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Grecotel Kos Imperial Receives Certifications for Quality Services

The Grecotel Kos Imperial hotel has received two significant certifications that highlight the quality of the services offered to its guests.

Neptune Hotels Holds Beach Cleanup Event on Kos

The Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa on Kos held a cleanup event on the beach of Troulos with the participation of its guests and staff.

Greece Revises Mount Olympus National Park Regulation

In efforts to protect the diverse ecosystem and natural habitat of Mount Olympus, the Greek government has revised the legal framework for its protection.

Five Greek Municipalities Aim to Join EU’s ‘100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030’ Venture

Heraklion, Ioannina, Kalamata, Trikala and Kozani are looking to join the European Commission’s “100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030” venture.

Greece Looking to Achieve Carbon Neutral Tourism

Greece will look to achieve ‘carbon neutral tourism’ and reduce the sector’s environmental footprint, through a new energy upgrade scheme expected to launch in June.

Peloponnese Tourism Body Protests Against Wind Farm Plan on Mt Menalon

Tourism professionals in the Peloponnese are angry over a decision to create a wind farm on Mt Menalon in Arcadia.

Aviation Industry Welcomes EU’s Smart Mobility Plan

Aviation bodies in Europe have welcomed the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, which promotes EU's green and digital transformation.

EU Presents Green, Smart and Affordable Mobility Plan

The European Commission has presented a plan for green, smart and affordable mobility, aiming to cut emissions by 90% by 2050.

IATA Calls on Governments to Support Sustainable Aviation Fuel

IATA is calling on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as a critical step to cut net emissions.

Report: Over 200,000 Tonnes of Plastic Leak into the Med Every Year

Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic are leaking into the Mediterranean sea every year, a report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature found.

Greece to Ban Single-use Plastics by 2021

The Greek Environment Ministry has tabled a bill in parliament which - once passed - will ban the use of single-use plastics by July 2021.

Environment Ministry Invites Ideas for a ‘Greece Without Single-use Plastics’

The Greek Environment Ministry is inviting citizens and enterprises to submit proposals for a “Greece without single-use plastics”.

Climate Change Expected to Take Toll on Greece’s Sandy Beaches

Many of Greece’s sandy beaches stand to disappear by 2050 together with beaches in Australia, Congo and Pakistan, according to a study by the European Commission's Joint Research Center.

Costa Nostrum, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research Join Forces for Sustainable Tourism

The Costa Nostrum organization and the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research have signed a cooperation agreement to promote sustainable tourism.

Global Initiative Prompts Tourism Sector to Unite Against Plastics

Tourism stakeholders worldwide are encouraged to join the newly launched Global Tourism Plastics Initiative aimed at addressing plastic pollution.

Accor Commits to Eliminate Single-use Plastics by 2022

Accor has committed to join the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative and remove all single-use plastic items from its hotels by the end of 2022.

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.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Introduces its Sustainability Practices to Students

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently introduced its sustainability practices and Zero Waste policy to 50 students from Heraklion.

Kalamaki Beach Resort’s Cleanup Event in Corinth Sees Great Turnout

The Kalamaki Beach Resort once again held a cleanup operation in Paleo Kalamaki near Corinth to raise awareness on the value of recycling.

WWF Greece: Culprits Behind Salamina Oil Spill Still Unpunished

The culprits behind a massive oil spill off the coast of Salamina, near Athens, caused by a sunken tanker two years ago, have still not faced any penalties, according to WWF Greece.