On the agenda of the 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture event held December 3-5, in Istanbul, Turkey, stakeholders discussed cultural tourism as fundamental for a sustainable future.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have issued the joint communication “Tourism, Trade and the WTO” affirming the importance of enhanced global cooperation on trade & tourism, and encouraging greater participation of the tourism sector in trade policy.
Today, as we look at the progress Greece has made toward a truly sustainable form of tourism.
he Greek Tourism Ministry and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) just announced increased cooperation for developing best practices for optimizing Greece’s booming tourism. But is their focus sustainable for the long term?
A few days ago Argo News had the opportunity to discuss with Greek parliamentarian, Dr. Nikos Igoumenidis, the importance of emerging tourism trends and the necessary shift by all stakeholders.
Greece has been ranked No. 2 in the world ranking for the prestigious Blue Flag quality award for beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF).
Yesterday, Eurostar unveiled a ten-point plan in support of its Tread Lightly environmental commitments and in line with the 2016 Paris climate agreement.
According to a recent survey by TUI Group one-in-ten European travelers book eco-friendly hotels. Some 3,000 holidaymakers were queried on their travel accommodation tendencies.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s most famous landmark hotel and one of its leading business, leisure and entertainment venues, has received one of the country’s highest accolades for its continuing efforts in the area of environmental sustainability – the Green Mark Gold Award from Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA).
At the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards in Las Vegas, three Three destinations were selected as the world’s best when it comes to sustainable tourism. These highly coveted tourism awards represent some of this year’s most visible and important, and especially kicking off one of the world’s largest travel trade conferences.