Issued Oct 11, 2012, 10:00 am ET Los Angeles, CA — Green Globe Certification
Green Globe announces certification of the Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden in Copenhagen, Denmark. Following the Hotel Guldsmeden holistic group philosophy, this property has been demonstrating responsible tourism for years, and is continuously committed to looking for ways to minimize the impact on the environment.
“We are very proud to earn the prestigious Green Globe Certification and international recognition,” said Nikolas Hall, owner of the Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden in Copenhagen. “Hotel Guldsmeden is an organic entity with a strong focus on sustainability. As the global situation changes, people redefine their needs and new technology offers new possibilities. It is our objective to increase awareness among staff and guests, and we have been placing social and environmental values at the center of all our action.”
The Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden implemented a Sustainability Management Plan, energy goals are strictly monitored. Electricity is supplied by ‘Natur Energi’ and comes from 100% sustainable sources. In addition, there are plans to install solar and small wind power mills on the rooftop. The property’s zero-impact policy encourages guests to support a carbon-neutral stay and to minimize their environmental footprint. Cleaning of bed linen and bathrooms are provided on request, all cleaning products are non-toxic and eco-labeled. Packaging is reduced to a minimum and suppliers adhering to sustainable and fair trade practices are given preference. 96% of all food and drink served at the hotel is organic.
The Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden is a member of ‘Go Green’, a local Danish initiative, producing maps with listings of green choices for tourists and visitors.
Green Globe Certification’s CEO, Guido Bauer, said, “We are extremely pleased to certify the Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden in Copenhagen. So far, two hotels in Copenhagen are certified, the Axel and the Carlton, and we are currently in the process of certifying all Guldsmeden properties. The Bertrams Hotel offers a 360 degree sustainable experience and I am impressed with the energy and ongoing commitment by management and staff.”
About Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden, Copenhagen
Bertrams Hotel Guldsmeden is an intimate boutique-style hotel in the hip and vibrant Vesterbro district, just a few blocks from Copenhagen City Hall Square. As part of the environmentally friendly Hotel Guldsmeden chain, the property focuses on sustainable and meaningful operations. The entire ground floor consists of beautiful lounge areas, café and garden, available to all guests. The lounge areas are plush and comfortable, decorated with a variety of handpicked art items, and offer a selection of interesting and beautiful coffee table books. The garden is a wonderful oasis, hot and cold drinks and snacks are always available on request. Guest rooms are decorated in a signature Balinese style with many beautiful details like Persian rugs, feather duvets and flat screen TV’s.
Nikolas Hall, Owner
Kirsten Skovgaard Aggersborg, PR & Communication Manager
DK-1620 Copenhagen V
Phone +45 4046 1646 / +45 4016 6703
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About Green Globe Certification
Green Globe Certification is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe Certification is a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, supported by the United Nations Foundation. For information visit www.greenglobe.com
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