3 August 2020, Athens, Greece
A small token of gratitude on behalf of the tourism industry to all those who have worked hard -and are still trying- to mitigate the impact of COVID-19
In a joint initiative, AEGEAN and SETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation, offer full holiday package, including flights and accommodation, to the Civil Protection frontliners, as small token of gratitude for their continuing effort to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 since its very beginning.
Leading hotel industry companies and AEGEAN offer a 6-day holiday package to popular Greek destinations, so that all those working for Civil Protection against COVID-19 are able to enjoy a unique and memorable holiday experience with their beloved ones.
AEGEAN offers round-trip tickets for its entire domestic network for all beneficiaries while SETE provides for their accommodation through its hotel members – MITSIS HOTELS, TEMES (Hilton and Costa Navarino), GRECOTEL, PHAEA RESORTS, LAMPSA HELLENIC HOTELS (Sheraton Rhodes Resort), ATRIUM HOTELS, KONTOKALI BAY RESORT & SPA/ AEOLOS BEACH, COMPANY, GIANNIOULIS HOTELS -. throughout Greece
Nikos Hardalias, Civil Protection Deputy Minister said: “Keeping all of you safe is our utmost priority and mission. Either this entails protection from natural disasters or other emergencies. This year, our mission was mainly focused on the management of COVID-19 pandemic. An unprecedented circumstance that our country is so far handling successfully, thanks to the cooperation and commitment of the entire Greek people. On behalf of the Civil Protection and all those that are at the forefront of combating COVID-19, I would like to thank AEGEAN and SETE for their kind offer and let all of you know that we will continue to make every possible effort to keep Greece a safe destination.
Yiannis Retsos, President, Greek Tourism Confederation SETE, Greece said: “Tourism sector leads the way of supporting those who are at the forefront of the health crisis. This joint initiative is a small token of our appreciation for their commitment and vigorous efforts all through, the past few months, for their continuous effort to cope with the unprecedented situations that our country is experiencing, every day. It is our wish, that the people of the Civil Protection, will have the chance to travel and enjoy a relaxing holiday in one of their favorite destination in Greece, after a very difficult period and in view of new challenges ahead.”
Beneficiaries* are invited to visit the dedicated AEGEAN website (https://el.aegeanair.com/milesandbonus/civilprotection-form), from 1 until 14 August 2020, and submit their contact details. After completing the registration process and verifying their details, beneficiaries will be entitled to receive two (2) round-trip tickets for the entire domestic network through AEGEAN’s Miles+Bonus Program and choose their stay in one of the participating SETE member hotels.
It is noted that the registration platform will remain active from 1-14 August, while further information for terms and conditions, are available at www.aegeanair.com and www.sete.gr.
*Beneficiaries: Employees at a) General Secretariat for Civil Protection, b) Civil Protection Sampling Services for COVID 19, c) Civil Protection Communications Centre, d) Civil Protection COVID-19 Registration Centre and e) Civil Protection COVID-19 Tracking Centre.