This Embassy obtained four stars in the Ecological Blue Flag
Mazen Abu Sakha, General Manager of Crowne Plaza Dead Sea and responsible for Holiday Inn Dead Sea, said, "Winning the international Blue Flag
award reflects the dedicated efforts of Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa's team to turn the resort into an attractive destination on the eco-tourism map.
Wirral Council said restricting dogs - which it stressed was "purely voluntary" - was part of the requirements of being a Blue Flag
This year, the International Blue Flag
Award Scheme marks its 30th anniversary.
Together with Seaside Awards, the Blue Flag
scheme is administered by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
And the number of sites awarded a Blue Flag
in Wales has increased from last year, with one more beach making the list - Penmaenmawr beach, Conwy, has been added to the list alongside the likes of Barry's Whitmore Bay, Porthcawl's Trecco and Rest Bays, Poppit Sands, North Aberystwyth, and Pwllheli.
The popular sandy beach previously won the Blue Flag
status in 2012, having lost it two years earlier because of sewer overflows.
Ross Beach, near Killala in Co Mayo, regained the Blue Flag
status it had lost in 2016 as did the South coast surf spots of Redbarn and Garretstown in Co Cork.
The institutions' Representatives along with the hotel guests and the students welcomed the Blue Flag
with a great enthusiasm and honor.
The Blue Flag
was created in France in 1985 as a pilot scheme where French coastal municipalities were awarded the Blue Flag
on the basis of criteria covering sewage treatment and bathing water quality.
We have been making applications for these for two decades and have always achieved a blue flag
Porthcawl's Rest Bay and Trecco Bay are also among the increasing number of international Blue Flag
Awards with 44 beaches and three marinas in Wales recognised - five more than last year.