ForwardKeys: Europe’s summer air travel fails to reach 40% of 2019

New research from ForwardKeys, which has the freshest and most comprehensive flight booking data available, reveals that international flights to European destinations in July and August reached 39.9% of pre-pandemic levels. This is significantly better than last year (which was 26.6%), when the COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread lockdowns; and vaccines were not yet approved. However, […]

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SUMMER 2021: The European Hotel Industry on a path to recovery

European hoteliers had been hoping the pickup in vaccination rates and progressive removal of health restrictions would boost demand this summer, as it did in 2020. Wish granted: hotel activity accelerated (+68.0% in RevPAR between July 1 and August 21 compared to 2020 marks), even though it remains well below pre-COVID standards (-31.8% compared to […]

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Bettany Hughes’ treasures of the world: Greece

New series exploring the treasures of the Mediterranean with the first episode focussed on Greece This 5-part 60-minute series was an answer to the claustrophobia and joylessness of lockdown. Professor Bettany Hughes OBE wanted to try to do what she does best.  Finding inspiration from across history, to explore household-name treasures and new finds from […]

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Hotel prices in major Mediterranean destinations rise sharply compared to pre-pandemic averages

Anna Borduzha, Business Develpment Manager at Mabrian Technologies, the Travel Intelligence provider for the travel industry and Smart Destinations, comments: “When analysing main Mediterranean vacational destinations – Greece, Turkey, Italy, Spain and Portugal – during this summer season, we have noticed that, in general, hotel prices have experienced a big increase compared to the average […]

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Family Holiday Report names resorts where Britons can cut costs but reveals that prices can vary by up to 132% across Eurozone

As schools break up for the summer, the annual Post Office Travel Money Family Holiday Report (www.postoffice.co.uk/familyholidays) reveals that over half of families are planning a trip abroad and 35 per cent of these will jet off on a European beach holiday, despite Covid-19 travel regulations in the UK and abroad. For those planning trips, […]

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Domes Resorts Welcomes New Exclusive, Opulent, Distinctive Hotel Domes of Corfu to its Portfolio

Domes Resorts, Greece’s fastest growing luxury hotel brand, is delighted to announce the opening of Domes of Corfu Autograph Collection on July 1st, 2021 following an extensive refurbishment. Enclosed amongst a magical landscape at the roots of pine covered cliffs hovering above, Domes of Corfu joins Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, as the second […]

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Eurocontrol: Air traffic in Greece at 50% of 2019 levels this year

The total number of flights to and from Greece this year will return to about half of the levels of 2019, while in 2022 it will approach 70%, according to the latest data published by Eurocontrol. • Total flights lost since 1 March 2020: 350,000 flights • Current flight status: 1020 daily flights or -47% vs […]

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ForwardKeys: At 49% of pre-pandemic levels the bookings on Greece

The latest research from ForwardKeys, which has the most up to date and comprehensive fight booking data available, reveals that the outlook for international air travel this summer (1st June – 31st August) is set to be just under a quarter (23%) of pre-pandemic levels. As at 1st June, flight tickets issued for international arrivals […]

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Lybra: The European travel market is finally open for business

Thanks to a general improvement in the health situation, Europe can -albeit, with due caution- begin speaking about a recovery of the travel industry in the region: thanks to the slowdown in infections and the spread of vaccines, European countries are loosening travel restrictions and reopening their borders, according to the Lybra company. In the […]

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Greece undertook the coordination for the Mediterranean Diet in 2021

An Intergovernmental Teleconference was held on Monday, November 16, 2020 with the initiative of the Pylos-Nestor Municipality and the Maniatakeion Foundation in Greece. The teleconference was organized by Morocco, as part of the completion of its service, as a coordinating country on the joint actions of the network of countries and their Emblematic Communities that […]

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