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Greek Travel Agents Invited To Explore E.U. “Travelife” Initiative

TRAVELIFE2Greek travel agents can now get fully informed on how their businesses can benefit from participating in the E.U. initiative “Travelife” through the new website that recently launched in the Greek language.

Travelife is a training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies committed to reach sustainability.

The Travelife methodology for corporate social responsibility (CSR) in tourism provides travel companies with a range of practical learning, assessment and implementation tools that enable staff to implement CSR in their companies.

The main goal of the project is to ensure the environmental, social and economic sustainability of the European tourism industry.

Press here to see a detailed presentation (in Greek) on the initiative.

Travelife seminar in Athens this October

sustainabilityTravelife’s representative, Chris Thompson, will give a seminar in Athens on 17 and 18 October 2013 to provide Greek travel agents will all the details on the initiative.

The seminar will be held in English and can be attended by more than one person from each office/member of Travelife.

For further information, contact the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA).

“Greek travel agencies that embrace Travelife will receive a significant competitive advantage in the new era in tourism, in which sustainability and corporate social responsibility are essential requirements,” HATTA said in an announcement.

HATTA joined the new EU project “Corporate Social Responsibility Training and Certification in the Travel Sector” (CSR Tour) in January 2013. The CSR Tour project facilitates the introduction of the tested and proven corporate social responsibility (CSR) training and management system “Travelife” among members of Polish, Latvian, Greek and Croatian travel associations.

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