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Covid-19: Tourism Leaders See Sector’s Restart Underway

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have welcomed the steady lifting and easing of the travel restrictions introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

UNWTO Invites EU Tourism Ministers to Work Together, Make Sector Pillar of Peace

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) promoted the tourism sector as a pillar of peace and recovery during an informal meeting of EU Tourism Ministers in Dijon, France.

Greece Announces Relief Measures to Tackle Energy Crisis

The Greek government has announced a set of relief measures including a fuel rebate and an electricity bill subsidy for some 1.4 million qualifying households.

Greek Hoteliers Say Air Tickets Likely to Rise Due to Ukraine War

Greek hoteliers are waiting to see how Russia’s war on Ukraine will evolve and the inevitable repercussions it will have, including higher costs, on tourism.

Greece – EU Culture Ministers Call for Protection of Ukraine Heritage

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and her EU counterparts have signed a declaration calling for the protection of Ukraine’s cultural heritage.

Greece Expecting Tourist Cancelations from Russia

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has confirmed that the Russia-Ukraine war will inevitably lead to tourist cancelations in Greece.

Greek Tourism Industry Resilient Despite Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Greece’s tourism industry is resilient and will deal with the repercussions of the Russia-Ukraine war as it did with the Covid-19 crisis, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greeks Join Ukraine Airbnb Support Initiative

The Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA) has joined a global Airbnb initiative to support people impacted by the Russian invasion through symbolic bookings made for properties in Ukraine.

ITB Berlin: Ukraine War Expected to Impact Tourism

Russia’s war activities in Ukraine and the inevitable repercussions are bound to impact the tourism industry, according to German Travel Association (DRV) President Norbert Fiebig.

UNWTO to Hold Emergency General Assembly on Russian Membership

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will hold an extraordinary general assembly to address the suspension of the Russian Federation’s membership.

Greece Welcomes Displaced Ukrainians, Launches Special Info Website

The Greek Ministry of Migration and Asylum has launched a website with useful information for Ukrainians fleeing the war and seeking refuge in Greece.

Greece Simplifies Entry, Abolishes PLF for Ukrainian Citizens

Ukrainian citizens entering Greece on flights from abroad are not obliged to fill out the Passenger Locator Form (PLF) before their trip.

Greek Hoteliers to Host, Offer Work to Ukrainian Refugees 

Hoteliers in Greece are ready to open their hotels to host and provide employment to displaced Ukrainians following Russia’s invasion of the country, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

European Travel Commission Stands in Solidarity with Ukraine

The European Travel Commission (ETC), representing national tourism organisations of Europe, condemns the military aggression by the Russian Federation and expressed solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

Study: Greek Hotels Found it Hard to Find Staff in 2021

Greek tourism enterprises found it hard to find employees to meet the demands of the tourism season in 2021, according to a report released by INSETE.

Report Sees Modest Impact of Russia-Ukraine Crisis on Greek Tourism

Greece is among the countries that may be impacted by the Russia-Ukraine crisis but to a lesser extent, according to data by ForwardKeys.

World Tourism Organization to Consider Suspending Russia’s UNWTO Membership

The UNWTO Executive Council will hold an emergency session on March 8 to discuss the request of several member countries for the suspension of Russia from UNWTO membership.

Sabre Removes Aeroflot Flight Content from its GDS

Travel technology company Sabre Corporation announced that it has terminated its distribution agreement with Aeroflot, the largest government-majority owned carrier in Russia.

Greece Seeks Ways to Compensate for Russia-Ukraine Impact on Tourism

Greece tourism authorities are looking for ways to address the possible backlash on tourist inflows and revenues created by the Russian-Ukraine conflict.

Poll: Greeks are Worried About the Economy

Greeks are worried about the impact of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Greece’s economy, according to the results of a poll conducted by Pulse.