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Porto Carras Grand Resort Scoops Up Two Environmental Awards

Porto_Carras1porto_carras_award_1Once again recognized for its environmental-oriented accomplishments, the Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki won two distinctions at the Environmental Awards 2015 that took place recently in Athens by Boussias Communications and Plant Management.

Porto Carras was once again rewarded for green development initiatives and practices and received a SILVER award in the “Coastal Management” category and a BRONZE award in the “Water Conservation” category.

For the past 14 years the resort has been investing in integrated and coordinated actions.

Moreover, the organization and cleanliness of the coastline is a key concern for the resort. For the past 11 years Port Carras has been honored with Blue Flags for the two coasts of the Meliton and Sithonia hotels but also that of the Marina, the largest private marina in Northern Greece. In addition to this, Porto Carras Marina, has developed and implemented a certified Quality Management System (ELOT EN ISO 9001: 2008).

Porto_ENV awards 2015 BronzePorto_ENV awards 2015 SilverCarrying on the tradition of exceptional hospitality as well as environmental consciousness and respect, Porto Carras Grand Resort owns: a seawater desalination and drinking water production plant, a sewage treatment plant, a tertiary biological treatment plant as well as organic farming, development of flora & fauna protection schemes, systematic recycling and product quality control.

Porto Carras Grand Resort has elaborated on various projects and has submitted relative approval requests regarding the construction of a dam that will be used as a barrier suppressing the flood of rain water supplies within the property, specifically within the resort’s basin.

The resort has also launched a project for the construction of a hydroelectric power & drinking water production refinery plant (for the hotels in operation) as well as of various outdoor units for sporting activities and of numerous vacation residences defined by the property master plan. The project is currently up for approval by the relevant authorities.

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