European Tourism Gets off to Rocky Start in Summer of 2020

  Tourism in this unsettling Summer of 2020 is experiencing some rocky patches just a month or so after most European countries opened their gates...

Greece — Cyprus Ferry Route Approved by EU; Planning Begins

A ferry route that would link Greece to Cyprus has recently been given the green light by the European Commission, with a total of...

Greece May Not Open Borders to USA and Eight Other Countries

While Greece will be finally opening its borders to most foreign travelers on Wednesday, July 1, some countries may most likely be put on...

The Coronavirus Will Change the Way We Fly — Perhaps Forever

Taking a casual look to see if there are any cheap flights for this summer, one grasps immediately that there are no flights whatsoever...

Airlines Flout EU Rules by Offering Vouchers Instead of Refunds for Cancelled Flights

European airlines and at least ywelve EU countries, including Greece, have asked the EU to suspend its rules which require that travelers of cancelled...

What a Difference Coronavarirus Has Made in the Skies Over Europe

The picture on the above left depicts the actual air traffic over Europe on Friday, February 28, 2020. The picture on the right shows...

US Warns Tourists of Terrorism Danger in Turkey

The US State Department raised the travel advisory level for Turkey to Level 3 this week, urging Americans to “reconsider travel to Turkey due...

The Misadventures of a Group of Tourists Who Landed in the Wrong Athens

Residents of the village of Atena Lucana, in the province of Salerno, south of Naples were left scratching their heads as three tourists asked...

Athens Launches Website To Assist Britons in Greece After Brexit

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs created and launched this week a new website dedicated to assisting British subjects living in Greece after Brexit. The website...

Greece Triumphs in Berlin’s “Oscars of Tourism”

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura came away with four important international tourism awards during the ITB Berlin 2019 tourism show on Thursday. The PATWA International Travel...