The European Commission has approved a €2 billion-euro aid package to help Greece weather the economic effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
A dissenters view versus the “pie in the sky” tourism industry sentiment over COVID-19. Greece tourism needs to shift into another gear.
In the not too distant future, tourism and hospitality industry officials are going to wake up to the fact that the 2020 touristic season has been canceled by a pandemic. Already, Europe’s airlines stand to lose more than €76 billion according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). And for every euro the airlines lose, destinations […]
The cave of Arkalochori on Crete held precious votive objects that revealed the belief system of one of humaity’s greatest civiliations.
The COVID-19 situation where travel and hospitality are concern, is largely understated by most experts who project a mid-term leveling out.
Yesterday, thousands of tourism businesses canceled millions of reservations. Tomorrow, every cruise line, hotel, and air carrier will wake to a new world.
The World Health Organization (WHO) warns the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating as cases worldwide approach 400,000.
The following is a message from Thomas Magnuson, CEO of Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel network.
TUI has temporarily suspended most of its travel operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Company spokespersons say the move is a “compliance” and “industry adjustment” move. The news comes as the whole industry is in a state of shock as to “next moves.” TUI is on a shortlist of companies investing gurus say may be […]
Greece’s tourism sector is in big trouble over the COVID-19 pandemic. With more and more countries instituting level 3 travel advisories for Europe, the country’s early tourism season is badly affected. Just emerging from a horrendous economic crisis, Greece offers us a litmus test for worldwide destinations in crisis. What needs to happen now is […]
Stock markets are in freefall over the COVID-19 pandemic and Europe is in a panic over Trump’s travel ban. But this is only the beginning.
The ASTA has responded in harsh terms to the U.S. State Department COVID-19 advisory casting good PR to the sailing winds.