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The Telegraph: 14 Small Greek Islands to Visit after Lockdown

The Telegraph has highlighted 14 of Greece's least populated islands as ideal travel destinations for the summer of 2020, after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted.

Santorini to Launch Plastic-free Campaign

The Greek island of Santorini is making an effort to do away with plastic and implement eco-friendly practices, aiming to safeguard the natural environment.

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.

WWF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Plastic-free Actions

Greece produces 700,000 tons of plastic waste annually - 68 kilos per person - with some 11,500 finding their way into Greek seas, according to a WWF report.

Greek Island Paros Steps Up Plastic-free Efforts

Paros has joined a number of other Greek islands in implementing measures to do away with plastic trash in tune with EU targets.

EU Tackles Marine Pollution, Bans 10 Single-use Plastic Items

In view of dangerously increasing pollution of waters and beaches across its territories, the EU has approved a law that bans a wide range of single-use plastic items.

Sikinos Dig Reveals Ancient Noble Woman’s Grave Complete with Jewelry

The untouched tomb of a prominent woman buried on the island of Sikinos has come to light following restoration works on a monument there by archaeologists.

Ten Single-use Plastics on EU Black List

In efforts to preserve waters and beaches across its territories, the European Union is aiming to cut the use of plastics with a new proposed EU-wide regulation.

‘Sea Change’ Campaign: No More Plastic Straws on Sikinos

The Cycladic island of Sikinos is the first in Greece to do away with plastic straws and replace them with a bio-degradable alternative.

Greek Gov’t Offers Free Internet to 13 Remote Island Communities

A plan announced last year to offer remote island communities free or subsidized Internet access is set to be implemented on 13 Greek isles.

NE Aegean Islands Get EU Funding Priority for Monuments

Over 10 million euros in EU funding have been allocated for the restoration of a number of monuments on the northeastern Greek islands.
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Athens Hosts 4th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo

Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.