Category: travel

Greek Hotels will be ready to welcome guests when covid-19 lockdown ends

When Greece’s Covid-19 lockdown ends and movement restrictions are lifted, Greek hotels will be open and ready to welcome their customers safely, Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) President Grigoris Tasios said on Tuesday. “At the moment we are all fighting together, contributing as much as we can against the great battle to curb the spread of the pandemic, to protect the health […]

All NOTAMs due to expire on Dec 7 extended to Dec 14

All NOTAMs due to expire on Monday, December 7, both for domestic and foreign flights were extended until Monday, December 14, so as to protect airline passengers and citizens from COVID-19, the Civil Aviation Authority said in an announcement on Monday. The only flights allowed are for Essential Travel, which inlcude trips for health reasons, […]

GNTO chief Gerekou: Our aim is sustainable tourism growth

Greek National Tourism Organisaton (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou, in an address late on Thursday to the 100th general assembly of the European Travel Commission held via teleconference, said that in order to go forward it was necessary to first take a step back and assess what has happened in the last decade. Afterwards, she added, […]

Aegean Airlines reports losses in Q3

Aegean Airlines on Tuesday reported losses of 28.3 million euros in the third quarter of 2020, hit by restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, after profits of 90.2 million euros in the same period last year. The Greek airline company said that from early July and after a partial lifting of restrictions in Europe, a […]

Greece ranks 5th in top tourism brands

Greece has been ranked as the fifth best tourism brand in 2020, according to a survey conducted by Ipsos, a global market research firm and public opinion specialist. “Greece must now communicate its messages in the light of being a global brand with international recognition … It is therefore of paramount importance that the techniques […]