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Blue Flags Taken Down from 15 Greek Beaches

Following inspections of Greece’s beaches with the prestigious 2021 Blue Flag designation, 15 beaches were stripped of their award.

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Wins Three ‘Blue Flags’ for its Beaches on Crete

Three member hotels of the bluegr Hotels & Resorts group, located on Crete, have received the Blue Flag eco-label for the high-quality of their beaches.

Seventeen Greek Beaches Say Goodbye to their Blue Flags

Seventeen Greek beaches, located in destinations including Andros, Kythira, Kefallonia and Rhodes, lost their Blue Flag status for 2019.

Crete’s Minos Beach Hotel Celebrates 25 Years of Blue Flags

The Minos Beach Art Hotel on Crete is celebrating 25 years of Blue Flag awards, as its beach has once again received the quality eco-label.

Porto Carras Receives Three ‘Blue Flags’ for Beaches and Marina

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki has received three Blue Flag quality awards for its marina and beaches Kochi and Sithonia.

Blue Flags Removed from 19 Greek Beaches

Nineteen Greek beaches that had been honored with the quality “Blue Flag” award in May were recently dropped from the 2017 list.

Halkidiki’s Beaches Top the List of ‘Blue Flags’ in Greece

The Halkidiki peninsula is once again on top of the "Blue Flags" list for 2017 in Greece, with 71 of its beaches awarded.

Halkidiki Beaches Take the Lead with Most Blue Flags in Greece

Fifty-two of Greece’s 430 beaches awarded for their quality are located in the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) said recently, demonstrating the region’s commitment to “responsible tourism”.

Greece Hoists ‘Blue Flags’ at 430 Beaches Countrywide

With 430 beaches and nine marinas, Greece clinched third spot during the 1st International "Blue Flags" Awards ceremony held in Halkidiki on Wednesday, at the Porto Carras Grand Resort.

Blue Flags Removed From 38 Beaches In Greece

Thirty-eight Greek beaches, winners of the "Blue Flag" international program for environmental education, information and awareness, were recently dropped from the 2014 list and lost their award.

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...

Greece Welcomed Summer 2011 With Less Blue Flags

Greece ranked second place on the Blue Flag quality award list among 41 countries but with 34 beaches short compared to 2010, according to information recently provided by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Greek Beaches Stripped Of Blue Flags

Nine Greek coasts, winners of the ‘Blue Flags’ international program for environmental education, information and awareness were dropped last month from the 2010 list and lost their award.

Blue Flags For 421 Greek Beaches

Greece once again ranked second place on the Blue Flag quality award list among 41 countries, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. Spain is in first place.

Greek Beaches Stripped of Blue Flags

Fourteen Greek coasts, winners of the 'Blue Flags' international program for environmental education, information and awareness were recently dropped from the 2008 list and lost their award.

Blue Flags Awarded to Greek Beaches and Marinas

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature last month announced the names of Greek beaches and marinas awarded with the Blue Flag 2007. In 2006, 411 beaches and five marinas were awarded.

Another Record Year for Blue Flags

This year 404 Greek beaches received Blue Flags, compared with 383 last year, placing Greece in second place among the 40 countries participating in the program. A total of 2,549 beaches around the world received Blue Flags, which means that for every six beaches Greece has one...

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....

Blue Flag: Greece 2nd in the World for its Clean Beaches

Greece is second in the world on the 2022 Blue Flag quality award list with 581 beaches, 15 marinas and 6 recreational boats receiving the prestigious eco-label.

Blue Flag Beaches in Greece Rise to 545 for 2021

Greece is second in the world on the 2021 Blue Flag quality award list with 545 of its beaches receiving the iconic eco-label.