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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.

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.

‘Paris Match’ Urges Readers to Hit a Greek Beach Now

With a story titled, “The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece”, French weekly news and lifestyle magazine Paris Match gives Greek beaches a thumbs up.

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.

Going to a Greek Beach? Book Your Sunbed Online!

An app for booking sunbeds at organized beaches in Greece is available and expected to take the country's "Sun & Beach" experience to a whole other level.

Porto Carras Culinary Treats Tantalize Russian President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin may have recently visited Greece to do lots of talking but he also had time to indulge in some of the finest Greek cuisine served at the Porto Carras Grand Resort while visiting the autonomous monastic community of Mount Athos.

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.

‘The Times’ Reveals ‘Idyllic’ Secret: Halkidiki’s Ammouliani Islet

Under the title “Empty Beaches, Sleepy Villages and Quiet Tavernas” the London Times featured this month the tiny Halkidiki island of Ammouliani for its white sand, spectacular view, warm hospitality and great food.

Fully Renovated ‘Vigla Hotel’ Treats Travelers to Amorgos Island Delights

Focusing on the latest developments in hospitality and respecting the needs of modern travelers, the Vigla Hotel, located on Amorgos, is welcoming the summer season with a full renovation of its rooms and a Greek gastronomic experience.

‘Conde Nast Traveler’ Puts in a Word for Greek Bliss: Paros, Antiparos and Pano Koufonisi

Under the title “Three Idyllic Greek Isles That Most Tourists Miss”, Conde Nast Traveler recommends the “lesser-known” islands of Antiparos, Paros and Pano Koufonisi, as the places to be if you’re seeking unspoilt beaches, rustic tavernas and a “blissfully slow” pace of life....