23 more eco-friendly Turkish beaches get Blue Flag award

Hurriyet Daily News | May 23, 2020 at 10:22 AM
  • With a delayed tourist season on the horizon, Turkey boasts the third-highest number of beaches worldwide with the eco-friendly Blue Flag certification.
  • The number of Blue Flags in Turkey’s Mediterranean tourist hotspot of Antalya rose to 206, while Muğla has 105, Aydın 35, İzmir 52, Balıkesir 31, Samsun 13, and Istanbul two.
  • The Blue Flag certification is internationally recognized voluntary eco-label awarded to beaches, marinas, and sustainable boating tourism operators.