El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma receives the Green Globe certification
100% sustainable Resorts in Riviera Maya
Tourism has become a popular global leisure activity. It’s a major source of income for many countries –particularly Mexico–, and affects the economy of both the source and host countries. Since it’s an industry made up of several service providers, it’s probable the economic activity generates less environmental impact, in comparison to other industries; nonetheless it represents an activity that’s always working toward the introduction of actions to protect and preserve the environment.
The Mexican Caribbean is surrounded by exuberant beauty: its beaches, cenotes, jungle, lagoons and coral reef, have been visited by thousands of people from all around the world, natural attractions that depend on the care and protection of the environment.
Sustainability makes reference to the efficient and rational administration of resources, in order to improve the wellbeing of the current population without compromising the quality of life of future generations. Such actions are gaining great popularity and are a practical must for tourist service provider; however, to comply with all the specifications required by term, it takes years of dedication and effort, as well as research, development and the introduction of new techniques and procedures.
For over 5 years, the resorts from the hotel chain El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma, have worked toward the preservation of Mother Nature, by introducing specific measures in their daily operation and cause the least possible negative environmental impact.
Due to its privileged location, surrounded by fauna and tropical flora, the hotels El Dorado Royale A Spa Resort, El Dorado Casitas Royale, El Dorado Maroma A Beachfront Resort and El Dorado Seaside Suites Riviera Maya by Karisma have decided to make a commitment, not only to theirs guests but also to society, to care and protect the environment.
How do they manage this? By reusing consumables, classifying trash, using environmentally friendly materials, reforesting the beaches, saving electric energy in the rooms and building a huge artificial reef whose purpose is to reduce the erosion of the sandy areas.
Such actions have been recognized by Green Globe, the global certification for sustainable tourism. Members save energy and water resources, reduce operational costs, positively contribute to local communities and their environment. Mr. Guido Bauer, CEO of Green Globe, in representation of the company, has granted the hotel chain El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma, the Green Globe Sustainable Leader Award.
In the words of Mr. Guido Bauer, the resorts El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma, have achieved a high level of sustainability in each of their operations, without compromising the quality and service towards their guests.
The actions and measures introduced by each resort have turned into a personal commitment for each team member… Beyond the protection of the natural beauty surrounding the complexes, the intention is to encourage society, the government, and other companies to unite and create actions that help preserve the State’s flora and fauna.
Mr. Jose Luis Martinez, president and founder of Lomas Travel Group, stated that the award handed by Green Globe to the touristic complexes El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma, will encourage others to work harder and better, for a bright and prosperous future.
Expectations state that by the year 2015, each of the resorts will generate 0% waste. New strategies will be introduced in order to achieve this goal, for example: the use of solar energy and composts.
Actions that will transform El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels by Karisma not only in the most luxurious and exclusive resorts in the Caribbean, but also into one of the sustainable leaders in the industry, with the lowest negative environmental impact compared to others.
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