Tourists dance free from their everyday lives. But the pandemic is throwing the island back on an old question: can tourism be more sustainable?An article of Aline Wanner, in the Swiss German newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung
We have the fundamental right and the moral duty to stand up against the Paros Airport Extension and to call for a sustainable reformatting of the project. Several individual reactions against our opposition to the Paros Airport Extension, at the very least question, if not deny, our right to act against a programming of infrastructure… Continue reading We have the fundamental right and the moral duty to stand up against the Paros Airport Extension
If Paros’ new airport is implemented and scores commercially as well as that of Mykonos did in 2019, Paros and Antiparos are facing a potential of 500.000 additional arrivals and 4.000.000 additional overnight stays per year, their July and August population increasing at the very least with 28.000 persons (as compared to the 2018 level),… Continue reading Extended Paros Airport Potentials
The tourism industry seems to believe that overtourism mainly stands in the way of continuous growth but, its impact may be an existential risk for destinations around the world. There are many examples where the cultural and natural heritage of a place is at risk, or where costs of living and real estate have substantially… Continue reading About overtourism
The Greek Ministry of Transport is carrying out a tender procedure for the extension of the Paros Airport and its transformation into an international hub. What kind of development will this bring to Paros and Antiparos, given the climate change we are currently experiencing? The old airport of Paros, which was no longer suitable, was… Continue reading What airport for a Green Paros?
PM Mitsotakis, in his recent speech on June 23 before the SETE (Hellenic Association of tourism enterprises) expressed his engagement for sustainable tourism, combining economic growth with environmental sustainability goals.