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Greece’s Olympios Zeus Hotel Launches New Website

The Olympios Zeus Hotel Bungalows in Pieria, central Macedonia, has launched its new website with updated information on its upgraded facilities and services.

WTM Portfolio Unveils ‘Global Hub’ Resource Platform

WTM Portfolio, the parent brand for WTM London, has launched the WTM Global Hub, a new online portal that aims to connect and support travel industry professionals around the world.

Air France Group Repatriates More than 270,000 Passengers

Air France and Transavia have operated more than 1,800 flights from 132 airports, enabling the repatriation of more than 270,000 passengers since March 14.

Minister Tells BBC that Greece Set on Opening to Tourists in July

Greece is preparing to gradually open to travelers in July after health experts give the go-ahead, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis told BBC News.

Greek Voucher Plan for Covid-19 Canceled Trips Raises Concerns

Greek consumer groups say that a voucher plan, drawn up to reimburse customers for canceled trips to Greece due to Covid-19, defies national and EU regulation.

Greek Hoteliers and Tour Operators at Odds Over Covid-19 Cancelations

Greek hoteliers are calling on the Tourism Ministry to resolve payment and booking issues that have arisen with tour operators in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

GlobalData: Former Airbnb Hosts Turn to Long-term Rental Platforms

A growing number of Airbnb hosts around the world have deleted their Airbnb listings and turned to long-term leasing, says GlobalData.

Bild: Greece a Safe Destination for Summer Holidays

Greece is among the countries that German newspaper Bild proposes as "safe destinations" for summer holidays this year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Emirates Steps Up Safety Measures for Passengers, Employees

Emirates is stepping up precautionary measures at the airport and on board to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers.

Aldemar Resorts Shows its Support to Local Communities

Aldemar Resorts is standing by society during these difficult times and launched partnerships to support local communities through its CSR program "CARE".

Op-Ed: In ‘The Day After’, Hospitality is the Future

“Decisions taken now will shape the hospitality of tomorrow,” says Sommet Education CEO Benoît-Etienne Domenget, referring to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry.

Study: 55% of Greeks Ready for ‘Normal’ Life after Coronavirus

More than half of all Greeks are ready to return to their “normal” lives once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, according to a new study by Kapa Research.

TIME Magazine Looks at What Greece did Right in Covid-19 Fight

US weekly Time Magazine features Greece's effectiveness in handling the Covid-19 pandemic, as the country so far has managed to maintain low infection and death rates.

McKinsey Report: Covid-19 Lockdown to Take Toll on EU Jobs, Salaries

The coronavirus pandemic, that has led to lockdowns Europe-wide, is now posing a serious risk to private sector employment, according to a McKinsey report.

Covid-19: EU Chief Says Summer Holidays Still Possible with ‘Smart Solutions’

Post-coronavirus travel will be possible as long as hygiene measures and social distancing are strictly adhered, says European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Covid-19: Marriott Looks to Take Hotel Cleanliness Standards to Next Level

Marriott International has launched a Global Cleanliness Council to tackle the realities of the Covid-19 pandemic at the hotel level and further advance the company’s efforts in this area. 

Athens’ Flisvos Marina Takes Action Against Covid-19

The Flisvos Marina, located near the center of Athens, has taken action to support health professionals managing the Covid-19 situation and help cover the needs of vulnerable groups.

Cronwell Hotels Offers Free Holidays to Greek Healthcare Professionals

Cronwell Hotels & Resorts will offer Greek healthcare professionals free stay at its three resorts in Greece, once the Covid-19 crisis subsides.

Qatar Airways Signs $850m Aircraft Financing Deal

Qatar Airways and Standard Chartered have signed a US$850 million financing deal for seven Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

OAED: Greece to Create Job Schemes for Covid-19 Affected Workers in Tourism

Greece’s Manpower Employment Organization will support seasonal workers in tourism who will not be hired this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.