Cooperation for future of tourism on Corfu and Iraklio
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) are co-funding a sustainable assessment program for the tourism destinations of Corfu and Iraklio, with the essential participation of the local authorities.
The destination assessments of the two cities will provide benchmark data, and find ways for them to develop tourism in a balanced manner, mapping out a plan for a future of sustainable tourism.
The program will begin this month and involve three phases across a period of five months - an initial preparatory phase of research and data compilation, a second phase of on-site assessment with stakeholder engagement, and a final phase of analysis and reporting.
Central Corfu Mayor Meropi Ydraiou said: "We are sure that the Municipality of Corfu and the Diapontia Islands, CLIA, GSTC and Corfu Port will...