Green Globe to Launch Green Meetings Web Site at IMEX America 2013

Green Globe to Launch Green Meetings Web Site at IMEX America 2013
September 5, 2013 Arton Kabashi

Green Globe Certification announces the launch its new Green Meetings website – greenglobemeetings.com – at IMEX America 15th to 17th Oct 2013. The new site is an extension of the sustainable travel and tourism services that Green Globe has pioneered over the last two decades and tailored to meet the specific needs of the meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions sector.

Green Globe Certification CEO, Mr Guido Bauer said, “Green Globe’s collection of certified members are located in all the major meetings destinations around the world. From major capitals, to regional cities as well as resort locations, Green Globe properties represent the very best in sustainable travel choices.

“Most importantly our member hotels and resorts are some of the leaders in planning and hosting green meetings and Green Globe is putting significant investment into promoting these properties and their sustainable services to the global MICE market.”

greenglobemeetings.com will be launched to coincide with Green Globe Certification’s participation at IMEX America 2013. greenglobemeetings.com brings together all certified Green Globe members who have proven their sustainability credentials and have the skills and knowledge to assist meeting planners create events that are low carbon, low waste and tuned to the activities and lifestyle of the host destination.

Green Globe members offering green meetings via this new website include, Scandic, InterContinental. Mövenpick and Club Med, which are all suitable for large corporate functions or incentives, as well as many mid-scale and niche properties specializing in customized events, some with opportunities for local engagement and other activities designed to give back to the local region.

Green Globe Certification is at the forefront of delivering sustainable solutions to the international travel and tourism market and acknowledges IMEX America’s commitment to reduce, reuse and make better choices in meeting and event planning. Previous IMEX America exhibitions have worked to reduce their environmental footprint with practical achievements including the diversion of 84% of waste generated by the exhibition away from landfill, the reuse of 94% of carpeting from previous events and having 40% of the foods served meeting sustainable criteria.

 

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 World Tourism Organization. For information visit www.greenglobe.com

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