Azores prepare the way to raise the level of certification as a Sustainable Tourist Destination

This week the Regional Secretariat for Transport, Tourism and Energy and the DMO Azores, promoted the meetings of the Sustainability Monitoring Groups of the Azores Tourist Destination, constituted by the regional directorates that make up the Government of the Azores. The meetings, which took place on the islands of Terceira and São Miguel, were to …


Azores wins “People’s Choice 2022” award from Green Destinations

The Azores won the People’s Choice Award 2022, awarded by Green Destinations, in the category “Decarbonization & Positioning of the destination value supply chain”. In a ceremony organized in partnership with Turismo de Portugal, I.P. and GLP Films, which took place on March 11, 2022 at ITB Berlin, the Azores were awarded for good energy …


The Government of the Azores highlights the importance of sustainable tourism practices

The Regional Secretary for Transport, Tourism and Energy of the Azores, Mário Mota Borges, defended in Lyon (France) that it is determinant to follow sustainable practices, for the benefit of locals and tourists who visit the Azores. Mário Mota Borges, guest speaker representing the Azores, in the ISTO Forum Europe – an event that takes …


Sustainability Charter represents a treaty of inspiration and guidance standards for the Azores

The President of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, defended on the evening of Thursday, 30th of September 2021, that the Azores Sustainability Charter, an initiative of the Regional Secretariat for Transport, Tourism and Energy, represents a “true treaty of norms of inspiration and guidance ”for the Region. “In terms of environmental …


Azores Regional Government claims leadership in commitment to Sustainability

According to the program of activities associated with the celebration of World Tourism Day, the XIII Regional Government signed the Azores Sustainability Charter on Thursday, 30th of september 2021, in the city of Horta. The President of the Regional Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, the Vice President, Artur Lima, and the other members …


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 points out the importance of the GSTC Annual Congress at Terceira Island.

The Regional Secretary for Energy, Environment and Tourism pointed out today the importance of the Annual Congress of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, which will take place at Angra do Heroísmo Cultural and Congress Center, on Terceira Island, from 4-7 December. Marta Guerreiro called for the participation of the sector’s agents, pointing out that “this …