more German travelers in 2021, according to the region's deputy governor for tourism, Alexandros Thanos.

The Telegraph Places Elivi Skiathos Hotel Among Best for British Travelers

The Telegraph recommends Elivi Skiathos as one of Europe's best hotels for UK holidaymakers to visit when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

Greece Receives ‘Bright Exhibiting’ Award at Russia’s MITT 2021 Expo

Greece received the “Bright Exhibiting” award at the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition – MITT 2021 in Russia.