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Novotel Athens: Active Commitment to Socially Responsible Hospitality Services

Novotel Athens is actively supporting two major corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives set by the AccorHotels Group.

‘Int’l Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017’ to Launch January 18

The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 will officially launch on January 18, 2017, in Madrid, Spain.

Green Issues, Sustainability Priorities at Greece’s Sani Resort

The Sani Resort in the Halkidiki peninsula announced that it has enhanced its ongoing sustainability program with additional actions and initiatives.

No Athens-Piraeus Trains Tuesday Due to 5hr Strike

There will be no train services along the Piraeus-Kifissia railway on Tuesday between 11am and 4pm due to a strike announced by the Electric Urban Railway (former ISAP) drivers’ union.

Athens Hotel Association Signs Agreement to Promote Sustainable Tourism Practices

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) have signed a cooperation agreement to promote Greece's natural wealth and sustainable practices in tourism.

Avis Donates Vehicle to Transport First Aid Supplies to Refugees in Athens

Avis has donated a van-type vehicle to the Municipality of Athens to be used for the transport of first aid supplies to refugees.

Two Greeks Share 2016 Nansen Refugee Award

Konstantinos Mitragas on behalf of the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) and Efi Latsoudi, the human rights activist behind “PIKPA village” on the Greek island of Lesvos, are joint winners of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award 2016.

Sustainable Tourism a Priority for Creta Maris Beach Resort

Committed to preserving Cretan heritage and to the development of sustainable tourism practices, Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, participated in the ongoing Futouris Project with three actions in July and August.

Travelife to Promote ‘Green Hospitality’ at Sustainable Tourism Event in Slovenia

Travelife for Hotels has been chosen as the preferred international sustainability certification programme and event partner to support the flagship sustainable tourism event "Global Green Destinations Day 2016" taking place on September 26 -27 in Slovenia.

‘If Others Care, Then You Too Will Care’, Ecoweek’s Head E. Messinas Says

Environmental “brainwash”, that, in two words, would best describe what Ecoweek is all about. The founder of the initiative, a very busy Elias Messinas, spoke to the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) about his pride and joy on the sidelines of workshops and events held here in Agios...

Crete Rescue Team Dives for a Cleaner Seabed @ Ecoweek 2016

A team of divers from the Crete Rescue Team based in Agios Nikolaos took to the sea on Tuesday, during an underwater cleanup of the seabed on the sidelines of Ecoweek Crete 2016.

Travelife Holds Successful Sustainability Seminars for Hoteliers on Three Greek Islands

Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations, the internationally recognised certification scheme that promotes sustainability within the tourism industry, recently held three successful training seminars for hoteliers across three Greek islands.

Costa Navarino Set to Report on Sustainability Issues that Matter via GRI

With a strong commitment to environmental responsibility, Messinia-based luxury resort Costa Navarino will soon be the first Greek tourism enterprise to join the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and report on sustainability issues affecting the region.

Aldemar Resorts Invites All to Care and Share

As part of its two-pronged social responsibility program - “Mare Verde” - the Aldemar Group has collected and donated through its charity activities large quantities of goods as well as finds to orphanages, NGOs and social welfare associations.

WWF Greece: #SaveGreekNature Now!

Greece’s natural beauty, its rivers, mountains and seas, are at the center of a crowdfunding for nature campaign organized by WWF Greece titled #SaveGreekNature.

Hard Rock Athens Goes ‘Freddie for a Day’ Against AIDS

The Hard Rock Cafe in Athens invites all to “Freddie for a Day” on September 5, as part of its awareness raising campaign to collect funds for HIV/AIDS research carried out by the Mercury Phoenix Trust.

Mission Accomplished for Creta Maris Green Team

Striving to raise environmental awareness and encourage locals and visitors to protect Crete’s diverse natural resources, the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, added one more “green” activity to a series of ongoing efforts.

Hoteliers Invited to Join Global Campaign to Keep Beaches Plastic-free

This year’s global 'Make Holidays Greener' campaign is calling on holidaymakers and the travel industry worldwide to help make beaches plastic-free this July.

Greece Takes Part in ‘European Clean-up Day’ Campaign

There are just a few days left until European Clean-up Day, which will run May 8-10. Greece is participating!

Grace Foundation Pledges 1.2 Million Euros to Greek Charities

The charitable foundation of Grace Hotels on Thursday announced a pledge of 1.2 million euros to two leading Greek charities – Hatzikyriakio Institution, one of the oldest childcare institutions in Greece, and public health institute, Prolespis.