Many people are now convinced that Greece should have stayed shut to outside tourists until the coronvirus pandemic passed.
Jet2 has just announced having added over 500 new flights (representing almost 100,000 seats) to Greece, Portugal, and Turkey.
Greece remains, for the time being, on UK’s quarantine-free list of countries for to and from travel.
The recent rise in coronavirus cases in Greece has United Kingdom officials considering a travel ban to the country.
Greece will begin taking direct flights from the UK starting July 15th according to news from the tourism ministry.
Greece’s Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis announced this past week that Greece may be ready to welcome British travelers by mid-July.
Starting July 15th, Greece will be welcoming direct flights from the United Kingdom, and Sweden, according to an announcement from Athens.
Greece is a steady preference for Brits even despite Brexit, coming in third after Cyprus and Malta with over 20%.
Late last month Titan Travel published its new 2020 Travel Trends guide containing advice about cruising and popular destinations.
UK airlines will continue flights to the EU through to 24 October of 2020 in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The U.K. and Greek governments have issued instructions online for Great Britain citizens to get ready for Brexit.
According to data from INSETE, UK tourists lead all others in June for Greece hotel demand. Italians and Germans came in second and third.
“On the Beach” Says Vacations Abroad are Cheaper Than UK Holidays.
According to a report from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in the UK & Ireland, pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the United Kingdom to Greece are up by 10 percent over last year. GNTO officials attribute some of the growth to gaining popularity of Greek ski resorts.
We’ve all heard the news from the UK, mountains of snow and unseasonable weather of record breaking proportions. Fortunately for TUI Thomson there is an up side to bad weather – people on an exodus to better weather. A report from Thomson and First Choice the other day speaks of 30 something thousand headed out of bad weather and into good this Easter weekend.