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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.

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.

Eight Greek Beaches Lose 2018 ‘Blue Flag’ Award

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) announced that eight beaches in Greece were dropped from the 2018 "Blue Flag" quality award list.

Beaches on Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Santorini Lose ‘Blue Flag’ Status

Thirty-eight of Greece's beaches, located on some of the country's most popular destinations, have lost their coveted Blue Flags and were dropped from the 2018 list.

Mykonos’ Aphrodite Resort Celebrates Another Blue Flag Win for Kalafatis Beach

The Kalafatis beach of the Aphrodite Beach Resort on the Greek island of Mykonos has once again received the Blue Flag eco-label.

Kallichoron Becomes Astypalea’s First Bike Friendly Hotel

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has become the first on the Greek island of Astypalea to be certified as a Bike Friendly Hotel.

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.

Greece Once Again Second in the World with Most Blue Flag Beaches

Greece once again ranked second in the world on the Blue Flag quality award list for beaches, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

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.

Greek Hospitality Sector Going Green

Greece holds the third spot in a world listing of eco-friendly facilities with 246 hotel units awarded the Green Key eco label for environmental practices.

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.

Fresh Hotel First to Go Bike-Friendly in Athens

Fresh Hotel is the first Athens hotel to receive a special sticker indicating that it welcomes bicycle lovers and certifying that it has the facilities to accommodate their needs.

Athens Hotel Association Signs Agreement to Promote Sustainable Tourism Practices

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) have signed a cooperation agreement to promote Greece's natural wealth and sustainable practices in tourism.

Greek Bike Friendly Hotels Get Special Sticker, Pilot Launch at WTM London 2016

Greek hotels welcoming bicycle lovers and accommodating their needs will now receive a special sticker in efforts to attract cyclists and actively contribute to sustainable tourism.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Boasts 1st Bike Friendly Hotels in Greece

In tune with the changing trends and new demands, Porto Carras Grand Resort hotels Meliton and Sithonia are the first in Greece to receive “Bike Friendly Hotel” accreditation.

Bike Friendly Hotels the Next New Thing in Greece

Whether its needing a place to stay the night or a spot to keep your bicycle safe, the new Bike Friendly Hotels initiative rewards accommodation facilities in Greece, which not only offer hotel services tailored to cyclists’ needs but also actively contribute to sustainable tourism.

Green Key Opens Door to Greece’s F&B Sector

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) has teamed up with the Chefs Club of Greece to include the country's food and beverages (F&B) sector in Green Key initiatives.