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Accessible Tourism Recommendations By The UNWTO

Today, 3 December, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the UNWTO has released its recently updated Recommendations on Accessible Tourism.
Posted On 03 Dec 2013

UNWTO, UNESCO Join Hands In Sustainable Tourism Promotion

UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage.
Posted On 29 Nov 2013

Athens Airport Donates €100,000 To ELPIDA

Athens International Airport (AIA) has donated 100,000 euros to the ELPIDA Association of Friends of Children with Cancer.
Posted On 19 Nov 2013
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Sani Resort Celebrates Eurobirdwatch With Two-Day Event

Sani Resort in Chalkidiki will hold a two-day event dedicated to the protection of the birdlife of the Sani wetlands to mark Eurobirdwatch, the annual birdwatching event in Europe and Central Asia.
Posted On 11 Oct 2013
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Greece, Turkey Plan Cooperation On Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry will soon set up a tourism information office in Istanbul to attract more Turkish travelers to Greece, it was announced on 7 October.
Posted On 07 Oct 2013
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Tourism and Water: Greater Efforts On Water Preservation Needed

Tourism stakeholders called for greater global efforts in water preservation on World Tourism Day 2013, which was dedicated to “Tourism and Water – Protecting Our Common Future” in line with the International Year of Water Cooperation.
Posted On 04 Oct 2013
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Attica Group Holds 9th Employee Blood Donation Drive

Attica Group recently carried out its voluntary blood donation drive for employees “Blood Ties” for the ninth consecutive year in collaboration with the Athens General Hospital “G. Gennimatas.”
Posted On 24 Sep 2013
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UNWTO Accessible Tourism Recommendations Approved

The UNWTO recommendations on "Accessible Tourism for All" were recently approved and endorsed by the General Assembly.
Posted On 17 Sep 2013
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World Tourism Day 2013 To Focus On Water Preservation

Centered on the theme "Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future," World Tourism Day 2013 will underline tourism's responsibility and needed commitment to preserving the world's vital water resources.
Posted On 03 Jun 2013
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The ALBA Social Responsibility Series – Inaugural Event

ALBA Graduate Business School will hold an inaugural event for its series of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Events on 13 March 2013. Register today!
Posted On 12 Mar 2013
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GNTO Launches Upcycling Project

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) are rationally managing their available resources by creatively reusing unutilized promotional material of the GNTO, thus saving up to 40 percent of the total cost for new material.
Posted On 10 Mar 2013
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Air France Recycles Uniforms For Car Insulation

Air France recently launched a collection drive to gather old ground staff and crew uniforms at Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airports. The collected uniforms will then be recycled into car insulation at a specialized recycling plant.
Posted On 19 Feb 2013
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CarbonTour Project: Strategic Planning Towards Carbon Neutrality In Tourism

Greek tourism professionals gained valuable insights yesterday, 10 December, on calculating their carbon footprint and reducing CO2 emissions, during the presentation of the CarbonTour project and software tool at the international conference on the promotion of sustainability...
Posted On 11 Dec 2012

Chalkidiki To Tour Europe Via Green Tourism Campaign

Chalkidiki will take part in the Greece Getting Greener (3G) promotional campaign designed for Greek hotels, accredited by the Green Key eco label program for 2012, and tour seven European countries to promote its “green” profile.
Posted On 04 Oct 2012

Creta Maris Green Team Strikes Again

The Creta Maris Green Team—the environmental group of the Creta Maris Beach Resort—on 9 August helped clean up the beach area that starts from the hotel until the Agia Paraskevi church.
Posted On 01 Sep 2012

Nana Beach Honered With Blue Flag & Green Key

Nana Beach all inclusive resort, located at Limenas Chersonissou on Crete, was honored recently for the 16th time with the eco-label blue flag distinction for its Drapanos Beach by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.
Posted On 01 Aug 2012

Greek “Green” Hotels To Tour Europe This Fall

Greek hotels, accredited by the “Green Key” program for 2012, will be presented to seven European countries this fall via a promotional campaign scheduled to run October 2012-April 2013.
Posted On 01 Jul 2012

Novotel Athenes Cleans Up Central Athens Park

Novotel Athenes hotel in late April cleaned up the park located on the corner of Liosion and Michael Voda streets in central Athens and planted grass and 350 plants throughout the premises.
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Travel Agencies To Increase Competitive Advantage Via EOS CODE

“Tour operators and travel agencies need to modernize their way of operation and provide high quality services and specialized products in a responsible and professional manner,” Yiorgos Telonis, president of Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) said in...
Posted On 01 Mar 2012

Eco Friendly Hotels Get Rewarded

The National Committee for the Green Key recognition has awarded all four of the P.A.P Corp. hotels (recently renovated Astoria in Thessaloniki, Alexander the Great Beach in Kryopigi, Agionissi Resort in Amoliani and Xenia in Ouranoupoli) with a "Green Key."
Posted On 21 Jul 2009