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Retter Bio-Nature-Resort Enriches Sustainability in Austria

Retter Bio-Nature-Resort shows again that it is undoubtedly the leading company in the field of tourism and sustainability in Austria! Formerly known as the RETTER Seminar Hotel Bio Restaurant, this year the new brand Retter Bio-Natur-Resort (Retter Bio-Nature-Resort) has been developed on the basis of a joint vision and values workshop with all managers and Retter employees The resort received Green Globe Re-certification in November, testament of its commitment and continued work in the area of resource-conscious business and confirmation that its sustainability concept is on the right track. In 2012 the Retter Bio-Nature-Resort was the first tourism business to be awarded both the Austrian Eco-label and the international Green Globe Certification for its sustainable services.

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Green Globe Platinum Awarded to Eden Lodge Madagascar

Eden Lodge is comprised of eight luxury ecolodges situated on grounds covering over eight hectares on Baobab Beach, Nosy Be Island. Green Globe has awarded Platinum status to Eden Lodge Madagascar in recognition of its 10 consecutive years of sustainable management and operations. Rojo Rakotomalala, Operations Manager at the resort said, “All the team at Eden Lodge Madagascar is extremely proud to receive Green Globe Platinum status. This certification embodies all the efforts made by the management and team over the past ten years. The Eden Lodge spirit is definitely an ecological hospitality model, an exemplary nature which exceeds borders. To us, real luxury has nothing to do with the superfluous, it mostly means high quality service in a rare and everlasting environment.”

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Rockhouse “Teach Di Yutes” GoFundMe campaign

The year-end “Teach Di Yutes” GoFundMe campaign is the primary source for underwriting our activities for 2021. Due to COVID-19, this Rockhouse were unable to host their annual fundraisers so thye’re reaching out to the global community, asking for support. The funds raised will go to Food Security, Online and In-Person Learning Support, further expand the Sav Inclusive School, and Ongoing Programmatic and Maintenance Support for our Partner Schools.

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“We Made 2020 a Better Year” Two Seasons Dubai

As we address the challenges of the unprecedented situation that hits across the globe, Two Seasons Hotel and Apartments Dubai remains optimistic in all aspects. It is indeed a tough year but still, they managed to convert it into a better one. They have proved that whatever difficult situation they may be in, this is not a hindrance to deliver their values and commitment ensuring the best comfort and safety for their guests. Freddy Farid, Managing Director of Two Seasons Hotel Management Company said,"We are proud to turn the challenges into a positive initiative". For a much better tomorrow, we will always aim to continually improve, enhance and focus more on sustainability efforts.

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UNWTO And CNN Partner For Global #RESTARTTOURISM Campaign

After partnering back in May for a campaign asking the world to be patient, responsible and “travel tomorrow”, the World Tourism Organization and CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) have teamed up again to celebrate the transformative power being unleashed as the restart of tourism gets underway. Centred around a 45-second film and broadcast exclusively on CNN International until January 2021, this message will reach millions of households.

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Green Globe Academy: 20% DISCOUNT

Now is a good time to refresh your skills or gain a new qualification, so please take advantage of this offer. Green Globe offers 20% off both our training courses: Sustainability Leadership for Students and Sustainability Leadership for Hotel & Tourism Professionals. Use the Promo Code: HELLO2021 when you sign up to receive the discount.

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