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Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals

Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals are eight global targets which range from halving extreme poverty to combating major diseases throughout the world by 2015. How can the travel and tourism industry help to achieve them? What are the MDGs? The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been agreed to by all the world’s countries and leading development […]

Traditional farming and hospitality on Crete

Grecotel’s Agreco organic farm on Crete uses environmental-friendly methods for cultivation and stock breeding, and attracts thousands of visitors each year Situated five kilometres outside Rethymno on the island of Crete, the 40-hectare Agreco estate produces organic products to EU standards. Delving deep into Cretan tradition, Nikos Daskalantonakis, founder of Grecotel (Greece’s largest hotel chain) […]