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‘Clean Islands’ Project Launches in Greece – First Stop: Naxos

In efforts to keep the sea and coasts of the Greek islands clean, HELMEPA and Aegean Rebreath recently launched the “Clean Islands” project.

Crete’s Minos Beach Hotel Celebrates 25 Years of Blue Flags

The Minos Beach Art Hotel on Crete is celebrating 25 years of Blue Flag awards, as its beach has once again received the quality eco-label.

Kallichoron Becomes Astypalea’s First Bike Friendly Hotel

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has become the first on the Greek island of Astypalea to be certified as a Bike Friendly Hotel.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Once Again Celebrates Blue Flag

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete, recently held a number of environmental activities to celebrate the “Blue Flag” quality award, which its Kastri beach received earlier this year.

TUI Honors Creta Maris for Quality and Sustainability

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has been honored as a “TUI Umwelt Champion 2018” and also received the “TUI Top Quality 2018” award by travel giant TUI.

KLM to Launch New Economy Class Service

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a new Economy Class service concept aboard its intercontinental flights, starting on July 1.

Maris Hotels Joins ‘Clean Up the Med’ Campaign

Maris Hotels has joined the “Clean up the Med” campaign and recently held a cleanup operation on the beaches located in front of its three hotels on Crete and Santorini.

Zakynthos’ Turtle Nesting Grounds in Danger, Warn Environmental Groups

Four environmental groups are warning that the nesting grounds of the threatened loggerhead sea turtle on the island of Zakynthos are in danger.

Two Greek Preservation Ventures Clinch Natura 2000 Awards

The Callisto NGO based in Thessaloniki, dedicated to the protection of the brown bear, was among the six projects that won the 2018 European Natura 2000 Awards.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

NJV Athens Plaza Hotel Honored for Philanthropic Initiatives

The NJV Athens Plaza Hotel has been honored with the GIFTTS 2017 Pineapple Award for its philanthropic initiatives and efforts to improve the quality of life in the Greek capital.

EU Launches ‘European Capital of Smart Tourism’ Competition

The EU has launched the "European Capital of Smart Tourism" competition to reward innovation and boost smart development of tourism in European cities.

Five Greek Nature Initiatives Vying for Natura 2000 Award – Vote Now!

Five Greek nature conservation projects have been shortlisted by the European Commission in the running for the 2018 European Natura 2000 Award.

Digital Gate II: AIA’s Airport Challenge Seeks Best Innovative Business Models

Athens International Airport (AIA) completed the third phase of its “The Digital Gate II” competition that aims to encourage innovation and youth entrepreneurship.

Mitsis Hotels Receives ‘Green Key’ Eco-label for Second Consecutive Year

The Mitsis Hotels group, for the second consecutive year, received the “Green Key” eco-label for its environmental program.

#StopThinkDiscuss: Luxury Travelers Seek Sustainable Practices and Comfort

Luxury travelers are more environmentally aware seeking hotels that are applying sustainable practices, according to the #StopThinkDiscuss - Bouteco Trend Report.

Costa Navarino Honored for Sustainability Practices at WTA 2017

Costa Navarino, located in Messinia in the Peloponnese, was recently honored with “‘Europe’s Responsible Tourism Award 2017” at the 24th World Travel Awards.

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.

AXSIOS Licensed to Operate Green Destinations Certification Program in Greece

UK-based company AXSIOS will operate the Green Destinations Certification and Awards program in Greece, Serbia, Turkey and Israel.

1st Int’l Western Silk Road Workshop in Greece Paves Way for Synergies in Tourism

Representatives from 33 countries exchanged best practices on how to advance the contribution of tourism to sustainable development goals, during the 1st International Western Silk Road Workshop in Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece.
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