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Carpe Diem Santorini Hotel Supports ‘Doctors of the World Greece’

The Carpe Diem Santorini hotel supports the work of medical humanitarian non-governmental organization “Doctors of the World Greece”.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Participates in ‘Blue Flag Mediterranean Week 2019’

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa participated in the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Cleanup Week 2019”, an international campaign that aims to raise awareness for the protection of the marine environment.

Emirates to Reduce Single-use Plastic On Board its Aircraft

Emirates has introduced eco-friendly paper straws on board its aircraft, as part of its network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics.

Lufthansa Group Airlines Increase Fuel Efficiency by 30% Since 1994

The airlines of Lufthansa Group increased their fuel efficiency by 30 percent since 1994, according to "Balance", the group's 25th sustainability report.

Xanthi Ready to Host Conference on Alternative Tourism and Sustainability

The Greek city of Xanthi will host the American Farm School's 1st International Business Conference focused on the interconnection of alternative tourism and sustainability.

Interview – Alain Dupeyras: ‘Sustainable Long-term Practices Vital for Greek Tourism’

Greek tourism must adopt long-term sustainable practices in order to achieve further growth, according to Alain Dupeyras, Head of Regional Development and Tourism Division at the OECD.

Emirates: ‘Expo 2020 Dubai’ Pavilion to Focus on Future of Commercial Aviation

Emirates, the premier partner and the official airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, has unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultra-modern pavilion for the six-month mega event.

Athens and Trikala Exchange Know-how on ‘Smart City’ Programs

The Municipalities of Athens and Trikala have agreed to exchange know-how on “smart” programs to facilitate life in the two cities for residents and visitors.

Eiriana Luxury Suites to Offer Eco Experiences with ‘Coco-Mat.bike’

Eiriana Luxury Suites, located on Milos, will offer its guests this summer the opportunity to explore the island with wooden electric bicycles by Coco-Mat.bike.

Metaxa Hospitality Group: Where Luxury Meets Sustainability

Sustainability is a top priority for Metaxa Hospitality Group, which aims to reduce its impact on the environment while offering guests a quality stay in Greece.

Greek Destinations Rivaling Each Other, Says Study

Greece’s destinations are in competition with each other in terms of winning over the potential holidaymaker exploring his options online, an INSETE study reveals.

Alonissos Sets Example with Marine Economy Best Practices

The Greek island of Alonissos contributed to a workshop on how to develop marine tourism that will benefit the local and national economy without causing damage.

Quality and Sustainability Can Drive Tourism Growth in Greece

Quality and sustainability could be the main drivers of growth for Greece’s tourism industry, according to Sani SA CEO Andreas Andreadis.

Greek Tourism on a Steady Path in 2019, SETE Chief Says

Greek tourism in 2019 is expected to remain at steady level after a record of arrivals in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

NJV Athens Plaza First Hotel in Greece to Achieve ‘EarthCheck’ Certification

NJV Athens Plaza is the first Greek hotel to receive a sustainability certification by EarthCheck, a leading benchmarking and advisory group.

Athens Named European Capital of Innovation 2018

Athens has been named European Capital of Innovation 2018, a title awarded to the city that is best able to improve the lives of its citizens through innovation.

NJV Athens Plaza Becomes Member of Global Sustainable Tourism Council

The NJV Athens Plaza, located in the heart of the Greek capital, has become a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).

UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit to Focus on Tourism Technology

Cutting edge technology innovations will be shared during the 12th UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit that will take place during the WTM London 2018 in November.

EU Announces Finalists for ‘European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019’ Competition

The European Union has shortlisted 10 cities as finalists in the competition for the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019 title.

Athens Shortlisted for 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award

Athens is up for the 2018 European Capital of Innovation Award, a prize awarded to the city that is best able to improve the lives of its citizens through innovation.