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Antalya leads in Green hotels

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

By the end of May 2014, number of environmental friendly establishments which received Green Star certificate from Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry reached 80.

yesil-yildizCompare to same period last year, number of establishments that had Green Star certificate counted 22.

According to the research by AKTOB, Antalya leads in environmental friendly hotels&resorts. 41 establishments in Antalya received Green Star certificate. Istanbul follows Antalya with 9 certificates. Izmir and Mugla have 7 certificated establishments.

The Green Star certificate, which the ministry formed to encourage and document Turkey’s facilities’ compliance with green criteria, has become a goal for hotels.

 

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2014

Antalya

11

41

İstanbul

4

9

İzmir

1

7

Muğla

2

7

Hatay

1

3

Şanlıurfa

*

3

Denizli

*

2

Ordu

*

2

Ankara

*

1

Gaziantep

1

1

Giresun

*

1

Konya

1

1

Sinop

*

1

Yalova

*

1

Nevşehir

1

*

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