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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.

GNTO Offices Abroad Offer Covid-19 Protection Info and Greece Updates

Greece's GNTO services abroad are keeping up to date with the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and collecting relevant information from source tourism markets.

Divani Hotels Donates €100,000 to Support Covid-19 Response in Greece

The Divani Hotels Group has donated 100,000 euros to support Greece's healthcare system in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

KLM Starts Summer Schedule with 57 Destinations

KLM will start its summer schedule on March 29, with a significantly reduced network due to the coronavirus crisis.

Greece Sets Up Working Group to Prepare for Next Day in Tourism

Greece is setting up a special committee to oversee the national tourism strategy for the 2021-2030 period.

Poll: Coronavirus Repercussions on Economy Worry Greeks

The majority of Greeks expect the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic to negatively impact business activity in Greece.

WHO Urges World Leaders to Take Stronger Actions Against Covid-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments worldwide to take aggressive measures in order to contain as much a possible the further spread of the coronavirus.

IMF: 2020 Outlook for Global Growth Negative but Recovery in 2021

The coronavirus epidemic may push the global economy into recession, but the faster the virus stops, the quicker and stronger the recovery will be, IMF says.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne, King George Hotels Temporarily Suspend Operations

Athens’ Grande Bretagne and King George hotels have temporarily suspended operations due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus in Greece.

Lufthansa Group Publishes Flight Schedule for Returnees

A return flight schedule has been put in effect for the airlines in the Lufthansa Group, which is valid until April 19.