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“Investing in Our People” Engages Local Communities As Well
By Lucy Fleming, founding co-owner of The Lodge at Chaa Creek, Macal River in Belize.
imageI’ve previously written about the importance Chaa Creek places on investing in our people, and how fostering a happier, more attractive and productive workplace has produced tangible benefits not only for our people, but to our business’s bottom line as well.

GREEN GLOBE MEMBERS


Hannover Congress Centrum Develops Future CSR Plans
imageHCC has implemented comprehensive CSR policies and practices that include impressive achievements in resource management and the development of wide ranging social activities.

imagePark Hotel Amsterdam: ‘Keep the Green in the Team’
Over the past year, as part of their Sustainability Management Plan, the Park Hotel Amsterdam has focused on improving two key pillars - staff development and social initiatives.


Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne Awarded Gold Status
imageSustainable practices are of major importance at the Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne. A new wing, added to the hotel in 2012, complies with Swiss “Minergy” standards. The building has solar panels, reversible heat pumps and new boilers were installed along with centralized ventilation.

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM


Elite Island Resorts Now Boasts Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites among Its Destinations
Elite Island Resorts welcomes the recent addition of Antigua’s historic Nelson’s Dockyard to UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Windfarms do not discourage tourists, economists find
Study finds that in 15 of the 18 locations, sustainable tourism employment had increased by more than the average.
Why tourism can't yet tap into climate and green bonds for financing
According to CBI, “climate bonds” are used to finance, or re-finance, projects needed to address climate.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS


The Darmstadtium is one of the 10 Best Venues in Europe
The darmstadtium can stand up to international competition – as evidenced by a recent listing of the "10 Great Venues in Europe for Events with 1000+ Attendees" on the Event Manager Blog.
Meeting- & EventBarometer bestätigt Düsseldorf als exzellenten Veranstaltungsstandort
Das Tagungs- und Kongressgeschäft in der Landeshauptstadt agiert weiter auf einem hohen Niveau. Zu diesem Schluss kommt das Meeting- & EventBarometer Düsseldorf, das jetzt in seiner zweiten Auflage erschienen ist.
Отели Mövenpick признаны самыми "зелёными" в мире
Сеть отелей Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts стала самой "зелёной" в мире - 90% её отелей сертифицировано организацией Green Globe. Это значит, что основное внимание компании уделяется сохранению природных ресурсов, положительному вкладу в развитие местных сообществ и защите окружающей среды.
Southern Cross Club’s Peter Hillenbrand Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award
For his work and dedication to the Southern Cross Club, Little Cayman and the environment, Peter Hillenbrand, owner of the resort was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association
No. 1 Caribbean Hotel Launches Fully Customized Wellness Program
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, has launched Aruba's only fully customized resort wellness program.

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