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ICCA: Thessaloniki Moves Up for Attracting Business Events

Thessaloniki registered a significant rise as an international MICE destination in 2019, moving from the 93rd position to the 70th, according to ICCA.

Grecotel Announces the Opening of its Resorts in Greece

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts is getting ready to open its resorts, located at popular Greek destinations including Attica, Mykonos and the Peloponnese, from July 1.

Lufthansa Group Expands Service with June Flight Schedule

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services by adding new destinations to their June schedule.

Drive-in Cinema Festival to Open in Athens

A drive-in cinema festival will open its doors in the suburb of Glyfada, south of Athens' city center.

Survey: Travelers Say No to Quarantine Measures on Arrival

Post-Covid-19 quarantine measures on arrival would further damage confidence in air travel, according to a survey by IATA.

Greece Says Safety of Visitors and Hosts a Top Priority

Enabling travel without endangering the lives of holidaymakers is of utmost importance for Greece, Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said during an interview on BBC World News,

Airlines, Travel Agents Say EU Covid-19 Guidelines for Vouchers are ‘Confusing’

Europe’s airlines and travel agents said that the Commission's recommendations for travel in Covid-19 times are confusing, unclear and non-binding.

Protocols for Hotel Services post-Coronavirus – EU Guidelines

The Commission has issued guidelines for the establishment of health protocols in hospitality, that will ensure the safe operation of accommodation facilities in the post-coronavirus era.

Travel in the post-Covid-19 Era – EU Guidelines

The European Commission has issued guidelines for member states on the progressive restoration of transport services and connectivity in the post-Covid-19 period.

Athens Municipality Offers its Venues as Stages for Concerts and Events

The Municipality of Athens will offer its venues to support culture and artists that have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kallichoron Hotel on Astypalea Offering Free Stays to Covid-19 Medics

Astypalea's Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is offering free accommodation to medical professionals working for Greece’s National Health System to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Health Expert Sets Summer Covid-19 Rules

Lab tests, hygiene rules, social distancing and protecting vulnerable groups are at the center of the Greek Health Ministry's Covid-19 plan for the summer 2020.

Israelis Serious About Developing Stronger Tourism Ties with Greece

Israelis are keen on developing stronger tourism ties with Greece through a series of joint actions and promotional initiatives, a report says.

TUI Ready for Travel but Needs to Cut Costs

TUI is ready to resume travel activities and due to the Covid-19 crisis has decided to move ahead with a global realignment of its plan and to cut costs.

Kassaros Travel in Metsovo Getting Ready for 2020 Summer Season

Kassaros Travel is getting ready to launch a new program of activities for the 2020 summer season, which will be put into effect as soon as the Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

Covid-19: Sunweb Group Freezes Prices for Already Booked Holidays

Sunweb Group is freezing its rates for holidays canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, guaranteeing travelers that the prices for identical travel plans will remain unchanged.

Grimaldi and Minoan Lines Stand By Greek Healthcare System

The Grimaldi Group and Minoan Lines are donating a total of 115,000 euros to support Greece’s healthcare system for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

KLM Launches ‘Holland at Home’ Video Series

KLM has launched a new video series on social media titled “Holland at Home”, aiming to offer a unique virtual travel experience to its future passengers.

Greece Proposes EU-wide 72-hour Pre-travel Covid-19 Test

Greece is calling on the European Commission to adapt its proposal for a pre-travel coronavirus test to be instituted across the EU.

Gov’t Spokesman: Greek 2020 Tourism Season Shorter, But Not Lost

The Greek 2020 tourism season is not completely lost, despite the smaller duration it may have, says gov't spokesman, Stelios Petsas.