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CAST Green Globe membership – a winning partnership for the Caribbean

In 2010, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) has partnered with Green Globe Certification to provide all Caribbean travel and tourism businesses a combined membership that will greatly assist the delivery of sustainable business practices; environmental training; energy auditing and saving; and the delivery of corporate, social responsibility initiatives; among many other programs to be announced throughout the year.
CAST chairman, Sir Royston O. Hopkin, K.C.M.G., said: “CAST is dedicated to assisting all Caribbean businesses and destinations to become truly sustainable in their everyday operations. We are pleased to welcome Green Globe on to our governing council bringing their 15 years of experience in assisting businesses achieve better environmental and social outcomes.
“The Caribbean is renowned …

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Green Globe launches updated sustainability standard

LOS ANGELES, CA – Green Globe Certification has today launched its latest update to the Green Globe Standard for sustainable operation and management. The Green Globe International Advisory Group, which brings together the knowledge of travel and tourism professionals, as well as environmental experts, has overseen the latest review process.
Updates occur twice per calendar year, and this midyear update has focused on aligning the Green Globe Standard with the internationally-recognized Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria (GSTC).
GreenGlobe CEO, Mr. Guido Bauer said: “Certification of sustainable operation and management has become vitally important for tourism businesses around the world. It is important that Green Globe continuously maintains the relevance of its Standard, while also connecting to the key …

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Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort certified Green Globe

For the second year in a row, Green Globe has certified Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, spa and nature park, recognizing their sustainable practices, conservation of the environment, support for local communities, and preservation of local culture.
Located in Riviera Maya, Hacienda Tres Ríos is an exclusive luxury resort focused on green travel. Hacienda Tres Ríos has received the highest grades from Green Globe Certification after an extensive review of the resort’s procedures, daily operations and green practices.
The Green Globe Certification was delivered today by Mr. Romeo Dominguez, representative of Green Globe America Latina to Mr. Romárico Arroyo, vice president of development and financing, Tres Ríos. At the ceremony, the Tres Rios sustainability team and its leader, …

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