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Crete’s Lyttos Beach Hotel Celebrates Blue Flag Award

The Lyttos Beach Hotel on Crete recently raised the Blue Flag it received for a second year in a row for the water quality and cleanliness of its beach.

Athens Hotel Association Signs Agreement to Promote Sustainable Tourism Practices

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) have signed a cooperation agreement to promote Greece's natural wealth and sustainable practices in tourism.
Posted On 21 Oct 2016

Neptune Hotels on Kos Receives 14th Blue Flag

Neptune Hotels on the Greek island of Kos has been awarded with the international Blue Flag certification for the 14th year in a row.
Posted On 29 Jun 2016

Three Beaches in Greece Lose Blue Flag Status

Three of Greece's beaches have been stripped of their coveted Blue Flag status for 2015.
Posted On 10 Aug 2015

Greece Slips to Third in the World on ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches List

Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.
Posted On 13 May 2015

Renovated Resort Hotels In Tolo, Greece, Welcome Visitors This Autumn

Greek resort hotels Paradise Lost and Frini located in Tolo, a seaside village ideal for family or romantic vacations in Greece, were recently renovated and are welcoming visitors interested in various forms of tourism.
Posted On 29 Sep 2014

Nana Beach Hotel Holds Raising Of Blue Flag Ceremony At Drapanos Beach, Crete

The 2014 Blue Flag officially flies over Drapanos Beach, making it one of the 11 beaches in Hersonissos, Crete, to have earned this prestigious environmental award.
Posted On 22 Jul 2014

Creta Maris Resort Officially Receives Blue Flag

The beach of the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, was officially awarded the blue flag for 2014 during an official ceremony held on 15 July.
Posted On 16 Jul 2014

Greece’s “Green Key” Hotels & “Blue Flag” Beaches To Be Promoted In Scandinavia In 2015

North Events announced it will continue its "Sustainable Greece" campaign in Scandinavia for 2015 and promote hotels and beaches that have been accredited by the Green Key and Blue Flag eco label programs.
Posted On 19 May 2014

Porto Carras Grand Resort Receives Three Green Key Awards For 2014

The Porto Carras Grand Resort complex in Halkidiki, Greece, recently received another distinction as three of its hotels were honored with the eco-quality Green Key Eco Label for another consecutive year.
Posted On 24 Mar 2014
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Mamidakis Hotels Honored For Environmental Sensitivity

Hotels Iberostar Hermes and Coral on Crete, of the Mamidakis hotel chain (M Hotels), were honored this year for demonstrating good environmental standards and good sanitary and safety facilities.
Posted On 01 Jul 2013
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Greece To Shine In Norway Expo

Crete, Rodos and Lesvos will represent Greece at this year’s Reiselivsmessen travel trade exhibition at the Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway. The trade show will take place 11-13 January.
Posted On 09 Jan 2013

Nana Beach Honered With Blue Flag & Green Key

Nana Beach all inclusive resort, located at Limenas Chersonissou on Crete, was honored recently for the 16th time with the eco-label blue flag distinction for its Drapanos Beach by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.
Posted On 01 Aug 2012

Blue Flags Removed From Eight Beaches

Eight Greek coasts that had been honored with the quality “Blue Flag” award in June were dropped last month from the 2011 list, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Inspections revealed that coastal managers had failed to maintain the required...
Posted On 01 Oct 2011

Steady Increase in Greek Blue Flag Beaches

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature—Blue Flag coordinators for Greece—announced a steady increase in Greek Blue Flag beaches with 430 in 2008 compared with 428 in 2007 and 411 in 2006.
Posted On 01 Jul 2008

Another Record Year for Blue Flags on Greek Beaches

Greece's tourism industry received another welcome boost last month when the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature announced that 383 of the country's beaches - five more than last year - received the coveted European Union's "Blue Flag" for clean, well-organized beaches....
Posted On 01 Jul 2005

Attica Hotel Awarded Blue Flag

The Poseidon Hotel on the Athens area Paleo Faliron seafront is one of the very rare local hotel units that has been able to cover all the strict prerequisites required to fly the coveted European Union Blue Flag designated only for clean beaches and excellent swimming waters.
Posted On 01 Sep 2004

Some Greek Beaches Lose Prized Blue Flag Designation

After summer inspections of a good portion of the 351 Greek beach properties awarded the prestigious 2001 Blue Flag designation, 23 beaches were stripped of their award. The inspectors came from the head organization, the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe, and the...

Blue Flag Program Gets Private Sponsor

Two major developments this year places Greece's Blue Flag program on a much higher level than ever before.