Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy stated that Turkey maintained its top spot in the Blue Flag, one of the world's most distinguished tourism and environmental awards, in 2022, and increased the number of award-winning beaches this year.
After Turkey, Spain and Greece, the world's most blue Bayraklı Stating that it has successfully maintained its position in 3 as its third country, Minister Ersoy gave the good news that the number of award-winning beaches has increased to 2022.
Culture and Tourism Minister Ersoy reminded that in 2023, they aim to be the world's first among the countries that implement the international Blue Flag in the number of beaches.
Emphasizing that as the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Blue Flag will fly this year at the public beaches they put into service in Antalya and Muğla, Minister Ersoy said that 5 public beaches in Antalya and 1 in Muğla, built by the Ministry, are entitled to receive the Blue Flag. kazanhe said he did.
Lake Iznik Raised Its First Blue Flag
As a result of the 2022 evaluations of the Blue Flag awards given by the International Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), headquartered in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, the number of awarded beaches, which was 519 last year, reached 531 this year.
This year, 24 marinas and 15 tourism boats and 5 individual yachts are entitled to receive the Blue Flag award in Turkey. kazanwas.
Inciralti Public Beach, located in Iznik Lake in Bursa, was awarded the Blue Flag for the first time this year.
Blue Bayraklı The number of beaches rose to 229 in Antalya, 111 in Muğla, 11 in Mersin, and 2 in Kırklareli and Sakarya.
In the provinces of İzmir, Balıkesir, Samsun, Çanakkale, Kocaeli, Bartın, İstanbul, Ordu and Van, the figures of the previous year were preserved.
In Antalya, Lara 1 and Lara 2 Public Beaches of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Manavgat, Beldibi and Camyuva Public Beaches belonging to the Ministry are eligible to receive the Blue Flag this year. kazanmoment was among the beaches. Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Marmaris district of Muğla İçmeler Public Beach was also one of the beaches where the Blue Flag will fly this year.
All details regarding the 1993 awards can be found on the website of the Turkish Environmental Education Foundation (TÜRÇEV), which was established in 2022 for the national coordination of the Blue Flag program under the leadership of the Ministry.