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COVID 19 Update: Guillaume Bereau

Consultant-Formateur-Auditeur,François-Tourisme-Consultants, stresses the importance of respecting biodiversity and the environment as part of Green Globe members' adaption to the COVID 19 crisis.

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The Post Covid-19 Lockdown Trends Hotels Need To Follow

Why hoteliers should use their time wisely to identify how and why your business will change after the Covid-19 lockdown ends

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Pandemics, Tourism And Global Change: A Rapid Assessment Of COVID-19

Stefan Gössling compares the impacts of COVID-19 to previous epidemic/pandemics and other types of global crises and explores how the pandemic may change society, the economy, and tourism. It discusses why COVID-19 is an analogue to the ongoing climate crisis, and why there is a need to question the volume growth tourism model advocated by UNWTO, ICAO, CLIA, WTTC and other tourism organizations.


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Joy, Peace and Tranquility at Ladera Resort

Ladera Resort is dedicated to keeping the island of St. Lucia clean and pristine with the elimination of plastic bottles and straws. In addition, 100% spring water is packaged in recyclable paper cartons made from FSC certified forest trees with caps made of sugarcane. By partnering with JUST Water, the resort has reduced plastic waste by over 80,000 bottles per year.

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Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives Introduces Reef Friendly Sunscreens

Marine conservation is a priority at Grand Park Kodhipparu ith initiatives steadily rolled out. In September last year, to help safeguard coral life, the resort introduced reef-safe sunscreen to divers and snorkellers in order to protect marine life from the harmful effects of two chemicals, Oxybenzone & Octinoxate.

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Deux Hôtels Blue Diamond Distingués Pour Leurs Initiatives Environnementales

Pour la cinquième année consécutive, le Royalton White Sands et le CHIC Punta Cana ont reçu une certification Green Globe pour leur engagement continu envers le tourisme durable.

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#ConstanceWithU Video-Wettbewerb

Sich in die Ferne träumen: Angesichts der aktuell vorherrschenden Situation bedingt durch das Coronavirus, ist es momentan nicht möglich zu reisen – doch die Sehnsucht nach Urlaub steigt. Die Luxushotelgruppe Constance Hotels aus dem Indischen Ozean nutzt daher ihre Social-Media-Plattformen, um weiterhin mit Menschen auf der ganzen Welt in Kontakt zu treten und sie mit positiven Vibes zu versorgen.

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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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