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Greek Travel Agents Invited To Explore E.U. “Travelife” Initiative

Greek travel agents can now get fully informed on how their businesses can benefit from participating in the E.U. initiative "Travelife" through the new website that recently launched in the Greek language.

New Tourism Awards 2014 To Celebrate Excellence in Greek Hospitality & Travel

Greek tourism's best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country's enterprises will be rewarded this Spring at the upcoming new tourism awards.

Travel Agencies In Greece Adopt “Travelife” Sustainability System

Four Greek travel agencies are in the process of making a long-term commitment to sustainability to receive "Travelife" certification.

Kefalogianni: Tourism Development Should Be Based On Criteria Of Sustainability

Tourism development should be based on criteria of sustainability and respect for the natural and human environment, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni underlined during the 3rd UNESCO World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries taking place in Florence, Italy.

TUI Distinguishes Greece’s ‘Alex Beach Hotel’ with ‘2015 Environment Champion’ Award

Alex Beach Hotel & Bungalows on Rhodes has received the prestigious TUI Environmental Champion award “TUI Umwelt Champion” for the year 2015 presented by the German leading tour operator.

Westin Resort Costa Navarino Receives Travelife Gold Award

The Westin Resort Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese was recently honored with the Travelife Gold certification plaque in recognition of its achievements in embedding sustainability into its operations.

Heraklion Port Authority Gets Thumbs Up for Best Practices

The Heraklion Port Authority (HPA) is collecting awards for its best practices, projects and initiatives, which aim to ensure sustainability and competitiveness, with the latest on Tuesday, during the Facilities Management Awards, held in Athens.

Alex Beach Hotel Awarded the Travelife Gold Award Certification for Sustainability in Tourism

The Alex Beach Hotel & Bungalows on the Greek island of Rhodes was recently honored with the prestigious Travelife Gold award for Hotels & Accommodations.

Awards Pile Up for Heraklion Port Authority

Awards and distinctions are piling up for the Heraklion Port Authority (HPA), with the latest gold in the“Top Export Assistance Company” category during the Greek Exports Awards 2015, last week.

World Travel & Tourism Council Launches Online Tool to Help Understand ESG Laws

Stressing that success for the sector relies on the preservation of the environment, cultures and their peoples, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the launch of an online tool that helps companies understand the laws and regulations relating to the reporting of...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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 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.

Mitsis Hotels Awarded with Eco-label ‘Green Key’

All 17 luxury member hotels of the Mitsis group have been awarded with the eco-label "Green Key" certification.

Celestyal Cruises Brings Social Causes, Sustainability Efforts on Board

True to its ever-growing focus on social responsibility and sustainability, Celestyal Cruises announced another year of intense activity including educational, maritime training and community programs.

Kudos Again to Greek Isle Alonissos for ‘Green’ Practices

The Northern Sporades island of Alonissos has yet again gained recognition for its commitment to sustainable practices and policies clinching an award during this year’s Mediterranean Panorama 2017, held recently in Stockholm.

Outgoing WTTC President Calls for a Sustainable World

Under the motto, “Is it Too Much to Ask?”, the World Travel & Tourism Council launched an awareness campaign, focusing on tourism and sustainable practices.