Inspira Santa Marta Hotel awarded in the 11th UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Excellence and Innovation

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel awarded in the 11th UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Excellence and Innovation
February 13, 2015 Bradley Cox

Green Globe is proud to announce its certified member Inspira Santa Marta Hotel as a prizewinner in the 11th UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.

The Portuguese 4-star hospitality unit, located in Lisbon, was awarded third place in its category “Innovation in Enterprises”, and was the only hotel among fourteen finalists in all four considered categories.

For the second year in a row, the awards ceremony was held in Madrid, as part of the FITUR Trade Show. Opening the ceremony, the Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Taleb Rifai, distinguished the finalists for their “outstanding and forward-thinking initiatives in sustainability, social inclusion and technology in the tourism sector”.

Every year the United Nations World Tourism Organization and the UNWTO Knowledge Network highlight the best initiatives and knowledge application in tourism. The award ceremony was attended by several prominent figures in this field, including Ministers and Secretaries of State from various countries.

Links:

http://media.unwto.org/press-release/2015-01-29/11th-unwto-awards-excellence-and-innovation-tourism-announced

http://know.unwto.org/en/content/unwto-awards-excellence-and-innovation-tourism

 

About Inspira Santa Marta Hotel

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel is more than a 4-star boutique hotel in Lisbon. All services, from the guest rooms and the spa have been designed on the principles of Feng Shui philosophy. And with a vision to inspire and encourage a sustainable attitude among all, Inspira Santa Marta Hotel continues to make a difference by investing in social and environmental strategies.

Media Contact:

Ana Tavares
Sustainability Project Coordinator
Inspira Santa Marta R.
Santa Marta 48,
Lisbon 1150-297
PORTUGAL
phone  +351 210 440 909
email    anacatarina.tavares@inspirahotels.com
web     www.inspirahotels.com