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WHO: Coronavirus is a Pandemic that will Touch Every Sector

The World Health Organization (WHO) has characterized the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic and underlined that it will touch every sector.

E-payments in Europe Become Easier, Safer, Cheaper

Electronic payments are set to become safer, cheaper and easier, according to the European Commission’s latest guidelines.

Greece, Cyprus and Israel Ink EastMed Gas Pipeline Deal in Athens

Greece, Cyprus and Israel inked a deal to construct a 1,900km subsea pipeline that will transport natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe.

Athens Airport Goes for Net Zero Carbon Emissions via ROUTE 2025

Athens International Airport (AIA) has announced “ROUTE 2025”, its official commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2025.

WWF Calls for Action to Safeguard the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Sea still needs protection, says WWF, calling on leaders and policymakers to take action and set achievable goals.

Climate Change Should Be No. 1 Priority, Say EU Citizens

Combating climate change should be the European Parliament’s top priority, a new Eurobarometer survey reveals, highlighting youth-led climate protests as great influencers.

Sustainability is a Non-negotiable Priority for Greek Tourism, Says Minister

Achieving sustainability in tourism is one of the most important aims of Greece's government, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

EU Votes to Protect Consumers, Employees in Bankruptcy Cases

Stronger and better consumer and employee protection in cases of corporate failure is the focus of a resolution which was recently adopted by the European Parliament.

EBRD to Present New Strategy for Property, Tourism Sectors at Greece Event

Green buildings, inclusive tourism and urban regeneration are at the heart of the EBRD's new strategy that will be presented in Greece next week.

EU Commission Extends No-deal Brexit Air Travel to Oct. 2020

UK airlines will continue flights into the EU through to 24 October 2020, the Commission said, in order to facilitate travel in case of a no-deal Brexit.

Greece Calls Off ID Card Competition, Relaunches Citizen Card Tender

Greece’s citizen protection ministry has called off tender for the issue of new IDs, saying it will relaunch a competition for securer cards.

Ursula von der Leyen Voted First Female European Commission President

Ursula von der Leyen steps in on November 1, as the new European Commission president and the first woman to take on the five-year position.

Zeus International Awarded Kaningos 21 Hotel Lease for 30 Years

Greek hotel management and consulting group Zeus International has been awarded the 30-year lease of the former Kaningos 21 hotel in central Athens.

KLM and LifeGate Place Greece’s First ‘Seabin’ at Flisvos Marina

The first Seabin in Greece was installed at Flisvos Marina with the support of KLM, for the collection of plastic waste from the sea and the protection of marine life.

Athens Airport Presents its Top ‘Green’ Milestones

Athens International Airport (AIA) presented the steps it has been taking towards a better environment since it first opened its doors in 1996.

Fly Responsibly: KLM Takes Sustainable Aviation to the Next Level

KLM has invited all industry stakeholders to join hands in pursuit of a more sustainable future for aviation, under the banner “Fly Responsibly”.

Hellinikon Casino Licensing Bid Again Delayed to July 31

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has approved the extension of the international tender for a casino license at Hellinikon to July 31.

Metaxa Hospitality Group: Where Luxury Meets Sustainability

Sustainability is a top priority for Metaxa Hospitality Group, which aims to reduce its impact on the environment while offering guests a quality stay in Greece.

North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

Santo Maris Oia Raises Environmental Awareness of Santorini Students

Santo Maris Oia successfully completed the first year of an innovative environmental program, which aimed to raise awareness among high school students on Santorini.