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Zakynthos; the jewel of the Ionian

No one ever thought that we’d hear the words Pandemic in our lifetime. Let’s face it, when you hear the words pandemic it makes you think of our ancestors during Mediaeval times, with poor sanitation, poor diets, and poor habitation. The last year has shown us, however, the world always …

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Tourists Covid positive after Zakynthos holiday

Reports have been coming in of confirmed Covid cases in Plymouth, Devon in the UK, relating to tourists aged 18 and 19yr, who have recently returned from Zakynthos. We understand that 11 have definitely been confirmed as having Covid, but as many as 30 could be infected.  Most of those …

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Greece:- Tourism, A difficult summer, Health Minister asks tourists to abide health protocols.

A gloomy 2020 summer for Greek tourism is outlined by a survey of major tourist markets, according to which only one in four participants said they were willing to travel abroad in the July-September quarter!   This is a study by Mindhaus in collaboration with the Pollfish research platform, the …

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Flights from Zurich to begin with Edelweiss, 2 July

The company EDELWEISS, a subsidiary of Swiss Air announced today their complete flight program from July to October, which includes flights to 60 destinations in 29 countries. Among them is Greece, which will receive flights from the company to Corfu Zakynthos Rhodes Crete Mykonos Santorini Kos Samoa and Kalamata. With …

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Airlines get Covid bailout

This afternoon the UK Government released information stating that four airlines had received bailout funds from the Bank of England’s Coronavirus Corporate Financing Facility. This money has been issued on agreement that will see monies repaid at rates 0.2 to 0.6%. EasyJet and Ryanair have received £600m of funding each. …

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Coronavirus measures:- When will international flights start? What is being considered?

EU countries must work together on flights and shipping, said Transport Minister Costas Karamanlis. Mr. Karamanlis, in the context of the teleconference of the EU Ministers of Transport, stressed that it is necessary to take measures at European level to support airlines and shipping companies. At the meeting, which lasted …

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