Azores receive ‘Silver Level IV’ in Sustainable Tourism Destination Certification

The Azores have solidified their position as a global leader in sustainable tourism by achieving the ‘Silver Level IV’ certification for “Sustainable Destination” from EarthCheck. This recognition is based on the rigorous sustainability criteria established by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), reinforcing the Azores as the only archipelagic destination in the world to attain …

European Best Destinations appoint the Azores as a safe destinations for 2021

In 2021, the trust level in the Azores remains, and European Best Destinations has already considered it as one of the safest vacation destinations. When, in 2020, the travel and life habits of all of us changed dramatically, the Azores remained as a possibility for a safe, natural and sustainable experience. To reinforce the confidence …

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National Tourism Award: The Certification of the Azores wins in the category of Sustainable Tourism

The Azores won the first place at the National Tourism Award, promoted by BPI and Expresso, in the Sustainable Tourism category, with the Certification as a Sustainable Tourist Destination by EarthCheck. This project has been contributing to the strategic positioning of the tourist-cultural destination, aligning it with a growing international adoption by consumers, already clearly …

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The Certification of the Azores as a Sustainable Destination at the Top 5 of the National Tourism Award 2020

The Regional Secretariat for Energy, Environment and Tourism has moved to the Top 5 of the National Tourism Award 2020, of Banco BPI, in the category of Sustainable Tourism, as the submission of the Azores’s Certification project as a Sustainable Tourist Destination. To encourage and recognize the best tourism projects in the face of the …

Azores are once again part of the TOP 100 of Sustainable Destinations

The Regional Secretary for Energy, Environment and Tourism revealed today that the Azores are once again included in the TOP 100 list of Sustainable Destinations by Green Destinations. “It is recognitions like this that make us continue this path towards sustainability with more strength and more enthusiasm,” said Marta Guerreiro. “I cannot fail to show …

Certification as a Sustainable Destination is a “continuous process” and a “leadership commitment”

The Regional Secretary for Energy, Environment and Tourism mentioned today that the certification of the Azores as a Sustainable Tourist Destination is a “continuous process” and a “commitment to leadership, by example and responsibility for the future”. According to Marta Guerreiro, “This is a process that does not end. In fact, it is a continuous …

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Government of the Azores marks World Wetlands Day on all islands

The Regional Secretariat for Energy, Environment and Tourism, through the Regional Directorate for the Environment, will carry out various environmental awareness and education activities on all the islands, as part of the celebrations of World Wetlands Day, to be celebrated on February 2 and this year is dedicated to the theme “Biodiversity and Wetlands”.

Marta Guerreiro says that “people” are the “main asset” in a sector like tourism

Inglês The Regional Secretary for Energy, Environment and Tourism stated that “the main asset” in a sector such as tourism is “the people”, so it is important to focus on training and valuing the careers associated with it. Marta Guerreiro stated the importance of entrepreneurs being “by our side”, giving as an example the award, …