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Greece Needs Plan to Address Climate Change Impact on Tourism

Greece needs a 30-year adjustment plan to address climate change before it negatively impacts tourism and agriculture, says diaNEOsis.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

Port Authority Takes Actions to Make Piraeus Sustainable

The Piraeus Port Authority is aiming to implement a series of actions that will upgrade the country’s largest port bringing it in line with “green” policies.

Tourism Takes Action on Plastic Waste and Pollution

The UNWTO’s Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 32 new signatories, including accommodation providers, tour operators and online platforms.

Air France-KLM Partners with Sea Chefs Cruises to Develop Sustainable Fuel Industry

The Air France-KLM Group and sea chefs Cruises Ltd. have signed an agreement to invest in the aviation group’s corporate Sustainable Aviation Fuel program.

Greece Steps into a ‘Greener Future’ with Astypalea E-mobility Project

Greece has taken its first step towards a “greener future”, with the delivery by Volkswagen Group of eight electric vehicles to the South Aegean island of Astypalea.

Ecoweek to Promote Sustainability and Innovation through Summer Events

The non-profit organization Ecoweek this summer will promote sustainability and innovation through online and in-person events.

European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 Competition Launches

The European Commission has announced the launch of the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 competition, an event that rewards European cities for their sustainable tourism practices.

Deloitte Plan for Astypalea Paves Way for Sustainable Growth

Delloitte Greece has developed a strategic plan to transform the Greek island of Astypalea into a sustainable destination for residents and visitors.

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.

Lonely Planet Names Greece ‘Best Sustainable Food Destination’ for 2021

Lonely Planet has given Greece the title of the world’s most sustainable food destination for 2021.

Greece Teams Up with Volkswagen for Astypalea Green Project

Volkswagen Group has announced a pioneering pilot project to transform Astypalea into the first smart energy and green island in the Mediterranean.

2020 GIFTTS Award: NJV Athens Plaza Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel has been honored for its sustainability practices at the 11th GIFTTS Pineapple Awards 2020.

ABTA Calls for Tourism Recovery in a More Responsible Way – Report

The travel industry must be rebuilt in a more responsible way in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

Airbus Presents Three Concepts for World’s First Zero-emission Aircraft

Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035.

Costa Nostrum Up for European Business Award for the Environment

Costa Nostrum's “Sustainable Beaches" label is among the finalists of the European Business Awards for the Environment in the Business & Biodiversity category.

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.

Accor Commits to Eliminate Single-use Plastics by 2022

Accor has committed to join the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative and remove all single-use plastic items from its hotels by the end of 2022.

Creta Maris Crowned Environmental Champion by TUI

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has been recognized as one of the “greenest” and top-quality resorts by receiving two distinctions from leading tourism group TUI.

Greece Needs a New Tourism Model, Says Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has underlined the need for all to work together towards establishing a new tourism model for Greece.