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Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Participates in ‘Blue Flag Mediterranean Week 2019’

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa participated in the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Cleanup Week 2019”, an international campaign that aims to raise awareness for the protection of the marine environment.

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.

Marine Environment Cooperation Network Sets Out to Keep Greek Seas Clean

The newly-established Marine Environment Cooperation Network in Greece, which consists of 28 local groups and associations, is launching a plastic-free campaign as its first activity.

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.

Greek Environmental Groups Call for Immediate Fire Prevention Measures

Environmental groups in Greece are calling on officials to bring those responsible for the “deadliest fires in Greek history” to justice.

Crete Region Taps into Mitsotakis Foundation Funds for Nature Preservation

The Region of Crete aims to tap into and double funds from the Konstantinos K. Mitsotakis Foundation in order to preserve and promote the island's natural offerings.

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.

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.

Creta Maris Resort’s ‘Green Team’ Takes Environmental Action

Within the framework of its environmental program, the Creta Maris Beach Resort held its "Annual Beach Cleaning" activity with the participation of employees and visitors.

Greece Ranks 2nd in World for 2017 Blue Flag Beaches

Greece ranked second place in the world, among 47 countries, on the 2017 Blue Flag quality award list for beaches and marinas.

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.

Astir Palace’s ‘Arion’ and ‘Westin’ Awarded Green Key Certification

The hotels "Arion, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa" and "The Westin Athens", part of the Astir Palace Resort complex located in the Athenian Riviera, have been awarded with the "Green Key" certification for 2016.

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.

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.

Greece Slips to Third in the World on ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches List

Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.

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.

Greece’s “Green Key” Hotels & “Blue Flag” Beaches To Be Promoted In Scandinavia In 2015

North Events announced it will continue its "Sustainable Greece" campaign in Scandinavia for 2015 and promote hotels and beaches that have been accredited by the Green Key and Blue Flag eco label programs.

Over 400 Greek Beaches Receive “Blue Flag” Status For 2014

The Greek beaches that have been honored with the 2014 Blue Flag quality award were announced on 7 May by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Chandris Hotels Receives Green Key Awards For 2014

The hotels Corfu and Dassia, of the Chandris Hotels chain, were honored with the international eco-quality Green Key Eco Label for the fifth consecutive year.