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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.

AKS Hinitsa Bay Beach Celebrates 19th Year of Blue Flag Status

The beach of the AKS Hinitsa Bay hotel in Porto Heli has once again been awarded for its quality, cleanliness and safety and is included on Greece’s Blue Flag award list for 2021.

Greece’s 545 Blue Flag Beaches on Country’s App for Tourists

A list of Greece’s 545 Blue Flag beaches is now available on the Visit Greece app, the country’s official tourism application.

Mediterranean Palace Hotel Gets Green Key Award for Sustainability Program

Thessaloniki’s Mediterranean Palace Hotel has been awarded the Greek Key eco-label for its sustainable tourism practices and eco-friendly management.

Thessaloniki’s Porto Palace Hotel Receives Green Key Sustainability Label

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki has received the Green Key label for its sustainable practices and eco-friendly hospitality services.

Halkidiki’s Philoxenia Hotel Receives ‘Green Key’ Eco-label for its Environmental Policy

The Philoxenia Hotel, located in Halkidiki, has been certified with the Green Key eco-label for its environmental policy.

Zakynthos’ Strada Marina Holds the ‘Green Key’ for its Sustainable Business Practices

The four-star Strada Marina hotel on Zakynthos "holds" the Green Key once again for its sustainable business practices.

Greece’s Blue Flag Success Highlights Importance of Sustainable Tourism

The Blue Flag program fosters environmental awareness and promotes Greek tourism, according to Greece's new Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos.

Greece No. 2 on Global ‘Blue Flag’ List with 515 High Quality Beaches

Greece is once again second in the world on the Blue Flag quality award list for beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats.

Kallichoron Hotel Keeps ‘Green Key’, Receives High Guest Reviews

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea has retained its Green Key certificate and also received the Guest Review Award 2018 for its top hospitality services.

Greece Aiming for More Blue Flag Awards in 2019

Greece is aiming to increase the number of beaches awarded the special Blue Flag eco-label that certifies quality, safety, environmental education and information.

Strada Marina on Zakynthos Honored with ‘Green Key’ Environmental Award

The Strada Marina Hotel on Zakynthos was honored with the "Green Key" international environmental award for promoting sustainable business practices in the hospitality sector.

Mitsis Hotels Receives ‘Green Key’ Eco-label for Second Consecutive Year

The Mitsis Hotels group, for the second consecutive year, received the “Green Key” eco-label for its environmental program.

Greek Blue Flag Beaches in World’s Top 3

Greek beaches have consecutively been listed in the top three spots of the highly coveted Blue Flags Program, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) said on occasion of the 30th anniversary of the project.

Mitsis Hotels Awarded with Eco-label ‘Green Key’

All 17 luxury member hotels of the Mitsis group have been awarded with the eco-label "Green Key" certification.

Swimming Waters Extra Clean at 97% of Greece’s Beaches

The European Environment Agency inspected 92 percent of the country’s bathing beaches and found that Greek waters are of the highest quality for swimming, giving Greece an overall rating of 97.2 percent, placing the country fourth in Europe.

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.

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.

Greece to Host First International ‘Blue Flag’ Ceremony

The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has selected Greece as the venue to host its first international "Blue Flag" ceremony.
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