A new organisation is running the Blue Flag programme in 2016 in New Zealand, and the FEE CEO visited them to ensure FEE processes are taken care of.
Blue Flag International was at the Nautic show in Paris, to network with existing and potential new partners...
Born from a French idea in 1985, Blue Flag turned 30 this year in its mother country! French municipalities came to this special anniversary event, to receive their flag and to exchange ideas amongst each other.
More than 4000 sites were awarded the world’s leading eco-label for the 2015 season by the Blue Flag International Jury on 9 April in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Rising living standard costs limited nature resource - an increasing pressure and crisis worldwide.
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) recognises and supports the Blue Flag and Green Key programmes of the Foundation for Environmental Education.
After a call for tender was launched in June 2014 Semaphore has been chosen to produce our flags for the next five-year period.
To conclude 2014, Blue Flag National Operator Meeting took place in Chania, Greece from 16th to 17th October. 45 Blue Flag National Operators from 40 countries, as well as Blue Flag International representatives and partners, attended the stimulating and productive meeting.
More than 150 sites were awarded the Blue Flag, the world’s leading eco-label, for the 2014 season. Awards were made in the Caribbean, South America, Africa and in the Southwest Pacific by the Blue Flag International Jury on 16 September 2014.
Blue Flag national operators met in Tenby, Wales, at the end of October to share their work and discuss the growth and strategy of the programme moving forward.
Experts met in Copenhagen to discuss the Marine Protected Areas and how to ensure their better management. An international IUCN workshop was held in Copenhagen on 24-26 April regarding Marine Protected Areas and their management.
On the 28 September 2011, the Blue Flag International Jury has awarded the Blue Flag to a beach and a marina in Sint Maarten as well as 4 beaches in the US Virgin Islands for the first time.
The 'Spirit of New Zealand' the (tall) flag ship of the Spirit of Adventure Trust was officially welcomed as a member of the global Blue Flag programme at a ceremony on Friday at Westhaven Marina Auckland.
Puerto Rico gives the first Blue Flag to a beach located at a Nature Reserve in the Caribbean. During the 2010-2011 Ceremony, OPAS handed the blue flag to the first nature reserve to obtain this eco-label in the Caribbean.