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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.

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”.

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.

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.

Athens Mayor Seeks to Revive Merchants’ Arcade, Calls for Proposals

Aiming to revive the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, the city’s mayor invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the re-use of 10 shops.

KLM Partners with Arcadis to Enhance Corporate Biofuel Program

KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines has entered into a partnership with Arcadis, a design and consultancy organization, to further enhance its Corporate Biofuel Program (CBP).

TUI: Sustainable Wines on Crete Ready for Tasting in Summer 2018

As part of TUI's sustainable food project on Crete, the first eight sustainable wines from indigenous varieties will be ready in the 2018 summer season.

EU Sets Out to Tackle Plastic Waste, Spur Innovation with New Strategy

The EU has launched a strategy to deal with plastic waste to safeguard the environment while seeking to spur innovation in this direction.

Travelife for Tour Operators Achieves ‘GSTC-Accredited’ Status

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced that the Travelife for Tour Operators program has achieved the "GSTC-Accredited" status.

Sustainable Tourism: UNWTO Announces Roadmap Towards 2030

The UNWTO has announced a roadmap for advancing the contribution of tourism towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Agapi Beach Hotel Receives Travelife Champions Award at WTM 2017

The Agapi Beach Hotel in Heraklion, Crete, was announced a Travelife Champions Award winner during an award ceremony at WTM London 2017.

WTTC Calls on Tourism Sector to Embrace Sustainability Reporting

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called on travel and tourism companies to measure, monitor and report their sustainability impact.

‘World Tourism Day 2017’ to Focus on Sustainable Tourism

This year’s World Tourism Day, held on September 27, will be focused on Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development, the UNWTO has announced.

Crete’s Nana Beach Hotel Sets ‘Green’ Example

The Nana Beach Hotel on Crete is setting the good example participating in the “Clean Up the Med” and “Make Holidays Greener” campaigns.

#MyBlue: Are You in Love With the Sea? Share the Feeling!

#MyBlue, a new Greek campaign running on social media, has been launched to raise awareness about our connection with the ocean and the need to protect it.

TUI Project Aims to Establish Crete as Sustainable Food Destination

The island of Crete is taking its first steps to becoming a sustainable food destination in accordance to an ongoing project by the TUI Care Foundation.

Creta Maris and ‘Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beaches’ Sign Cooperation Agreement

The Creta Maris resort on Crete has signed a cooperation agreement with Costa Nostrum to certify its "Kastri" beach as a sustainable Costa Nostrum beach - Sustainable Beaches.

TILOS Project Shortlisted in EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017

The TILOS project has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017 that recognize outstanding innovation in energy efficiency and renewables.