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Green Globe Certification Awarded to YAYS Concierged Boutique Apartments Entrepothaven

Thomas Branderhorst, Master Concierge said, “All the team is proud of achieving our very first Green Globe Certification. Also, it is a great pleasure to receive the second Green Globe Certification for one of our properties! In accordance with Green Globe Certification standards, we have formed an internal Green Team to guide the process to obtain and also retain our certificates.”

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First Green Globe Certification Awarded to Mas Salagros EcoResort

“We are very happy and proud of our achievement in attaining Green Globe Certification for the first time. Despite the current COVID 19 situation, we remain open and ready for business. We are aware that the coming months will be challenging but we have no doubt whatsoever that we will get through this period. We look forward to welcoming guests to our beautiful part of the world,” said Javier Pérez, Director General at the EcoResort.

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UNWTO Brings Tourism Sector Together to Plan for the Future

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has once again brought leaders from across the sector together for high-level talks aimed at strengthening cooperation between the public and private sectors. The 42nd Plenary Session of the United Nations specialized agency’s Affiliate Members focused both on immediate priorities for tourism’s vital restart and on the longer-term task of ensuring the sector continues to be a key pillar of sustainable development.

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Sustainability And Digitalisation Key To Global Recovery Of Travel Post-Covid

Sustainability and digitalisation are forecast to play a major role in the recovery of the global travel industry from the Covid-19 crisis as it is revealed world tourism arrivals could be down 50% by the end of 2020.

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Telling Non-Ecofriendly Lodging “Boy Bye!”

People from all around the world have become environmentally conscious and taken the task to educate others over the importance of taking action in order to literally save our planet from climate change, pollution, and over-production of goods. According to a 2019 study of Booking.com, a digital travel platform, 73% of global travelers have plans of turning to more eco-friendly travel decisions. In that same study, there’s a noticeable rise in trending interest of eco-traveling from 2016 one, where 62% of the interviewees said yes to the eco-travel dress, to 2019 one, where 71% were into sustainable traveling.

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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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