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Good Travel Scan: New Eco-tool Introduced to Greek Hotels, Travel Agencies

A new certification tool that evaluates the sustainability of businesses in the tourism sector was introduced to Greek hoteliers and travel agents in Athens.

SUSTOUR: 43 Greek Travel Agencies Selected for Sustainability Training

Forty-three Greek travel agencies have been selected to participate in the EU-funded SUSTOUR technical support programme to improve their sustainability performance.

Thessaloniki’s Grand Hotel Palace Introduces ‘Green Events’ Concept

The five-star Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki has introduced a new concept for the events it will be hosting, where special consideration will be given to sustainability pillars.

Greek Tourism Aims for Sustainability, Reducing Environmental Footprint

Greece is committed to developing a sustainable tourism model that will effectively minimize the sector’s environmental footprint.

Greece Sets Targets to Achieve Responsible Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is setting the groundwork for a new tourism model that will establish the country as a leading responsible destination.

GNTO Chief: Greece Aiming for Sustainable Tourism Growth

The strategy for the tourism development and promotion of Greece in the post-Covid-19 era was presented at the ITB Berlin NOW 2021 virtual expo.

Sustainability Matters for the Greek Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry has begun its transition to the "NO Plastic" era by placing recycling bins on its premises.

Greece Still Slow to Achieve EU 2020 Recycling Target

Greece is among 14 EU member states at risk of missing the 2020 recycling target of 50 percent, according to a report published by the European Commission.

INSETE Handbook to Aid Greek Tourism Enterprises in Waste Management

SETE's research department INSETE has released a handbook on "Recycling and Solid Waste Management” for tourism enterprises.

Greece’s Sani Resort Says ‘No’ to Plastic Straws

True to the principles of its social responsibility program, Halkidki’s Sani Resort announced plans replace plastic straws with the biodegradable variety.

EBRD – Greek Real Estate Developer ‘Dimand’ Join Forces to Invest

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and real estate developer Dimand will invest in sustainable property models in Greece.

Greece to Host International Sandy Beach Symposium 2018

The 8th International Sandy Beach Symposium (ISBS) will take place between May 25-29, 2018, in Hersonissos on the island of Crete.

Rhodes Hosts Environmental, Science and Technology Conference ‘CEST2017’

Rhodes from August 31 to September 2 will host the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2017).

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.

Syros Municipality Gets Thumbs Up for Green Record

The Municipality of Syros was recently awarded for its environmental record during the 6th European Business Awards for the Environment held at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens.

Tough Measures to Protect Kyparissia Shoreline, Sea Turtle

Considered one of the most well preserved coasts in Greece, and home to the endangered loggerhead sea turtle, the Kyparissia Gulf in the western Peloponnese, has come into the spotlight after a recent government decision which toughens restrictions for the use of the shoreline.