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Pargue Del Agua, A New Concept for Urban Parks

image by Alberto Ipas, Director General, Sociedad Municipal Ayto. Zaragoza
Parque del Agua is a relatively new park, created in 2008 as part of the International Expo in Zaragoza that focused on water and sustainable development. Built on unused, abandoned cropland and bordered by canals, Parque Del Agua boasts a number of recreational opportunities and at 120 hectares (nearly 300 acres) is one of the largest parks in Spain... Read More


Service Excellence and Sustainability Go Hand-in-Hand at Pan Pacific Seattle

imageThe coastal seaport city of Seattle in North-western USA is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests. Encompassing thousands of acres of parkland Seattle is also known as the “Emerald City”. The Pan Pacific Seattle is an elegant and contemporary 4 star luxury hotel located in the city’s cultural center... Read More

Aruba Honors Driving Force in Sustainable Tourism

imageAfter giving Aruba decades of great change, the island nation has gifted its sustainable tourism pioneer with something permanent. The government of Aruba honored Ewald Biemans, founder of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts by naming a street after him. A stretch of L. G. Smith Boulevard, conveniently located near the namesake’s resort on the world-famous Eagle Beach, is now officially known as Caya Ewald Biemans. Read More


Certified | Re-Certified

  • Heart College of Hospitality Services, Jamaica
  • Inspira Santa Marta Hotel, Portugal
  • EVVC – Europäischer Verband der Veranstaltungs-Centren e.V., Germany
  • Filderhalle Kongress- und Tagungszentrum, Germany
  • Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain, Bahrain
  • Mövenpick Hotel Doha, Qatar


In the US, July 2015 was the hottest month ever recorded
The EU has committed itself to a 40% carbon reduction goal by 2030
More than 4.8 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year
The hotel sector accounts for approximately 1% of global carbon emissions
Energy consumption in UAE predicted to rise by 5% annually
Saudi tourism will create 1.7 million jobs by 2020
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