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DRV: German Demand for Travel to Greece is High for Summer 2021

Demand for Greek destinations remains high among German travelers for the 2021 summer season, says DRV President Norbert Fiebig.

Saudi Arabia Bans Entry for Travelers from 20 Countries

Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned entry to its territory for travelers from 20 countries, aiming to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

Turkey Provokes EU with Varosha Actions, May Face Sanctions

Turkey may face sanctions if it does not stop all illegal activity in Varosha, Cyprus, EU lawmakers warn.

Jet2 Announces Flights from Bristol to Kalamata, Lesvos for Summer 2021

UK leisure travel group Jet2 has announced flights from Bristol Airport to a number of destinations, including Kalamata and Lesvos in Greece, for summer 2021.

Cyprus Condemns Turkish Move to Reopen Varosha

Turkey said it would support a decision by the self-proclaimed Turkish-Cypriot government to reopen a section of the beach in the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus city of Varosha.

EU Urges Turkey to Stop Provocations or Face Sanctions

Τhe European Union said it could impose sanctions on Turkey if the country continues its "provocations and pressures" on Greece.

New Celestyal Experience Ship to Debut March 2021

Celestyal Cruises, as of March 6, 2021, will set sail for the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean with its "Experience" ship, the newest addition to its fleet.

Greece Extends Flight Ban for Turkey, UK Until July 15

Greece has extended the temporary suspension of flights from/to Turkey and the United Kingdom until July 15.

Travelers from Turkey Choose Alexandroupolis in 2019

The Northeastern Greek town of Alexandroupolis emerged as a favorite travel destination for visitors from Turkey in 2019, marking an 11% rise.

Greece, Cyprus and Israel Ink EastMed Gas Pipeline Deal in Athens

Greece, Cyprus and Israel inked a deal to construct a 1,900km subsea pipeline that will transport natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe.

Greece Named ‘Best Beach Holiday Destination’ for 2019 by Nat Geo Traveler Russia

Greece has been named "Best Beach Holiday Destination" for 2019 at the Travel Awards of the National Geographic Traveler Russia.

Air France – KLM Welcomes Stefan Vanovermeir as General Manager East Med

Air France - KLM has appointed Stefan Vanovermeir as its new general manager for the Eastern Mediterranean countries.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Attica Region Looks to Reinforce Inbound Tourism from Turkey

Officials from Attica, Greece, held a tourism workshop in Istanbul, aiming to increase the inflow of Turkish travelers to the region's many destinations.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Serves ‘Greek Breakfast’ to Foreign Diplomats

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels held a culinary event to introduce its Greek Breakfast initiative to Greece’s foreign diplomats.

TUI: Greece, Spain Among German Travelers’ Favorites for 2019

Greece and Spain are among the favorite holiday destinations of German travelers for 2019, according to TUI Germany.

Turkish Airlines Promotes Greek Tourism at Athens Event

As part of its efforts to promote Greek destinations, Turkish Airlines held a workshop in Athens, with the participation of 60 travel agencies.

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement, which provides flybmi passengers with the option to fly from the UK and Ireland to Istanbul.

Greek Marketing Agency Panadvert Expands to London

Greek marketing agency Panadvert is setting up a base in London, aiming to expand its activities to the international market.

Turkey Looking to Ban 20 Travel Booking Sites

Turkey's travel agents' body said it would be filing law suits against 20 travel and reservation sites, including Airbnb and Expedia, citing unfair play.