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Hotel Mama Cuchara: First Green Globe Property in Ecuador

One of the most notable practices at Hotel Mama Cuchara is the meticulous restoration of the Spanish-colonial house built in the 1860s. The recognized UNESCO World Heritage listed building in the old downtown area has been transformed into a modern boutique hotel that first opened its doors in 2017.

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Starhotels E.c.ho Milan: Gold Status Marks 5 Years of Green Globe Certification

“We are strongly convinced that the company’s social responsibility is to offer a contribution that can improve society and the environment, acting in close connection with social, economic and environmental themes,” said Elisabetta Fabri, CEO of Starhotels SPA.

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Rockhouse School Champions – Winners for Negril’s Future

The Rockhouse 10th Annual Green Challenge Quiz was held on October 10th, 2019 in Negril. The competition was first conceptualised after the Rockhouse Hotel received its inaugural Green Globe Certification in 2009.

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Sofitel’s Haven on The Palm

Through an efficient segregation programme, Sofitel The Palm has recycled over 120 tonnes of plastic, eight tonnes of canned materials and over 60,000 litres of used cooking oil to date. On top of this, the hotel also eliminated the use of 4,800 kg plastic bags, replaced plastic with biodegradable products in all outlets and reduced overall energy consumption by 20% this year.

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Who makes hospitality sustainability happen: Governments, Industry, Consumers?

Viewpoint by Willy Legrand , Professor of Hospitality Management at the IUBH International University Facing mounting environmental issues, are all three parties (government, consumer, industry) playing an equally important role? Do consumers have the foresight to act as a useful lever of change? Taxes and legislation are in the pipeline across the globe, so what needs to be done today to minimize the risk of getting hit? And how about driving consumer behavior change through inspiring guest experiences?

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