Tourism cannot be the pillar of long-term economic growth for Greece. The sector cannot keep pace to grow the country’s GDP.
News from the 66th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission of Europe reveals the big lie, that anyone in Athens cares about sustainability.
Accor and Expedia Group are collaborating to expand upon the UNESCO Sustainability Pledge into 96 countries.
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary still thinks sustainable tourism is business as usual.
An agreement between the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels looks like the foxes in the henhouse.
An initiative on Donoussa Island in the Cyclades has made the small island a model for environmentalism and sustainability.
A candid look at the most unsustainable form of vacationing, cruise lines that seem to have no intention of tidying up their acts.
At the annual Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), stakeholders discussed a new era of tourism. Or, are they redefining realities?
In Athens, tourism decision-makers are poised to turn Greece tourism into a Florida clone. Key leaders want investment to double visitors.
Prince Harry has launched a new project known as Travalyst alongside tourism’s heavy hitters in order to boost sustainable practices.
Club Med has real experts on biodiversity and sustainability in the resorts, including marine biologists at Club Med Kani in Maldives.
Numbers from a new study released by INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body show big growth on lesser returns. According to the study arrivals in Greece increased by almost 90% in the period 2005 – 2017. Meanwhile, the average tourist spend dropped by 30% on the view of source markets. Once again, however, sustainability for Greece’s tourism seems a highly subjective case in point. Here’s the report, followed by some objective observations.
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?
Ioanna Madala is the manager at
Koutsounari Traditional Cottages in the South of Crete. What follows is a bit of history along with a promise for the future of Cretan hospitality.
Serbia has now become the first country in eastern Europe to adopt “EcoDots – Europe Green Travel”, an international green initiative aimed at connecting tourists and the hospitality industry. From hospitality sector professionals to local communities, the initiative promotes sustainable travel across Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Slovenia and Serbia.