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Synonyms for blue flag

a common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers

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I've even had to remove lady's pads from the soles of my shoes after walking on the beach, so no-one can convince me it's a Blue Flag area, no matter how many times I'm told !!!
Many are popular holiday beaches but Conde Nast Traveller has unearthed the less obvious and most beautiful Blue Flag sands in Britain.
It now has 202 beaches awarded with a Blue Flag, an exclusive eco-label granted to beaches and marinas that suit certain criteria like water quality, environmental information, and safety.
All three were classified as achieving good water quality, but "excellent" is required to achieve Blue Flag status.
IT'S one of Wales' most popular beaches, attracting throngs of visitors on sunsoaked bank holidays - but Barry Island's main beach has just lost its coveted Blue Flag award.
Around the country, 86 coastal areas have met the high standards needed to receive the Blue Flag, Green Coast Award and Seaside Award - with a total of 102 awards for beaches in the Wales Coast Awards.
6 May 2019 - Massachusetts, US-based real estate firm Blue Flag Partners has acquired The Roberts Collection located in Nantucket, and will partner with New York, US-based developer Life House hotel group on the management and future restoration of the 58-room boutique hotel, the company said.
Hotelier Middle East sister title Arabian Business has reported that a clean beach scheme is to be launched in the UAE that will use the international 'blue flag' system to signify to bathers that their swimming spot is eco-friendly.
Aqaba, Apr 28 (Petra) The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan and partners in the management of the beaches and the boat marina in Aqaba on Friday hoisted the international blue flag over the shores of Movenpick Tala Bay Hotel, Movenpick Aqaba, Intercontinental Hotels Aqaba, Crowne Plaza Dead Sea and Ayla Development Company Marina.
The region will continue to fly its 19 Blue Flag Awards this year as Keep Wales Tidy unveiled the country's cleanest shorelines as part of the Wales Coast Awards 2018.
SIX North East beaches have been granted international Blue Flag status, making them among the best in the world.
Given its environmental responsibility towards thelocal community and the area in which it operates, Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa, part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has recently been awarded the Blue Flag certification.The award is given by the Foundation for Environmental Education(FEE), a not-for-profit,non-governmental organization, on an annual basis to FEE member beaches and marinas.
(TAP) -- The "blue flag" will be absent from our beaches this summer, said Youssef Jerbi, member of the Tunisian Association for the Protection of Nature and Environment (ATPNE).