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Xenia 2022: Πάνω από 26.000 επισκέπτες, εκατοντάδες εμπορικές συμφωνίες, networking και έμπνευση – Φωτογραφίες

H Xenia 2022, με 500 εκθέτες και παράλληλες εκδηλώσεις, αποτέλεσε μία κομβική εμπορική συνάντηση για τον κλάδο της φιλοξενίας στην Ελλάδα.

European Tourism Issues Discussed in Thessaloniki

Sustainable tourism and the labor shortage/skills gap in the industry were the main issues discussed at the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ recent semi-annual meeting in Thessaloniki.

Good Travel Scan: New Eco-tool Introduced to Greek Hotels, Travel Agencies

A new certification tool that evaluates the sustainability of businesses in the tourism sector was introduced to Greek hoteliers and travel agents in Athens.

Costa Navarino Developer TEMES in the Running for ‘WTM Responsible World Tourism Award’

Greek developer TEMES, the parent company of Costa Navarino, has been shortlisted for a WTM Responsible World Tourism Award.

Two Greek Hotel Bodies Join UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Two Greek hotel bodies on Santorini have signed the “UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge”, which promotes sustainable travel, community resilience and heritage conservation.

GNTO Launches ‘Sustainable Greece’ Platform for UK Users

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has launched a new platform for the UK market, promoting sustainability initiatives and best practices taking place in Greece.

Kallichoron Hotel: Eco-living and Sustainability High on Priority List

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea continues to align its business strategy to sustainability targets as part of its ongoing commitment towards a greener future.

GNTO: Safeguarding Culture is Key to Future of Tourism

The importance of culture as a key pillar of Greek tourism development was highlighted during the Council of Europe’s cultural routes forum on Crete.

Culture and Sustainability Focus of Greece’s Tourism Strategy

Culture and sustainability are at the center of Greece’s tourism strategy for the next day, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

WTM London 2022: Ministers’ Summit to Challenge Sector to ‘Rethink Tourism’

Tourism leaders from across the globe will convene for the Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market (WTM) London 2022 and share their vision for the future of the sector.

Chania, Crete, to Host Council of Europe’s 11th Cultural Routes Advisory Forum

The Council of Europe will hold its 11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum during October 5-7 in the city of Chania on Crete.

Kikilias: New Promo Campaign for Greece to Focus on Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability, environmental protection and smart mobility will be among the main themes of Greece’s upcoming tourism campaign, Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias has announced.

EDEN 2023: Two Greek Cities on ‘European Destination of Excellence’ Shortlist

Two Greek cities, Grevena and Trikala, are shortlisted for the European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) 2023 competition, which rewards the best achievements in sustainable tourism and green transition practices.

Corfu and Heraklion Moving Towards a Future of Sustainable Tourism

Corfu and Heraklion are ready to map out a plan for a future of sustainable tourism following the completion of their sustainability assessments conducted by the GSTC.

‘Meaningful Tourism’ to Take Sustainable Travel to a New Level

Meaningful tourism is a global emerging trend expected to take sustainable travel to a whole new level, according to tourism experts.

Kos Island Awarded ‘Bike Friendly’ Seal

The Dodecanese island of Kos has received “Bike Friendly” certification, making it one more Greek destination to integrate cycling activities into its tourism offerings.

Google Praises Greece’s Kallichoron Hotel for its Commitment to Sustainable Practices

Google’s president of EMEA Business & Operations, Matt Brittin, praised the Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on the Greek island of Astypalea for its commitment to sustainable practices.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Greece Partners with Google to Accelerate Sustainable Development of Tourism SMEs

The Greek Tourism Ministry and Google will launch a joint educational program aiming to accelerate the sustainable development of SMEs in Greece.

GNTO Promotes Alonissos and Astypalea to UK Market

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) introduced the islands of Alonissos and Astypalea to the UK market during an event in London.