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UNWTO - The Safe Restart Of Tourism Is Possible

Between January and May, the sudden and rapid fall in tourist arrivals cost an estimated $320 billion. That’s three times greater than the impact of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 on our. The re-opening of borders to tourism is a welcome relief to millions who depend on our sector. But this alone is not enough, especially in view of recent announcements and measures, which seem further and further away from the international coordination that UNWTO has been calling for since the pandemic erupted.

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Ambassade Hotel Wins Top Netherlands Award

The Ambassade Hotel is comprised of ten 17th century canal-side mansions that are part of the famous Canal Belt in Amsterdam, a UNESCO World heritage site. Ambassade Hotel is currently working on the 9 Streets Area Project run by the Municipality of Amsterdam to better manage waste in the City. One of the aims of the project is to reduce waste from 6.321 tonnes to 1.770 tonnes per year and increase separation percentages from 12% to 75% within 5 years. It is hoped the quality of raw, recycled material will improve with these communal actions.

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Ocean Club Resorts Awarded First Certifications in Turks and Caicos

Ocean Club Resorts in Turks and Caicos consists of two resorts situated directly on the immaculate, white-sand Grace Bay Beach. Environmental activities are on offer to visitors interested in learning more about the beautiful natural surrounds and ways to protect it. Guests are also invited to take part in environmental Scavenger hunts and kids can complete the Seafari self-guided exploration game where they are given a fun kit and guidebook to learn about the native plants and animals at the Ocean Club.

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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Reopens Newly Renovated Tara Wing

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, the Caribbean’s most romantic resort, just unveiled the renovations of its oceanfront Tara wing overlooking Aruba’s famed Eagle Beach. Named by Green Globe as the World’s Most Sustainable Hotel/Resort, Bucuti has a 30-year history of using only materials that help protect the endangered environment. All materials including paint and the new high-quality furniture is LEED-approved, a sustainability standard Bucuti incorporates into its work as one of the only LEED Silver certified properties in the Caribbean.

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L’Hôtel De Paris S'engage Avec Mr Goodfish, Le Label Qui Promeut La Pêche Durable

Le palace vient de rejoindre le programme qui promeut la consommation responsable de produits de la mer et incite les clients et les consommateurs à opter pour la pêche durable. Il est le 14e établissement monégasque à rejoindre le mouvement. L’Hôtel de Paris a signé ce mardi sa charte d’adhésion au programme Mr Goodfish. Un label européen qui vise à promouvoir la pêche durable pour concocter les plats servis au restaurant, et répondre à philosophie de protection de la vie marine.

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Free Access to Green Globe Academy for Green Globe Members

As part of our efforts to support members during the COVID 19 shut down, we are opening our Green Globe Academy free of charge to all staff and management of Green Globe members. If your business is certified by Green Globe and you would like to take the Sustainability Leadership course at no cost, then simply email your details with confirmation of employment to bbesocke@greenglobe.com Now is a good time to refresh your skills or gain a new qualification, so please take advantage of this offer.

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