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Grecotel - Awards & Recognitions

  • 1993 Deutscher Reisebuero Veband (DRV) International Environment Award”.

 

  • 1993 ''Philoxenia Award'' from the Greek Government for the company contribution to quality tourism, upgrading the tourism product and taking initiatives in the field of environment.

 

  • 1992 & 1993 “World Aware Award” from Thompson tour operator (UK).
  • 1994-2010 ''TUI Umwelt Champion'' Most Environmental Hotel Group Worldwide) from the customers of the largest tourist organization in Europe “TUI AG” awarded every year to the Grecotel hotels.
  • 1994-1995 Through Grecotelʼ support, the following organisations were awarded:

 

   -The Monastery of Aghia Irini with Europa 

    Nostra

 

   -ARCHELON (Sea Turtle Protection  Society)

    awarded by TUI

  • Grecotel organised and funded the first Exhibition of the Archaeological Site of Eleftherna in Crete and arranged the publication of Professor Stambolides book.
  • 1994 OMEPO award to Grecotel for its cultural programme 1998 EIBTM “Greening of Business Tourism” Award.

 

  • • 1998 EIBTM “Greening of Business Tourism” Award.
  • 1996-1999 Hotelplan Environment Award (Grecotel Creta Palace).

 

  • 2001 “Green Planet” of the Swiss Tourism Organization KUONI TRAVEL (Creta Palace, El Greco and Rhodos Royal).

 

  • The Grecotel Environmental Program was used as an example in the publication Agenda 21 for the Global Travel & Tourism Industry.

 

  • 2007 - Accredited with the ISO 14001 international certification for environmental management (Grecotel El Greco and Club Marine Palace).

 

  • 2008 - Accredited with the ISO 14001 international certification for environmental management (Grecotel El Greco, Club Marine Palace)
  • 2008 - Development of Management Systems and certification with ISO 22000 for Health & Safety in Food (TUV Hellas, Certification Body, member of the TUV NORD Group) Olympia Riviera Thalasso, Olympia Oasis, Mandola Rosa, Grecotel Cape Sounio, Grecotel Eva Palace
  • 2008 - European ʻʼEcolabel for Tourist Servicesʼʼ from the Ministry of the Environment was awarded to the Grecotel Pella Beach

 

  • TUI Umwelt Champion 2008-09 (Environment Champion) awarded to 9 Grecotel Hotels.

 

  • TUI Umwelt Champion 2010 (Environment Champion) awarded to: (El Greco, Creta Palace, Club Marine Palace, Olympia Oasis, Olympia Riviera Thalasso & Pella Beach)

 

  • 2009 TUI ECO-RESORT eco-label for quality tourism product respecting local natural and social values (El Greco, Club Marine Palace, Pella Beach)

 

  • 2010 TUI ECO-RESORT eco-label for quality tourism product respecting local natural and social values (El Greco, Club Marine Palace, Pella Beach, Olympia Oasis, Olympia Riviera Thalasso)

 

  • 2010 Travelife - Gold Award Following an independent audit against the Travelife sustainability criteria the Grecotel El Greco achieved a Gold Travelife award.

 

  • 300 Sea Turtle Nests in Crete protected in a successful cooperation between 'Archelon' & Grecotel.

 

  • 2012 TUI Umwelt Champion (Environment Champion) awarded to 4 Grecotel Hotels. The 2009 TUI ECO-RESORT eco-label for quality tourism product respecting local natural and social values was awarded to 5 Grecotel Hotels. The Green Key® Worldwide eco-label awarded to leisure organisations was presented to 5 Grecotel Hotels. Following independent audits against the Travelife sustainability criteria 3 Grecotel Hotels achieved a Gold Travelife Award14 of the Grecotel beaches were awarded with the European Blue Flag.

 

   

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