Greece is in huge trouble. Ultimately, tourism, the country’s most valuable economic sector, will disintegrate.
Metaxa Hospitality Group Fumbles Sustainable Hospitality Message
Andreas Metaxas is rebranding his hotels business as game changing sustainable. But, Greek hoteliers seem confused about definitions.
Greece’s Kikilias With the Latest “Ahem” Provocation
Greece’s new tourism minister is different from the old one, he’s taller. The narrative is the same, the goals the same, and the piper too.
Greece Hospitality Decisionmakers Fist Bump “Sustainability” Some More
Greek hoteliers and hospitality stakeholders have been pumping sustainability for all it’s worth for years now. And there’s no sign of letup.
“Islands of the Winds” Exhibition Opens at Heraklion’s Venetian Fortress
The “Islands of the winds. The nautical culture of the Prehistoric Aegean” exhibition opens at Koules Fortress on the harbor of Heraklion.
The WWF Warns Us the Mediterranean Is Becoming Tropical Sea
A new WWF report says the Mediterranean is quickly becoming a tropical sea, with temperatures rising 20% faster than the global average.
One By Land, Or Two By Sea – Greece Says “Sustainability Be Damned”
News from the 66th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission of Europe reveals the big lie, that anyone in Athens cares about sustainability.
How Hospitality Sustainability Might Be Transformed Post-COVID
A new report reveals that by 2050, hotels will need could be far more sustainable with the right cooperative framework in place.
Five Greek Islands Among Threatened European Cultural Heritage Sites
According to the European voice of civil society, Europa Nostra, several Greek islands are in danger of losing their cultural heritage.
TUI Group’s Fritz Joussen Proclaims Company “Future Proof”
TUI Group CEO Fritz Joussen proves once and for all his company could care less about sustainability, people, or future other than dividends.
Greece Moves to Ban All Single-Use Plastics by July 2021
Greece is advancing on plans to ban single-use plastics by July, 2021. A new law targets unsustainable practices.
TUI Group Names Charlotte WWiebe Sustainability Director
TUI Group has just named Charlotte WWiebe Sustainability Director, taking over the role from Jane Ashton, who leaves the company in March.
Posidonia 2020 Could Be Biggest Ever Maritime Meetup
The 2020 Posidonia exhibition is on course to see record numbers of exhibitors and visitors this summer, serving the Greek shipping industry.
Sustainable Tourism May End Up With a Regulatory Solution
The private sector cannot be counted upon to provide a truly sustainable solution for tourism. It seems clear lawmakers will need to step in.
WWF Calls for Action to Save the Mediterranean Sea
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has now called for countries to adhere to the agreements of its Mediterannean Sea Initiative.