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Study: Greece Holding Strong in EU Short-term Rental Demand

Greece is holding strong in Europe in terms of overnight short-term rental bookings, according to a study released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency.

EU Commissioner: ‘We Can’t Go Back to Tourism As We Knew It’

Three challenges must be addressed before the EU could call it summer in the aftermath of Covid-19, according to Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton.

Greece Among 7 Countries to Launch EU Digital Covid Certificate

The EU Digital Covid Certificate, which aims to facilitate travel this summer, has gone live in seven member states, including Greece.

Commission Sees ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for EU Tourism this Summer

There is a “glimmer of hope” for EU tourism this summer, according to European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton.

European Commission to Propose Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate for Travel

The European Commission this week will submit its proposal for the establishment of an EU-wide digital Covid-19 vaccination certificate to facilitate safe travel.

Greece Tables Tourism Recovery Recommendations to Commission

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis sent a letter to European Commissioner Thierry Breton with recommendations for the post-Covid-19 recovery of tourism.

European Tourism Federations Urge EU-wide ‘Covid-normal’ Health Code

The tourism federations of the private sectors of Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway are urging the European Commission to establish a unified health and safety protocol for travel.

Commission: Helping EU Tourism Businesses Recover from Covid-19

The EU's proposed package of guidelines, announced to help the tourism sector recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, aims to support businesses and save jobs.

Tourism to Receive Portion of EU Covid-19 Recovery Fund

Tourism may receive 20 to 25 percent of a recovery fund being prepared for sectors in the EU most affected by Covid-19.

Covid-19: European Tourism Federations Call for EU Health Protocol to Restart Travel

The tourism federations of the private sectors of Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway have called for an EU health protocol for the entire travel and tourism value-added chain.

Greek Minister: EU Strategy Needed for Tourism Comeback after Covid-19

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has called for a common EU strategy in order for tourism demand to rise and the industry to restart.

EU Ministers Seek Ways to Get Tourism Back on Track

EU tourism ministers, via video conference, exchanged best practices and identified ways to enhance the support to the sector, which has been badly hit by the Covid-19 crisis.

Covid-19: MEPs Call for EU Action Plan for Tourism

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee has urged the Commission to come up with a European action plan to help the tourism sector overcome the Covid-19 crisis.