The hotels "Arion, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa" and "The Westin Athens", part of the Astir Palace Resort complex located in the Athenian Riviera, have been awarded with the "Green Key" certification for 2016.
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.
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.
Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, for the fourth year in a row, has received the international "Green Key – Eco Label" award from the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) for its commitment to environmental protection.
The Greek Tourism Ministry will sign a cooperation protocol to increase the number of Greek Blue Flag coasts, improve the level of offered services at Greek beaches and attract more hotels to join the "Greek Key" program.
This Sunday, 21 July, at 1pm, a beach party will be held at the Agia Marina Beach on Aegina Island to celebrate its prestigious Blue Flag certification by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.
Greece once again ranked second place on the Blue Flag quality award list among 49 countries with one beach less compared to 2012, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature announced at a special event held on 26 May at Voula beach.
The Iberostar Hermes Hotel of M Hotels, located in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, was granted the international eco-label "Green Key" that confirms the hotel follows sustainable management principles in its daily activities.
Chalkidiki will take part in the Greece Getting Greener (3G) promotional campaign designed for Greek hotels, accredited by the Green Key eco label program for 2012, and tour seven European countries to promote its “green” profile.