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Arrivals by Air and Road to Greece Reach 4.4 Million in First Four Months

Greece welcomed 4.4 million arrivals by air and road during the January-April 2023 four-month period.

Study: Greece Among World’s Luxury Travel Destinations This Summer

Greece is among the world’s leading destinations for luxury travelers in 2023, according to a study by Condé Nast Johansens.

More Irish Travelers Adding Greece to Wish Lists

More travelers from Ireland are thinking about holidaying in Greece this year, according to the country’s Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Plans for Amateur Panathinaikos Sports Club Facilities Approved

Plans for the facilities that will house Athens’ amateur Panathinaikos sports club were approved this week.

UN and Aviation Industry Commit to Reducing Single Use Plastics

The UN and airlines have teamed up to accelerate the industry’s green transition including doing away with single use plastics.

IATA Names Diversity and Inclusion Award Winners for 2023

IATA honored Poppy Khoza, Camila Turrieta and Virgin Atlantic Airways for their remarkable achievements in promoting diversity and inclusion in aviation.

Co-Lab Rhodes: TUI Tour Guides Switch to e-Bikes, Number of Cars Reduced by Half

The members of TUI’s service team on Rhodes now travel from hotel to hotel on the Greek island on e-bikes.

Op-Ed: ‘The right people and investments are needed for a more sustainable tourism sector’ – Zurab Pololikashvili, UNWTO

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili talks to GTP and sets the stage for sustainable travel and growth.

ITA Airways Begins Daily Direct Flights Between Washington and Rome

ITA Airways has launched direct flights between Washington and Rome, offering a unique in-flight experience with new cabin design and Michelin-starred menus.

Op-Ed: ‘Travel & Tourism will emerge more sustainable in the years to come’ – Julia Simpson, WTTC

WTTC President & CEO Julia Simpson talks to GTP and reminds that sustainability is still at the top of the travel agenda.

Op-Ed: ‘Sustainable travel in Europe: Where are we now?’ – Eduardo Santander, ETC

ETC Executive Director and CEO Eduardo Santander talks to GTP and says the path to sustainable travel is indisputably a long and complicated one.

Op-Ed: ‘Greece should strive to lead a sustainable aviation revolution’ – Rafael Schvartzman, IATA

IATA Regional Vice President for Europe Rafael Schvartzman talks to GTP and highlights that Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) is the industry's number one priority.

Op-Ed: ‘Sustainable tourism: A challenge that is well worth the reward’ – Alexandros Vassilikos, HOTREC

HOTREC President Alexandros Vassilikos talks to GTP and refers to some of the challenges that businesses in the industry may face when trying to become more sustainable.

Op-Ed: ‘Tourism’s future will be shaped by the growing interest in sustainable travel’ – Eric Drésin, ECTAA

ECTAA Secretary General Eric Drésin talks to GTP and refers to the association's key priority: sustainability in travel.

Op-Ed: ‘Momentum around sustainability is building’ – Tom Jenkins, ETOA

ETOA CEO Tom Jenkins talks to GTP and refers to the desperately urgent need for businesses to play their part in combatting climate change.

Santorini: Andronis Gastronomy Festival to Welcome Michelin Star Chefs & Events

The Andronis hospitality group has unveiled the program of its summer 2023 gastronomy festival on the Greek island of Santorini.

Op-Ed: ‘The cruise world is aiming to become one of the most sustainable tourism forms’ – Marie-Caroline Laurent, CLIA Europe

CLIA Europe Director General Marie-Caroline Laurent talks to GTP and highlights that cruise lines are investing significantly to make cruise travel one of the most sustainable forms of tourism.

Op-Ed: ‘Business events are far than an adjunct to the tourism industry’ – Sarah Markey-Hamm, IAPCO

IAPCO President Sarah Markey-Hamm talks to GTP and highlights the aim to promote an environment that can build on the success of the MICE industry.

Op-Ed: ‘The momentum for airport climate action is ongoing’ – Olivier Jankovec, ACI EUROPE

ACI EUROPE Director General Olivier Jankovec talks to GTP and underlines that the idea of a “sustainable recovery” for the industry isn’t such an oxymoron after all.