The ceremony was presented by Ioanna Panayitou, commissioner for the environment, Cyprus.
The hotels that received the Green Label Award were: Ajax Hotel, Alasia Hotel, Amathus Beach Hotel, Columbia Beach Hotel, Crowne Plaza Limassol, Elias Beach Hotel by Kanika Hotels, Four Seasons Hotel, GrandResort Hotel, Harmony Hotel, Kapetanios Hotel, Kapetanios Odyssia, Londa Hotel, Parklane Resort, Poseidonia Beach Hotel, St. Raphael Resort and Tsanotel.
According to Tony Antoniou, chairman, Limassol Tourism Board, the Green Label Award provides a distinction to hotels committed to support and promote sustainable mobility and the tourist mobility card to their guests.
The awarded hotels will be proud owners of the Green Label logo to use in their communication material and will demonstrate it on a crystal trophy placed on the reception desk and a flag outside the hotel.
The Limassol Tourism Board has been awarded a European project, CIVITAS DESTINATIONS on sustainable mobility. The board’s involvement in state-of-the-art European programmes such as CIVITAS, enables the further upgrading of the tourist product, ensuring that Limassol as a destination remains at leading edge.
Limassol is implementing a set of innovative mobility actions with an ambitious four-year plan aiming to promote sustainable modes of transportation, such as, improve the service and increase the use of public transportation, walking, cycling and increase the number of electric car rentals among tourists. These actions will be supported by launching the tourist mobility card and the Green Label Award.