LONDON – At a push convention hosted by Vasilis Kikilias, Tourism Minister of Greece, Sebastian Ebel, CEO of TUI Group has sent remarks on sustainability and the forthcoming start of the TUI Sustainability Agenda:
“We have entered a 10 years of sustainable transformation. This is specifically accurate for the tourism sector – an sector that of study course seriously depends on intact natural atmosphere and fair social participation. For us at TUI this is not a menace. It´s an option.”
Sebastian Ebel – CEO, TUI Team
“We have a sustainability observe document that we are very pleased of. And we are dedicated to lead the industry also in foreseeable future. Sustainability is a best priority on my agenda.
In a handful of weeks, we will launch our Sustainability Agenda – Persons, Earth, Progress – with an formidable roadmap for all 3 proportions of sustainability.
We will push down our emissions and the use of assets. And we will massively enhance area participation in the places we work in – producing certain that area communities benefit additional from the good results of our sector.
The Location Co-Lab Rhodes that we have developed in partnership with the Region of the South Aegean and the Greek Govt is a key initiative inside of our new Agenda.
Collectively with our Greek partners we want to build Rhodes into an global blueprint of sustainable tourism transformation.
The Co-Lab is a genuinely holistic initiative – masking all the many areas, and all the many stakeholder groups that are desired to form the sustainable potential of a vacation spot. This has not been carried out any where on that scale before.
We have superior ambitions – and we could not wish for far better companions than our Greek and South Aegean friends.
I experienced the satisfaction to discuss our strategies with Minister Kikilias and Governor Chatzimarkos even prior to I took above as CEO. And I was very impressed by their vision, their knowledge and their enthusiasm to generate alter for a better environment.
Our joint eyesight for the Co-Lab is clear. We know what demands to be finished. We will now deliver the Desired destination Co-Lab to daily life. I want to invite all of the relevant stakeholders to join us in that endeavour – associates, rivals, the civil society.
This is not about TUI or the South Aegean – this is about all of us. The challenge is huge. But I have no doubt: Jointly we can make the desired destination of the foreseeable future.”
About TUI Group
TUI Team is 1 of the world’s primary tourism groups and operates around the world. The Group is headquartered in Germany.
The Team also incorporates leading tour operator brand names and on the internet advertising platforms throughout Europe, five airways with additional than 100 fashionable medium and prolonged-haul aircraft and more than 1,000 vacation businesses.