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Tourism an Investment in the Future, Kountoura Tells EU Parliament

Placing tourism at the top of EU policy-making agendas will strengthen local economies, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Kountoura to Address EU Parliament Tourism Event

Tourism development and infrastructure will be among the issues to be covered by Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, during a European Parliament event on May 22.

UN’s ‘Clean Seas’ Campaign to Run in South Aegean

In efforts to safeguard the marine environment, the South Aegean Region will work with the UN, promoting actions within its Clean Seas campaign.

SETE in Brussels – Greek Tourism ‘Speaks Out’ in European Parliament

The European Parliament on Tuesday was informed of the strength, resilience and prospects of Greek tourism, as well as the challenges impending its future.

Pioneering Greeks: Konstantinos Machairas, Director of Organization Earth

This week the Pioneering Greeks column introduces Konstantinos Machairas, director of Organization Earth, a Greek NGO focusing on the environment.

Costa Navarino Follows UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Costa Navarino recently issued its second Sustainability Report for 2016, which is based on the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UNESCO Head, Athens Mayor Discuss Culture and Tourism in Greek Capital

Athens is a modern vibrant city that offers many things to experience as a contemporary art stage, according to the Greek capital's mayor, Georgios Kaminis.

Rhodes Hosts Environmental, Science and Technology Conference ‘CEST2017’

Rhodes from August 31 to September 2 will host the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2017).

Kourneta: Upgrade of Tourism Education in Greece is Among Ministry’s Priorities

Tourism education is a priority area of focus for the Greek Tourism Ministry, according to the General Secretary of Tourism, Evridiki Kourneta.

‘Olympia Golden Beach’ Certified with Travelife Gold Award

The Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa once again received the Travelife Gold Award for applying and further promoting sustainable development practices.

Greece has High Hopes for More Chinese Visitors

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Georgios Tziallas attended the Greek-Chinese Entrepreneurship Conference, which focused on tourism.

Smart Island Forum to Push for Innovative Sustainability Projects

The European Parliament will host the 2nd Forum of Smart European Islands in efforts to engage and exchange with island stakeholders on innovative projects.

Travelife to Promote ‘Green Hospitality’ at Sustainable Tourism Event in Slovenia

Travelife for Hotels has been chosen as the preferred international sustainability certification programme and event partner to support the flagship sustainable tourism event "Global Green Destinations Day 2016" taking place on September 26 -27 in Slovenia.

Second ‘Sustainable Paros’ Forum to Focus on Innovation, Tourism

Innovation, sustainable development and tourism will be the focus of the second "Sustainable Paros" forum to be held on Saturday, May 14, on the island of Paros.

UNESCO Adds 5 Greek Regions to Global Geopark Network

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has listed five regions in Greece, in its Global Geoparks networks program, presented recently.

Tourism & Culture Links Discussed By UNWTO Executive Council

The UNWTO Executive Council recently stressed the need to promote new governance models to foster closer cooperation between tourism and culture in order to advance the sustainable development of cultural tourism.

Greek Success During 37th General Conference Of UNESCO In Paris

An outstanding success for Greece was noted during the 37th General Conference of UNESCO in Paris, which referred to the recognition of the synergy between the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO and the nonprofit organization Geo Routes Cultural Institute.
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Ecotourism Key To Eradicating Poverty And Protecting Environment

In a significant acknowledgment of tourism as a tool for promoting sustainable development, the UN General Assembly recently unanimously adopted a resolution stressing ecotourism’s role in the fight against poverty and the protection of the environment.
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Club Hotel Casino Loutraki Honored For Corporate Responsibility

Club Hotel Casino Loutraki recently received two honorary distinctions in the framework of "Bravo 2012," an open dialogue for sustainable development, for its “Perception Index” of its corporate responsibility activities in the categories: Market and Best New Social Report.