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Financial News: Gov't announces 'Green Tourism' programme

Δημοσίευση 24 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 13:20 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Financial News: Gov't announces 'Green Tourism' programme
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The culture and tourism ministry on Thursday launched a “Green Tourism” programme, budgeted at 30 million euros, and funded through a 4th Community Support Framework programme.

The culture and tourism ministry on Thursday launched a “Green Tourism” programme, budgeted at 30 million euros, and funded through a 4th Community Support Framework programme.

Under the plan, existing hotel, camping and rent rooms businesses, operating before Jan 1, 2009 throughout the country, are eligible for funding to cut operating costs through energy and water saving actions and waste management projects, as well as funding to improve the quality of services, eco-certification, promoting environmental practices and social corporate responsibility.

Each project may be funded between 15,000 and 400,000 euros, with state funding covering 40 pct of a plan.