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Europe’s Tourism Sector Moved Closer to Recovery this Summer

Tourism in Europe took steady steps towards recovery this summer, with Greece leading the way, according to a report released by Oxford Economics.

WTM: Jet2 Agrees to Add 600,000 Airline Seats to Greece in 2022

Jet2 agreed to boost the number of airline seats to Greece by 600,000 in 2022, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced from the WTM London exhibition.

Greece Coastal Shipping Faced with Challenges Despite Tourism Growth

Increasing tourism flows to Greece this year helped boost coastal shipping activities, but much more needs to be done, says SEEN President Michael Sakellis.

Hotel Occupancy 100% for October 28 Holiday Weekend in Greece

The October 28 national holiday in Greece sent occupancy levels through the roof, reaching 100% at major mainland spots and winter destinations.

Greece Considers Emergency Measures as Covid-19 Cases Spike

Greek officials may be ordering a new round of measures, which may include tougher controls at restaurants and bars, to address a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

UK Removes All Countries from Covid-19 ‘Red’ Travel List

The UK has removed the last seven countries from its Covid-19 red list, which required newly arrived travelers to enter hotel quarantine.

Greek Gov’t Revises Covid-19 Health Measures for Hotels

The Greek government has announced a series of revised Covid-19 protective measures for hotels, after a spike of coronavirus cases in the country.

German Tourism Professionals Give Greece a Vote of Confidence

Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias invited German tourism professionals attending the DRV conference in Messinia, to discover other destinations and experiences in Greece.

Greece Brings Public Properties Forward to Attract Investors

Greece is looking to maximize the value of its public property by attracting investor interest, acccording to Public Properties Company (ETAD) CEO Stefanos Vlastos.

GNTO Presents Greece Tourism Options at Copenhagen Travel Fair

The GNTO presented Greece's tourism offerings to the Danish market during the Quality Travel Fair, that took place in Copenhagen earlier in October.

Tourism, Investments Tops Greek PM’s Saudi Arabia Visit

Greece and Saudi Arabia are looking to enhance bilateral cooperation in the areas of investments and tourism.

Greek Tourism Ministry to Invest Recovery Funds in Human Resources

Investing in Greek tourism’s human resources is a top priority in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Royal Jordanian to Increase Frequency Between Amman and Athens

Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, is expected to increase frequency between Amman and Athens in November.

Moody’s Says Tourism Behind Greece’s Resilience to Covid-19

Greece’s resilience to the Covid-19 shock is a result of a strong tourism industry, according to credit agency Moody’s.

Major Hotel Brands Have Big Plans for Greece

Major international hospitality brands, including Meliá and Accor, are betting on Greece and announcing plans to further expand in the Greek market.

US Facilitates Travel, Eases Vaccine Restrictions on Nov. 8

Traveling to the United States is expected to get easier starting on November 8 when a set of new travel rules take effect.

German Tour Operators, Travel Agents Coming to Greece for DRV Conference

Leading tour operators and travel agents from Germany will be in Greece between October 28-31 to participate in the German Travel Association’s (DRV) 2021 conference at Costa Navarino.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Strong Tourism Plan for 2022

Looking to cover lost ground after two years of Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns, Greece has a dynamic plan that aims to attract more tourists in 2022.

Greek Islands Lead Tourism Recovery at Home and in Europe

The Greek islands were the country’s first destinations and among the first in Europe to enter recovery phase after nearly two years of Covid-19, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

South Aegean Islands Beat October 2019 Tourist Traffic Levels

The South Aegean Region has made 2021 a recovery year exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 tourist traffic levels in October.