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 […]
Greek officials have temporarily banned passenger flights from Germany and the Netherlands. The ban for Germany allows traffic from the central European country to Athens only. The measure is the latest in a series of Greek crackdowns to ensure the public is protected from COVID-19. Greece’s Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos […]
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 Greek government has ordered the closure of all the country’s year-round hotels, in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The following is a message from Thomas Magnuson, CEO of Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel network.
Aegean Airlines has announced a drastic curtailment of scheduled flights abroad and in Greece by the end of April.
The COVID-19 outbreak leveling serious repercussions on Greece’s tourism industry. Thousands of jobs are at risk as because of the pandemic.
Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras has announced new measures to support Greece tourism in the wake of the impacts of COVID-19.
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 […]
Greek regional governors and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis have decided to cancel the parades for the March 25 holiday.
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has called on the Greek government to implement a series of COVID-19 related emergency measures.
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.