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DBRS: Covid-19 Shock Greater for Tourism-dependent Greece

Greece will emerge as one of the hardest hit economies by Covid-19 due to the impact of restrictions on tourism, its main revenue-generating industry, says a DBRS Morningstar report.

Greek Tourism Ministry Pledges Additional Publicity for Halkidiki

The Greek Tourism Ministry will take additional marketing actions in 2021 to promote Halkidiki, which has been impacted by tight measures due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Hoteliers President Sees 2021 as ‘Year of Survival’

“Greek tourism remains strong... but 2021 will be a year of survival,” according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

TUI First to Start Cruises in Greece

TUI Cruises has become the first company to offer itineraries in Greece, after successfully restarting cruise travel from German ports.

Air France: Ticket Changes at No Extra Cost

Air France travelers can change their tickets at no extra cost on the date and to the destination of their choice for trips until 31 March 2021.

Delphi Forum 2021 Dedicated to Bicentennial of Greek Independence

The 6th Delphi Economic Forum is scheduled to take place in May 2021 and will be dedicated to the bicentennial of Greek Independence.

ITB Asia 2020 Will Look to Reinvent Travel in the New Normal

The ITB Asia 2020 Virtual event, scheduled to take place during 21-23 October, has revealed its agenda that will focus on ways to reinvent travel.

World Tourism Day 2020 to Focus on Rural Communities

The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day will celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities for rural communities around the world.

SWISS Continues to Grow its Presence in Greek Market

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) maintains its strong presence in the Greek market, conducting almost 60 weekly flights to and from Greece.

Epirus Film Festival to Promote Region’s Rich Cultural Heritage

A three-day film festival will take place in the city of Ioannina in Epirus during September 18-20, aiming to promote the region's rich cultural heritage.

‘Run Greece’ Series of Events Canceled for 2020

The running events of Run Greece 2020, scheduled to take place in seven Greek cities in September and October, have been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hellenic Parliament Building to Get a Facelift

The exterior of the historic building of the Hellenic Parliament in Athens is undergoing restoration, expected to be completed by March 2021.

Leros Island Becomes Bike Friendly Destination

The Greek island of Leros has been certified as a Bike Friendly destination and is inviting cyclists to explore its numerous routes.

World Travel Awards 2020: Vote for Metaxa Hospitality Group!

Greece's Metaxa Hospitality Group has been nominated at the World Travel Awards 2020 for being among the finest hospitality brands in Europe.

Sabre Achieves Level 4 NDC Aggregator Certification from IATA

Sabre Corporation has received the NDC Level 4 certification as an aggregator by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Olympic Yacht Show 2020 Postponed Due to Covid-19

The Olympic Yacht Show 2020, which was to take place in Lavrio, Attica, in October, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.

GNTO Looks to Upgrade Digital Services for Greek Tourism

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is looking to upgrade its digital services through new technologies and information systems.

Thessaloniki‘s Grand Hotel Palace Welcomes Guests in Renovated Premises

The Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki has reopened its doors and is welcoming guests in its renovated premises.

Posidonia Announces New ‘Web Forums Week‘ for Shipping

The Posidonia Web Forums Week will bring together leading maritime organisations in October for a series of online conferences and events focused on the shipping industry.

Air France-KLM and Amadeus Announce NDC Distribution Deal

The Air France-KLM group and Amadeus have signed a NDC distribution deal providing travel agents with access to the airlines' NDC services through the Amadeus Travel Platform.