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Greek Universities, Paris I–Panthéon Sorbonne Offer Master’s in Tourism

A Master's degree program in sustainable tourism development has been launched by the Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University.

Greeks Not Happy with Green Space Quality Says WWF App

Greeks are not happy with the quantity and quality of green spaces countrywide, according to WWF Greece’s GreenSpaces application.

Plastic Bags to Cost ¢8 as Greece Readies to Apply EU Environment Rules

Consumers in Greece will be required as of January 1, 2018 to pay 8 cents per plastic bag as the country prepares to harmonize its relevant law with EU guidelines.

Rhodes to Host Int’l Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences

The island of Rhodes will host the International Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences that will focus on new technologies and the analysis of environmental systems.

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.

Ecoweek Crete Rethinks, Reinvents, Concludes with Results

A total of eight workshops headed by architects, environmentalists and builders came to a close on Sunday, when the Ecoweek Crete 2016 program reached its end at Agios Nikolaos, Crete, producing new ideas, fresh perspectives and hands-on results.

Agios Nikolaos Mayor A. Zervos Says City Planning Means Listening to the Young

In these rapidly changing times, with super speedy communication and even speedier needs, hearing out the younger generations can be the only way to create cities that are functional and friendly, Agios Nikolaos Mayor Antonios Zervos told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) on the...

Ecoweek Crete Hands Tools to Next Generation for Sustainable Change

In a rare example of the “magic” that happens when private and public, local and international meet on one front and for one cause, Ecoweek 2016 at Agios Nikolaos on the Greek island of Crete, kicked off on Monday, with a series of speakers and workshops aimed at architecture...

Tilos 1st Greek Isle to Run on Renewable Energy

The Dodecanese island of Tilos will be the first in Greece and the Mediterranean to run completely on renewable energy as of May 2017.

WWF’s New GreenSpaces App Brings Nature to your Fingertips

Discovered a great park for the kids, an open space to walk your dog or a peaceful green space to chill out? Then why not share the spot with nature lovers across Greece thanks to WWF Greece’s latest GreenSpaces application.

Greek Islanders Snub Plastic Bags, Tell All to ‘Do it Like a Sifnian’

Sifnos locals are inviting everyone to "Do it Like a Sifnian" and put plastic bags away once and for all. Come April 15, shops across the Cycladic isle will be charging 10 cents per bag in efforts to discourage their use and put environmentally friendlier material pouches into...

Sea Turtle NGO MEDASSET ‘Swears to Care for Clean Seas’

In efforts to safeguard Mediterranean marine and coastal habitats of the sea turtle, non-profit organization MEDASSET is launching its “Clean Seas: Swear to Care” campaign, inviting visitors and residents to respect the environment and take action to keep Greece’s beaches...

Association of European Airlines Launches New Website

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has introduced a new website that contains several new features and is more than ever a rich source of information about the association, the performance of its members, its key figures, activities and positions.

EU “Generation Awake” Campaign Says Stop Wasting Waste!

The latest phase of the European Commission's "Generation Awake" campaign focuses on the environmental, economic, social and personal consequences of using resources unsustainably.
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Petrified Forest of Lesvos: The 8th Wonder of the World?

One of the most astonishing creations of nature, the Petrified Forest on the Greek island of Lesvos, is among the candidates for the “8th Wonder of the World” online contest.

Crisis Management Committee Arranged

After the recent homicide of an Australian tourist who was beaten to death, allegedly by a Greek bouncer on Mykonos, Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos convened an emergency meeting with officials from other ministries in the framework of setting up a Crisis Management...

Greece Drops Four Slots in Country Brand Index

Greece falls to ninth place in the top 10 list of desired country brands when it comes to travel, according to the recent release of Country Brand Index 2007: “Greece has great country assets, but needs to be steadier with its brand efforts.”

Unrestrained Optimism For Greek Tourism

If anything was crystal clear at the last month's Destination Greece conference organized by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, it was that Greece has a fantastic opportunity to develop its tourism sector. All that's needed is the decision.

UFTAA Holds World Congress

The 34th UFTAA World Congress will be held in Colombo - Sri Lanka from October 29 to November 02, 2000. The theme for this year's congress is "Travel Specialists of the New Millenium" with topics on environment, travel agents, hotels and other travel related subjects being...