Travel

EasyJet Says Early Travel Bookings Already up 600%

EasyJet stated on Tuesday that bookings for flights increased by more than 300% and vacation reservations grew by over 600% on a weekly basis

Emirates to Restart Flights Between US and Greece

Emirates Airlines, based in the United Arab Emirates, plans to restart flights between the United States and Greece on June 1, 2021

Greece Extends Flight Restrictions to March 8

Greece extended on Sunday incoming flight restrictions and obligatory self-isolation on international arrivals to March 8.

Greece One of Top-Searched Summer Travel Destinations in Europe

Greece is one of the most-searched summer travel destinations in Europe, according to Sojern, a travel marketing and data analysis company. After collecting data about searches for airline tickets for the upcoming summer season, Sojern determined Spain was the most-searched...

14 Greek Airports Modernized and Ready for Tourist Season

Fourteen Greek airports have been redeveloped by Fraport Greece providing new services, greater comfort, and more amenities to Greek and international travelers, the company announced on Wednesday. Fraport Greece launched the airport development program in April 2017, in tandem with...

Travel Giant Says Greek Vacations Could Resume in April

The summer vacation season is looking up for Greece, it appears, as travel giant TUI says that advance bookings for Greek vacations have performed well despite the current travel restrictions. In fact, Greece might see the first UK holidaymakers as...

Greece Extends Restrictions on Flights for Two More Weeks   

Greece extended restrictions on both domestic and international flights on Sunday for at least two more weeks. According to the Civil Aviation Authority the air directives (COVID-19 NOTAMs) will last until February 15 for the domestic routes and for until...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Sees Strong Rebound in Tourism in 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis forecast a strong rebound in tourism in the summer of 2021, saying speedy vaccination drives in key markets for Greece, including Britain and Israel, will pave the way for tourists to return despite the...

Athens Safe To Travel to, According to German Foreign Ministry

Athens, the Attica region, and the North Aegean will be removed from the German Foreign Ministry's list of high-risk coronavirus travel areas as of Sunday, it was announced on Saturday. This list includes regions that are epidemiologically burdened and travelers...

First High Speed Train Arrives in Greece

Greece received its first high-speed train earlier in the week which will soon make traveling across the country much faster. The train, called “White Arrow”, can reach speeds of 200 km (124 miles) per hour. The first trip, operated by Greek...

Crete: Dream Location for British Vacationers Post-Lockdown

The Island of Crete is the destination most British vacationers dream about when the pan-European lockdown is lifted. According to new research from TravelSupermarket, the Greek island was the most searched for hotspot by Brits, especially for seven-night getaways. The price...

Traveling to Greece? All You Need to Know

Traveling to Greece directives calling for a seven-day quarantine of airline passengers from abroad and a restriction of international flights have been extended until Monday, February 8, 2021. Also, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday announced a new directive...

PM Mitsotakis: “Brand Greece” Must be Refreshed This Year

Greek PM Mitsotakis believes that "Brand Greece" must be refreshed once again this year, after the worst of the pandemic is over, letting the world know once again that it is ready to "hit play again" as the nation...

Greece Proposes Safe Travel Plan for Summer

Greece proposed a safe travel plan for the upcoming summer season at a meeting of the Crisis Management Committee of the World Tourism Organization in Madrid on Tuesday. Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis presented the detailed proposal for the essential coordination...

Greece Proposes Vaccination Certificate to Ease Travel in Europe

Keen to ease travel among EU countries, Greece has proposed the introduction of a Covid-19 vaccination certificate, it emerged on Tuesday. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has sent a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to that effect. “It...