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Greek PM to Announce Actions Aimed at Saving the Tourism Year

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce on Wednesday, the government’s action plan aimed at salvaging the 2020 tourism year in the aftermath of Covid-19.

IATA: Covid-19 Air Transport Disruption to Impact Greek Tourism

Disruption to Greece’s air transport sector, caused by the Covid-19 outbreak, is set to cost the country’s tourism sector 9.2 billion euros in losses, says IATA.

AKS Hotels: Φέτος κάνουμε διακοπές στην Ελλάδα, στο αγαπημένο Πόρτο Χέλι

Το Πόρτο Χέλι είναι η έξυπνη επιλογή για άνετες και ασφαλείς διακοπές, με την εγγύηση της ζεστής και ολοκληρωμένης φιλοξενίας των AKS Hotels.

Greek Tourism Minister Says Social Distancing Key to Safe Holidays

Social distancing is here to stay for both Greeks and visitors, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told the BBC’s The Coronavirus Newscast podcast.

Germany, France Table €500bn EU Covid-19 Recovery Fund Idea

Germany and France have proposed the creation of a recovery fund worth 500 billion euros, to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the EU economy.

KLM to Start Athens – Amsterdam Service on June 6

KLM, as of June 6, will begin services between Greece’s capital Athens and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel to Reopen on June 1

The four-star Elia Ermou Athens Hotel, located in the center of the Greek capital, plans to resume operations on June 1.

Air France to Gradually Resume Flight Schedule by End of June

Air France plans to resume its flight schedule by the end of June, with a gradual increase in the number of frequencies and destinations.

Accor and AXA to Offer Medical Support to Guests at 5,000 Hotels Worldwide

Accor and AXA have partnered to provide medical support to guests across the 5,000 Accor hotels worldwide.

Germany Wants Global Travel Ban to be Lifted by June 14

Germany is aiming for the worldwide travel ban to be lifted on June 14 and replaced by a travel advisory that would inform of which destinations were open to visitors.

ESM Credit Line Now Open, Greece Could Save up to €800m

Greece could save up to 800 million euros in interest rates over the next decade, if it chooses to use the European Stability Mechanism's (ESM) credit line.

Η Revival δίνει λύσεις στην εφαρμογή των υγειονομικών πρωτοκόλλων των ξενοδοχείων

H Revival προχώρησε πρόσφατα στην εφαρμογή του προτύπου B&W Cert της Swiss Approval, σε δύο ελληνικά ξενοδοχεία.

EU Calls for Voluntary Use of Virus-tracing Apps to Fight Covid-19

The EU is encouraging the voluntary use of virus-tracing apps so that citizens can be warned of a potential Covid-19 infection when they travel.

‘The Mykonos Project’ Gets Green Light from Council of State

The Council of State has given the green light for the development of “The Mykonos Project”, a major tourism investment on the popular Greek island of Mykonos.

Nafplion’s Perivoli Country Hotel & Retreat Invests in Sustainable Tourism

The Perivoli Country Hotel & Retreat in Nafplion, Greece, has invested in sustainable tourism to provide guests with modern eco-friendly hospitality services.

#OlaKala: Mouzenidis to Promote Greece Through Live Events on Facebook

Aiming promote Greece as a safe tourism destination, Mouzenidis Group is launching a series of Facebook live events in English under the title: #OlaKala (everything is fine).

Emirates Resumes Passenger Flights to Nine Destinations

Emirates, as of May 21, will operate scheduled flight services to nine destinations including London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Chicago, Toronto and Sydney.

Rhodes: One of the Safest Tourism Destinations in the World – Message from Vice Mayor

"Rhodes remains one of the most popular and safest tourist destinations in the world," says the island's Vice Mayor of Tourism Konstantinos S. Taraslias.

Minister Aiming for All Greek Destinations to Welcome Tourists

The Tourism Ministry is aiming for all destinations in Greece to welcome tourists once the Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

Greece Works on Plan for Island, Mainland Health Coverage

The Greek Health Ministry is drawing up an action plan to meet the potential health needs of tourists on the Greek islands and at mainland destinations in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.