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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.

Club Hotel Casino Loutraki Receives Green Key Label For 2014

Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, for the fourth year in a row, has received the international "Green Key – Eco Label" award from the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) for its commitment to environmental protection.
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Kefalogianni To Sign “Green” Cooperation Protocol To Increase Blue Flag Beaches In Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry will sign a cooperation protocol to increase the number of Greek Blue Flag coasts, improve the level of offered services at Greek beaches and attract more hotels to join the "Greek Key" program.
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Aegina Island To Celebrate Blue Flag Award

This Sunday, 21 July, at 1pm, a beach party will be held at the Agia Marina Beach on Aegina Island to celebrate its prestigious Blue Flag certification by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.
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Greek “Blue Flag” Beaches Announced For 2013

Greece once again ranked second place on the Blue Flag quality award list among 49 countries with one beach less compared to 2012, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature announced at a special event held on 26 May at Voula beach.
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Iberostar Hermes Hotel receives “Green Key”

The Iberostar Hermes Hotel of M Hotels, located in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, was granted the international eco-label "Green Key" that confirms the hotel follows sustainable management principles in its daily activities.
North Events Limited private stand at a previous exhibition in Norway.
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Greece To Shine In Norway Expo

Crete, Rodos and Lesvos will represent Greece at this year’s Reiselivsmessen travel trade exhibition at the Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway. The trade show will take place 11-13 January.
Green Tourism at the Gallerian mall, Stockholm, Sweden.
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Greek Green Tourism Campaign Goes To Stockholm

Thousands of Swedes were informed last week on Greek green tourism practices at a special booth set up in the main entrance of the Gallerian shopping mall in Stockholm, Sweden.

Chalkidiki To Tour Europe Via Green Tourism Campaign

Chalkidiki will take part in the Greece Getting Greener (3G) promotional campaign designed for Greek hotels, accredited by the Green Key eco label program for 2012, and tour seven European countries to promote its “green” profile.

Blue Flag Status Revoked From 19 Greek Beaches

Nineteen Greek coasts that were honored with the quality “Blue Flag” award in June were recently dropped from the 2012 list, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature. The “Blue Flag” is a voluntary eco-label awarded to beaches across the world.

Nana Beach Honered With Blue Flag & Green Key

Nana Beach all inclusive resort, located at Limenas Chersonissou on Crete, was honored recently for the 16th time with the eco-label blue flag distinction for its Drapanos Beach by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Greek Beaches Get Blue Flag Status For 2012

Greece once again ranked second place on the Blue Flag quality award list among 48 countries with seven beaches more compared to 2011, according to information provided recently by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Greek “Green” Hotels To Tour Europe This Fall

Greek hotels, accredited by the “Green Key” program for 2012, will be presented to seven European countries this fall via a promotional campaign scheduled to run October 2012-April 2013.

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.

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.

Hunting Ban Dropped To Support Small Hotels

The government's excuse for lifting the hunting ban in favor of protecting small hotels and related businesses is worthy of mockery, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature recently said in an announcement.