The Azores won the ‘Best of Nature’ category of the Sustainable Destination Awards, a distinction attributed by Green Destinations, an institutional network of international organizations specialized in sustainable tourism, the regional executive announced today.
According to Green Destinations, the contest for the 100 Best Sustainable Destinations is organized to disseminate sustainability stories and good practices from local and regional destinations.
In 2019, Green Destinations had already distinguished the Azores in the ‘Best of Europe’ category, as one of the regions that contributed to Portugal being awarded the prize.
In 2018, the region was recognized in the ‘Best of the Atlantic’ category.
The archipelago is also the only region in the country to display the ‘Quality Coast Platina’ award, attributed by this entity, since 2014.
Green Destinations is an institutional network that leads international organizations specializing in sustainable tourism and evaluates competing destinations worldwide.