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WTTC Releases Guidelines for Tourism Destinations to Become More Sustainable

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released a new report that offers practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable.

Deloitte to Support Greek Islands’ Transition to Climate Neutrality, Circular Economy

Deloitte will develop a new comprehensive strategy for small Greek islands, aiming to support their efforts in tapping into the benefits of the green economy and digital innovation.

Thessaly Moving Forward with Digital Transformation of Tourism, Culture Services

The Region of Thessaly is moving forward with the digital transformation of its services in a number of fields including tourism and culture.

EU: Greece Among Winners of Natura 2000 Awards for Nature Protection

Greece is among the six winners of the annual Natura 2000 Awards, an event that recognises conservation success stories across the EU and raises awareness on the Natura 2000 protected areas.

Climate Change Affects More than Half of Greeks’ Travel Decisions

All the more Greeks are taking climate change seriously with more than half taking it into consideration when planning a trip, according to a European Investment Bank (EIB) study.

Greek Cities Join EU Mission for Climate-neutrality by 2030

The Greek Environment Ministry and 21 municipalities have signed a memorandum of cooperation for inclusion in the EU’s mission towards climate neutrality by 2030.

Greek Digital Ministry Invites Municipalities to Get Ready for ‘Smart Cities’ Program

The Ministry of Digital Governance is inviting 17 of Greece’s largest municipalities to submit their strategic plans to participate in the announced “Smart Cities” program.

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.