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Three Greek Municipalities Nominated for UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Villages’ Award

The municipalities of Alonissos, Western Samos and Soufli are Greece’s nominees for the “Best Tourism Villages” award, an initiative by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Soufli Vying for UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Village’ Title

Soufli in Greece is aiming to be among the “Best Tourism Villages”, an initiative of the UNWTO to identify villages of member states that offer to tourism in rural areas.

Greece Looks to Promote its Tourism Villages Through UNWTO Initiative

The Greek Tourism Ministry is inviting the country’s villages to take part in an UNWTO initiative that will promote the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ of its member states.

World Health Organization Opens ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Greece

The World Health Organization/Europe has opened a new sub-office in Athens, a centre of excellence for quality of care and patient safety.

Greek Startup ‘Clio Muse Tours’ Among 25 Winners of UNWTO’s SDGs Competition

Greek startup Clio Muse Tours is among the 25 winners of the UNWTO's SDGs Global Startup Competition.

Greece Draws Up Strategy to Increase Bicycle Use

The Greek Environment and Energy Ministry has drawn up a strategy based on international best practices to increase the use of bicycles in the country.

One Planet: UNWTO Presents Vision for Responsible Recovery of Tourism Sector

The UNWTO has announced its new vision for global tourism – growing better, stronger, and balancing the needs of people, planet and prosperity - through its One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme.

Finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards for Sustainable Tourism Announced

The finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to advance sustainable tourism, have been announced.

UNWTO Launches Online Platform to Achieve SDGs Through Tourism

The UNWTO has launched the new "Tourism for SDGs" online platform to promote a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development.

‘World Tourism Day 2017’ to Focus on Sustainable Tourism

This year’s World Tourism Day, held on September 27, will be focused on Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development, the UNWTO has announced.

Third Int’l Congress on Ethics and Tourism to Focus on Promoting Shared Responsibility

The 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism will focus on the shared responsibility of all stakeholders in promoting a more sustainable tourism sector.

Global Travel and Tourism Leaders Welcome New UN Sustainable Development Goals

The leaders of the major Global Travel and Tourism associations have welcomed the adoption of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tourism is included in the SDGs as a target in three goals.