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Demand for Travel Stronger After Covid-19, Says Study

Despite the coronavirus crisis, the interest for travel appears strong for January 2021, according to a study by travel marketing solutions provider Sojern.

Greece Mulls Measures to Reboot Tourism After Covid-19

Greek authorities are examining a series of measures in efforts to give the tourism sector a boost after the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

Covid-19: Short-term Rental Operators in Greece Seeking Support

The Greek Property Managers Association is requesting for the government to include Airbnb-style rental operators in a support scheme for businesses impacted by the Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Tourist Guides Call for Inclusion in Covid-1 Aid Scheme

The Greek Tourist Guide Federation is calling on the government to include professional guides in its financial support program aimed at mitigating the repercussions of the coronavirus crisis.

Covid-19: Authorities Ban Access to Thessaloniki Waterfront Area

Access to Thessaloniki's waterfront has been banned, after hundreds of residents continued to defy the social distancing measures imposed due to COVID-19.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Get New Start Date: July 23, 2021

The International Olympic Committee has announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been rescheduled to take place between July 23 - August 8, 2021.

SEGAS Moves Athens Half Marathon 2020 to September

The Athens Half Marathon 2020 event has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday, September 20, in the Greek capital.

Reload Hotel Sales Management Responds to Covid-19 Crisis

Reload Hotel Sales Management has launched new services to assist its partners during the COVID-19 crisis.

Covid-19: Greece Boosts Support Actions for Businesses and Workers

Greece has announced support measures for 800,000 businesses and 1.7 million private-sector employees, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 Lockdown Keeps Greeks at Home for Easter

Greeks will not be taking their Easter holidays in the countryside as is common practice in view of strict measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

AmCham Study Reveals Covid-19 Impact on Greek Businesses

Travel disruptions, insecurity and the inability to make business decisions, are the main problems Greek businesses are facing due to Covid-19, the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) says.

‘Stay Safe!’ – Lipsi Mayor Sends Video Message of Support to Italy

The Municipality of Lipsi has sent a message of solidarity to Italy, a country that is severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, through a video posted on social media.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Hopes to Open on May 20

Halkidiki's Porto Carras Grand Resort expects to begin operations on May 20, considering that there are not new Covid-19 restrictions for the operation of resorts in Greece.

Fraport Greece, Copelouzos Group Join Battle Against Covid-19

Fraport Greece and the Copelouzos Group are participating in Greece's efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic by donating 500,000 face masks to the country's healthcare system.

Greek Destinations in Jet2’s 2021 Summer Holiday Packages

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have put flights and holidays on sale from Birmingham airport to popular Greek destinations for summer 2021.

EasyJet Grounds its Entire Fleet

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft, following country lockdowns and travel restrictions imposed across its network due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Airbnb Hosts Provide Housing to Covid-19 Responders

Airbnb has launched a new initiative enabling hosts around the world to offer housing to 100,000 healthcare professionals responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Six Greek Airlines Run Into Covid-19 Turbulence

Six Greece-based airlines are calling for immediate financial backing in order to remain above water in view of plummeting traveler flows due to the coronavirus pandemic.

IATA Sees Losses Rising for Europe’s Airlines – Data on Greece

Europe’s airlines stand to lose over 76 billion dollars in revenues in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, IATA says and calls on governments to take immediate action.

OECD: Covid-19 Effect on Tourism to Last Throughout 2020

The impact of the coronavirus health emergency on global tourism is expected to last throughout the year, according to a study by the OECD.