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Azores awarded no European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2022

Azores have won the first national prize in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) 2022, becoming Europe’s “big reference” for sustainable development. The region won with the Azores Sustainability Charter. The European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) is an initiative of the European Commission aligned with the priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy and coordinated in …

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The Regional Secretary for Tourism, Mobility and Infrastructure chaired the III Meeting of the Advisory Committee for the Sustainability of the Azores tourist destination

The Regional Secretary for Tourism, Mobility and Infrastructure, Berta Cabral, presided, on September 22, the III Meeting of the Advisory Committee for the Sustainability of the Azores tourist destination, with the presence of entities that represent the regional interests, linked to the theme of sustainable tourism. The agenda included sharing the guidelines of the Azores …

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Azores exceed incentives for electric mobility allocated in 2021 in June

The Azores Regional Government has awarded incentives for the purchase of 170 electric vehicles and 46 charging stations in the first half of 2022, a number that exceeds the figures recorded in 2021. Between January and June 2022, support was provided in the Azores for the acquisition of 170 electric vehicles (147 light cars and …

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Azores distinguished at BTL 2022 with an award in the “Sustainability” category

In the context of the BTL 2022 awards, the Autonomous Region of the Azores was awarded a prize in the “Sustainability” category, in clear and unequivocal recognition of the excellent work that has been developed by the Government, as well as by public and private entities, and which places the Azores in the lead on …

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Azores distinguished in Brussels with the European Heritage Label

The Azores Underwater Heritage was distinguished by the European Commission with the European Heritage Label, an award intended for “cultural events and sites of high interest in the area of cultural heritage”. According to the Regional Secretary for Education and Cultural Affairs, Sofia Ribeiro, the European Commission award is intended for “cultural events and sites …

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More than a thousand SATA group passengers have joined the carbon emission offset program

More than a thousand SATA group passengers have already joined the voluntary carbon offset program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced the Azorean air carrier. The Voluntary Carbon Offset program at SATA Azores Airlines was launched on March 21 (Arbor Day) and is promoted by IATA, which has contributed to carrying out initiatives …

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Government of the Azores 100% finances the purchase of photovoltaic solar systems

The Government of the Azores announced the acquisition and subsequent installation of photovoltaic solar systems in the autonomous region, with 100% eligible expenses up to a maximum of 1,500 euros per installed kW. The global allocation of this support is 19 million euros to be applied until 2025. It should be noted that the amount …

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Azores distinguished as a safe holiday destination in 2022, by the European Safe Destination

For the 3rd year in a row of a “European Best Destinations” Azores was chosen as a safe destination for holidays in 2022. The election was based on criteria such as the number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, as well as sanitary and local measures imposed by the local authorities to receive tourists in …

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Azores selected to participate in the European Commission’s “Smart Tourism Destinations” project

The Azores was one of the 50 European destinations selected to integrate the “Smart Tourism Destinations” Project, an initiative of the European Commission that aims to support European Union destinations to improve tourism services and experiences through innovative digital solutions. The Azores DMO, which is part of the Regional Secretariat for Transport, Tourism and Energy, …