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Elivi Skiathos Hotel Opens to New Markets, Gets on CNT’s ‘Best’ List

The Elivi Skiathos hotel opened up to new markets this year, and gained a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s "10 Best Resorts in Greece" list.

Online Searches for Travel to Athens Increase in Summer, Says Survey

Online searches for accommodation in Athens picked up pace in July compared to the previous months, according to a survey conducted by Tourix.

GNTO – Ryanair Partner to Promote Greek Tourism to UK, Germany and Italy

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Ryanair will run a joint campaign with the aim to promote Greek destinations to the UK, Germany and Italy.

GNTO and ECTAA ‘Showcase’ Greece to European Markets

European travel professionals were informed on Greece’s tourism infrastructure through the ‘Showcase’ online presentations by the GNTO and ECTAA.

TripAdvisor: Covid-19 Vaccines Driving Demand for Summer Vacations

Vaccine rollouts globally are driving increasing demand for summer vacations, a TripAdvisor traveler data and consumer sentiment analysis reveals.

Nine in Ten Travelers Say ‘Yes’ to Digital Health Passports, Poll Shows

Over nine in 10 travelers feel comfortable to use a digital health passport for future trips, according to a survey published by travel technology company Amadeus.

Ipsos MORI Poll: Majority of Brits Support Vaccine Passports

The majority of Britons support vaccine passports but recognise concerns about the potential issues they could cause, says a poll by Ipsos MORI UK KnowledgePanel.

British Press Promotes a Number of Greek Destinations for Travel this Year

A number of British newspapers and travel magazines are promoting Greece as a tourism destination to visit in 2021.

Survey: Half of Brits in Favor of Covid-19 Vaccination Passport

Half of the British public would be in favor of the introduction of vaccination passports for international travel, according to a survey by YouGov.

France Bans Travel from Non-EU Countries

France has banned all but essential travel from outside the European Union and tightened testing requirements for travelers coming from EU countries.

Travelers Must Have Negative Covid-19 Test Result to Enter England

Passengers arriving from all international destinations to England, as of Friday, January 15, will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test.

Andros Records Rise in Greek Visitors in 2020, Says Survey

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the island of Andros in 2020 managed to maintain 66.1 percent of last year’s arrivals between July and September, according to a survey.

Cruise Industry to Lose Almost $20bn Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

The entire cruise industry is expected to lose almost $20 billion in revenue amid the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a 71% plunge year-over-year.

Covid-19: Countries in Europe Battle Second Wave with Restrictions, Lockdowns

One by one European countries announce harsher measures - including full lockdowns -in efforts to contain the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Jet2 Suspends Flights and Holidays to Greece Until 2021

UK package holiday specialist Jet2 has suspended all flights and holidays to Crete and Rhodes in Greece until 2021, due to Britain's Covid-19 lockdown.

UK’s STA Travel Ceases Trading Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

STA Travel, a UK-based youth travel company, has ceased trading due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global travel industry.

Analysis: Controls, National Covid-19 Policies Affecting Airfares

Flight restrictions and government travel policies, including Covid-19 testing and quarantine measures, are affecting travel trends, according to an analysis by ForwardKeys.

Greece in Top 5 Most Searched Quarantine-free Destinations for Brits

Greece is among the top five most searched for quarantine-free destinations for British travelers, according to data provided by ESTA.

Epirus Fascinates Travel Bloggers Greece Network

Travel Bloggers Greece (TBG) recently traveled to Epirus to celebrate its fifth year of promoting Greece as a year round tourism destination.

Jet2: Over Half a Million More Seats to Greece in Summer 2020

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are expanding their 2020 summer program in Greece with the addition of over half a million airline seats to the country.