Green Globe Certifies Hotel Beaumont in Maastricht, the Netherlands

Green Globe Certifies Hotel Beaumont in Maastricht, the Netherlands
April 20, 2012 Arton Kabashi

Family owned hotel recognized for sustainability achievements

Green Globe today announces certification of the Hotel Beaumont in Maastricht, the Netherlands. The family owned hotel located in the Wyck district of the city center has focused on an overall and global environmental and social sustainability policy for many years.

Green Globe Certification’s CEO, Guido Bauer, said, “The staff at Hotel Beaumont has worked incredibly hard – and it paid off with 67 percent compliance against the Green Globe Standard for Sustainable Travel and Tourism. We are proud to award Hotel Beaumont the Green Globe Certificate.”

The hotel is well-known as the oldest family owned hotel in Maastricht and is located in a landmark building from 1912. For almost a century the Beaumont family has owned and managed the hotel and sustainably maintained the beautiful historic building. The hotel’s design by British architect David Chipperfield is modern but honors the typical building characteristics, which is represented by the original ceilings in combination with a contemporary minimalistic design.

Hotel managers Jean-Marc and Christophe Beaumont, the fourth Beaumont generation to manage the hotel, stated: “It’s of the greatest importance that sustainability really ‘lives’ in the company. Team effort is key! We are not perfect yet, but we will continue to improve because we are striving for a better world. It is not just about the Green Globe Certificate – although we are all incredibly proud of this achievement – but it is a firm part of our values and goals.”

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