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ABTA Calls for Tourism Recovery in a More Responsible Way – Report

The travel industry must be rebuilt in a more responsible way in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA).

Astypalea Could Lead the Way to Greece’s ‘Green’ Transition

The island of Astypalea could be the starting point for Greece’s transition into a greener economy, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

G20 Tourism Ministers Agree to Public-Private Actions for Sector Recovery

In a historic meeting, in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, G20 Tourism Ministers addressed the current challenges to the tourism sector and the way forward.

Sustainable Tourism: UNWTO Supports EBRD’s Web Tool for Green Technologies

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are joining forces to promote sustainable tourism.

Tourism Ministers of the World Pledge to Make International Travel Safe Again

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed the “Tbilisi Declaration” with a commitment to make international travel safe again.

Greece’s First Underwater Museum on Alonissos Opens to Public

The Alonissos Underwater Museum, the first such museum in Greece, recently opened to offer divers the chance to explore the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera.

New Law Paves Way for Diving Tourism in Greece

A bill setting the terms for the development of special interest tourism, including diving, has been approved by Greek parliament.

New Law to Enable Diving Tourism Take-off in Greece

A new law recently tabled in Greek Parliament will simplify licensing procedures for the creation of diving and marine parks in Greece.

Nafplion’s Perivoli Country Hotel & Retreat Invests in Sustainable Tourism

The Perivoli Country Hotel & Retreat in Nafplion, Greece, has invested in sustainable tourism to provide guests with modern eco-friendly hospitality services.

Costa Navarino: Three New Luxury Areas Ready by 2021

Costa Navarino in Messinia, Greece, is developing three new areas that will be home to two beachfront eco resorts and two golf courses.

Sustainability Matters for the Greek Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry has begun its transition to the "NO Plastic" era by placing recycling bins on its premises.

Greece to Establish National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish a National Observatory for Sustainable Tourism Development.

WTTC Summons Tourism Sector to Apply Climate-friendly Practices

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has set an ambition for the travel and tourism sector to be climate neutral by 2050.

Kallichoron Hotel Presents its Sustainable Tourism Model for Astypalea

Astypalea's Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel presented its sustainable tourism model during the SASM Forum in Athens, held by the Alumni Association of Moraitis School.

 ‘Apollo Trails’ Network Extended to Promote Alternative Tourism in the Peloponnese

Messinia's Apollo Trails network has been extended in an aim to promote alternative forms of tourism and turn Peloponnese into a year-round travel destination.

Sustainable Practices for Greek Hoteliers Focus of 1st Go Green Seminar

Water conservation, waste management, recycling and sustainable modes of transport were key issues explored during the 1st Go Green! Hotel Seminar held in Athens.

Sustainability is a Non-negotiable Priority for Greek Tourism, Says Minister

Achieving sustainability in tourism is one of the most important aims of Greece's government, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Draft Bill to Facilitate Greece Diving Tourism Set for Parliament

The Greek Tourism Ministry is getting ready to table a bill that will simplify procedures for the creation of diving and marine parks in Greece.

TEMES SA: €1.2bn in New Investments to Expand Award-winner Costa Navarino

TEMES SA, the company behind the award-winning Costa Navarino resort, is planning to proceed with a new round of investments worth 1.2 billion euros.

‘Dive in Blue Growth’ Event Focuses on Development of Diving Tourism in Greece

The development of diving parks and visitable underwater areas in Greece was discussed at the "Dive in Blue Growth" conference in Athens.