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YPERIA 2013 To Be Held This May

The cultural background and artistic interest of Amorgos and the Cyclades will be promoted to Greek and foreign journalists at the 11th International Convention of Sustainable Tourism, Preservation & Protection of Natural & Cultural Heritage YPERIA 2013 to be held on Amorgos,...

Greece Explores Joining European Cycle Route “Eurovelo”

The creation of the first EuroVelo bicycle route in Greece and its importance for sustainable tourism will be discussed at a press conference on 3 October at Thessaloniki's New City Hall.

UNWTO, UNESCO Join Hands In Sustainable Tourism Promotion

UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage.

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.

Costa Navarino Among Finalists For 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Award

Costa Navarino in Messinia, the Peloponnese region of Greece, is one of the three finalists in the "Destination" category of the prestigious 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

GreenSpots Project Makes Sustainable Tourism Top Priority

Sustainability and networking are at the heart of the ongoing GreenSpots project, a joint effort by Greek and Bulgarian tourism sector professionals to upgrade the tourism product in their regions.

Ios: The Other Side of Greece’s Famous Party Island Explored at July Unconference

Thirty people including experts, innovators and adventurous travel professionals from 15 countries gathered in Greece last month to exchange thoughts, learn and work on project ideas to promote the island of Ios and explore the destination’s sustainable future.

WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016: Call for Entries

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the Call for Entries for its Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2016. These annual awards are among the highest accolades in the industry and represent the gold standard in sustainable tourism.

TUI Group Launches New Strategy to Shape Future of Sustainable Tourism

TUI Group has launched a new five-year sustainability strategy named “Better Holidays, Better World”. The ambitious 2020 strategy is built around three core pillars to help shape the future of sustainable tourism.

Costa Navarino True to its Pledge of Safeguarding Wildlife

As part of its responsible tourism and sustainability practices, Costa Navarino is aiming through synergies to protect the ecosystems and rare biodiversity of the Messinia region, where it is located.

Millennial on Guinness World Record-breaking Quest to Visit Athens

The Peaceful Traveler’s Journey to all 196 Sovereign Nations (and a Guinness World Record Setting Expedition) is due to arrive in Athens, Greece on December 7, 2015.

ITB Berlin 2016: Opening Ceremony and Events Not to Miss

The opening ceremony of ITB Berlin will see celebrity guests from politics and tourism, a film featuring highlights from the exhibition's 50 years and a colourful show hosted by this year’s partner country, the Maldives. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 8 March at 6 pm in...

Greece to Promote its ‘Hidden Treasures’ through EU ‘EDEN’ Project

Greece is exploring ways to promote its "destinations of excellence" and sustainable tourism through the European Commission’s “European Destinations of Excellence” (EDEN) project.

Filira Guesthouse Awarded Silver GreenLeader Status by Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor recently awarded Filira Guesthouse in Ioannina with the Greenleaders Silver Award for its efforts in sustainable tourism.

‘GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training’ Athens Event to Share Tricks of the Trade

Tourism professionals keen on boosting their knowledge about sustainable tourism and travel practices are invited to join the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training event to take place at Athens' Ava Hotel on June 15-17.

Costa Navarino Set to Report on Sustainability Issues that Matter via GRI

With a strong commitment to environmental responsibility, Messinia-based luxury resort Costa Navarino will soon be the first Greek tourism enterprise to join the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and report on sustainability issues affecting the region.

Athens to Host ‘GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training’ Event, June 15-17

Expert advice on how to start implementing sustainability management practices and establishing viable and actionable sustainable tourism policies and practices for business, will take center stage on June 15-17, during a Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) training event...

Travelife Holds Successful Sustainability Seminars for Hoteliers on Three Greek Islands

Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations, the internationally recognised certification scheme that promotes sustainability within the tourism industry, recently held three successful training seminars for hoteliers across three Greek islands.

Athens Airport Goes Green, Hailed for its Initiatives

Committed to protecting the environment, Athens International Airport (AIA) marked World Environment Day last month with a recycling competition for airport employees aiming to raise awareness and encourage recycling across the premises.

Costa Navarino Boosts Greek Economy by €1bn, Study Says

Luxury tourism resort Costa Navarino in Messinia, southwest Peloponnese, is reported to have thus far injected some 1 billion euros into the Greek economy, according to a survey presented today by Greek daily Kathimerini.