January 2017

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Congratulations to Santo Maris Oia on getting certified with the "We do local" standard!
One more hotel "Acts Like a Local" and contributes to our efforts to support local production and economy moreover the promotion of the unique local hospitality to our guests.
Find more information here for Santo Maris Oia
 The standard of  "We do local" member of SETE
Member of «SETE» has become the «We do local» standard. The «Member of SETE» features dynamic and innovative companies, committed to the effort of upgrading the quality of Greek tourism and environmental protection.
In a time of economic and general crisis, the connection and close cooperation of bodies, organizations and actors of tourism for a common purpose, such as the development of sustainable tourism with various environmental, social and economic benefits for both tourist destinations, and for him the tourism sector, is a business and social necessity.
The «We do local» standard is a reference point for a coordinated strategy highlighting the value of the tourism experience and excellence of the tourist business in Greece. It is an essential lever civic, economic, cultural, ecological and social development in the society, which operates under specific conditions and strict standards, showing measurable results.
«SETE» from its side, is the body which envisions a sustainable tourism development for the benefit of society and the economy, to continuously enhance the competitiveness and the emergence of a leading role of tourism in the Greek economy. All this will take place in the natural environment protection framework and the respect and promotion within our culture.
Common pursuit both of the «We do local» standard and the body of «SETE» is the qualitative enhancement of our tourism product and the emergence of Greece through tourism enterprises as a leading sustainable tourism destination with special characteristic trait of hospitality.
For more information, visit the websites: www.wedolocal.gr and www.sete.gr

 The standard of  "We do local" at the Chamber of Xanthi
Very active remains the interest for the presentations of the Local Production & Hosting S.A. company for the promotion of the new tourist facilities certification standard, created to diversify our tourism product.

Upon invitation, the «We do local» standard was presented at the conference of Xanthi’s Chamber, with the topic: “Promotion / Certification of Local Quality Products of the rural/agri- cultural sector and the connection to the tertiary sector of production” that was held on Sunday 29 January 2017 in the Chamber of Xanthi, at Xanthi.

That was a conference organized with the initiative of the Chamber of Xanthi, inviting to attend the local authorities, the local producers and the local businessmen that are dealing with the field of tourism and agriculture. There were presented proposals on how to emerge / certify the quality local products in rural / agricultural sector of the Eastern Macedonia and Thrace region and that can be connected to the tertiary sector.

As part of this conference, attendees had the opportunity to learn from the Communication & Promotion Department of «We do local» about this new model and its philosophy to support local production, economy and society, as well as the procedures and certification benefits of the tourist accommodations and ships with this certification standard.

Screenshots of the "We do local" Presentation:
The Communication & Promotion Department of «We do local» presented this new model and informed the procedures and certification benefits of certification benefits of the tourist accommodations and ships with this certification standard.
Meet all the Certified Partners of We do local here
We do local 

We do local is a certification standard which was created by the mature cooperation of Local Production and Hospitality SA, Cosmocert SA and Local Food Experts sce.

The businesses (Hotels & Ships) certified by the We do local Standard:
- support the production, economy and human resources of the place they are situated in
- promote their uniqueness and the responsibility of hospitality
- offer services which promote the local culture and gastronomy
- respect the environment and the sustainability of their homeland

Become a Certified Partner

Businesses wishing to be certified by We do local must meet some specific criteria that focus indicatively on:

Licenses - Certifications - Awards 
Social - Labor 
Architecture - Infrastructure - Surroundings 
Social events - Local Culture 
Environment - Sustainability 
Food & Beverage Areas 

The Integration Process in We do local includes:

- Acceptance of the Specifications criteria of We do local, depending on the activity of the enterprise, check and reply them.
- Acceptance of the Price List
- Submission of Application - Cooperation Agreement
- Acceptance of the Special Rules and the Guideline of Integration Process
- Site Inspection
- Evaluation, certification and integration in We do local
More Information here
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